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(ˈpɛərə; ˈpɪərə; pɪˈræk)
(Placename) a state of NW Peninsular Malaysia, on the Strait of Malacca: tin mining. Capital: Ipoh. Pop: 2 051 236 (2000). Area: 21 005 sq km (8110 sq miles)


(ˈpeɪ ræk, -rɑk, ˈpɛr ə, ˈpɪər ə)

a state in Malaysia, on the SW Malay Peninsula. 1,888,016; 7980 sq. mi. (20,668 sq. km). Cap.: Ipoh.
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I said, 'I am a Korinchi traveller from Perak over there, and know nothing of that dead man.
Kossan Rubber Industries Bhd's subsidiary Premium Medical Products Sdn Bhd (PMP) has announced the purchase of two pieces of land in Perak measuring in total 824.
The ship departed from the Port of Singapore and arrived at the Terminal Gapura Surya Nusantara Tanjung Perak at 07.
These participants had the opportunity to travel through different destinations located in the northern state of the country, Perak.
The team would play matches with different teams including Uzbekistan national team and Perak provincial women team during the tour.
Perak Amanjaya, the state government of Perak, Malaysia has developed seven key thrusts for structural and non-structural development.
The programme, held in the western state of Perak, was part of a motivational camp for children aged between 10 and 12 and was conducted by a school and the Malaysian Civil Defence Department.
Minister Bathiueen was addressing the CEO of Perak Malaysia's Institut Darul Ridzuan (IDR) Dr Mazalan Bin Kamis who called on the Minister to extend the first ever official invitation to Sri Lanka to join the Pangkor International Development Dialogue (PIDD) held annually in Pangkor Island, Malaysia.
Themed "Influencing Change in Finance & Society: Public Policy & Legislative Priorities", the roundtable was graced by the Sultan of Perak Sultan Nazrin Muizzuddin Shah and was well attended by the industry leaders.
States like Perak have simply announced the risks of vaping without shutting down stores.
Keith, who has six granddaughters, eventually discovered his biological father was actually a member of the Malaysian monarchy - who served as the 33rd sultan of the Perak state after returning to his homeland from the UK.
Yesterday, Jamil Khir said one of the missing Malaysian Haj pilgrims in the aftermath of the Makkah crane collapse tragedy, Abdul Muluk Ishak, 71, from Pantai Remis, Perak, was alive and well, but four were confirmed dead, while three others were unaccounted for.