Jesselton


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Jesselton:

see Kota KinabaluKota Kinabalu
, formerly Jesselton,
town (1991 pop. 160,122), capital of Sabah, Malaysia, in N Borneo and on a small inlet of the South China Sea. It is the chief port and the financial and industrial center of the state .
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The day prior, #983 tried to stir up Japanese activity in northwest Borneo by flying near the Japanese airfields at Kudate, Jesselton and Labuan, but no radars were heard operating.
North Borneo had been devastated by the War, and Jesselton and its new government buildings were mere atap and kajang buildings.
(5) As a result, many rubber companies began to take up land on the west coast, stretching from the Kudat Peninsula (Langkon Estate), to Bukit Padang Estate (which eventually emerged after the establishment of Jesselton in 1899), to Putatan and Lok Kawi estates, Papar Estate, Membakut Estate, and Mawao Estate in the south.
AGAS operatives also carried out sabotage of communication lines and other appropriate diversionary activity north of Jesselton. These tactics commenced five days prior to D-Day (10 June).
The MoUs include a joint-venture agreement between Jesselton Birost (Sabah) Sdn Bhd and Zhejiang Zhou Shan Run Energy Co Ltd to construct and manage the integrated refinery and oil storage terminal in the Sipitang Oil and Gas Industrial Park, which is expected to cost around RM16.5 billion.
square, surrounded by packing cases." BCLS also established new bases at Jesselton, Labuan, and Sandakan in the newly-established colony of British North Borneo, at Seria in Brunei, where oilfield production was quickly re-established after WWII, at Marudi on the Baram River, a supply point into the interior of Sarawak's Fourth Division, and at Limbang supplying Sarawak's Fifth Division.
Anstey); Jesselton Medical Centre, Kota Kinabalu (T William); Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (T.W.
While it was connected by railroad to the capital city of Jesselton (later renamed Kota Kinabalu after Independence in 1963), previous governors had restricted foreigners from applying for land in this area.
His aides here believe he will be taken straight to the Jesselton Medical Centre here upon arrival and will be taken to the state assembly tomorrow to be sworn in.
There can have been few volunteers who did not feel a twinge of anticipation as their Fokker Friendship, bucking in turbulence over the South China Sea, prepared for the descent to Kuching or Jesselton. It may have been the sight of apparently endless forest broken only by the loops of muddy meandering rivers or a glimpse of magical Kinabalu through the clouds.