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Penang:

see PinangPinang
or Penang
, state (1991 pop. 1,065,075), c.400 sq mi (1,040 sq km), Malaysia, on the Strait of Malacca. It consists of Pulau Pinang (an island of 108 sq mi/280 sq km), formerly known as Georgetown; and Province Wellesley (292 sq mi/756 sq km), a strip of
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Penang

1. a state of Peninsular Malaysia: consists of the island of Penang and the province Wellesley on the mainland, which first united administratively in 1798 as a British colony. Capital: George Town. Pop.: 1 313 449 (2000). Area: 1031 sq. km (398 sq. miles)
2. a forested island off the NW coast of Malaya, in the Strait of Malacca. Area: 293 sq. km (113 sq. miles)
3. another name for George Town
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The price offered in Penang Island for all types of houses (except for Apartment/Condominium) is very high compared to Mainland.
Malaysian air force chief Rodzali Daud told a news conference that an aircraft was plotted on military radar at 2:15 am, 320 km northwest of Penang Island off Malaysia's west coast.
A stop-work order has been issued by the Penang Island Municipal Council at the construction site since the mishap happened.
During the middle centuries and at the time Indian Muslim traders dominated trade, there were a few places frequently visited by them such as Malacca, Kedah, Penang Island and Singapore.
The dogs which killed Maurice were trained to protect the organic farm on Penang Island where the couple were working.
Ng's ministry is masterminding events aimed at having foreigners flock in larger numbers to beach and wildlife resorts, international car rallies, bird-watching picnics, floral shows, trekking excursions, golf tournaments, and commercial extravaganzas as well as two internationally acclaimed music festivals -- the Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak, July 13 to 15, and the Penang Island Jazz festival, November 29 to December 2.
Tragic Maurice Sullivan died after being attacked by the animals on a visit to a farm on Malaysia's Penang Island in January.
A new study from Penang Island, Malaysia, finds that the Asian tiger mosquito (Aedes albopictus) is adapting to indoor environments, a factor that could increase vector-host contacts and the population density of the vector, thereby potentially increasing the diseases spread by this vector.
The New Century Lions Club of Penang Island, Penang Leo Clubs, PCGHS Rangers, In-teract Club and Catcheye.
According to the company, Hotgate will initially provide Internet access at selected locations in Penang island in September 2008.
Hotgate will as a start, provide the facility at selected locations in Penang island as early as this month.
Penang is a state on the western coast of Malaysia, which includes Penang Island, joined to the mainland by a bridge which opened in 1985.