Weekly Bullet Points from the Executive Director, Phil Johns [02 Jul 2015]

Dear Members and Friends

  • Tonight, the HCMC Women’s Association of Executives & Entrepreneurs will join Sundowners.
  • AusCham is delighted to welcome two new members this week: the Dinh Vu Industrial Zone Joint Stock Company, The University of Sydney Business School and the University Of Western Sydney. Welcome to renewing member XoneFM.
  • Yesterday I had the great pleasure to visit Swim Vietnam’s operations in Hoi An. In 2014, AusCham donated $12,000 to Swim Vietnam and they have been doing some amazing work teaching kids how to swim. Click here.
  • Special thanks to Australian banker, Danny Armstrong who, earlier in the week in Danang, spoke on China. Click here.
  • Last week in Bangkok, I attended the Alumni Awards and Gala Dinner cohosted by AustCham Thailand. The keynote speaker was an alumni who is the former President of Suvarnabhumi Airport. The day before at the Australia Thailand Business Forum, the Minister of Finance told attendees his son was studying in Australia. The alumni network in Vietnam, Thailand…
  • Australian Consul General, John McAnulty has confirmed he will speak at the Higher Education to Employment Fair, organised by ATS, will be held in HCMC on 16 July. Members and Employers of Choice, ANZ Vietnam, ASWIG Solutions, International SOS, Savills Vietnam and AusCham will all participate. Click here.

On Tuesday, Vietnam Airlines took delivery of its all new Airbus A350XWB in Toulouse, France. Thank you to this week’s advertisers: Vietnam Airlines, Western Australian Primary and Secondary School and Salinda Premium Resort and Spa Phu Quoc. See below.

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