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AmCham Membership Directory 2012 Final chance for AmCham Members to update or provide company profile to AmCham office. Be sure to submit it to Cindy Tran no later than December 31, 2011. This deadline is also applied for advertisement bookings on this annual publication.
VILAF is proud to be winner of several international awards such as: “Banking and Finance Law Firm of the Year” 2011 for Vietnam at the Acquisition International Legal Awards; the “Best Firm in Vietnam” Award and was nominated for the “Best Firm in Talent Management” Award at the Euromoney Legal Media Group’s inaugural Asia Women in Business Law Awards. These recognize VILAF’s commitments for the advancement of women in the legal profession.
Dec 24 – 31 Carnival Party at Caravelle Hotel From 9:00pm to 1:00am, Saigon Saigon Bar is throwing a Carnival Party featuring music by Cuban bands Luna Negra and Warapo, accompanied by spirited samba dancers, and washed down with newly-created concoctions from behind the bar, such as Saigon Saigon Bar Ciroc, Blue Heaven and Ocean Dream.
Festive Seasons at Caravelle Hotel On New Year’s Eve, the Caravelle’s fine-dining venues, Nineteen Restaurant and Reflections Restaurant, will host festive lunch and dinner buffets with music by a local jazz quartet. The hotel will cap off the year with a week-long Cuban-themed Carnival Party and a Countdown Dance Party at the rooftop Saigon Saigon Bar.
Legend Hotel Saigon’s Legendary New Year Toast in the New Year, Legend style! Extravagant buffet and stunning live entertainment.
New Year at Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon There may be no place like home for the holidays, but there’s no home like the Renaissance Riverside Hotel when it comes to celebrating. Enjoy Ring Out the Old Year and Ring In the New at the Renaissance.
Tu, Jan 10 Breakfast Briefing: Emotion Control – the Secret of a Joyful and Successful Life The combination of personal ability, high energy and the power of emotion can help anyone to have anything in life.
Vietnam’s Most Productive Companies 2011 Profiles International Vietnam has released the report “Vietnam’s Most Productive Companies 2011”, presenting findings of their study on the productivity of over 600 publicly traded companies in Vietnam. The Vietnam’s Most Productive Companies 2011 study focuses specifically on labour productivity, defined as revenue produced per full-time employee or full-time employee equivalent of Vietnam-based companies in 2010.
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ISHCMC Celebrates Opening of New Wing and Launches HCMC’s only 1 to 1 computer tablet program ISHCMC held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an Open House with nearly 300 students, teachers and parents on hand to join in the festivities.
World Bank Economic Update: Vietnam, Nov 2011 Stabilization gains remain fragile and any premature loosening of policy will risk repeating the recent pattern of recurring instability. Vigorous implementation of fiscal consolidation and structural elements of Resolution 11, including restructuring and reform of the state enterprise sector and the financial sector should help Vietnam return to a more sustainable macroeconomic environment while laying the foundations for greater efficiency and productivity to drive medium and longer term growth. But undertaking these deep, structural reforms will require strong leadership, careful implementation, support from development partners and foreign investors, and some short-term pains.
World Bank: Vietnam Key Indicators, Nov 2011 (East Asia & Pacific Update) Domestic credit expansion … ; inflation … ; other key indicators.
An Analysis of State-owned Enterprises and State Capitalism in China, 2011 The Chinese government and state-owned enterprises (SOEs) remain potent economic forces. Indeed, some of China’s SOEs are among the largest firms in China and the world. They are major investors in foreign countries. They have been involved in some of the largest initial public offerings in recent years and remain the controlling owners of many major firms listed on Chinese and foreign stock exchanges.
Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment News for the Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC), prepared by the BGR Group.
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