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Vietnamese Buddhist Sangha proposes abandoning joss paper burning

The practice is ingrained in Vietnam’s culture

  • Ninh Thuan province’s famous destinations

    Ninh Thuan province’s famous destinations

    Public: 7/23/2015 3:09:32 PM

    Known as a dry land, the central province of Ninh Thuan keeps its attraction through peacefulness, bringing new feelings to tourists.

  • "Action for Wildlife" competition winners awarded

    Public: 7/22/2015 5:18:47 PM

    (CPV) - Education for Nature-Vietnam (ENV), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Freeland organized an awards ceremony for the winners of the “Action for Wildlife” competition on July 22nd in Hanoi.

  • Private sector encouraged to join HIV/AIDS prevention

    Public: 7/22/2015 5:15:54 PM

    Efforts to combat HIV/AIDS in Vietnam are facing many challenges due to difficulties in attracting private sector to engage in manufacturing products, medicines and preventive services relating to HIV/AIDS prevention while international donations for Vietnam’s HIV/AIDS prevention is dramatically reducing.

  • Dak Lak province: Over VND5.3 billion to be spent on beneficiaries’ presents

    Dak Lak province: Over VND5.3 billion to be spent on beneficiaries’ presents

    Public: 7/22/2015 3:07:00 PM

    The People’s Committee of the Central Highlands province of Dak Lak has decided to put aside over VND5.3 billion to give presents to beneficiaries in the province as the 68th anniversary of the Day for Wounded Soldiers and Martyrs (July 27th) approaches.

  • Wheelchairs provided for disabled people in central province

    Wheelchairs provided for disabled people in central province

    Public: 7/22/2015 3:04:52 PM

    The Lawrence S. Ting Foundation on July 22nd worked with the Association for the Support of Disabled People and Orphans in the central province of Thua Thien – Hue to grant wheelchairs to handicapped people.

  • Former chair of state-run gas, oil giant prosecuted

    Former chair of state-run gas, oil giant prosecuted

    Public: 7/22/2015 1:11:55 PM

    The Investigation Police Agency under the Ministry of Public Security on Tuesday announced a decision to indict and detain former chairman of a state-run gas and oil giant.

  • 200-mln-USD project to supply water to HCM City suburbs

    200-mln-USD project to supply water to HCM City suburbs

    Public: 7/22/2015 12:50:45 PM

    The People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City has approved a project to develop and manage a clean water supply system in suburban Cu Chi district worth 4.37 trillion VND (200 million USD).

  • Vietnamese gov’t facilitates anti-corruption work with Singapore

    Vietnamese gov’t facilitates anti-corruption work with Singapore

    Public: 7/22/2015 12:02:00 PM

    The Vietnamese government will facilitate anti-corruption cooperation with Singapore, Deputy Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc assured Director of the Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau of Singapore Wong Hong Kuan during a reception in Hanoi on July 21st.

  • Cows worth over VND3 billion provided for the poor in Dong Thap province

    Cows worth over VND3 billion provided for the poor in Dong Thap province

    Public: 7/21/2015 10:09:25 PM

    In the first half of 2015, the Red Cross at all levels in the southern province of Dong Thap mobilised donations and presented 38 cows worth VND520 million to poor families in the province.

  • National Day parade to arouse 2,500 people

    National Day parade to arouse 2,500 people

    Public: 7/21/2015 5:16:39 PM

    On July 21st, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced that about 2,500 artists were expected to join a grand parade in celebration of the 70th anniversary of National Day on September 2nd.

  • AO pain highlighted in exhibition

    AO pain highlighted in exhibition

    Public: 7/21/2015 3:40:10 PM

    An exhibition entitled “Agent Orange – Consciousness and Justice” was held in the northern province of Quang Ninh on July 21st as an important activity marking the 54th year of the Agent Orange catastrophe in Vietnam and the Day for AO victims (August 10th).

  • Government gives loans to expand poverty reduction

    Government gives loans to expand poverty reduction

    Public: 7/21/2015 3:33:57 PM

    The Prime Minister has issued a decision on credit capital through the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) to assist families who have recently escaped poverty and help them expand production and business, thus gradually stabilising their lives and boosting sustainable poverty reduction.

  • Flourishing development in Dam Ha district

    Flourishing development in Dam Ha district

    Public: 7/21/2015 2:54:32 PM

    Compared with other localities in the northern province of Quang Ninh, Dam Ha district is still a poor. However, by exploiting the potential from all available resources, the district has seen strong development over the past 5 years.

  • Regional seminar on country contributions to new climate change deal

    Regional seminar on country contributions to new climate change deal

    Public: 7/21/2015 1:59:02 PM

    A regional seminar held in Hanoi on July 20 discussed preparations for intended nationally determined contributions (INDCs) to the new climate change agreement to be concluded at the 21 st Conference of the Parties (COP 21) at the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in 2015.

  • Greatest-ever number of prisoners to enjoy amnesty for National Day

    Greatest-ever number of prisoners to enjoy amnesty for National Day

    Public: 7/20/2015 10:10:30 PM

    The Office of the Government on July 20th organised a meeting of the Central Advisory Council on Amnesty to prepare for amnesty work on the occasion of National Day (September 2nd).

  • Ever-largest drug transport discovered in Binh Phuoc province

    Ever-largest drug transport discovered in Binh Phuoc province

    Public: 7/20/2015 5:13:50 PM

    The border post of the Hoa Lu international border gate on July 20th released that Tran Hao Quang, 48, from Hiep Tan ward, Tan Phu district, Ho Chi Minh City was arrested for investigation about illegal drug transport with large volume.

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