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Jalan di Terengganu Diperbesar Untuk Mercedes Benz

July 25, 2008

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Jalan-jalan kampung di Terengganu bakal diperbesar bagi memuatkan kereta-kereta Mercedes yang baru dibeli pentadbiran eksekutif negeri itu. Jalan dan lorong-lorong kampung di Terengganu, yang rata-ratanya sempit dan penuh lubang, tidak lagi sesuai untuk digunakan setelah Menteri Besar Ahmad Said menggantikan kereta Proton Perdana kepada Mercedes Benz E200 Kompressor. Peruntukan juga bakal dibuat bagi kerja-kerja memperbesar […]

Kereta Elektrik Proton: Realiti Atau Hanya Omong Kosong?

July 24, 2008

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Kami di kampunghouse rata-ratanya mengelak daripada membaca akhbar harian negara, terutamanya Utusan Malaysia, yang baru-baru ini didakwa Anwar Ibrahim sebagai “membodohkan orang Melayu”. Walaubagaimanapun, kadangkala perlu juga diteliti sejauh mana Utusan Malaysia, yang sepatutnya berperanan sebagai “Penyebar Fikiran Rakyat”, membutakan pembaca mereka daripada fakta yang sahih. Baru-baru ini dilaporkan Perdana Menteri Abdullah Badawi telah mengarahkan […]

Half-baked Ideas Only Fit For the Frontpage

July 22, 2008

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One unscientific but fairly reliable way to gauge the newsworthiness of a region is to sample the frontpages of its newspapers. The frontpage of a credible newspaper in a global, influential city like New York would most likely carry news that impact even those living far away, while the frontpage of a small town in […]

The Engineer’s Approach to Sambal Terung

July 5, 2008

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Sambal terung has got to be one of our favorite Malaysian dishes, the savory smoky sambal piggybacking on the velvety creamy flesh of the eggplant. However, eggplants are notorious for their sponge-like ability to suck in oil. Sambal terung done the traditional way starts off with deep frying the eggplants, where more than half of […]

How to Make Your Very Own Statutory Declaration

July 4, 2008

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Statutory declarations seem to be the rage these days, the latest coming from P.Balasubramaniam, the former private investigator of disgraced political analyst Abdul Razak Baginda. We at kampunghouse are ever eager to adopt a trend, so as a service to our fellow Malaysians, we’d like to give a rough guide to making your own statutory […]