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Penang [State of Malaysia] #92 (1986)

As a part of Malaysia, the State of Penang is often referred to by┬áthe modern Malay name Pulau Pinang, which means ‘the island of the areca nut palm’ ( 2,716 more words

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Dead Men Do Tell Tales

Penang is one of my favourite spots in Malaysia. This island is famous for many reasons – the food, the beaches, the heritage buildings, the architecture, and the cool respite of Penang Hill and its forests when the weather is hot. 592 more words


The Battle of Thalang

March 13 each year is celebrated on Phuket island in southern Thailand as Thalang Victory Day, commemorating the 1785 defeat of the local inhabitants over a superior Burmese invasion force. 4,309 more words