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October 17, 2020 Sabah In History
(January 2, 1931) HOUSEHOLDING was a most convenient mode of travelling in China for missionary families like ours, in the old Shanghai days, for large numbers of children and quantities of luggage could be packed into one boat and conveyed to the hills where we sought refuge from the heat of the plains.
October 17, 2020 Sabah In History
Daily Express (4th March, 2001) Based on archaeological findings, Sabah was inhabited by mankind as early between 10,000 to 30,000 years ago, on the East Coast of Sabah. It has been deducted that more than 20,000 years ago, a lava flow from the now extinct Mostyn Volcano dammed a section of the Tingkayu River causing a huge lake to form. As the lake drained away, caves in the limestone massifs and hills were uncovered and people moved in to live there periodically for about 5,000 years.
October 10, 2020 Sabah In History
JAN 16, 1931 In various books, which give all the romantic atmosphere of the East, Mr Owen Rutter has done nothing better than this. Here are the very Malay pirates of our boyhood come to life in thrilling and duly authenticated tales of the sea robbers of Malaya.
October 10, 2020 Sabah In History
January 16, 1931 Most of the large villages and walled towns of Kiangsu and Chekiang stand on the canals which serve as the highway of the two provinces. Whichever route we took to go to the hills on our annual summer holiday our houseboat had to pass through places of considerable local importance and they always thrilled us.
October 03, 2020 Sabah In History
Rebuilding Jesselton in 1950. Back of the Chartered Bank building (now Standard Chartered Bank). The Chartered Bank Office and Land Office were built on the 1914-1915 land reclamation.
October 03, 2020 Sabah In History
1st March, 1883 THE following Commission appointing William Hood Treacher, Esquire, to be Governor and Commander-in-Chief and Chief Judicial Officer in and over the territories of the British North Borneo Company is published for general information.
October 03, 2020 Sabah In History
1ST MARCH, 1883 THE issue of the first number of the first newspaper published in North Borneo affords a favourable opportunity for a brief review of past events in the history of the youngest government in the world; and we shall endeavour to find room in our columns, from time to time, for a short retrospect which will enable our readers to note the progress made in the development of the territory.
September 26, 2020 Sabah In History
MARCH 1, 1883 IN presenting my report on the health of Elopura for the six months ending 31st December, 1882, I wish to draw attention more particularly to the following points: - The report is incomplete as regards the amount of sickness in the town during the periods from 11th August to 23rd September, from 2nd to 7th October, and from 22nd October to 4th November, while I was visiting Kudat and Silam — the town had no regular medical officer, and no list of patients was kept during that time.
September 26, 2020 Sabah In History
1st March, 1883 Special Regulations for the Leasing of uncultivated Lands in lots of 100 acres and upwards in extent. (Approved by the Court of Directors of the British North Borneo Company on the 5th day of July, 1882) 1. Applications for uncultivated lands of 100 acres and upwards in extent should be made to the Company, the Governor of British North Borneo, or to the Residents of Districts.
September 05, 2020 Sabah In History
(March 1, 1883) The following alterations in Clauses 4, 5 and 14, of the Land Regulations of North Borneo of the 5th July, 1882, will take effect from this date and until further notice:- (1) Under Clause 4 the price per acre will be at the rate of $2:- (2) Under Clause 5 the premium will be $1 an acre, with an annual quit-rent of 20 cents an acre, the quit-rent being redeemable by 10 years’ purchase.
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