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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.
Voting at the Alor Star, Sungai Petani, Sik, Baling and Kulim/ Bandar Baharu had to be postponed due to technical problems, as well as the Merbok, Jerai and Padang Serai branches, the Malay-language news outlet reported.
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. Its local tyre business has some 2,500 employees, the company said.
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.