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Party chief’s US visit forges stronger bilateral ties

Vietnam and the US have made clear their viewpoints and discussed candidly pragmatic benefits of bilateral cooperation during Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong’s recently-concluded US visit, according to official members of the Party leader’s entourage.

Minister of Industry and Trade Vu Huy Hoang said the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement was among important matters discussed during the visit.
Party leader meets US religious dignitaries Politics

Party leader meets US religious dignitaries

Party General Secretary Nguyen Phu Trong had a meeting with US religious dignitaries on July 7 (local time), stating that Vietnamese people live in harmony without religious or ethnic conflict.
Religious groups advise followers to lead civilised lifestyles Society

Religious groups advise followers to lead civilised lifestyles

Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam has called for continued support from religious groups to spread a cilivised and cultural lifestyle to the public.

Meeting representatives from 38 religious organisations in Ho Chi Minh City on April 27, Dam asked the ministries of Public Health, Education and Training, and Culture, Sports and Tourism to do specific tasks for the cause.

He suggested holding meetings of different religious groups to raise mutual understanding and offer ideas to provide better welfare for the public.

Participants recommended adding transport safety and food hygiene advice into educational curricula, providing study funds to relatives of religious followers, and providing free health check-ups for the poor, among others.

They also discussed initiatives to counter unhealthy social behaviours and spread civilised practices.

Vietnam is currently home to 38 organisatio
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Outstanding ethnic minority, religious persons to be honoured

A meeting will be organised on March 9 in Buon Ma Thuot city, Dak Lak province to honour 101 individuals from 19 ethnic minority groups in the Central Highlands, including 43 religious dignitaries, who have made outstanding contributions to the national building and defence.
Legislators praise Tay Ninh on religious issues Politics

Legislators praise Tay Ninh on religious issues

Trinh Ngoc Thach, Deputy Head of the National Assembly Committee for Culture , Education , Youth , Adolescents, and Children praised the Southwest province of Tay Ninh for their enforcement of laws and policies on religion in 2014.
Outstanding female dignitaries honoured Society

Outstanding female dignitaries honoured

The Vietnam Women’s Union (VWU) and the Government Committee for Religious Affairs organised a conference in Hanoi on October 10 to honour 98 female religious dignitaries and sub-dignitaries who have made outstanding contributions to the national building.