MMM’s “Everything is Possible”

… … … life trail of a wanderer

Pumpkin Flower

Pumpkin Flower 1

Pumpkin Flowers have a lovely sweet mild pumpkin flavour.   Pick them early in the morning when they are in full bloom.  Pick the male flowers, the female flowers have a tiny pumpkin at the base.  Leave the female to grow into a  pumpkin.

Pumpkin Flower 2

Pumpkin flowers are also delicious to cook. However, I have never eaten them but I know they are edible.

Pumpkin Flower 3

This vegetable, pumpkin boasts more than good looks. It’s also full of nutrition, dishing up vitamin C, beta-carotene, fiber, and potassium. One half cup of cooked pumpkin provides a day’s supply of vitamin A.

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Pistia stratiotes

Kiambang 1

Kiambang 2

Pistia stratiotes – more known as water lettuce or pokok keladi bunting in Malay; has beautiful flowers and fresh leaves; may be used to treat wounds

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Pahang take over the mine complex

Bukit Ibam Mine in History

Berita Harian  4FEB, 1971Berita Harian, 4 February 1971

Kuantan, Wednesday

Government of Pahang today formally took over the Bukit Ibam complex from Rompin Mining Company Limited, which was closed late last year.

This morning, acting Chief Minister of Pahang, Dato ‘Haji Abdul Aziz bin Ahmad, has presented a check worth $ 680,000 to the mine goods dealer, Mr Philip Robinson, at the State Operations Room.

Mr. Philip from the George Cohen, who sells mining equipment company said and clarifying that the company was giving out free of the officials and employees residential houses as well as shops and hospital to Government of Pahang.

Employee

Dato Aziz expressed gratitude for the contribution and expects such cooperation to be followed by other private companies.

He further explained that the money of $ 680,000 is to buy electric facilities, water supply and a workshop in Bukit Ibam.

The Government also took the 45 former employees of the mining company to serve the complex.

According to Dato Aziz, these workers are mainly employed in the workshop acquired and turned into a workshop of Syarikat Perkayuan Bukit Ibam owned by MARA.

Acting Chief Minister of Pahang, advised the employees to serve well and do not be too choosy

The complex is now turned to ​​200,000 acres of timber complex.

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Today’s Photograph : Johor Bahru City

Johor Bahru City at nightJohor Bahru City at night.  Singapore is at the far background

Johor Bahru is the capital city of Johor in southern Malaysia, located north of Singapore. Johor Bahru is the southernmost city on the Asia mainland. The Johor Bahru City has a population of 1,334,188 people with area of 185 kilometres square.

It is situated on the Straits of Johor (also known as the Straits of Tebrau), which separate Malaysia and Singapore but linked by the 1.05 km causeway built in 1923. The Johor-Singapore Causeway links the city to Singapore with a six-lane road and a railway line. The Malaysia-Singapore Second Link bridge, located west of the metropolitan area, was constructed in 1997 to alleviate congestion on the Causeway.

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