Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 2 – Overweight Luggage And Short of Cash

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The trip to Cambodia started off rather early in the morning with me waking up early and double triple checking everything that I suppose bring along for the long work assignment overseas. The kids were deeply asleep but just before I left the house, they were awake to say goodbye.

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Trip to Cape Verde 2019: Part 5 – Miserable But Comfortable Hotel

 

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(The front entrance of the hotel in Praia, Cape Verde – Image Source: Amoma)

We had a scheduled 69 days stay in Cape Verde for project implementation, so it was crucial that we nailed the accommodations right from the start.

It’s crucial because as in the past projects, we can expect stressful & long working hours – so we will always be looking forward towards to a cosy warm bed, a clean room and a minimum room service.… [Click to read the rest] “Trip to Cape Verde 2019: Part 5 – Miserable But Comfortable Hotel”

BMF: Boycott This Instead!

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(A notice is posted at a retail outlet in Seoul on July 12, 2019, stating that it is neither selling nor buying Japanese products. A boycott campaign of Japanese goods is spreading in response to Japan’s recent curbs on exports of key chemicals to South Korean semiconductor and display manufacturers.[Click to read the rest] “BMF: Boycott This Instead!”

Malaysian Quality 101: The Tidak Apa Syndrome

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A huge difference in quality with cheap Malaysian made product – nano water filter that is made in or with Korean technology and conforms to international standards and member of a number of water quality associations as displayed on the box. Look at the condition of the sealant at the bottom and it is well made.… [Click to read the rest] “Malaysian Quality 101: The Tidak Apa Syndrome”

Customer Service 101: When Service Really Sucks!

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(I have walked off from restaurants couple of times before when there was no service or when my orders delivered late but it was a bit hard difficult to do the same when you have a family in tow. Image source: http://www.insightwithpassion.co.uk)

Don’t mind me, it has been sometime since I bitched about service at a restaurant or is it is because it is the weekend again.… [Click to read the rest] “Customer Service 101: When Service Really Sucks!”

Know Your Car Basics 101: Looking for the Best Car Service Center?

(The last thing you expect to see in a car service centre. Image source: Pinterest)

It is heartening to hear that Proton has come up with a 60 minutes express service but in my opinion, they should have done this a long time ago.

Sending your car for car service can be a sticky thing.… [Click to read the rest] “Know Your Car Basics 101: Looking for the Best Car Service Center?”

Customer Service 101: Sad Tale of 2 Different Restaurants

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One main concern whenever we enter a restaurant is how good is the food. The other is whether the restaurant is clean or not and how good is the service. Image source: Wide Open Eat

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Attitude 101: Being Polite Part 2

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(Polite customer – does it sounds familiar? Cartoon source: http://www.whalecottage.com)

I still recall stand-up comedian Kumar’s joke – when he walked into a high-class boutique, the salesgirl looked at him from head to toe with a puzzled face that asked: “do you have money to buy things?”

He, of course, got annoyed with the treatment that he got from the salesgirl that he proceeded to buy something very expensive and paid for it with coins.… [Click to read the rest] “Attitude 101: Being Polite Part 2”

Attitude 101: Being Polite Part 1

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(How often you have impatient & impolite people behind the counter treating you like you owe them something?)

Just the other day, I watched the movie “Invictus” and noticed that Nelson Mandela (excellently acted by Morgan Freeman) was a very polite man. He was courteous and well mannered even to his “ex-enemies”.… [Click to read the rest] “Attitude 101: Being Polite Part 1”

Tech News 101: Is Astro Website Best Place to Steal Personal Info?

Astro, Website, Security, Secured

Last year, I blogged about how unsecured was the Astro’s online customer detail maintenance and after several correspondences with them, the matter seems settled then with Astro promising to improve the security details of the website.

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