Do you feel unsure about the information you should include in your cover letter and resume? What common mistakes do young people make in Vietnam on their resumes and cover letters? How can you make your resume and cover letter stand out to a potential employer? AmCham’s Women’s Leadership Initiative is hosting a resume writing workshop for young women to learn how to create strong and effective resumes. This workshop features a human resources expert that has reviewed hundreds of job applications and is an opportunity for young women to learn tips and avoid errors in their personal marketing documents. The AmCham Women’s Leadership Initiative,Read More →

AmCham members have invested billions of dollars here, integrating Vietnam into the global supply chain, creating quality jobs, and helping the country become more productive, efficient, safe and cleaner. While we remain optimistic about business prospects in Vietnam, many investors are concerned with recent policy and regulatory changes that are not consistent with international best practices. AmCham believes that investors should enjoy a statutory and regulatory environment that provides transparency, predictability, stability, accountability, and due process. Unfortunately, that is not always the case and recent changes have exposed many foreign investors to considerable risks and obstacles in executing their investments. In this context, AmCham HanoiRead More →

The protection of intellectual property rights encourages entrepreneurialism, supports private sector development, and promotes growth of high-tech ecosystems and high-paying jobs for educated workers. In addition, IP protection is critical to fostering innovation. Without protection of ideas, businesses and individuals would not reap the full benefits of their inventions and would focus less on research and development. Similarly, artists would not be fully compensated for their creations and cultural vitality would suffer as a result. Unfortunately, IPR protection and enforcement in Vietnam remains troubling and the Government’s enforcement mechanism needs widespread improvement in order to effectively stop, punish and deter IPR infringement here. Fundamental concernsRead More →

President Trump and Asia: Progress or Regress As China grows more powerful, it is displacing decades-old American preeminence in parts of Asia. The outlines of the rivalry are defining the future of the continent. Many countries are choosing to align with China: shifting away from the traditional American-led order. But some countries are still working to counteract China. And others are hoping to play both sides. The stakes could hardly be higher: Two powers are seeking to reshape the economies and political systems of the world’s most populous region in its own image. The United States’ military capabilities still dominate Asia. But China has startedRead More →

AmCham’s Global Leaders Lunch Series is one of our signature programs and provides members and guests with unprecedented access to the political, policy, corporate, and institutional leaders whose expertise, insights, and experience shape the global business climate. On March 28, AmCham is pleased to welcome four Members of Congress to discuss US-Vietnam relations, regional security, and issues important to American companies, investors and people. EVENT:         Lunch Discussion with US Congressional Delegation DATE:            Wednesday, March 28 TIME:            12:15pm – 1:45pm Unfortunately, this luncheon has been cancelled. We regret any inconvenience this may cause you. AmCham has a number of other interesting events this month andRead More →

AmCham and the Vietnam Digital Communications Association are organizing a workshop this Thursday to discuss policy challenges the government needs to address in order to promote the digital economy, ensure information security, national security and data sovereignty. Participants at the workshop will include officials from the Ministry of Information and Communications, Ministry of Defense, Ministry of Public Security, Ministry of Justice, and the Ministry of Science and Technology. Representatives from business associations, foreign embassies and research institutes will also participate in the discussion on Vietnam’s cyber policies and opportunities for international cooperation to promote cybersecurity. The keynote speaker is Nathaniel J. Gleicher, Head of CybersecurityRead More →

AmCham Regional Summit The Asia Pacific Council of American Chambers of Commerce (APCAC) will hold its 2018 Business Summit in Kuala Lumpur April 4-5. The summit is an annual event hosted by a different AmCham each year from around the region and offers a valuable opportunity to gather with over 300 business, policy, diplomatic, government, and media leaders for two days of important and incisive discussion about American business issues in the region. Click HERE for full information about this US business summit.Read More →

What: Legal Committee Meeting When: April 10, 5:00pm – 6:00pm Where: Baker & McKenzie office, Unit 1001, 10th Floor, Indochina Plaza Hanoi, 241 Xuan Thuy Street, Cau Giay District, Hanoi This AmCham committee is geared towards attorneys from outside law firms and in-house company lawyers, although all members are invited to participate — regardless of job title or business sector. These committee meeting are intended to be informative and fast-moving, and are designed to give an opportunity for legal updates and sharing of insights. Please register your participation in this event by completing instant online registration below. There is no cost to attend this meeting.Read More →

Are you tired of the same old Happy Hours around town? Cheer up, grab your business cards, and prepare to meet some new and interesting people at our AmCham Meetup on Friday evening. The goal of our Meetups is to provide a smarter networking platform: for business, for careers, for success. Somebody smart once said that the opposite of networking is NOT working and we certainly agree. April’s AmCham Meetup will take place on Friday at 6:30pm at the Toong Coworking Space on Trang Thi Street near Hoan Kiem Lake (next door to Vuvuzela and above Cowboy Jacks). Coworking is a style of work thatRead More →

AmCham Healthcare Committee Meeting AmCham believes that health is an important driver for wealth and economic growth, and AmCham’s Healthcare Committee seeks to contribute to legislative and policy discussions by providing Vietnamese policy makers, institutions and other relevant stakeholders with the perspective of US companies that operate or wish to operate here. We support a Vietnamese health agenda towards high-quality, non-discriminatory, sustainable and innovative health systems, and with those objectives, the Healthcare Committee will work issues related to pharmaceutical, medical devices, consumer and food products, insurance, biotech, and the financing, licensing and construction of healthcare facilities. AmCham’s Healthcare Committee aims to be a reliable partnerRead More →