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Weekly Update Oct 22: Palooza Party, ASEAN Food Security and Trade, Visa Workshop

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Su, Oct 21 Burger King Comes to Ho Chi Minh City
Seeking volunteers to interview AmCham Scholarship Candidates
We, Oct 24 ASEAN Food Security & Agriculture Trade Environment
We, Oct 24 AmCham Palooza Party
Mo or Tu, Oct 29-30 VBF Dialogue with MOLISA on Labour-related Issues
Th, Nov 1 U.S. Visas Procedures Workshop
Tu, Nov 6, U.S. General Elections Day • U.S. Voter Registration Web Sites
Nov 11-17 Infrastructure Trade Mission: HCM City, Hanoi, Jakarta
Mo, Nov 12 Members Lunch: Global Antitrust Enforcement – More Authorities, Increased Coordination, Higher Stakes
Tu, Nov 13 Members Night and Meet the Candidates
Th, Nov 22 AmCham’s Thanksgiving Golf Tournament and Dinner
Sa, Nov 24 Seeking volunteers to interview AmCham Scholarship Candidates
Sa, Dec 8 AmCham’s Governors’ Ball • Christmas in San Francisco
Tu Dec 11 Annual General Meeting and Members’ Night
AmCham’s International Coastal Cleanup in the News
Vietnam’s Economic Development Outlook Update, Oct 3, 2012 (ADB)
Vietnam’s Consumer Trends 2012: “We have yet to hit the bottom.”
U.S. Textile Manufacturing, Vietnam, and the TPP Negotiations

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Weekly Update Oct 15: Managing Upstream Risks, Palooza Party, ASEAN Food Security and Trade

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Tu, Oct 16 Lunch: Managing Upstream Risks: Vietnamese Legal Perspective
We, Oct 24 ASEAN Food Security & Agriculture Trade Environment
We, Oct 24 AmCham Palooza Party
Th-Su, Oct 24-28 Hi-Tech Agro and Food Industry Fair HCM City
Mo or Tu, Oct 29-30 VBF Dialogue with MOLISA on Labour-related Issues
AmCham’s International Coastal Cleanup in the News
Vietnam’s Economic Development Outlook Update, Oct 3, 2012 (ADB)
Vietnam’s Consumer Trends 2012: “We have yet to hit the bottom.”
U.S. Textile Manufacturing, Vietnam, and the TPP Negotiations
Tu, Nov 6, U.S. General Elections Day • U.S. Voter Registration Web Sites
Nov 11-17 Infrastructure Trade Mission: HCM City, Hanoi, Jakarta
Mon, Nov 12 Members Lunch: Global Antitrust Cartel Enforcement – More Authorities, Increased Coordination, Higher Stakes
Thu, Nov 22 AmCham’s Thanksgiving Golf Tournament and Dinner
Sa, Dec 8 AmCham’s Governors’ Ball • Christmas in San Francisco
Tu Dec 11 Annual General Meeting and Members’ Night

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We, Sep 28 AmCham Palooza Party


When: Wed, Sep 28th 2011 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Moevenpick Hotel Saigon, 253 Nguyen Van Troi, Phu Nhuan District

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Weekly Update July 5: Palooza, Project 30, Overseas U.S. Voters Registration

Th, Jul 8 AmCham Young Professionals Palooza Party at Hard Rock Cafe

Project 30: Administrative Procedures Reform: Update (Jun 15, 2010)

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

Events, Meetings, Activities, and Special Offers for Members

Th, Jul 8 AmCham Young Professionals Palooza Party at Hard Rock Cafe AmCham Vietnam in HCMC and the Hard Rock Café want to maintain a standard of excellence for the events that we provide, which is why we have scheduled a special summer Palooza Party on July 8 at 6pm, once again at the Hard Rock Café, to make up for the “power blackout” at the May 26 event. Please join us on July 8 for an extra special Palooza.

In June, Park Hyatt Saigon proudly presents the new resident entertainer Nally Jay, a well-celebrated performer from Australia. While being entertained by her enchanting voice, you are invited to indulge in the latest wine selection from New Zealand, Craggy Range, which has gained a reputation from its rich history and dedication to producing exceptional wines.

Jun 16 – Sep 30, Drink and Win at Sheraton Saigon Hotel For every signature Grey Goose cocktail or bottle purchased, you stand a chance to win a brand new Honda SH Scooter or a 32GB iPAD with 3G.

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Weekly Update Apr 26: Palooza Party, Reunification Day, International Labour Day,

We, Apr 28 Young Professional Palooza Party

Fr, Apr 30 Southern Liberation Day (VN Holiday)

Mo, May 3 International Labour Day (VN Holiday)

Events, Meetings, Activities, and Special Offers for Members

Come stay with your family at our direct beach resorts Evason Ana Mandara Nha Trang or Six Senses Hideaway Ninh Van Bay Summer is a great holiday that your family can spend together. Make it a memorable stay. Our unique “Family Summer Holiday” promotion is valid from now until Aug 31, 2010 with an attractive all-in price.

Legend Hotel Saigon Weekend Getaway Package Available from Apr 23 until Jun 27, 2010 only for Vietnamese people and expatriates residing in Vietnam, the package is priced at only VND 1,881,000++ (US$ 99++) for single or double occupancy in a Deluxe Room for the first night, VND 1,661,000++ per night for following nights and VND 1,661,000++ per night for an additional room with several special benefits.

Enjoy Pasta, Pizza, Vino on Saturday Nights at Opera, Park Hyatt This May, every Saturday, free flow of red and white wine will be served with unlimited choice of antipasti platter with assorted house specialties, plus four different styles of pasta, pizza, and desserts prepared by Chef Michele at Opera.

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Weekly Update Mar 22: Project 30, Palooza Party, APCAC Conference in Bejing

Latest updates on H1N1/A Flu from U.S. Center for Disease Control, U.S. Department of State (Travel), and World Health Organization (WHO)

Tue, Mar 23 Project 30 Justice Working Group

We, Mar 31 Young Professionals Palooza Party at Purple Jade, Intercontinental Asiana Saigon

Fri, Apr 2, Project 30 (Round 2) Final Review Working Session

We-Sa, Apr 14-17, APCAC Spring Conference – Beijing, China

Mo-Tu, Apr 19-20 Asia/Pacific Business Outlook 2010 – Los Angeles

Fr-Sa, May 7-8, Vietnam Industrial Parks – Investment World 2010 (VietIP-2010)

Events, Meetings, Activities, and Special Offers for Members

Tue, Mar 23 Project 30 Justice Working Group This group, a recent addition to Project 30, will discuss administrative procedures pertaining to the Vietnamese justice system, and in particular, the certification process for lawyers in Vietnam. Click for details and to register online.

We, Mar 31 Young Professionals Palooza Party at Purple Jade, Intercontinental Asiana Saigon Enjoy the Young Professionals Palooza Party, a platform to develop new friendships, networking opportunities and information exchange.

Fri, Apr 2, Project 30 (Round 2) Final Review Working Session Project 30 is the Prime Minister’s high-profile campaign to streamline bureaucracy, reduce red tape, and attack corruption by means of administrative reform. In the first Round, the program produced 256 administrative reforms, and in the 2nd Round, AmCham has identified more than 150 burdsomesome administrative procedures to review. These procedures affect every sector of the Vietnamese economy. This Final Review Working Session will give AmCham companies a final chance to comment directly on the specific red tape/Administrative Procedure that pertains to your businesses in Vietnam. Your comments will be considered and incorporated into the recommendations that we submit to the Prime Minister later in April. Don’t miss this important meeting. Read more, … and Register Online.

We-Sa, Apr 14-17, APCAC Annual Conference – Beijing, China Whether you live in Beijing or Bangladesh, Seoul or Singapore, what happens in China impacts your business. The China-ASEAN Free Trade Area, China’s outbound FDI, and Internet phenomena such as Taobao and Baidu all greatly impact the Asia-Pacific economy. Every year, the Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) hosts a meeting that highlights investment opportunities, macro-economic trends, political and social developments, and offers opportunities to engage with business and government leaders from the region.

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Weekly Update Mar 15: Logistics/Supply Chain Management, Project 30, Palooza Party

Latest updates on H1N1/A Flu from U.S. Center for Disease Control, U.S. Department of State (Travel), and World Health Organization (WHO)

Thu, Mar 18 Value Added Tax for International Transportation Operations.

We, Mar 31 Young Professionals Palooza Party at Purple Jade, Intercontinental Asiana Saigon

Fri, Apr 2, Project 30 (Round 2) Final Review Working Session

We-Sa, Apr 14-17, APCAC Spring Conference – Beijing, China

Mo-Tu, Apr 19-20 Asia/Pacific Business Outlook 2010 – Los Angeles

Events, Meetings, Activities, and Special Offers for Members

Mo-Su, Mar 8-21 Exquisite Wine Menu with a Difference at the Caravelle Hotel Wine aficionados can look forward to enjoying one of the largest wine-by-the-glass offerings in town, from a choice of over 30 labels from a myriad of wine producing regions around the world: Australia, Argentina, California, Chile, France, Italy, Germany, New Zealand and Spain

Thu, Mar 18 Value Added Tax for International Transportation Operations. MOF received suggestions from members of VIFFAS requesting for guidelines about VAT for International transportation. After consolidating opinions from participants MOF drafted a proposal letter guiding about VAT for International transportation and services for International transportation. Mr. Ta Hong Thai, Partner, Tax & Corporate Services, KPMG Vietnam, will provide the latest update information regarding the circular, potential burdensome administrative requirements and feedback to the ruling. Read more and register online.

Thu, Mar 18 University of Hawaii Executive MBA in Ho Chi Minh City – Information Session Vietnam citizens or foreign nationals living in Vietnam, with an average of 5 to 10 years work experience, are invited to attend a free-of-charge information session: University of Hawaii and its international recognition; UH Shidler College of Business and its AACSB accreditation; program curriculum and our distinguished teaching faculty; admissions requirements and application procedures.

Thu, Mar 25 Landon Carter Schmitt Memorial Fund Inauguration Friends and family of Landon Carter Schmitt and the Global Community Service Foundation will celebrate Landon’s life and compassionate spirit with the HCMC launch of the Landon Carter Schmitt Memorial Fund.

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