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Malaysia-Philippines Border - Celebes Sea, Sibutu Passage, Balabac Strait (Paperback) Loot Price: R172
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Malaysia-Philippines Border - Celebes Sea, Sibutu Passage, Balabac Strait (Paperback): Books Llc, Books Group
Malaysia-Philippines Border - Celebes Sea, Sibutu Passage, Balabac Strait (Paperback): Books Llc, Books Group

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Chapters: Celebes Sea, Sibutu Passage, Balabac Strait. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 24. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: The Malaysia-Philippines border is a maritime boundary located in the South China, Sulu and Celebes Seas. It separates the Malaysian state of Sabah, which is on the island of Borneo, and the Sulu Islands of the southern Philippines. The border is the result of the division of the Sulu Sultanate through the cession of its territories to colonial powers. The British gained control of the northeast shores of Borneo, which became known as North Borneo and subsequently Sabah, while the rest of the Sulu Islands fell under Spanish control and later United States rule. The Philippines still officially claim Sabah as part of its territory, arguing the validity of the cession by the Sultan of Sulu. Malaysia and the Philippines are also parties to the multinational claims over the Spratly Islands and both countries have overlapping claims over some islands of the archipelago. The historical connections of the people living on both sides of the border has resulted in the border being extremely porous, with a lot of illegal immigration from the Philippines occurring. The porous border has also resulted in several incidents of cross-border raids and kidnapping by armed groups from the Philippines on Malaysian towns and resorts on the east coast of Sabah. The Malaysian-Philippine border consists of two segments. The first segment is the portion that has already been delimited through treaty. The second segment has yet to be delimited because it is in the Spratly Islands area in the South China Sea where the two countries have overlapping claims over the continental shelf and islands. Three treaties defined the territorial extent of the Philippine archipelago, of which two are r...http: //booksllc.net/?id=2031062

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Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Editors: Books Llc • Books Group
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 26
ISBN-13: 978-1-158-28532-7
Barcode: 9781158285327
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-158-28532-9

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