Dutch borneo Sentence Examples
In Dutch Borneo the Rhenish Society is slowly making headway among the Dyaks; in British Borneo the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (1848) and the Methodist Episcopalians occupy the field.
All round the long coast-line of Dutch Borneo there are only seven ports of call, which are habitually made use of by the ships of the Dutch Packet Company.
The exploitation of the mines suffers in many cases from the difficulties and expense of transport, the high duties payable in Dutch Borneo to the native princes, the competition among the rival companies, and often the limited quantities of the minerals found in the mines.
There is every reason to believe that the oil-fields of Dutch Borneo have a great future.
Indigo, coffee and pepper have been cultivated since 1855 in the western division of Dutch Borneo.
No effective census of the population has ever been taken, and vast areas in Dutch Borneo and in British North Borneo remain unexplored, and free from any practical authority or control.
Only a very small proportion of the Europeans in Dutch Borneo live by agriculture and industry, the great majority of them being officials.
The boundaries of British and Dutch Borneo were finally defined by a treaty concluded on the 10th of June 1891.
In spite of this, however, large areas in the interior, both in Dutch Borneo and in the territory owned by the British North Borneo Company, are still only nominally under European control, and have experienced few direct effects of European administration.