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(ä`lôr sĕtär`) or
(stär), city (1991 pop. 165,113), capital of Kedah, Malaysia, central Malay Peninsula, on the Kedah River. It is a major center for trade in rice and rubber. The residence of the Sultan of Kedah is in the city.
In Malaysia, Continental produces truck, bus radial and OTR tyres for agricultural and industrial use at its plant in Petaling Jaya, as well as passenger, light truck radial and motorcycle tyres at a facility in Alor Star.
Guests flying on the AirAsia X network may also grab AirAsia's "Mind Blowing Fare" offer from as low as RM1 from Kuala Lumpur to destinations in Malaysia (Penang, Alor Star, Johor, Kota Bharu), Singapore, Begawan (Brunei), Hatyai (Thailand) and many more.
BAHRAIN's soccer club Muharraq are favourites to make progress in the semi-finals of the AFC Cup today when they take on Malaysian champions Kedah in the quarter-finals' second-leg match at 5pm (Bahrain time) at Darul Aman Stadium in Alor Star.
His own historical reconstruction also reveals the relative newness of the kampungs studied, as products of the sedentarization and centralization of a once-mobile population under the colonially strengthened sultanate in Alor Star.