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By Admin on April 5th, 2007

“Vietnam-The Emerging Market” Business Seminar

By Admin on April 5th, 2007

Join us at “Vietnam - The Emerging Market” Business Seminar to learn more about the business opportunities and economic development in Vietnam - Asia’s rising star.


Vietnam is fast becoming the most promising and exciting economy in Asia. It’s ability to attract investors is attributed to its inherent qualities of youth, tenacity, resource abundance and it government’s pro-business policies.

The influx of investors from Singapore, Taiwan, Japan, Korea, Europe and U.S. into More »

U.S., Vietnam Launch TIFA Talks; Vietnam Seeks GSP

By Admin on March 27th, 2007

The U.S. and Vietnam late last week launched negotiations for a
bilateral trade and investment framework agreement (TIFA), and Vietnam
pressed the U.S. for eligibility for preferences under the U.S.
Generalized System of Preferences (GSP). Vietnam views a bilateral
TIFA and GSP as prerequisites for a free trade agreement, Vietnamese
officials said.

U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab and Vietnamese Deputy Prime
Minister Pham Gia Khiem in a March 16 meeting agreed to the TIFA
negotiations, according to More »

AAMA Speaker Series - Research Study: Finding the Right China CEO | What the VCs Are Looking For

By Admin on March 20th, 2007

Join AAMA and friends for the inside scoop on finding the best leadership for business in China! Enjoy dinner and networking with some of Silicon Valley’s brightest, and hear leading experts give their view into the future of what the VCs are looking for in the quest for China’s top CEOs. This fine evening will take place on Tuesday, March 27th. Register now online to reserve your seat.

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The Vietnamese Strategic Ventures Network

By Admin on March 20th, 2007

The Vietnamese Strategic Ventures Network (VSVN) is an international hub for networking and commerce with Vietnamese entrepreneurs and professionals in the high-tech industry. Through its networking and educational programs and events, which are held in public forums primarily located in the San Jose and Orange County areas of California, VSVN offers unparalleled networking opportunities as well as organizational support for experienced and aspiring entrepreneurs in the Vietnamese high-tech community.
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Special Hennessy Concert to Applaud Vietnam ’s WTO Membership (12/March/2007 – Financial Times)

By Admin on March 15th, 2007

The Vietnamese Ministry of Culture and Information will join hands with Moet Hennessy Asia Pacific to organize a special Hennessy concert congratulating Vietnam on becoming the 150th WTO member, local media said.

The concert will take place on March 13 at the Hanoi Opera House, with the participation of piano duet Maxim Mogilevsky from the US and Svetlana Smolina from Belgium.

The program is apart from the framework of annual Hennessy More »

Vietnamese Deputy PM Khiem Begins US Visit (12/March/2007 – Youth)

By Admin on March 15th, 2007

Vietnamese Deputy Prime Minister cum Foreign Minister Pham Gia Khiem is now in the US for his official visit, until March 18.

His first step was San Francisco, California on March 10, where Khiem worked with heads of several universities and colleges of California, the mayor of Berkeley city, the Managing Director of the Bay Area World Trade Centre, CEO of the United Commercial Bank Thomas Wu, overseas Vietnamese in More »

Regulations Easing on Vietnam Seafood Exports to US, Canada (12/March/2007 –Vietnam & World Economy)

By Admin on March 15th, 2007

Vietnamese seafood producers will not be required to get certificates from the National Fisheries Quality Assurance and Veterinary Directorate (Nafiqaved) for exporting to Canada and the US as of March 10.

Under an agreement between Nafiqaved, a subsidiary of the Vietnamese Ministry of Fisheries, and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA), the Canadian agency will reduce the frequency of taking specimens to check for antibiotic residue, and those taken will More »

Amcham , US Importers Welcome Textile Export Licensing System (12/March/2007 – VIR)

By Admin on March 15th, 2007

Amcham in Vietnam and US importers have welcomed the establishment of a textile and apparel export licensing system by Vietnam’s Ministries of Trade and Industry, despite the United States Association of Importers’ initial concerns, Vietnam Investment Review (VIR) said.

The system is seen as a way the government can monitor quantity and price of export shipments to limit the risk of anti-dumping actions from the US, and warn local businesses More »

Vietnam ‘needs’ new deep-water ports (The Financial Times Limited 2007; February 25 2007)

By Admin on March 15th, 2007

By Robert Wright in London

Vietnam needs to invest in new, deep-water ports if it is to achieve its economic potential, according to an executive of one of the foreign shipping lines most active in the country.

It would also eventually have to do more to improve its inland infrastructure, as industry spread into rural areas.

A report by Neptune Orient Lines, the Singapore-based owner of APL, a leading container More »