Medan and Around : Hamparan Perak

Hamparan Perak is an old little town in the North-West of Medan City, capital of North Sumatra Province. The history goes back to the old Melayu Deli Sultanese and Langkat Sultanese era
(this article will be updated according to these below sources)
1. http://auliaman.blogspot.co.id/2011/05/hamparan-perak-asal-kota-medan.html
2. https://pussisunimed.wordpress.com/2010/06/19/kota-yang-kehilangan-jejak/
3. http://tuanramli.blogspot.co.id/2011/03/merancang-masa-depan-melayu-dari-sei.html

To the East, it is side by side with Medan Marelan sub-district, Medan city.
To the South, it shares boundaries with Sunggal sub-district, Deli Serdang District, which road also leads to Medan in Kampung Lalang / Pinang Baris Bus Station.
To the West, there is a road connects to old plantation Tandem that leads to Sumatra National HIghway connecting Binjai/Medan to Stabat – Aceh.

These are the photos of Hamparan Perak, and the road that connects Hamparan Perak to Medan City in Marelan

Hamparan Perak old town 1

Hamparan Perak old town 2

The market

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R.I.P. Cheick Tiote (1987 – 2017)

Always be remembered as the warrior on the defense area line, covering the defenders in the middle, Cheick Tiote has left this world due to a unexpected faint during a training session with his Chinese club. 30 years old, too young to die..

As Newcastle fan, we will always cherish the memory of him kicking the ball into the net to equalize during the entertaining and rushing 4-4 draw with Arsenal at St. James Park. The Ivory Coast midfielder just volleyed a crossing just outside the penalty box to leave Arsenal goalkeeper with no chance and send the entire sides of St. James Park into eruption. He soon run like hell into the side of the pitch to celebrate with all his Newcastle teammates came onto him.

Medan : Suzuya Marelan Plaza

Alamat di Jl. Raya Marelan, Kec Medan Marelan (cmiiw)

Pusat perbelanjaan Suzuya Marelan Plaza yang baru berdiri beberapa tahun ini lumayan ramai oleh masyarakat sekitar daerah Marelan – Veteran Helvetia – Titi Papan yang emg belum banyak supermarket modern. Fasilitas lumayan lengkap untuk ukuran plaza di pinggiran kota, di sebelah Barat Laut Kota Medan.

Parkirny juga luas banget, areany spacey. Ada wahana air / kolam renang di luar bangunan supermarket tapi ga ngecek apa aktif atau malah beluma ada? Mungkin ada yang bisa kasi informasi bagi yg ud pernah melihat? Sebab kalo emg ud beroperasi, makin lengkaplah kompleks SUzuya ini, yg IMO top 3 Suzuya terbesar lah di Sumut.

Lokasi supermarket cukup strategis di pinggir Jl Marelan yg ud diaspal cukup baik dan lebar, serta dilalui banyak angkutan umum juga. Ada gerai KFC besar di seberang serta pom bensin juga. Ada sejumlah ruko di dekat supermarket. Prediksi saya ke depan area ini bakal jadi magnet keramaian baru, seperti simpang Veteran Helvetia – Jl Pertempuran – Helvetia By Pass.


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Goodbye Roger Moore (1938 – 2017)

#goodbye_myfavorite_JamesBond007
Although the best James Bond actor is always Sean Connery, but me and my late father were first got crushed and accustomed to Roger Moore’s 007 movies, started from Live and Let Die to A View to A Kill.

The humorous and relaxing agent, as 007 he looked like he won’t kill anyone despite having a license to kill (compared to Daniel Craig’s ruthless and cold-blooded actions 😀 ).

His James Bond movies always full of comedy and comical scenes, perfect British accent lines, simple storylines that is easy to follow, clever gadgets, and never take it seriously even when facing his death threats by enemies, which made most of them timeless and entertaining. Despite many critiques and 007 fans blasted his Bond movies as clowns in circus. RIP Roger Moore 😥

My favorite 007 movie is with Roger Moore, “The Spy Who Loved Me” ❤

Memilih Sudut Pandang (PoV) dalam Novel

Sekilas info mengenai point of view dalam menulis karya sastra..

Ketika menulis fiksi, baik itu cerpen atau novel, kita harus pintar-pintar memilih PoV/Point of View/ Sudut Pandang. Dari sudut pandang siapa cerita itu dituturkan? Ketika kita memilih sudut pandang orang pertama misalnya, ada hal-hal yang tidak seharusnya dia ketahui.

Di tahun pertama saya menjadi editor, saya pernah melakukan hal yang fatal dengan meloloskan “bocor”-nya PoV. Naskah ini ditulis dengan sudut pandang orang pertama. Dan ini berarti, hal-hal lain yang tidak dia alami, tidak dia saksikan, tidak dia dengar, seharusnya tidak masuk ke dalam cerita. Fiksi, sefiktif apa pun, haruslah masuk akal. Bagaimana bisa seseorang yang tidak berada di lokasi kejadian, bisa menceritakan sesuatu yang tidak diketahuinya? Apakah dia cenayang?

Nah, saya belajar dari kesalahan dan semoga tidak akan pernah mengulangi kesalahan yang sama. Semoga teman-teman pun, membaca ini, tidak akan melakukan kesalahan serupa.

Paling tidak, ada tiga jenis PoV yang digunakan dalam menulis fiksi, yaitu PoV orang pertama (penutur: aku…

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Rafa Benitez took Newcastle to Championship Crown 2016-2017

After completing the 46 games of 2nd tier league in English Football, Rafa Benitez successfully bring the Championship glory to Newcastle city after beating Barnsley 3-0 on the last game and at the same time a Villa player in the dying minute scored an unexpected and surprising equalizer against the previous table leader, Brighton & Howe Albion to make it 1-1 after Brighton scored earlier and a Villa player got dismissed following the Brighton penalty decision by the referee.

Me and maybe with most Newcastle fans may had rested our head and settle as 2nd in the division, because we have been promoted to English Premier League at the 1st asking three weeks ago. So anything comes in the last day we should accept it with open heart, at least we expect Newcastle won the game and Chris Hughton for all he has given to Newcastle in the past deserved the glory.
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The Growth of Passenger Numbers in Kuala Namu International Airport 2015-2016 / Peningkatan Jumlah Penumpang Bandara Kuala Namu 2015 –> 2016 (Badan Pusat Statistik)

These are the statistical information of passengers from/to Kuala Namu International Airport according to Statistics Indonesia https://www.bps.go.id/Subjek/view/id/17#subjekViewTab4

Berikut ini data jumlah penumpang Bandara Kuala Namu dari data Badan Pusat Statistik :
https://www.bps.go.id/Subjek/view/id/17#subjekViewTab4

Number of Passengers at Kuala Namu International Airport (January – December 2016)
Penumpang pesawat pengguna Bandara KNO (Januari – Desember 2016)
Domestik : 3.648.253 penumpang
Internasional : 849.799 penumpang
TOTAL : 4.498.052 penumpang

The growth is 462.041 passengers
Penumpang KNO 2016 naik 462.041 penumpang dibandingkan tahun 2015

Number of Passengers at Kuala Namu International Airport (January – December 2015)
Penumpang pesawat pengguna Bandara KNO (Januari – Desember 2015)
Domestik : 3.226.695 penumpang
Internasional : 809.316 penumpang
TOTAL : 4.036.011 penumpang