Bintulu

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Bintulu is a coastal town in the northern region of the Malaysian state of Sarawak, Borneo. It has the world's single largest natural gas processing plant which is owned by Malaysia Liquified Natural Gas (MLNG), a subsidiary of the government-owned oil corporation Petronas. The main economic activities of Bintulu are centered on the oil and gas industry and the Bintulu Port which is Malaysia's second largest port.

Until March 2003, Bintulu had an airport which was located right in the middle of the town. The town is also known for its shrimp paste or belacan. Most families make their own shrimp paste during the shrimp season. There are five secondary schools in Bintulu - SMK Bintulu, SMK Bandar, SMK Kidurong and a Chinese independent school.

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