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Borneo

Borneo  

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Borneo, the large Southeast Asian island shared today by Indonesia—which calls it Kalimantan—Malaysia, and the small state of Brunei, has been inhabited by humans for some forty thousand years. By ...
Confrontation

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(1963–6)A diplomatic and military confrontation between Indonesia and Malaysia, which was precipitated by the formation of Malaysia in 1963, which the Indonesian President Sukarno opposed as a ...
Malaysia

Malaysia  

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Malaysia's ruling party is coming under increasing pressure.Malaysia has an unusual geographical composition. Its territory is evenly divided between a portion on the Asian mainland and a similar ...
Sarawak

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Oxford Encyclopedia of the Modern World

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2008
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History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
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Sarawak, today a state of Malaysia, is a large region on the northwest coast of Borneo. Humans have lived in

Sarawak

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Largest state of Malaysia, in nw Borneo, comprising a highland interior and swampy coastal plain; the capital is Kuching City.

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