Weekly Update Jun 28: Independence Day Family Picnic, Palooza

Sa, Jul 3, 2010 American Independence Day Family Picnic

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

New Push on U.S.-Korea FTA? Stalled since 2007

Vietnam’s Apparel Export Growth

HCM City Needs Integrated Transportation System

Vietnam’s Ongoing Electric Power Crisis Undercuts Development

Events, Meetings, Activities, and Special Offers for Members

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Limited to 650 AmCham Members and their Guests. Click the banner for details and to register on line now to reserve your tickets. Then come to AmCham office to pay and receive tickets (and official AmCham Independence Day shirts and other gift items) by Wed, Jun 30.

Su, Jul 4, American Independence Day at Legend Hotel Saigon Celebrate the birthday of the United States of America with Saigon’s most spectacular buffet including traditional gourmet dishes and live entertainment by the four-member Jamm’n Essence Band.

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 entertained her enchanting voice, you are invited to indulge in its latest wine selection from New Zealand, Craggy Range, which has gained a reputation from its rich history and dedication to producing exceptional wines.

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.

Two Web Sites for Overseas U.S. Voters: Online Voter Registration & Ballot Delivery

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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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