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 (pə-näng′, pē′näng′)


1. (Plants) a type of areca palm (Areca catechu)
2. (Plants) the fruit produced by this palm, known as the betel nut


(pɪˈnæŋ, -ˈnɑŋ, ˈpiˈnɑŋ)

1. an island in SE Asia, off the W coast of the Malay Peninsula. 110 sq. mi. (285 sq. km).
2. a state in Malaysia including this island and parts of the adjacent mainland. 954,638; 400 sq. mi. (1036 sq. km). Cap.: Georgetown. Malay, Pinang.
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The Penang Development Corporation (PDC) is inviting once again to the interested parties to hand over a proposal for this capital-intensive project, but on more flexible terms, after two unsuccessful efforts to encourage investors to improve a multi-million ringgit theme park and mixed-use development in Batu Kawan, Pulau Pinang, the Penang Development Corporation (PDC).
President University has prospective students, namely Alesandra Monica Fenina from Tanjung Pinang, Riau Islands; Rendy Surya Karlin from Lombok NTB, Yessy Nasthasya Wenas from Banjarmasin South Kalimantan; Natasya from Jambi and Hubert Andrean from Cikarang West Java.
Back on the ground, sample more tasty street food in the area known as Little India before visiting Pinang Peranakan Mansion - the opulent home of a former warlord - and the equally-fabulous Blue Mansion of Cheong Fatt Tze.
The editor is a faculty member of the Universiti Sains Malaysia in Pulau Pinang.
The search was ended with all the victims found, said Agustiawarman, the head of Tanjung Pinang Disaster Management Agency.
He conducted fieldwork in Tanjung Pinang, the newly established provincial capital, for about thirty months beginning in July 2005.
1,2,3) School of Mathematical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, 11800, Minden, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
The first of these chapters focuses on his research site, the capital of Kepulauan Riau, Tanjung Pinang.
Direct domestic flight connections are available daily from Jakarta to Tanjung Pinang Airport.
States that have fully privatized the provision of water services include the more developed states of Selangor, Pulau Pinang and Johor, where state governments continue to own substantial equity in the respective privatized companies.
At the festival's end, Palau Pinang (Penang)'s "Simply the Best" flotilla is named Overall Best Boat.
43-megawatt combined-cycle gas turbine power plant in Seberang Perai Tengah, Pulau Pinang (project power plant).