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PwC Weekly Update: The 15th Banking Vietnam from May 22 – 23 and M&A in Vietnam in 2012

1. From 22-24 May 2012 the 15th Banking Vietnam was held in Grand Plaza, Hanoi. PwC Vietnam was proud to be a conference sponsor. At this event Mr. Khoon Yean Soo Hoo, Partner from PwC Malaysia and Mr. Edward Chien, Executive Director from PwC Vietnam represented the firm and by giving speeches on 23 May.

This is an annual event initiated by IDG Vietnam. It brings a great opportunity for all CEOs, representatives from Government and leadership in the banking and telecommunications industry to network and share their experience in today’s global economic integration environment.

This year Banking Vietnam 2012 hosted 800 guests from 50 banks, SOEs, FIEs (Foreign-Invested Enterprises) and those particularly interested in banking development in Vietnam.

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PEB Steel Buildings has been awarded the Golden Dragon Award 2011

PEB Steel has been awarded the prestigious “Golden Dragon Award 2011” held at Hanoi Opera House on Saturday, 3 March 2012. The event is co-organized annually by the Vietnam Economic Times and the Ministry of Planning and Investment to honor foreign direct investment enterprises that have made significant contributions to Vietnam’s economy.

“This award is in recognition of our participating in Vietnam’s growth. We commit to investing into our people and assets to continuously develop pre-engineered steel buildings industry in Vietnam with highest standards.” said by Mr. Sami, General Director of PEB Steel.

After 18 years of operation in Vietnam, PEB Steel has won many important awards. On this occasion, PEB Steel would like to sincerely thank its Clients, Partners, and Employees for their dedicated support to PEB Steel’s success.

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We, Mar 7, Business Lunch: FDI in Vietnam in 2012

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Event background

To facilitate foreign investors with foreign direct investments (FDI) in Vietnam in year 2012, in this Presentation, Partner Bui Ngoc Hong will

  • review the key legislation on FDI (including newly set-up businesses and Mergers & Acquisition);
  • brief the most faced challenges (and the respective solutions) for investors making FDI in Vietnam; and
  • highlight some of the opportunities that may present themselves to FDI investors in 2012.

Agenda

12:00 pm Registration and Refreshments
12:30 pm Lunch is served
13:00 pm Introduction and Presentation, followed by Q&A
13:30 pm Event Ends

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Weekly Update Jan 23: TET Lunar New Year – Chức mừng năm mới (Jan 23-27); Winter Weekend (Feb 24-26)

Highlights

Mo-Fr, Jan 23-27 TET Lunar New Year (Official holidays all week)
Fr-Su, Feb 24-26 Winter Weekend: Register Now
Th-Fr, Mar 1-2 APCAC 2012 U.S. – Asia Business Summit (Tokyo)
Mo-Tu, Mar 26-27 Asia Pacific Business Outlook 2012 (Los Angeles)
World Bank Economic Update: Vietnam, Nov 2011
World Bank: Vietnam Key Indicators, Nov 2011 (East Asia & Pacific Update)
Vietnam – U.S. Trade Status and Outlook, 2011 – 2020e

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Wisconsin International Business Development Mission to Southeast Asia, Mar 16-28

Event: International Business Development Mission to Southeast Asia

Location: Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand

Dates: March 16-28, 2012

Event Description: The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will lead a multi-sector business delegation to the fast growing economies of Indonesia, Vietnam and Thailand.

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Wisconsin state diary trade mission to Vietnam in April


Sino US Dairy Seminar With Visit to Dairy Business in Vietnam and Indonesia

Event:Sino US Dairy Seminar With Visit to Dairy Business in Vietnam and Indonesia

Location: China, Vietnam and Indonesia

Dates: April, 2012

Event Description: This event focuses on dairy nutrition, genetics and dairy farm management. It brings together Chinese companies interested in importing US genetics, feed, equipment and farm supplies. Receptions and network opportunities allow companies to build up one-on- one contacts with important decision makers. After the seminar in China, the group will visit leading dairy farms/importers in Indonesia and Vietnam.

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Breakfast Briefing: Emotion Control – the Secret of a Joyful and Successful Life


Breakfast Briefing: Emotion Control – the Secret of a Joyful and Successful Life

WHEN: Tue, Jan. 10 from 8:00am – 12:00pm
WHERE: New World Hotel Saigon

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Event Background

The combination of personal ability, high energy and the power of emotion can help anyone to have anything in life. Do you believe that?

Come to this event to discover the secret of a joyful and successful life.

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Weekly Update Dec 12: Membership Directory 2012; Compensation, Annual General Meeting


Highlights

AmCham Membership Directory 2012: Company Listings and Announcements
Su, Dec 25 Christmas Day
Mo, Jan 16 M.L.King, Jr. Day
Mo-Th, Jan 22-26 TET Lunar New Year (observed)
Fr-Su, Feb 24-26 Winter Weekend: Save the Date
World Bank Economic Update: Vietnam, Nov 2011
World Bank: Vietnam Key Indicators, Nov 2011 (East Asia & Pacific Update)

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Compensation and Competitive Business Strategy in a High Inflation Environment, Tue, Dec 13

When: Tue, Dec 13th 2011 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Where: Phu Quoc Room, InterContinental Asiana Saigon, Corner of Hai Ba Trung St.and Le Duan Blvd., District 1,

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Weekly Update Dec 5: Membership Directory 2012; Governors Ball, Compensation, Annual General Meeting


Highlights

AmCham Membership Directory 2012: Company Listings and Announcements
Sa, Dec 10 16th Annual Governors’ Ball – “A Hawaiian Christmas”
Tu, Dec 13 Members Lunch: Compensation and Competitive Business Strategy in a High Inflation Environment
We, Dec 14 Annual General Meeting
Su, Dec 25 Christmas Day
Mo-Th, Jan 22-26 TET Lunar New Year (observed)
Fr-Su, Feb 24-26 Winter Weekend: Register Now
World Bank Economic Update: Vietnam, Nov 2011
World Bank: Vietnam Key Indicators, Nov 2011 (East Asia & Pacific Update)

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Upcoming Events

Below are upcoming events. Click on the blue highlighted event name for an event description and Registration Online.

Mo-Tu, Jan 14-15Lower Mekong Initiative: Infrastructure Best Practices
Mo-Tu, Jan 14-15, 08:30 am – 17:00 pm
Hotel Melia, Hanoi
Mo, Jan 21Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2013 (U.S. Holiday)
 
We, Jan 23The Year Ahead: Summary & Outlook 2003 (CanCham Event)
We, Jan 23, 11:00 am – 14:00 pm
New World Hotel Saigon
Th, Jan 24Idea Foundry • Business Creation and Entrepreneur Acceleration for Vietnam
Th, Jan 24, 08:30 am – 10:15 am
Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon
Sa-Su, Feb 09-17TET Lunar New Year (VN Holiday)
Mo, Feb 18Washington’s Birthday (U.S. Holiday)
Su-Fr, Feb 24-Feb 28U.S. Chamber of Commerce Mission to Yangon and Naypyitaw, Myanmar
Su-Fr, Feb 24-Feb 28
Chatrium Hotel, 40 Natmauk Road, Tramwe Township – Yangon
Sa-Tu, Mar 02-05International Home + Housewares Show, Chicago, USA
Sa-Tu, Mar 02-05
McCormick Place, Chicago
Mo-Th, Mar 11-14VIFA 2013 Vietnam International Furniture & Home Accessories Fair
Mo-Th, Mar 11-14
Saigon Exhibition & Convention Center
Th-Fr, Mar 21-222013 APCAC Spring Conference: A 2020 Vision for U.S.-Asia Partnership
Th-Fr, Mar 21-22
Taipei, Taiwan
Th-Fr, Apr 8-9Asia Pacific Business Outlook, Los Angeles
Th-Fr, Apr 8-9
Davidson Conference Center, University of Southern California
Fr, Apr 19Hung Kings’ Festival Day 2013 (VN Holiday)