Example sentences for: penang

How can you use “penang” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Province Wellesley merely acted as a mainland buffer for Penang, and Melaka similarly turned its back on affairs in the hinterland.

  • Unlike Portuguese and Dutch trading posts in the region, Penang was declared a duty-free zone, attracting many settlers and traders.

  • Meryl Williams, Director General of WorldFish in Penang, Malaysia, notes that the Asia-specific database called TrawlBase (www.worldfishcenter.org/trawl/) confirms that the region's commercial species have been depleted to 10%–30% of what they were 30–40 years ago.

  • In 1805, a dashing EIC administrator, Thomas Stamford Bingley Raffles, came out to Penang at the age of 24.

  • Penang Carnival: Month-long merriment takes place in the streets of Georgetown.

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