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Ku·ching

 (ko͞o′chĭng)
The capital of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, on the northwest coast of Borneo. From 1841 to 1946 it was the seat of a princely state founded by British adventurer James Brooke (1803-1868).
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Kuching

(ˈkuːtʃɪŋ)
n
(Placename) a port in E Malaysia, capital of Sarawak state, on the Sarawak River 24 km (15 miles) from its mouth. Pop: 152 310 (2000)
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Ku•ching

(ˈku tʃɪŋ)

n.
the capital of Sarawak state, in E Malaysia. 147,729.
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Newly sworn-in mayor of Kuching South City Council (MBKS) Datuk Wee Hong Seng today stressed that people should not question his political affiliation as it is not important.
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KUALA LUMPUR: Kuching's compelling cultural patchwork might be easily explained by the city's colorful origin story, but that doesn't make a visit to the capital of Malaysia's semi-autonomous Sarawak region in northwest Borneo any less captivating.
ISLAMABAD -- India thrashed Pakistan 3-0 in the first round of Junior Davis Cup Asia /Oceania qualifiers on Monday at Kuching, Malaysia.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan team beat Pacific Oceania by 2-1 in the final and qualified for the Asia Oceania Junior Davis Cup Qualifying round to be held in Kuching, Malaysia in April, 2018.
The firm said, 'We are focusing mostly on the segment of businesses that have passed through their start-up phase and moving towards the mid to larger enterprises, and have already set up a new business centre in Kuching on Jalan Abel which focuses primarily on Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs).
By the end of the Japanese occupation on 11 September 1945, Sarawak's economy was "in a deplorable state of neglect," compounded by Japanese denial action putting the Miri oilfield and Lutong refinery out of action, Allied bombing raids on Kanowit, Kapit, Lutong, Miri, Mukah, Sibu, Song, and, to a lesser extent, in the Kuching area (Talib 1999:108: Reece 1998:180-2).
CAAP spokesperson Eric Apolonio said the helicopter-a Eurocopter AS350B owned by GCA Skyline Aviation Inc.-was on its way to the state capital Kuching from Betong in Sarawak when it went missing.
A search-and-rescue team found debris believed to be from the missing Eurocopter AS350 Friday morning near the Batang Lupar river, Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak told a press conference in Kuching, the Sarawak state capital.