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Thai Binh: Nun inspires young readers with pagoda library

Among the individuals praised for their contribution in encouraging people to read during the Book Month (April) this year, nun Thich Nu Quang Phat is a familiar name. She has been known for inspiring hundreds of school students in the northern province of Thai Binh to read books at a library she set up at Thien Phuc Pagoda, where she acts as the head nun. Le Huong chats with her about her passion.

Dien Bien authorities honoured with Lao Orders

The Dien Bien provincial authorities held a ceremony in Dien Bien Phu city on May 23rd to receive the Friendship Order and a third-class Labour Order from Laos for the Dien Bien provincial People’s Committee and the Dien Bien Provincial Police, respectively.

UN celebrates 25 years of action for biodiversity

(VNF) – Today, May 22 is the International Day for Biodiversity (IDB), proclaimed by the United Nations, aiming to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. This year, IDB has another special meaning, as 2018 marks the 25th anniversary of the entry into force of the Convention on Biological Diversity.