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HCM City hosts int’l workshop on Buddhism

HCM City hosts int’l workshop on Buddhism

An international ​conference on “The ASEAN Region and South Asia: A Melting Pot of Culture and Buddhism in Southeast Asia” is underway in HCM City until July 11, attracting Buddhist followers and scholars from 44 countries and territories worldwide.

Thua Thien – Hue VBS convenes 7th congress

Thua Thien – Hue VBS convenes 7th congress

The seventh congress of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS) chapter in the central province of Thua Thien - Hue took place in Hue city on March 15-16 with 1,200 delegates and dignitaries participating.

Vietnamese expats in Poland remember fallen soldiers

Vietnamese expats in Poland remember fallen soldiers

The Vietnam Buddhism Association in Poland has hosted a requiem for the soldiers who sacrificed their lives to defend the homeland’s sovereignty, territorial integrity and seas and islands.

Berlin ceremony commemorates Vietnamese martyrs

Berlin ceremony commemorates Vietnamese martyrs

Buddhist monks, nuns, followers and Vietnamese expats in Germany gathered at a ceremony at Tu An pagoda in Berlin on March 12 to commemorate martyrs who died to protect Vietnam’s borders and islands.

Kon Tum to establish six parishes

Kon Tum to establish six parishes

Authorities of the Central Highlands province of Kon Tum has given nod to the establishment of six parishes at the request of provincial Diocese’s Bishop.

VFF leader visits Buddhist dignitaries, followers in HCM City

VFF leader visits Buddhist dignitaries, followers in HCM City

Vice President and General Secretary of the Vietnam Fatherland Front (VFF) Central Committee Tran Thanh Man has extended his best wishes to Buddhist dignitaries and followers in Ho Chi Minh City on the occasion of Buddha’s 2560th birthday.

National Buddhism dissemination seminar wraps up

National Buddhism dissemination seminar wraps up

A national seminar to disseminate Buddhism, which drew the participation of more than 1,200 Buddhist dignitaries and 20,000 followers, concluded in the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau on December 8.

Son My massacre victims remembered

Son My massacre victims remembered

(VOV) - A poignant memorial service took place on July 29 to remember 504 civilians, many of whom were women and children that were killed in the 1968 massacre at Son My in central Quang Ngai province.

Memorial held for fallen soldiers in Paris

Memorial held for fallen soldiers in Paris

(VOV) - A memorial service to pay tribute to those who sacrificed their lives in the struggle for Vietnam’s independence was held at Khuong Viet Pagoda on the outskirts of Paris on April 5.

Vietnamese pray for good luck in France

Vietnamese pray for good luck in France

(VOV) - Despite living far from home, Vietnamese nationals residing in France go to a pagoda on the outskirts of Paris on New Year’s Day to pray for good luck, happiness and prosperity.