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Th, Nov 24 – Sa, Dec 31 Turkey On The Run at Renaissance Riverside Hotel Saigon Drop us your order for a traditional stuffed turkey and leave the fantastic cooking to us. Please order 24 hours in advance and collect your roast with your choice of 3 condiments, 2 sauces and a bottle of house wine. VND 2,205,000/turkey .
Caravelle Celebrates Spirit of Charity this Christmas Caravelle Hotel hopes to send a spark through more than just the fairy lights at its traditional Christmas kick-off party this December.
Festive Season Celebrations At Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers Enjoy the many festive celebrations at Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers throughout the month of December: U.S Crab buffet at Saigon Café, Sunday Brunch at Saigon Café, Specialty dishes at Li Bai, giant Gingerbread house, Gift Certificates at the Festive Season Counter,…
Every Sunday, Taittinger Champagne Brunch at Caravelle Put a Fine Finish on your week. Refines and redefines your Sunday Mornings. The most succulent brunch in town. Indulge at the oyster bar and the lobster station. Choose from a selection of roast meats, caviar, and more than twenty desserts.
Th, Dec 1- Sa, Dec 31 (excluding Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve) Festive Season Buffet at Legend Hotel Saigon Celebrate this Festive Season with Saigon’s most spectacular international buffet added with traditional festive delicacies at the renowned Atrium Café of Legend Hotel Saigon.
We, Dec 7 (Hanoi) and Fr, Dec 9 (HCMC) USA Franchise Business Mission Looking for an investment opportunity? Want to start a business? 14 USA Franchise Companies will visit to meet with Vietnamese entrepreneurs. Proven franchise business concepts.
Sa, Dec 10 16th Annual Governors Ball – “A Hawaiian Christmas” The AmCham Board of Governors cordially invite you to the 16th Annual AmCham Governors’ Ball, to be held on Saturday, December 10, 2011. Tickets sold out. – Register Online to be on the waiting list ! Events Team staff will contact you. A FORMAL Ball: attire is “black tie”/tuxedos for the gentlemen, and formal dresses for the ladies.
Tu, Dec 13 Members Lunch: Compensation and Competitive Business Strategy in a High Inflation Environment It is critical to utilize different aspects of talent management to align with the competitive strategy that will enable your company to succeed. Learn of flexible, responsive programs used by other companies to attract and retain different employee segments.
We, Dec 14 Annual General Meeting, with report of the Board of Governors, and election of members to the Board AmCham invites members, associates and their guests to attend the Annual General Meeting and cocktail reception. Spouses and partners are not only invited but encouraged to attend with you.
Th, Dec 15 Accelerate Your Business Growth With Virtualization TRG international will organize this event to deliver information about Citrix virtualization solution: Work anywhere, anytime, on any device; Reduce IT cost and complexity of branch and remote offices; Optimize centralized IT management; Secure web applications using data compression and minimize risk; Ensure successful recovery by bringing the datacenter and access back online quickly and seamlessly following an outage.
Th, Dec 15 Macroeconomic Outlook Topic: Will Vietnam Crack? and Visibility Creates Opportunities: Receivables Solutions that give you the visibility to unlock business opportunities, presentations by HSBC Head of Global Markets, Head of Payments and Cash Management.
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ISHCMC Celebrates Opening of New Wing and Launches HCMC’s only 1 to 1 computer tablet program ISHCMC held a ribbon-cutting ceremony and an Open House with nearly 300 students, teachers and parents on hand to join in the festivities.
Vietnam: a question of balance “Vietnam is replicating the southeast Asian model of inward-looking conglomerates profiting from speculation and government favours like Thailand and Indonesia in the 1980s.”
Why you should ignore the crowd and buy Vietnam Once viewed as the next Asian Tiger, sentiment on Vietnam is now pretty glum, but
Dentsu to Establish Dentsu Media Vietnam to leverage Dentsu Inc.’s media services expertise (planning methods, analysis tools, digital business expertise, and sports and entertainment content resources).
How to restructure Vietnam’s economy Economic restructuring means different things to different people.
World Bank Economic Update: Vietnam, Nov 2011 Stabilization gains remain fragile and any premature loosening of policy will risk repeating the recent pattern of recurring instability. Vigorous implementation of fiscal consolidation and structural elements of Resolution 11, including restructuring and reform of the state enterprise sector and the financial sector should help Vietnam return to a more sustainable macroeconomic environment while laying the foundations for greater efficiency and productivity to drive medium and longer term growth. But undertaking these deep, structural reforms will require strong leadership, careful implementation, support from development partners and foreign investors, and some short-term pains.
World Bank: Vietnam Key Indicators, Nov 2011 (East Asia & Pacific Update) Domestic credit expansion … ; inflation … ; other key indicators.
An Analysis of State-owned Enterprises and State Capitalism in China, 2011 The Chinese government and state-owned enterprises (SOEs) remain potent economic forces. Indeed, some of China’s SOEs are among the largest firms in China and the world. They are major investors in foreign countries. They have been involved in some of the largest initial public offerings in recent years and remain the controlling owners of many major firms listed on Chinese and foreign stock exchanges.
Asia-Pacific Trade and Investment News for the Asia-Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC), prepared by the BGR Group.
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