North Borneo

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Synonyms for North Borneo

a region of Malaysia in northeastern Borneo

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The Natives of Sarawak and British North Borneo: Based chiefly on the MSS.
(36) Government British North Borneo to British North Borneo Co.
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.
The inhabitants of Sabah are justifiably proud of their impressive landmark and in 1963, when the former British North Borneo merged with Malaya's peninsular states to form Malaysia, they renamed their capital -- then Jesselton -- Kota Kinabalu.
In his 2016 candidacy speech, Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte promised that his administration will pursue the Sabah claim 'by peaceful means.' The republic has long been claiming Sabah as its own, by way of a 1878 land lease agreement between the Sultanate of Sulu and the British North Borneo Chartered Co.
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.
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 Sultanate of Sulu had jurisdiction over Sabah until it came under the administration of British North Borneo Co.
1, 1881, the British Crown awarded Dent a provisional charter to form the British North Borneo Provisional Association Ltd.
Beyond his early study of the British North Borneo Chartered Company, Tregonning's most lasting influence was, almost certainly, as a teacher and advocate who helped establish the importance of Southeast Asian history, both locally and internationally.
The British North Borneo Company paid lease to the Sultan of Sulu for using Sabah in 1780.
In 1910, the British North Borneo (Chartered) Company Court of Directors received a report from its chief representative in North Borneo (present-day state of Sabah in the Federation of Malaysia), Acting Governor A.C.
Both told me that Sabah-North Borneo was ours for it was leased by the Sultan of Sulu to the British North Borneo Company.
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