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Trengganu

, Terengganu
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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Pillai's discussion of the Chinese Peranakans of Trengganu shifts the focus from the western coast of the peninsula to the less-studied east.
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.
In one case, the Raja of Pahang's henchmen carried out an assassination against a Trengganu noble, Tun Telanai, on the grounds that the latter had visited Melaka to pay homage without his Raja's consent.
among the first was Shaykh Abdul Malik Abdullah of Trengganu ...' who studied in Mecca for 12 years in the second half of the seventeenth century.
The country comprises 14 states and is divided into two regions: Peninsular Malaysia which consists of 11 states--Perlis, Kedah, Penang, Perak, Pahang, Selangor, Kelantan, Trengganu, Negeri Sembilan, Malacca, Federal Territory and Johor - and East Malaysia, situated on the Island of Borneo, which consists of another two states, Sabah and Sarawak.
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.
Rekind and Toyo have cooperated in the development of Blue Sky project of Balongan, Indramayu, West Java, Petronas Aromatic Project Piping Work (Trengganu, Malaysia) and Kujang 1B fertilizer plant in Cikampek, West Java.
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.
PAS not only strengthened its hold in Kelantan State but won power in Trengganu. However, after Dr Mahathir finally stepped down in October 2003 and his place was taken by his mild and consensual latter-day deputy, Abdullah Badawi, UMNO and its partners of the National Front saw a notable recovery in the elections of March 2004.
A tombstone in Atchin and sharia inscriptions from Trengganu are probably the most famous examples.
By 1916, the four northern states, Perlis, Kedah, Kelantan and Trengganu, formerly under Thai suzerainty, came under British control and Residents were appointed.