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(Placename) a state of NW Malaysia: under Thai control until it came under the British in 1909; the chief exports are rice, tin, and rubber. Capital: Alor Star. Pop: 1 648 756 (2000). Area: 9426 sq km (3639 sq miles)


(ˈkeɪ dɑ)

a state in Malaysia, on the W central Malay Peninsula. 1,304,800; 3660 sq. mi. (9480 sq. km).
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Malaysian utility, Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), has won development rights for the construction of a 30 MW solar plant in Malaysias Kedah state.
Police said a total of 21 bodies were buried in a cemetery of Malaysia's northern Kedah state on Monday.
The players of Kedah State FC will visit Wales for a month's training in January, prior to returning to Malaysia to represent their Club in the 2015 Malaysia Youth Cup and President's Cup the following month.
The sample of the study consisted of 424 university students from one university in Kedah State.
were frequently heard during Anwar's campaigning speeches, including the one attended by Chandran in Sungai Petani, a town in Kedah State, in the northern part of Peninsular Malaysia.
The stability and predictability of the rental revenue are underpinned by a 10-year license agreement between Yiked Bina Sdn Bhd (YBSB), a joint-venture company between Tele-Flow Corp and the Kedah state government that holds exclusive rights to construct and manage telecommunication towers in the state, and the three telcos, namely Celcom Axiata Bhd (Celcom), Maxis Broadband Bhd (Maxis) and DiGi Telecommunications Sdn Bhd (DiGi).
Sultan Abdul Halim is the ruler of Kedah state in the north.
2bn refinery to be built in Kedah state with a capacity of 200,000 b/d (see omt16IranExprtApr16-07).
Following an average 27% tariff hike and the finalisation of the corporatisation agreement between Syarikat Air Darul Aman (SADA) and the Kedah State Government in December 2010, BISB has since confirmed to RAM Ratings that SADA paid the first installment (MYR13.
The others arrested included Kedah state HRP chief Ramu Ramasamy and a Penang HRP leader.
Meanwhile, the Malaysia Nanban quoted Kedah state executive councillor S.
In addition, eight people in Melaka state south of Kuala Lumpur, in northern Kedah state and in eastern Terengganu state were also hospitalized over the weekend after the sudden deaths of chickens and ducks in those areas.