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.

We, Apr 21 HR Committee Information Session. Get the lastest updates on key issues in Vietnam’s revised Labor Code and review what we have proovided to MOLISA on your behalf, especially on Labour Relation and Union requirements. Click for details and to register online.

We, Apr 21 Real Estate Networking Night: HCM City’s Bitexco Financial Tower. At 262 meters, HCM City’s Bitexco Financial Tower will be one of Vietnam’s tallest towers. Designed by New York architect Carlos Zapata Studio and carried forward by AREP of Paris, the design consists of 68 floors of office space, 6 basement floors of parking and a 5-floor retail podium. 100,000 square meters of commercial space will be created in the building. Turner International (New York) is providing construction management services and will provide highlights about the design and construction of this magnificent building.

We, Apr 28 Young Professionals Palooza Party at Martini Bar, Park Hyatt Saigon Enjoy the Young Professionals Palooza Party, a platform to develop new friendships, networking opportunities and information exchange.

Fr, May 14 Conference: Emerging Trends for the Bamboo Industry in Vietnam. The conference will review the overall development of the bamboo sector in Vietnam and provide a platform for stakeholder discussions on a bamboo sector development strategy toward economic development and ecological security.

Vietnam Environmental Forum: A Conference of Solutions Backed by American Technology. Join a unique conference on May 25 (Hanoi) and May 27 (HCMC). The Vietnam Environmental Forum is designed to provide a showcase of models, technologies and applications from the US environmental industry that can benefit Vietnam’s economic development goals.

Sa, 3 July 2010 Independence Day Family Picnic and BBQ Join us for an old-fashioned celebration with scrumptuous food, fun and games for children and parents, great door prizes, and good music at AmCham’s Annual Independence Day Celebration and Family Picnic. Limited to 650 AmCham Members and their Family and Guests.

Project 30 Update, Administrative Procedures Review The Prime Minister’s high profile campaign to simplify administrative procedures (“APs”) for businesses, is entering its final phase, when businesses will have one final opportunity to recommend burdensome APs be abolished.

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