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Vietnam Appoints Standard Chartered as Credit Ratings Adviser

Bloombert Mar 22, 2012. Vietnam appointed Standard Chartered Bank Plc (STAN) to advise on improving the country’s sovereign debt rating, as it seeks to attract foreign investment, the lender said in an e-mailed press release today.

“We will assist the government in its strategic initiative to engage actively the rating agencies and, through them, the broader investor community,” Louis Taylor, Vietnam chief executive for Standard Chartered, said in the release.

Moody’s Investors Service has a B1 credit rating for Vietnam, four levels below investment grade. The New York-based company downgraded Vietnam’s long-term foreign-currency rating in December 2010, as did Standard & Poor’s.

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Weekly Update Sep 20: AmCham Scholarship, Coastal Cleanup, ADB Projects, Credit Guarantees


Upcoming Highlights

Fr-Su, Sep 24-26 Weekend in Hoi An
Sa, Sep 25 AmCham Scholarship 2010 Information Session
Sa, Sep 25 International Coastal Cleanup Day
Sa, Sep 25 ISSP Scholastic Book Fair & Charity Family Fun
Tu, Sep 28 ADB Finance/Development Projects in Vietnam and the GMS
Tu, Sep 28 Business Networking: Credit guarantees for agricultural imports from USA
Two Web Sites for Overseas U.S. Voters: Online Voter Registration & Ballot Delivery

Events, Meetings, Activities, and Special Offers for Members

From 20 September, Park Hyatt Saigon is proudly presenting world-class singer Rie Furuse to entertain discerning guests in the Park Lounge and embrace the festive spirit of the approaching Year End.

Fr-Su, Sep 24-26 Weekend in Hoi An Join the Fall Networking Weekend in Hoi An and take advantage of the opportunity to indulge in the luxury of The Nam Hai Resort.

Sa, Sep 25 AmCham Scholarship 2010 Information Session Meeting to explain AmCham Scholarship Program, Application and Selection procedures, to prospective applicants.

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Weekly Update Sep 13: AmCham Scholarship Coastal Cleanup HoiAn Wkend ADB Projects Credit Guarantees

Fr-Su, Sep 24-26 Weekend in Hoi An

Sa, Sep 25 AmCham Scholarship 2010 Information Session

Sa, Sep 25 International Coastal Cleanup

Tu, Sep 28 ADB Finance/Development Projects in Vietnam and the GMS

Tu, Sep 28 Business Networking: Credit guarantees for agricultural imports from the USA

We, Nov 10 International Product Safety & Restricted Substances Conference

Two Web Sites for Overseas U.S. Voters: Online Voter Registration & Ballot Delivery

Events, Meetings, Activities, and Special Offers for Members

HONGKONG – the city that never sleeps, now at the dreamy price of VND2,437,500 (USD125) Enjoy one of the most exciting cities in the world at this low low fare. See details and on-line reservations at Hong Kong Special Fare and take advantage of this very special offer while it lasts.

Mo-Su, Sep 13-26 Burger Nights at Caravelle Hotel Fisherman’s choice, healthy alternative or your own special with blue cheese gratinated with Teriyaki sauce. From VND 212,000++

Tu, Sep 14 Roundtable discussion on Bamboo We would like to invite you to attend this event, along with other businesses with an interest in the future of bamboo in Vietnam, to discuss these opportunities and provide input to the Ministry for Agriculture and Rural Development’s development of a new Bamboo Master Plan and Policy Decision.

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Weekly Update Aug 30: Pre-Employment Screening, AmCham Scholarship, ADB Projects, Credit Guarantees

Tu, Sep 7 Pre-Employment Screening in Vietnam

Sa, Sep 25 AmCham Scholarship 2010 Information Session

Tu, Sep 28 ADB Finance/Development Projects in Vietnam and the GMS

Tu, Sep 28 Business Networking: Credit guarantees for agricultural imports from the USA

Vietnam and the TPP Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Agreement

Southern Key Economic Region: Ports, Industrial Parks, and Other Infrastructure

Project 30: Administrative Procedures Reform: Update (Jul 20, 2010)

Two Web Sites for Overseas U.S. Voters: Online Voter Registration & Ballot Delivery

Events, Meetings, Activities, and Special Offers for Members

Th, Sep 2 National Foundation Day Official Vietnamese Holiday celebrating Vietnam’s Declaration of Independence and National Foundation. Offices closed. Click the link to learn more about this holiday.

Th, Sep 2 Celebrating 65th Vietnamese National Day at Caravelle Hotel Make it a special and unforgettable event. Large selection of carving stations as well as unique cooked to order fresh seafood selection. VND 888,000++ per person including 1 glass of Mumm Champagne and unlimited orders of Margaritas & Martinis and free flow of house wines Italian and Spanish Wines.

Th, Sep 2 Legend Hotel Saigon: VIETNAM NATIONAL DAY This holiday, please your palate with Saigon’s most spectacular international buffet and pamper your spirits with live entertainment by the four-member Jamm’n Essence Band at the renowned Atrium Café.

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