Words “Happy New Year 2006” are made with Capsicums. Capsicums belong to the family Solanaceae. Many peppers are produced by the plant classified as Capsicum annuum variety annuum. Those that bear the fruit known as pod pepper, red pepper, or capsicum are placed in the longum group within Capsicum annuum variety annuum, those that bear the green or red sweet pepper are placed in the grassum group within Capsicum annuum variety annuum, and the hot pepper is classified as Capsicum frutescens.
We stayed at my cousin (Inggo Laredabona and his wife Dr. Risyda; a dentist working at government clinic) house at Bandar Al Muktafi Bilal Shah (AMBS), Dungun, Terengganu for two nights with our children. We had the most fabulous relaxing holiday in a lovely small city of AMBS. We also visited Cemerung waterfall, 40 km from AMBS, one of the highest waterfalls in south-east Asia.
Dr. Hadi Nur has been successful in getting a research grant from The Academy of Sciences for the Developing World, Trieste, Italy. The title of the project is “Electrically induced contractile electro-active polymer as the catalyst for immiscible liquid-liquid reaction”.
My son, Farid Rahman Hadi, received an award for the best performance in academic achievement at Majlis Ihtifal Sekolah Rendah Islam Hidayah, Johor Bahru.