Welcomed hundreds of interested students on Sep 16 to a morning session at University of Science. This is the AmCham Scholarship’s 17th anniversary, 2001 – 2017, and 60 scholarships valued at VND 10,000,000 each will be awarded to students from 15 leading universities in Ho Chi Minh City and Binh Duong Province.

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Ho Chi Minh City, April 2012, InterContinental Asiana Saigon—the “Vietnam’s Leading Hotel 2011” voted by prestigious World Travel Awards—is delighted to bring Clay Pots to town. The first time ever, all food connoisseurs will savour the best Clay Pots since the most wanted Clay Pots have been launched at Yu Chu.

Clay Pot is one of the truly traditional Asian methods of cooking. Food is slowly cooked to preserve nutritional qualities of the ingredients in each dish. Prepared by the finest ingredients together with meticulous preparation, our skillful Yu Chu culinary team sends a unique InterContinental in-the-know touch through a range of traditional and contemporary Clay Pots including “Vietnamese caramelized chicken drumstick with ginger,” “Vietnamese braised pork in Clay Pot,” “Braised pork and eggs in coconut juice.” and “Wok fried rice with salted egg, dried shrimp and Chinese sausage.”

Along with the contemporary décor, our grand new Clay Pot dinner will delight both your beloved family, and business, friends by its luscious tastes, making the meal one to remember.

Priced at 388.000 VND++ per person (*)
06:00pm – 10:00pm, Daily
Yu Chu – Level 1, InterContinental Asiana Saigon

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Dear Friends and Colleagues,

AmCham’s Legal & VBF Committee is participating in a comprehensive research organized/hosted by the Foreign Trade University (FTU) regarding “State-Investors dispute settlement in Vietnam”. A major subject of the research is to analyze the effective mechanism to balance and protect the interests of the investors and the host State (Vietnam). The survey (see link below) is an integral part of the research, which is aimed at gathering opinions of the investment lawyers and foreign investors doing business in Vietnam.

Please participate in this online survey to share your practical experiences in trade and investment (especially dispute settlement) in Vietnam. It will take less than 15 minutes to complete the survey.

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On the occasion of Dale Carnegie’s 100th year of Development (1912 – 2012) and 5th year of Dale Carnegie in Vietnam (2007 – 2012), Dac Nhan Tam Entrepreneurs School JSC – Dale Carnegie Vietnam is going to hold a Special Seminar Series on March 22nd and 23rd 2012.

This is an opportunity for all leaders, managers and professionals who want to improve their personal skills as well as their organization performance to attend specialized seminars of International Speaker right in Vietnam, with inexpensive investment.

The seminars will focus on communicating in this constantly connected time; managing the young workforce for a better result and planning strategically to lead your organization through the current crisis. More specificly:

Seminar Strategic Planning & Innovation to Overcome Crisis

  • Time: 8:30am – 5:00pm, March 22nd 2012
  • Venue: Sheraton Saigon Hotel and Towers
  • Target: Top Management, Directors, Senior managers of Multinational companies, medium and big Vietnamese companies
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Seminar How to Win Friends & Influence People In The Digital Age Seminar

  • Time: 8:30am – 12:00pm, March 23rd 2012
  • Venue: Sheraton Saigon Hotel and Towers
  • Target: Professionals at all levels in an organization, who seek to maximize their performance, become more competent manager, leader and add more value to the organization
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Retaining & Developing Generation Y for Breakthrough Results

  • Time: 2:30pm – 5:00pm, March 23rd 2012
  • Venue: Sheraton Saigon Hotel and Towers
  • Target: Directors, HR Managers, Line Managers of Multinational companies, medium and big Vietnamese companies
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All 3 seminars will be presented by Ms. Triana Newton, Regional Vice President APAC, Dale Carnegie & Associate Inc, New York1 of the best 20 Top Leadership Training Companies Worldwide 2012, awarded by Training Industry Magazine.

***Dale Carnegie Vietnam has a special promotion for our clients, graduates; members of seminar partners and groups of five registration. For more information, contact Ms. Quy – (08) 3910 5055 ext 143, or email us at information@dalecarnegie.com.vn.

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Vietnam’s travel and tourism industry currently contributes 12.4 percent of Vietnam’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Real GDP growth for the travel and tourism economy is expected to average 7.3 per annum over the coming 10 years.

By these measures, travel and tourism is a significant contributor to the Vietnam economy. However, its real impact is even greater, as travel and tourism touches nearly all sectors of the national economy and contributes to nearly one out of every ten jobs nationwide.

However, if Visa cardholder spend is used as a measure, VNAT’s program is already having a material impact on Vietnam’s economy with double digit increases on year on year Visa cardholder spend.

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VietNamNet Bridge – The information that Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg is visiting Vietnam has heated up information technology (IT) forums. Meanwhile, Facebook Vietnam’s representative has refused to provide detailed information about his schedule in Vietnam.

A reader called VnExpress’ editorial board saying that he recognized the co-founder of Facebook and his girlfriend when he met them on December 23. Mark was in usual clothing with jeans, T-shirts and sportswear. After visiting the Hoa Lo Prison in the central city of Hanoi, he dropped into a Vertu mobile shop and Levis’ fashion shop before returning back to the hotel.

The Facebook’s owner was very friendly, but his bodyguards tried to prevent any attempts of people to take pictures of him.

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BRIBEline a secure and anonymous place to report a bribe. BRIBEline’s purpose is to collect information about the official or quasi-official entities – governments, international organizations, security forces, state-owned enterprises, etc. – around the world that solicit bribes. Aggregate information will be made public to shine a spotlight on trouble spots so that they might be improved, and to allow companies to better manage risk. Tiếng Việt – Vietnamese.

TRACE International, Inc. TRACE is a non-profit membership organization that provides several core services and products, including: due diligence reports on commercial intermediaries; model compliance policies; an online Resource Center with foreign local law summaries, including guidelines on gifts and hospitality; in-person and online anti-bribery training; and research on corporate best practices. TRACE was founded to achieve economies of scale and set a common standard for two shared elements of anti-bribery compliance: due diligence reviews and anti-bribery training for business intermediaries and company employees based around the world.

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2012 Directory Cover

download the Contact Information Update Form for your company listing in the print Membership Directory.

As you plan your marketing activities, be sure to consider the AmCham Membership Directory. We update it every year over October-December, print it in January, and deliver it after TET.

The directory is a highly cost-effective method for reaching a wide range of customers because it’s used in multiple ways by a number of different audiences. It’s used daily by members and employees at more than 700 AmCham companies, with over 1,400 representatives. New members use it when they join, referencing the special section on member benefits and Chamber programs and activities, as well as surveying the directory to find new business partners.

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16th Annual Governors’ Ball – “A Hawaiian Christmas”

AmCham Governors'' Ball Fly to Hawaii for Christmas

Signature cash sponsors will enjoy the promotion and other benefits noted on the attached Sponsors Information and Table Reservations. is a unique opportunity to promote your company to a large, influential and high-profile audience, in a festive and charitable setting. The formal, year-end holiday fête—featuring gourmet fare and first-class musical entertainment—brings together the American community, including AmCham member firms’ executives, spouses and guests, as well as U. S. Consulate and Vietnamese government officials with responsibility for trade and investment.

Companies that choose to donate raffle prizes will receive verbal mention at the time of the drawing for their prize, and will have their logo featured during the evening-long power point presentation.

Whether you donate in cash or in-kind, perhaps more important than the recognition received at the event will be the legacy established between your company and Vietnamese students who receive scholarships with funds from your contribution, or Vietnamese NGOs that receive community development grants. In this connection, it is important to realize that in-kind donations are not simply just “prizes for the raffle” – they are a vital fund-raising mechanism to support individual scholarships and community development.

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