Entries by Herb Cochran

Vietnam Airlines to launch direct flights to USA

The carrier would begin with four flights a week to Los Angeles and later daily flights to the West Coast, which is home to a large Vietnamese-American community. Direct services are expected to cater to the large demand for travel between the two countries. The number of Americans visiting Vietnam grew by 11.9 percent last

ANA expands links to Southeast Asia with PAL investment

TOKYO — ANA plans to acquire a 10% stake in PAL Holdings, the parent company of Philippine Airlines, in a deal valued at 10 billion yen ($91 million). The investment in the Philippines’ largest carrier would follow ANA’s acquisition of an 8.8% stake in Vietnam Airlines in 2016 as the Japanese airline moves to gain footholds in faster-growing markets. ANA

Customs Procedures, Trade Facilitation, and Free Trade Agreements, Aug 15

The Trans-Pacific Partnership FTA, the EU-Vietnam FTA, and the WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement all contain similar provisions on Customs Procedures and Trade Facilitation, which will help reform and modernize customs procedures in Vietnam.  CTRMS Vietnam and Integration Point, together with AmCham Vietnam, will outline upcoming changes in customs procedures and the implementation of new trade

AmCham Community Day – “Act Clean. Save Green.” Sat, Oct 19, 2013

Event Description It’s our Community Day! This year, we re-invent the annual International Coastal Clean-up Day, and take it to the next level with additional interesting activities. Please confirm the number of participants from your company before October 7. To register, please email to [email protected] If your group is more than 10 volunteers, please click