Vol. III No. 34 - Saturday August  21 - August  27, 2004

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Three quarters of a million ya ba bust in Chiang Mai

But the big fish escapes again

Chiang Mai Governor Suwat Tantipat (left), Pol Lt Gen Chalor Chuwong (4th from left), commissioner of Provincial Police Bureau, Region 5; and officials with the drug suspect Chaiyong. (Photo courtesy of the Provincial Police Bureau, Region 5)

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Chiang Rai flood damage stands at 12 million baht so far



New British Council director introduced in Chiang Mai

Also fond farewells

The British Council Chiang Mai chose the Amari Rincome Hotel as the venue for introducing the new director of the British Council Chiang Mai and at the same time give a farewell party for Djulianti and David Hopkinson.

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Mothers Day Golf at Lanna Golf Course

More practice needed to achieve the elusive hole in one!

Chiang Mai Industry Council arranged a Mothers Day Golf Competition at Lanna Golf Course, with attractive prizes for selected holes in one. A Honda Wave motorcycle was the prize for a hole in one at the fourth, a Harley Davidson motorcycle for the eighth, a Rolex for the tenth and Nissan Neo car for the sixteenth hole.

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How to succeed in business without really “frying”

Imagination sharpens the dull blade of routine

Keeping employees energized, enthusiastic, and engaged in their work is a constant challenge. I have ventured into countless numbers of companies to facilitate seminars, where cultures of “terminal seriousness” are pervasive, and staff looks as if they’re on death row. A recent study showed that almost 80 percent of all work-related injuries and illnesses are stress-related.

Companies are starting to acknowledge the need to “lighten up” and inject some fun into the fundamentals of business. Here are just a few suggestions that have improved morale, teamwork, and productivity for my clients.

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United Nations Wa Project expands

UN planners are redesigning the Wa Project in the Shan State of Myanmar. A revised project document is being finalized at UNODC headquarters in Vienna that will extend the work of the project from its enclave in the small southern Wa Region, where it has operated since 1996, to the entire region.

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