Border guards of the northwestern mountainous province of Dien Bien and Lao competent forces on May 18 arrested two Lao men for smuggling 120,000 meth pills.
The Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS)’s chapter in Ho Chi Minh City held a ceremony to mark Lord Buddha’s 2563rd birthday at the Vietnam Quoc Tu Pagoda on May 19.
Authorities of Russia’s Saint-Petersburg city, which set up the relationship with Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City, have joined hands with Vietnamese associations to organise a range of activities to celebrate the Vietnam-Russia and Russia-Vietnam Year in 2019 and 2020.
Thailand’s Lampang Rajabhat University has published a book on President Ho Chi Minh in Vietnamese and Thai languages, praising the late leader’s morals and vision.
Senior mission leadership, host nation and partner nation participants attended the closing ceremony of the sixth Pacific Partnership 2019 mission stop in Vietnam at April First Square, May 17.
National Assembly (NA) Chairwoman Nguyen Thi Kim Ngan visited Supreme Patriarch of the Vietnam Buddhist Sangha (VBS), Most Venerable Thich Pho Tue at Hanoi’s Vien Minh pagoda on May 15 on the occasion of Lord Buddha’s 2,563rd birthday.
A campaign to encourage the community to practice swimming for drowning prevention will be launched on May 19 at the culture, information and sports centre of Hanoi’s Long Bien district, according to the organising board.
PSNews – The Hanoi Youth Union and Students’ Association on May 11 kicked off the 2019 Student Festival with the participation of nearly 2,000 students from 60 universities, colleges and academies in the capital.
PSNews - Vietnam will use buprenorphine beside the methadone therapy to treat drug addicts, The Health Ministry’s Vietnam Authority of HIV/AIDS Control (VAAC) announced at a meeting held on May 10 in Dien Bien province.
The Ninh Binh tourism week 2019, themed “The Golden Colour of Tam Coc – Trang An”, will be held from May 18-25, with a wide range of activities.
The Tam Chuc Buddhist Cultural Centre in the northern province of Ha Nam was illuminated with tens of thousands of flower-shaped lanterns on May 13 night during the 16th United Nations Day for Vesak (Vesak 2019) to pray for global peace.
PSNews – The Binh Phuoc Provincial People’s Committee in May 11 in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism launched a Nationwide Information Tour Program entitled “Truong Son – the Legendary Trail” to mark the 60th anniversary of the Ho Chi Minh Trail and the Traditional Day of the Truong Son Army Corps (May 19, 1959-2019).
International media have given much space to reporting on the United Nations (UN) Day of Vesak 2019 in Vietnam’s northern province of Ha Nam.
PSNews – More precious documentaries about late President Ho Chi Minh will be made public, announced the State Records Management and Archives Department and Vietnam Television on May 15 on VTV 1 channel.
All eight Vietnamese students of 12th grade won medals at the 20th Asian Physics Olympiad, according to the Ministry of Education and Training’s Education Quality Assurance Department on May 12.
Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on May 11 attended an inaugural ceremony in Hanoi for the new Jaipur Foot Artificial Limb Fitment Camps in the northern provinces of Quang Ninh and Yen Bai.
Vietnamese scholars, Buddhist dignitaries and followers highlighted the use of Buddhist philosophy as an approach to ethics education across the globe at a forum held in Ha Nam province on May 11.
The Central Steering Committee for 2016-2020 National Target Programmes (NTPs) on May 8 announced a list of success in fulfilling the NTPs in 2018.
Head coach of the national men’s football team Park Hang-seo met with more than 1,000 students in Viet Tri city of the northern province of Phu Tho on May 9.
The Russian Embassy and the Russian Centre of Science and Culture in Hanoi on May 8 jointly held a ceremony to commemorate the “Immortal Regiment” at the Imperial Citadel of Thang Long on the occasion of the 74th anniversary of the Great Patriotic War in Russia (May 9).