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Weekly Update Aug 17: Port Tour, Taxes in VN, Georgetown MBA Consulting, Listed Companies Directory

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Special Notice: Sep 23 Deadline for U.S. taxpayers to file Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts Report U.S. Taxpayers who reported and paid tax on all their 2008 taxable income but only recently learned of their FBAR (Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts Report) filing obligation and have insufficient time to gather the necessary information to complete the FBAR, should file the delinquent FBAR report according to the instructions and attach a statement explaining why the report is filed late. Click the link for details.

Events, Meetings, and Activities

Th, Aug 20, Southern Key Economic Region Deepwater Port Tour, organized for all AmCham companies by Logistics/Supply Chain Management Committee. Space is limited, so please register asap (as soon as possible). Deepwater ports allow shipments direct to the USA, saving time and money. Participation is free of charge for qualified business representatives. Deadline to register is 12noon, Mon, Aug 17.

Taxes in Vietnam: An Overview is a handy reference to tax rules of Vietnam. Explains the overall tax framework clearly and concisely for practical use by businesses and individuals. Within one source for the first time in English, reflects the most current information on tax compliance requirements based on the new laws effective from Jan 1, 2009. With its highly useful commentary on essential tax laws, you’ll be well-equipped to navigate the complex business system at ease.

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Weekly Update Jul 21: Members Lunch, Beautiful Hawaii, Masters of Food & Wine, West Coast Ports

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Upcoming Events and Activities (next two weeks)

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Photo Albums from Independence Day Picnic Over 150 pictures.

Th, Jul 24: Request for comments on Draft Revised Land Law. Download the Draft Revised Land Law (in Vietnamese) and provide comments by July 24, 2008.

We, Jul 30: Members Lunch U.S. Maritime Administrator Sean Connaughton The U.S. Maritime Administration promotes the use of waterborne transportation and its seamless integration with other segments of the transportation system. Visiting Vietnam for U.S.-Vietnam Bilateral Maritime Consultations, key issues for discussion include port congestion and infrastructure delays. Join us for a discussion of how U.S. companies are affected by the challenges Vietnam’s infrastructure presents, and what the outlook for improvements might be. Click the link for more information and to register online.

Fr-Mo, Aug 1-4: Hotel Equatorial welcomes Hawaiian Chef Kevin Chun Join us for a very special event in August and let us take you to Hawaii. Enjoy real Hawaiian cuisine prepared by guest chef Kevin Chun. On August 2 we would like to invite you for a charitable wine dinner and pamper your taste buds with Kevin’s creations. During your dinner Hawaiian star Nohelani Cypriano and her dancers will entertain you with their amazing show. Lean back, relax and feel the spirit of the world’s most romantic islands.

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Weekly Update Jun 30: Secret Digital Weapon, Cleverlearn, Operational Auditing

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List of Independence Day Lucky Draw Prizes and Winning Ticket Numbers Some of the many prizes have not yet been claimed by the winners. Please click the link to download the list of prizes and winning ticket numbers. If you a winner, please send an email to Ms. Cindy Tran to make arrangements to come to the AmCham office with your winning ticket stub and pick up your prize.

Special Thanks to our generous sponsors of the 2008 Independence Day Celebration & Family BBQ Click the link to see the logos of our many generous sponsors.

Tu, Jul 1 – Mo, Jul 14 Cleverlearn in HCM City offers special discounts to learn English To celebrate the July 4th American Independence Day, there will be a special discount of 47% of the tuition fee for all people that wish to learn English at Cleverlearn Language Center in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam if you register between July 1st to July 14th, 2008.

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