Weekly Update Apr 19: Revised Labour Code Update, Real Estate Night, Palooza Party

We, Apr 21 HR Committee Information Session: Revised Labour Code

We, Apr 21 Real Estate Networking Night: HCM City’s Bitexco Financial Tower

We, Apr 28 Young Professional Palooza Party

Events, Meetings, Activities, and Special Offers for Members

APBO 2010 Asia/Pacific Business Outlook 2010 Mo-Tu, Apr 19-20 Asia/Pacific Business Outlook 2010 in Los Angeles. Access 15 Asia/Pacific Markets in 2 days! If you are doing business in the Asia/Pacific region, this is the one conference you can’t afford to miss. Find answers to your questions on 15 economies by choosing from 60 focused sessions and private one-on-one consultations. Get the latest information and connect with experts and insiders.

Apr 20 – 25, Sheraton Saigon hosts London’s Celebrity Guest Chef Pascal Proyart to highlight French Seafood Flavors. Come to experience Chef Pascal’s tantalizing menu served at Signature restaurant, Level 23.

Apr 20 – 28, Celebrating Art and Cuisine at Square One, Park Hyatt Saigon. Chef Benjamin Attwater creates a harmonious journey of culinary and fine art in a special event – “Art and Cuisine” jointly organised with Ben Thanh Art & Frame. The story of each painting will be described and the dish is skillfully crafted to complement the artwork. This once-in-a-lifetime experience will be a memorable and exciting journey, the first in the city.

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

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

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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