Weekly Update July 12: Energy & Infrastructure Arbitration, Project 30, U.S. Voters Registration

Fr, Jul 30 International Energy and Infrastructure Arbitration: A Vietnam Perspective

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

Fr, Jul 30 International Energy and Infrastructure Arbitration: A Vietnam Perspective The Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC) in partnership with The Pacific International Arbitration Centre (PIAC) will host a half-day seminar to examine the latest regional developments in dispute management and arbitration in the energy and infrastructure sectors. The conference will take place on Jul 30, 2010 at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. The keynote speaker at the Conference will be Mr K Shanmugam, Singapore Minister for Law. Click the link for details and a registration form.

Jul 12-25 Long Carvery Buffet Dinner at Caravelle Hotel Dine on a “fabulous” buffet dinner offering an array of delicious culinary pleasures. VND 888,000 ++ or US$ 48 ++/ per person with one glass of Mumm Champagne for FREE and unlimited orders of Margaritas & Martinis and free flowing of house Italian and Spanish wines. Enjoy the best selection of carving stations. Special 10% discount on Food only for all Caravelle Classique Club’s Members.

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Project 30: Administrative Procedures Reform: Update (Jun 15, 2010) Vietnamese citizens and businesses have high expectations for Project 30 with its enormous target of reducing administrative procedures (APs) to save AP compliance costs, ensure openness and transparency of the administrative system, and to overcome needless and costly red tape.

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News and Issues Updates

Luxury HCMC properties attract Hanoi investors

Cracks in the key pillar of the economy

Autocratic rule, bad decisions sunk state shipbuilding giant VINASHIN

Hawaii’s Outrigger announces plans for Vietnam resort in Binh Dinh Province

Vietnam’s central bank says recent VND weakening is “unreasonable”

Vietnamese hoard U.S. dollars as a hedge against inflation and depreciation

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Project 30 Updates: Prime Minister’s Advisory Council on Administrative Procedures Reform, Jun 15, 2010.

“China Plus One = Vietnam and ASEAN Presentation at Asia-Pacific Business Outlook, Apr 19, 2010.

Real Estate Market Update Presentation by CBRE Vietnam at Real Estate Networking Night, Apr 21, 2010.

Bitexco Financial Tower in HCM City Presentation by Turner International at Real Estate Networking Night, Apr 21, 2010.

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