The bbc looks at the background to the dispute between russia and japan over four pacific ocean islands the bbc looks at the background to the long-standing territorial dispute between the two nations image caption the islands lie off japan's northern-most island of hokkaido. The island portion of malaysia located on the northern sector of the island of borneo in west malaysia sabah and sarawak the two malaysian states located on the island of borneo 60% territory exporting islamic sultanate that is the richest country in southeast asia located on borneo. Since the fall of mosul in july, isil has been losing territory in northern iraq. The territorial dispute in western sahara western sahara is a territory in north africa bordered by algeria, mauritania and morocco, inhabited by moroccan and minority indigenous sahrawi populations formerly a spanish colony known as spanish sahara. The northern part of the territory is near the amur river in the islands of borneo and palawan tiger habitats come with adequate water or at least proximity to water territorial disputes.
The bnbc passed the seed pearls ordinance of north borneo and the ordinance of north borneo territory of 1930 ligitan dispute malaysia's new boundaries of territorial waters, exclusive economic zone (eez) and continental shelf, especially on the northern part of the borneo. Three territorial disputes-the northern territories, takeshima island, and the senkaku islands are causing ongoing strain on japan's relations with russia, south korea, and china former ambassador kazuhiko togo discusses these three conflicts and what measures japan could take to alleviate. Malaysia and indonesia conflict in ambalat block - free the 1891 convention is a convention bet een the great britain and the netherlands to divide borneo island into t o regions: the northern part belonged to the great britain and the the ambalat dispute is non-territorial in. Borneo: borneo, island in the extreme southwestern part of the pacific ocean it is the third largest island in the world, surpassed in size by only greenland and new guinea borneo is situated southeast of the malay peninsula in the greater sunda islands group of the malay archipelago the.
The territorial dispute between japan and russia over four islands off the northeast coast of hokkaid has been an enduring obstacle to closer relations between the two powers and therefore an important determinant of geopolitics in north-east asia. Basic understanding of the northern territories issue top foreign policy others japanese territory northern territories northern territories issue japanese territory japan discovered and surveyed the four northern islands before the russians arrived there. The ligitan and sipadan dispute  icj 3 was a territorial dispute between indonesia and malaysia over two islands in the celebes sea the philippines had applied during the proceedings to intervene over the case on the basis of their claim to northern borneo. Territorial disputes with colombia over the archipelago de san andres y providencia and quita sueno bank region philippines retains a claim to malaysia's sabah state in northern borneo based on the sultanate of sulu's granting the philippines government power of attorney to pursue a.
China-india: an analysis of the himalayan territorial dispute commodore katherine richards, csc, ran february 2015 indo-pacific strategic papers.
Historical notes on the north borneo dispute author(s): leigh r wright reportedly received help by offering the sulus some brunei territory in northern borneo from pulau sebatik on the east coast to kimanis on the west coast12 with the. North borneo dispute the north borneo dispute is the territorial dispute between the federation of malaysia and the republic of the philippines over much of the eastern part of the state of sabah , a territory known as north borneo prior to the formation of the malaysian federation the. A question on sabah - download as word doc (doc / docx), pdf file (pdf) the north borneo dispute is the territorial dispute between the archipelagic these events malaysian claim malaysia claims that the dispute is a non-issue northern illinois university. The indonesian-malaysian confrontation (also known by its indonesian/malay name, konfrontasi) was a violent conflict in 1963-66 that stemmed from indonesia's opposition to the creation of malaysia. Territorial and maritime dispute (nicaragua v colombia) for peter tomka, president of theinternational court of justice submitted by liz daniela cabezas december 5, 2012 cover memo territorial dispute in northern borneo essay.