Weekly Update July 5: Palooza, Project 30, Overseas U.S. Voters Registration

Th, Jul 8 AmCham Young Professionals Palooza Party at Hard Rock Cafe

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

Th, Jul 8 AmCham Young Professionals Palooza Party at Hard Rock Cafe AmCham Vietnam in HCMC and the Hard Rock Café want to maintain a standard of excellence for the events that we provide, which is why we have scheduled a special summer Palooza Party on July 8 at 6pm, once again at the Hard Rock Café, to make up for the “power blackout” at the May 26 event. Please join us on July 8 for an extra special Palooza.

In June, Park Hyatt Saigon proudly presents the new resident entertainer Nally Jay, a well-celebrated performer from Australia. While being entertained by her enchanting voice, you are invited to indulge in the latest wine selection from New Zealand, Craggy Range, which has gained a reputation from its rich history and dedication to producing exceptional wines.

Jun 16 – Sep 30, Drink and Win at Sheraton Saigon Hotel For every signature Grey Goose cocktail or bottle purchased, you stand a chance to win a brand new Honda SH Scooter or a 32GB iPAD with 3G.

Until Jul 12, World Cup 2010 at Legend Hotel Saigon Watch the World Cup 2010 live at the hotel’s Oggi Steak & Bar with a screen of 150 inches. All kinds of South African wine and Tiger draught beer are 20% off. A menu of Snacks and Appetizers are also available for your full enjoyment. A celebration for football lovers of all nationals!

Legend Hotel Saigon’s Weekend Getaway Package Due to great response to the package, Legend Hotel Saigon has just confirmed to extend its validity two more months longer until 5 September 2010. Available for Vietnamese people and expatriates residing in Vietnam, the package is priced at only VND 1,881,000++ (US$ 99++) for single or double occupancy in a Deluxe Room for the first night, VND 1,661,000++ per night for following nights and VND 1,661,000++ per night for an additional room with several special benefits.

Towers Watson: Vietnam 2010 Autumn Total Reward Survey Your company is invited to participate in this survey. The survey findings reports will provide participants the most up-to-date compensation data; comprehensive analysis reports by industry; job grade, function, and specific job; flexible report packages & prices; and special offers for participants

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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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.

Online Membership Directory Looking for information on AmCham companies? Click here to browse the Online Membership Directory for information about and contact points for nearly 500 AmCham companies, and over 1,000 representatives. Members can contact other members by email via the AmCham web site. Also, links to company web sites for even more information about AmCham companies in Ho Chi Minh City.

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