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Working overseas may be the ambition of many engineers (see cover story) but there are associated perils, as an NCE colleague revealed when recounting his experiences of a posting to Borneo. Senior members of the consultancy team he was part of led by example, retiring at 9.30pm each night in preparation for the next day's design work ahead. Tiring of a diet of evening CNN and Malaysian television however, the youngest member of the team began clandestinely exploring the night spots ...

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