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Taiping

(tīpĭng`), city (1991 pop. 186,791), Perak, Malaysia, central Malay Peninsula. Once the leading tin-mining center of Malaya, it has been supplanted by the Kinta Valley. The city is picturesquely situated at the foot of Bukit Maxwell (formerly Maxwell's Hill; alt. c.3,400 ft/1,040 m), a noted hill station and holiday resort.

Taiping

 

a city in Malaysia, in the state of Perak. Population, 54,600 (1970 census). Taiping, formerly the leading tin-mining center on the Malacca Peninsula, has a railroad station.

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At the same time, the government is continuing to strengthen Taiping Island's search and rescue as well as emergency medical capabilities.
On the other hand, Chen transferred the responsibility for dealing with the South China Sea from the ministry of interior to the National Security Council, and he was the first ROC president to visit Taiping Island.
US Department of State spokesperson Mark Toner said Washington was disappointed by Ma's plan to travel to the Taiping as it could exacerbate tensions in the South China Sea.
Ma said that his country developed the infrastructure on Taiping Island by building a 10-bed hospital and a lighthouse, which gave it rights over the surrounding waters.
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It was from this contradiction that the Taiping Rebellion partially stemmed from.
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