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Kampung

In Malaysia, a political subdivision equivalent to a municipality.
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'Anyhow, I'm having Kampong's cake, so!' came a final shriek.
His Majesty's arrival was greeted by Kampong Ayer village chief, Ahmad Bujang, 73, who led the welcoming entourage which then accompanied the King for a visit to the settlement's Tourism and Cultural Gallery.
"Ban Mae Kampong has become an offbeat retreat for travelers looking to escape from the commercialism and rediscover the village way of life."
Last month it was announced that palm sugar from Kampong Speu province was having its application for geographical identification status reviewed by officials in the European Union (EU).
Cakacoyo's grave is the lesser of two other spiritually significant graves located nearby, but outside the kampong. The most well known is the Makam Bungkul, which sits a kilometre away in a mausoleum on the edge of Surabaya's busiest park.
An article by Wan Azmi [13] in Journal of Histoiy informs that a historian, Wan Mamat Wan Seman described that Kampong Laut was once located nearby the South China Sea.
In her foreword, Chia describes gotong royong in the Kampong Potong Pasir of her childhood: Multiracial communities lived in the kampong like an extended family where everyone's doors were kept open, neighbors kept a look-out for each other and the children played with one another without any thought of discriminating against the other for being of a different race.
The social-history approach employed in Squatters into Citizens has convincingly demonstrated a considerable level of social autonomy and progressiveness among the kampong dwellers under study.
Kampong Ayer, which translates as "Water Village," is a collection of villages or wards built over the waters of the Brunei River.
Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), a Germany-based automaker, has opened its showroom and workshop at Kampong Ampat, on MacPherson Road in Singapore.
In mapping a social history of urban kampong dwellers in postwar Singapore, I have focused on the Chinese population.
The Hari Raya Light-Up at Geylang Serai features a traditional batik and kampong roof theme, fusing nostalgic and traditional aesthetics with bright, decorated streets.