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“Whats is our core business?”

14th May 2010: Today I traveled to Kanbauk, a small village in southern Division of Thanintaryi in southern Myanmar, to attend to some staff problem. The flight time was 1 hour and 20 minutes on Twin Otter 300 series and … Continue reading

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“They are your employees, by Laws”

May 17th 2010: I was in his office to seek his legal opinion on our stand-off with our employees at our plant in southern Myanmar. He was our local legal counsel, so to speak. Counsel’s view was crystal clear. They … Continue reading

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MYANMAR / Kanbauk (Thanintaryi Division)

(This is my first trip to Kanbauk in Southern Myanmar in January 2009.¬† Info on places mentioned in this posting are correct at that time. Also take note that KANBAUK and DAWEI (a.k.a TAVOY) are strictly no-go areas for tourists. … Continue reading

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Self-esteem — another view

This two-word noun is often heard again and again in a corporate life. Corporate world is for individual with high self-esteem. Bosses send their staff to enhance their self-esteem. We are required to enhance our self-esteem. Yet there are people … Continue reading

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“You said you are international company. How come no plan for us?”

One of my HCN staff¬† (read: local Myanmar staff) returned from Malaysia today after meeting our sponsored trainee trainees who are undergoing technician training program there. The program is to prepare them for real work at various sites where we … Continue reading

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