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Weekly Update Oct 05: Maximize your Brand Strategy, Deepwater Ports in Southern Key Economic Region

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

China – H1N1/A Quarantine Measures. The U.S. Department of State alerts U.S. citizens to the quarantine measures imposed by the Government of China that may affect travel to China.

Deadline Extended: Oct 15 is the extended and final 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.

AmCham Scholarship Program 2009 In partnership with Vietnam National University, – Ho Chi Minh City, and the Foreign Trade University in HCM City, AmCham will grant scholarships to top students after a three-step selection process. In addition to the scholarship, the process introduces students to AmCham member firms and prepares them for the world of work after university.

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Weekly Update Aug 24: Young Professionals Palooza, Taxes in VN, 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

Martini Bar at Reflections reflects singular personality. Sometimes a bar at a hotel restaurant is just that; other times it becomes a household name, a destination in itself. Such is the case with Martini Bar, which will be the new name of the bar adjoining Reflections Restaurant at the Caravelle Hotel.

Tu, Aug 25 AmCham Young Professionals Palooza Party Come and meet others in Ho Chi Minh City with free food and drink specials. The monthly Young Professionals Palooza Party is a platform to develop networking opportunities, information exchange, and new friendships.

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Weekly Update Aug 10: Deepwater Port Visit, Palooza, VN Listed Companies

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

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Th, Aug 20, Southern Key Economic Region Deepwater Ports 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.

We-We, Aug 5-12, California Dreamin’ at the New World Hotel Saigon From San Jose, California, Chef Daniel Patino showcases his signature recipes from the award-winning modern American Steakhouse “Arcadia.” Chef Patino and Arcadia were recently named Best American Restaurant and one of the Best Chefs in Metro Active’s 2008 list of Best of Silicon Valley.

Dine & Spa at the Park until Sep 30 In order to reward its valued customers, Park Hyatt Saigon is introducing the “Dine & Spa at the Park” programme once again for its restaurants Opera, Square One and Park Lounge, as well as Xuan Spa, until Sep 30, 2009.

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Weekly Update Aug 03: Monthly Lunch, Joint Chambers Networking Night

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

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Click this link to see this week’s storm activity in the Eastern Sea.

Tu, Aug 4 Lunch: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Requirements (Apparel and Furniture) Learn how the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is working with producers and exporters to reduce and eliminate unsafe goods. The focus of this talk is on apparel and furniture consumer product safety requirements.

Th, Aug 6 Joint Chambers Networking Night Come and meet others in Ho Chi Minh City with complimentary canapes and “happy hour” drink prices. Co-hosted by AusCham, AmCham, BBGV, CanCham, EuroCham, HKBAV, InCham, Nordic Business Association, Malaysia Business Chamber, NZ Chamber.

Mo, Aug 3-13 Spare Ribs at the Caravelle Hotel Restaurant Nineteen Pprepared to optimum tenderness. Tastefully marinated and cooked to perfection, it is no wonder that this will be a hit.

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Weekly Update Jul 27: Networking in Danang, Montgomerie Links Preview

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Lucky Draw Prize Winners, USA Independence Day Celebration & Family BBQ, July 4th, 2009. Click the link to see if you have a winning ticket number, and details about how to pick up your prize.

Events, Meetings, and Activities

Fr, Jul 31 Business Roundtable and Networking Night in Da Nang Enjoy a fabulous weekend at the Furama Resort, one of the best resorts in Asia, while you learn about the Central Key Economic Region at the Business Roundtable, followed by a networking cocktail reception with business and political leaders on Friday evening. On Saturday, participants may enjoy optional sightseeing or golf. Return is on Sunday afternoon.

Furama - one of the best resorts in Asia

Sa, Aug 01 Montgomerie Links Vietnam Sneak Preview for AmCham members to play the actual full 18 holes that don’t in fact open officially until August 17, 2009. The Montgomerie Links offer preferred rates to all AmCham members on this special occasion.

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Weekly Update Jul 20: Palooza Party 7/21, Networking in Danang 7/31, Members Lunch 8/4

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

Lucky Draw Prize Winners, USA Independence Day Celebration & Family BBQ, July 4th, 2009. Click the link to see if you have a winning ticket number, and details about how to pick up your prize.

Events, Meetings, and Activities

Tu, Jul 21 AmCham Young Professionals Palooza Party Come and meet others in HCM City with free food and drink specials.

Fr, Jul 31 Business Roundtable and Networking Night in Da Nang Enjoy a fabulous weekend at the Furama Resort, one of the best resorts in Asia, while you learn about the Central Key Economic Region at the Business Roundtable, followed by a networking cocktail reception with business and political leaders on Friday evening. On Saturday, participants may enjoy optional sightseeing or golf. Return is on Sunday afternoon.

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