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Top agenda of 27th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting
Top agenda of 27th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting

With this year's theme of "Optimising Human Potential Towards a Resilient Future of Shared Prosperity" the 27th APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting focuses on three main items: Adoption of the vision for APEC post-2020, improvement of trade and investment; inclusive economic development via technology-based and digital economy models.

37th ASEAN Summit and related summits wrap up successully
37th ASEAN Summit and related summits wrap up successully

The 37th ASEAN Summit and Related Summits concluded successfully, with a record number of 80 documents adopted and signed.

Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement
Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement

Ministers from 15 countries spanning the Asia-Pacific region on November 15 signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement after eight years of talks. The agreement is expected to create the world’s largest free trade area and numerous new supply chains, and make significant contributions to regional economic recovery post COVID-19.

GDP and population of RCEP member countries
GDP and population of RCEP member countries

RCEP is the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)’s biggest free trade pact to date, covering a market of 2.2 billion people with a combined size of 26.2 trillion USD or 30 percent of the world’s GDP.

ASEAN comprehensive recovery framework and implementation plan announced
ASEAN comprehensive recovery framework and implementation plan announced

ASEAN comprehensive recovery framework and implementation plan announced

37th ASEAN Summit kicks off
37th ASEAN Summit kicks off

The 37th ASEAN Summit and related summits opened in a virtual format on November 12.

Vietnam's hallmarks in ASEAN
Vietnam's hallmarks in ASEAN

Since it's official membership in the Association of Southeast Asian Region (ASEAN) in 1995, Vietnam has made remarkable contributions to the regional bloc.

63 secretaries of municipal, provincial Party Committees for 2020-2025 tenure
63 secretaries of municipal, provincial Party Committees for 2020-2025 tenure

From September 20 to October 28, the municipal and provincial Party Congresses nationwide wrapped up with 63 secretaries of municipal, provincial Party Committees being elected for the 2020-2025 tenure.

Nine new female Secretaries of provincial Party Committees for 2020-2025 tenure
Nine new female Secretaries of provincial Party Committees for 2020-2025 tenure

Nine female Secretaries of provincial Party Committees were elected for the 2020-2025 tenure.

22 new Secretaries of provincial, municipal Party Committees for 2020-2025 tenure
22 new Secretaries of provincial, municipal Party Committees for 2020-2025 tenure

22 secretaries of provincial, municipal party committees have been newly elected for the 2020-2025 tenure.

41 Secretaries of municipal, provincial Party Committees re-elected for 2020-2025 tenure
41 Secretaries of municipal, provincial Party Committees re-elected for 2020-2025 tenure

41 Secretaries of municipal, provincial Party Committees re-elected for 2020-2025 tenure

Trade value between Vietnam and USA
Trade value between Vietnam and USA

During 25 years of practicing Vietnam-US diplomatic relations (July 12, 1995 - July 12, 2020), trade between the two countries has been continually increasing.

Important issues discussed at Party Central Committee's 13th session
Important issues discussed at Party Central Committee's 13th session

The 13th session of the 12th Party Central Committee opened in Hanoi on October 5 under the chair of Party General Secretary and President Nguyen Phu Trong. During the session, the committee discusses important issues.

Members of Party Central Committee appointed to new posts in 2020
Members of Party Central Committee appointed to new posts in 2020

19 members of Party Central Committee were appointed to new posts in 2020.

Vietnam proves its active role in UN
Vietnam proves its active role in UN

Since officially joining the UN on September 20, 1977, Vietnam has proactively made substantial contributions to the UN’s operation.

53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting a success
53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting a success

A total of 42 documents were adopted throughout the 53rd ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting and Related Meetings held from September 9-12 via video conference, a record for such meetings.