Penang Island is the third-largest city in Malaysia. Its sub-city, George, is the capital city of Penang State. Penang Island is an important port city, industrial base and economic center in the northern part of Malaysia.
New Zealand's capital city of Wellington contains the beautiful Wellington Harbor and is surrounded by rolling mountains. The city's picturesque landscapes and advantageous geographic location is a major tourist draw.
Aside from Manila, the nation's capital, Cebu is the largest economic center in the Philippines. It contains many rapidly-developing factories catering to the coconut oil, tobacco, sugar, ceramics and beverage industries.
The coastal Japanese city of Sasebo established a sister-city relationship with Xiamen, Fujian province, on October 28, 1983. The two cities have since carried out frequent economic, cultural, educational, artistic, and sporting exchanges.