Hoa Hao Buddhism marks 81st founding anniversary Society

Hoa Hao Buddhism marks 81st founding anniversary

The Hoa Hao Buddhist Sangha’s Central Executive Committee held a ceremony in the Mekong Delta province of An Giang on July 8 to mark the sect’s 81st founding anniversary, attended by Buddhists from 18 cities and provinces nationwide.
Myanmar to restart domestic tourism in Q3 World

Myanmar to restart domestic tourism in Q3

Myanmar plans to restart its domestic tourism in the third quarter of 2020, as a first phase of the country’s tourism recovery under the COVID-19 Tourism Relief Plan.
Malaysia allows mass prayers ahead of Eid holiday World

Malaysia allows mass prayers ahead of Eid holiday

Malaysia announced on May 14 that it will lift a ban on mass prayers in mosques, starting from May 15, as the Muslim-majority country is gradually loosening restrictions imposed to contain the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Easter greetings offered to Catholics, Protestants Society

Easter greetings offered to Catholics, Protestants

Head of the Government Committee for Religious Affairs Vu Chien Thang has extended his Easter greetings to the Episcopal Council of the Vietnam Catholic Church, bishops of dioceses, and dignitaries and followers of Protestant churches in the country.
Indonesia adds four more days to 2020 public holidays World

Indonesia adds four more days to 2020 public holidays

Administrative and Bureaucratic Reform (PANRB Ministry) Minister Tjahjo Kumolo, Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah, and Religious Affairs Minister Fachrul Razi have signed a joint decree regarding national holidays and collective leave in 2020.
Vietnam, Cambodia share experience in religious affairs Politics

Vietnam, Cambodia share experience in religious affairs

The Vietnamese Government’s Committee for Religious Affairs and the Cambodian Ministry of Cults and Religion opened a four-day meeting in Vietnam’s An Giang province on January 7 to share experience in the fields under their remit.
Interests of each religion intertwined with those of nation: PM Politics

Interests of each religion intertwined with those of nation: PM

Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc had a meeting in the central city of Da Nang on August 9 with religious dignitaries who made outstanding contributions to the national construction and safeguard, during which he affirmed that interests of each religion are intertwined with those of the nation.