News: The 36th Association of Southeast Asian Nations(ASEAN) Summit was held via video conference.
- Chaired by: The Summit was chaired by Vietnam which is holding the chairmanship of ASEAN currently.
- Theme: “Cohesive and Responsive ASEAN”
- ASEAN Covid-19 response fund: The fund was established with a reserve for medical supplies to meet urgent needs during epidemics.
- ASEAN: It is a regional grouping which was established in 1967 with the signing of the Bangkok Declaration.
- Members: Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, The Philippines, Vietnam, Myanmar, Cambodia, Brunei, and Laos.
- Headquarters: Jakarta, Indonesia.
- Chairmanship: It rotates annually based on the alphabetical order of the English names of Member States.