Posts

Cloud computing to revolutionise Vietnamese technology sector

Cloud computing has been described as a “technological tsunami” and according to recent figures, the phenomenon has hit Vietnam with force.

In Symantec’s latest survey, 46 per cent of participants are already deploying hybrid clouds and virtualisation projects within their organisations.

The benefits of such projects are numerous. Cloud computing not only enables businesses to scale down on operation costs and improve storage performance and rate, it also allows organizations to reduce pressure on existing systems and enhance administrative management abilities.

Read more

Weekly Update Mar 14: Meet the U.S. Consulate General, VN Competitiveness Index

Highlights

Tu, Mar 15 Morning Coffee: Meet the U.S. Consulate General
Fr, Mar 18 Special Lunch: Vietnam Provincial Competitiveness Index 2010
Mo-Tu, Mar 28-29 APBO Asia Pacific Business Outlook, Los Angeles
Tu, Mar 29 U.S. Currency and How to Detect Counterfeit (Morning Session)
Tu, Mar 29 U.S. Currency and How to Detect Counterfeit (Afternoon Session)
We, Mar 30 Young Professionals Palooza Party @ Bernie’s Bar & Grill
Th, Mar 31 Business Networking Night @ Bitexco Financial Tower (rescheduled)
Tu, Apr 5 How to Meet U.S. Food & Drug Administration Import Requirements
Tu, Apr 5 Cloud Computing: Opportunities and Challenges in Vietnam
We, Apr 6 Mercer 2011 Vietnam Total Remuneration Survey Info Session
We, Apr 20 Developing an Anti-Corruption Compliance Program
Th, Apr 21 A Strategic Approach to Employee Communications
Southern Key Economic Region: Ports, Industrial Parks, and Other Infrastructure
Asia Development Bank: “Skills Enhancement Project” Loan to Vietnam, 2010-2016

Read more

Weekly Update Feb 28: U.S.-A/P Business Summit, Furniture & Home Accessories Fair, Cloud Computing

Highlights

Mo, Feb 28 U.S. Education Information & Career Orientation
We, Mar 2 Challenges in Vietnam’s Multi-cultural FDI Workplaces
Th-Fr, Mar 3-4 U.S.-Asia/Pacific Regional Business Summit, Singapore
Tu, Mar 8 Legal Committee Meeting
Fr-Mo, Mar 11-14 Vietnam International Furniture & Home Accessories Fair
Fr, Mar 18 Special Lunch: Vietnam Provincial Competitiveness Index 2010
Mo-Tu, Mar 28-29 APBO Asia Pacific Business Outlook, Los Angeles
Tu, Apr 5 Cloud Computing: Opportunities and Challenges in Vietnam

Read more

Weekly Update Feb 7: Employee Engagement, U.S.-Asia/Pacific Business Summit

Highlights

We, Feb 16 Member Lunch: Engagement Indicator Survey 2011 Briefing
Th-Fr, Mar 3-4 U.S.-Asia/Pacific Regional Business Summit, Singapore
Mo-Tu, Mar 28-29 APBO Asia Pacific Business Outlook, Los Angeles

Read more

Weekly Update Oct 06: Consumer Trends, Idaho Gov Trade Mission, US-VN Investment Treaty

Keep up-to-date about U.S.-Vietnam trade and investment with Weekly Updates.

U.S. Consulate General Notice: Possible Melamine Contamination The Chinese government recently announced that the industrial contaminant melamine has been discovered in many brands of infant formula produced in China. Following these reports, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an advisory warning to consumers that any formula produced in China may contain melamine and should not be used. The Vietnamese government has confirmed seizures of powdered milk manufactured in China after samples tested positive for melamine.

Sa, Nov 15 Consular Club of Ho Chi Minh City Charity Bazaar The Consular Club of Ho Chi Minh City, a non-profit organization of volunteers representing all Consular missions in HCMC, requests support for its annual Charity Bazaar. Funds raised will support projects to help those disadvantaged in and around HCMC and southern Viet Nam. All money raised goes directly to those in need.

Weather in Vietnam and Western Pacific: satellite photos, typhoon forecasts, etc. We are in the “West Pacific Typhoon Season.” Click the link for an update. No storms approaching Vietnam over the Oct 4-5 weekend.

Read more