VNA affirms no suppression of parishioners Politics

VNA affirms no suppression of parishioners

The Vietnam News Agency (VNA) has rejected an information that parishioners of the Dong Chiem Parish were suppressed after they erected a cross on mount Che in Hanoi ’s My Duc outlying district.
Politics

Authorities not intervene in religious affairs, says official

Lam Dong provincial People’s Committee Deputy Chairman Nguyen Ngoc Dong said local authorities had never intervened in the clash last year between Lang Mai Zen practitioners with Buddhist followers as it was purely a “dispute between different religious factions.”
Asian, European media players discuss cooperation Sci-Tech

Asian, European media players discuss cooperation

Around 100 journalists and management of the media industry from Europe and Asia-Pacific convened in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from Nov. 9-10 for a conference to promote understanding of media issues and enhance world cooperation.
Society

Buddhists’ role in HIV/AIDS fight promoted

Buddhist dignitaries and officials in charge of religious affairs from cities and provinces northwards of Quang Tri are attending a conference on Buddhist Leadership Initiative in the fight against HIV/AIDS.
Travel

Ballots available for City poll

Foreign tourists and expatriates in the city can participate in a poll of the 100 most existing sites or activities in HCM City from now until the middle of next months.
Culture - Sports

Website features Tay Nguyen books

Rung Nguoi Thuong (The Forest of Highlanders), a tome written originally in French by author-explorer Henri Maitre in the late 19 th century, is among 14 books on the Tay Nguyen (Central Highlands) region uploaded to a new website.