Archive for August, 2012

It’s Syawal, Eid is Here!

It’s Syawal, Eid is Here!

| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s Syawal, Eid is Here! – Eid-ul-Fitr, often abbreviated to Eid, is a Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting (sawm). The religious Eid is a single day and Muslims are not permitted to fast that day. Eid is an Arabic word meaning “festivity”, while Fiṭr means “breaking […]

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States of Malaysia – Perak

States of Malaysia – Perak

| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

States of Malaysia – Perak – Perak, one of the 13 states of Malaysia, is the second largest state in Peninsular Malaysia bordering Kedah and Yala Province of Thailand to the north, Penang to the northwest, Kelantan and Pahang to the east, Selangor to the south and the Straits of Malacca to the west.

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States of Malaysia – Kelantan

States of Malaysia – Kelantan

| August 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

States of Malaysia – Kelantan – Kelantan is a state of Malaysia. The capital and royal seat is Kota Bharu. The Arabic honorific of the state is Darul Naim, (“The Blissful Abode”). Kelantan is positioned in the north-east of Peninsular Malaysia. It is bordered by Narathiwat Province of Thailand to the north, Terengganu to the […]

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States of Malaysia – Pahang

States of Malaysia – Pahang

| August 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

States of Malaysia – Pahang – Pahang is the third largest state in Malaysia, after Sarawak and Sabah, occupying the huge Pahang River river basin. It is bordered to the north by Kelantan, to the west by Perak, Selangor, Negeri Sembilan, to the south by Johor and to the east by Terengganu and the South […]

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States of Malaysia – Johor

States of Malaysia – Johor

| August 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

States of Malaysia – Johor – Johor is a Malaysian state, located in the southern portion of Peninsular Malaysia. It is one of the most developed states in Malaysia. The state capital city and royal city of Johor is Johor Bahru, formerly known as Tanjung Puteri (Malay for Princess’s Cape) and Muar respectively. The old […]

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States of Malaysia – Kedah

States of Malaysia – Kedah

| August 22, 2012 | 1 Comment

States of Malaysia – Kedah – Kedah (also known by its honorific, Darul Aman, or “Abode of Peace”) is a state of Malaysia, located in the northwestern part of Peninsular Malaysia. The state covers a total area of over 9,000 km², and it consists of the mainland and Langkawi. The mainland has a relatively flat […]

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