Kota Baru


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Kota Baru

(kōt`ə bär`o͞o) or

Kota Baharu

(kōt`ə bəhär`o͞o), city (1990 est. pop. 215,000), capital of Kelantan state, Malaysia, central Malay Peninsula, on the South China Sea at the mouth of the Kelantan River. It has an important power station. It was seized by Japan (Dec. 10, 1941) early in the campaign against Singapore during World War II.
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It seems peculiar that Kota Baru hosted the economic ministers' meeting and retreat after being ravaged by floods for 24 days just months earlier.
A north-east Malaysian football team may be forced to play all their home matches at a neutral venue in future following a spate of crowd violence at their home Kota Baru stadium.
KOTA BARU, Malaysia - The reformist faction in Malaysia's fundamentalist Islamic party ousted most conservative clerics in the party elections Sunday.
The allocated seats cover one-way flights to Kota Baru, Kuala Terengganu, Alor Star, Johor Baru, Langkawi, Kuching, Miri, Sibu, Labuan, Kota Kinabalu, Tawau and Sandakan.
Kota Baru Municipal Council chief Abdul Aziz Abdul Rahman was quoted as saying enforcement officers would tear down any posters, billboards or other forms of advertising that feature women without headscarves or scantily clad women.
Repulse, and escorts) during its vain sortie from Singapore against the Japanese shipping at Kota Baru (Baharu) (December 10, 1941), as well as naval operations in support of the invasions of Java and Sumatra (February-March 1942); commanded the support force during the Midway operation (May 28-June 8, 1942); again commanded the support force during the drawn battle of the Eastern Solomons (August 22-25); led the advance force during the battle of Santa Cruz (October 25-28); commanded the Japanese naval offensive that led to the fierce three-part battle of Guadalcanal (November 12-15), where his ships were unable to shall Henderson Field and suffered heavy losses; survived the war and died in 1953.
Currently, Indocement has three cement factories--in Cetereup (Bogor), Palimanan (Cirebon), and in Tarjun (Kota Baru, South Kalimantan) with total production capacity of 18.6 million tons per year .
According to the Sin Chew Daily, a Kota Baru Municipal Council enforcement officer cited the women.
More than 1,100 delegates voted Friday in PAS's biennial election on the sideline of its annual meeting in Kota Baru, the capital of Kelantan State, the only state ruled by PAS.
AirAsia also offers flights to Langkawi, Kota Baru, Kota Kinabalu, Kuching and Labuan and has plans to introduce services to Johor Baru, Alor Star and Kuantan by next year.