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North Borneo


British North Borneo:

see SabahSabah
, 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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Further complicating matters is the large number of Filipinos who have illegally immigrated to Sabah across the waters over the past four decades or so 6 some 800,000 of them now reside in north Borneo.
But it was the sultan of Sulu from whom the British North Borneo (Chartered) Company, the trading syndicate that first managed the region, had to obtain concessions --a fact that makes a necessary and relevant point: historically and culturally, native Sabahans perhaps have more in common with those groups in their immediate geographical area than with those in West Malaysia.
7} The reconquest of Borneo was the second phase of the MONTCLAIR operation which aimed at reoccupying the southern Philippines, British North Borneo, and large areas of the Netherlands East Indies.
Singh became resident pro at the Keningau Club, North Borneo, which is deep in rain forest and on a remote tip of the island.
Determined to prove to new daughter Beth that "dad's not just another suit", Neil Ackroyd, of KPMG's Birmingham office, is off to North Borneo in March with colleague Phil Pearson, intent on cycling 224 miles across the country.
45) He noted that 18 February was celebrated in North Borneo with a public holiday for the "total occupation of Singapore.
Kiram III was cast in the spotlight in February when some 200 of his armed followers from Sulu, Tawi-Tawi and Basilan under the Royal Army of the Sultanate of Sulu (Rass) landed in Malaysia's Lahad Datu to assert historic claim over Sabah and North Borneo.
Also yesterday, the sultanate of Sulu and north Borneo slammed Malacanang for "clearly holding hostage" its desire to resolve the Sabah crisis.
He and Kate arrived by a government helicopter at the Danum Valley field centre in north Borneo.
Martin + Osa is named after Martin and Osa Johnson, an early-twentieth- century American couple who devoted their lives to exploring and documenting their escapades in Africa, the South Pacific Islands and British North Borneo.
Most of the prisoners of war died in a camp in Sandakan, north Borneo, and on the terrible death march across Borneo.
Three years later as the former British colonies of North Borneo and Sarawak moved to independence and federation with Malaysia, British and commonwealth troops fought an almost secret war between Indonesian guerrillas and regular forces.

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