Monday, 11/12/2017

Current Affairs

Promoting substantial and effective relations between Vietnam and Canada

At the invitation of the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau paid an official visit to Vietnam on November 8-9, 2017. The visit took place amid positive development of Vietnam-Canada relations, bringing multifaceted, practical and mutual benefits to both countries.

Economy

Vietnam continues to promote its active role and important contributions for an ASEAN economy of integration, cohesion, high growth and sustainable development

In the overall picture of ASEAN in the past half a century, ASEAN economic cooperation has been the most vibrant and vivid color with concrete and practical results. From an institution that prioritized political objectives and not yet discussed economic cooperation, (1) ASEAN has now become a strong economic link with high level of liberalization in the areas of trade in goods, services and investment, a major economy, and an important trading center on the global economic map. It is the sixth largest economy in the world and the third in Asia, with gross domestic product standing at US$2.550 billion in 2016. With the current growth momentum, ASEAN is expected to become the fourth largest economy in the world by 2050.

Culture - Society

Socialization of education in Vietnam-Current issues to be resolved

Socialization of education is one of the major lines, strategic thinking for education development in Vietnam, meeting requirements for national development in the context of globalization and international integration and promoting the tradition of learning of the Vietnamese people. In the process of socialization of education, Vietnam has made remarkable achievements. However, there remain constraints to be overcome and many problems to be addressed to improve the quality of socialization of education, contributing to the development of a modern education, meeting development needs in the period of industrialization and modernization in the context of globalization.

Foreign Relations and International Intergration

The United Nations and contributions of Vietnam

Over the past 70 years of development, the United Nations (UN) with 193 members has been the champion of peace, promoting international life in all areas and has truly become a coordinator of international efforts to respond to, and address global challenges in the changing world. Forty years since Vietnam became a member of the UN (20 September 1977- 20 September 2017), Vietnam has always played its active, proactive and responsible role, making practical and effective contributions to the development of the world's largest international organization.

Focus

ASEAN: 50 years of formation, development and a path ahead

During the visit to the Republic of Indonesia at the invitation of President Joko Widodo, Party General Secretary Nguyễn Phú Trọng delivered a speech in the Indonesian Centre for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Jakarta on 23 August entitled “ASEAN: 50 years of formation, development and a path ahead.”

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