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Trengganu

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a state of E Peninsular Malaysia, on the South China Sea: under Thai suzerainty until becoming a British protectorate in 1909; joined the Federation of Malaya in 1948; an isolated forested region; mainly agricultural. Capital: Kuala Trengganu. Pop.: 898 825 (2000). Area: 13 020 sq. km (5027 sq. miles)
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Among the Malays of Trengganu, the masculinity of a man who cooked was called into question (Laderman 1996); yet not far from there, in Borneo among the Kenyah, men cook regularly without adverse social sanction.
36) Trengganu, Aceh and Singapore in different historical periods had some status as centres of scholarship.
The green variety is relatively common in some areas such as Tasik Bera in Pahang, Endau River in Johor [19,25] and Trengganu drainage [6] (Fig.
The Siamese secured Pattani and a section of Kedah (now Satun) while the British took Kelantan, Trengganu and most of Kedah.
It operates two power plants, one in Paka in the state of Trengganu and one in Pasir Gudang in the state of Johor, and is an example of a successful IPP.
This time, PAS lost Trengganu and only just scraped back in Kelantan.
A tombstone in Atchin and sharia inscriptions from Trengganu are probably the most famous examples.
In November 1989 the Royal Malaysian Navy, on a routine patrol, detained a large number of Thai trawlers off the coast of Trengganu for illegal fishing.
By 1916, the four northern states, Perlis, Kedah, Kelantan and Trengganu, formerly under Thai suzerainty, came under British control and Residents were appointed.
Kota Bharu, Kuala Trengganu, and Rantau Abang are popular towns along the east coast that have a number of handicraft materials and access to good water activities.
About 25,000 hectares of coffee are scattered out through Malaysia's northern frontier with Thailand, mainly in the Kedah, Kelantan, Selangore, Trengganu and Malacca provinces, as well as on the northernmost tip of the Borneo island in the Sabah area.
The local English daily New Straits Times reported Tuesday the bottle thrown from a Japanese island where turtles are known to land was found recently in another turtle sanctuary, Malaysia's Ma' Daerah Turtle Sanctuary Center in the eastern coastal state of Trengganu.