British North Borneo


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British North Borneo:

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, state (1991 pop. 1,736,902), 28,417 sq mi (73,600 sq km), Malaysia, N Borneo, on the South China and Sulu seas. It is bordered on the south by Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo). The capital is Kota Kinabalu; other significant towns are Sandakan and Victoria.
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, Malaysia.
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In May 1882 the British government organized the British North Borneo Company (BNBC) that replaced the Provisional Association.
Review: The Natives of Sarawak and British North Borneo by Henry Ling Roth".
The arrangement between the British North Borneo Co and the Sulu Sultanate was overtaken by changes in the political scene and the claim was left to gather dust in the archives.
A formal agreement on extradition between British North Borneo and the Netherlands Indies did not take shape until 1910.
When Prime Minister Tunku Abdul Rahman announced the idea of an expanded Malaya that would include Singapore, Brunei, Sarawak, and British North Borneo in 1961, his proposition was initially rejected by local leaders in British North Borneo, some of whom were hoping for separate independence.
15) Meanwhile the search for personnel "with experience and real knowledge [of] British North Borneo and Sarawak" continued to be of high priority.
L'epoque coloniale de l'actuel Sabah debute en 1877 avec l'etablissement de ce qui deviendra en 1881 la British North Borneo Chartered Compagny.
On the ship bringing Rizal to Hong Kong from Europe, he had met William Burgess Pryer, the manager of the British North Borneo Company which had a long-term lease from the Sultan of Jolo to manage the entire North Borneo, which we know today as Sabah.
Richards, Governor of North Borneo, and I was trying to interpret a document of his I had found in the records of the British North Borneo Company at the Public Record Office in London.
This was done starting 1780, by the British North Borneo, which operated on Sabah when the British government colonised Malaysia.
The Kiram family claims ownership over Sabah, which an ancient Sultan had leased to the British North Borneo Company in 1878.
The British North Borneo Company paid lease to the Sultan of Sulu for using Sabah in 1780.

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