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Cho Huan Lai Memorial
Cho Huan Lai Memorial
Cho Huan Lai Memorial
or also known as Keningau
Keningau
War Memorial (Malay: Tugu Peringatan Cho Huan Lai, Tugu Peringatan Perang Keningau) in the Malaysian town of Keningau
Keningau
in Sabah is a monument dedicated to Chinese Consul General Cho Huan Lai and his colleagues who died on 6 July 1945 after being executed by the Japanese.Contents1 History 2 Location 3 References3.1 LiteratureHistory[edit] When the Japanese invaded Sandakan
Sandakan
on 19 January 1942, the Chinese Consulate was one of their first targets. Cho Huan Lai, who was the Chinese Consul General for the Republic of China in North Borneo since 1940 was arrested during the invasion
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Geographic Coordinate System
A geographic coordinate system is a coordinate system used in geography that enables every location on Earth to be specified by a set of numbers, letters or symbols.[n 1] The coordinates are often chosen such that one of the numbers represents a vertical position, and two or three of the numbers represent a horizontal position
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Doctor Of Philosophy
A Doctor of Philosophy
Philosophy
(PhD, Ph.D., DPhil, or Dr. phil.; Latin Philosophiae doctor) is the highest academic degree awarded by universities in most countries. PhDs are awarded for programs across the whole breadth of academic fields. The completion of a PhD is often a requirement for employment as a university professor, researcher, or scientist in many fields. Individuals who have earned a Doctor of Philosophy
Philosophy
degree may, in most jurisdictions, use the title Doctor (often abbreviated "Dr") or, in non-English speaking countries, variants such as "Dr. phil." with their name, and may use post-nominal letters such as "Ph.D.", "PhD" (depending on the awarding institute). The requirements to earn a PhD degree vary considerably according to the country, institution, and time period, from entry-level research degrees to higher doctorates
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Keningau Airport
Keningau Airport (Malay: Lapangan Terbang Keningau) (IATA: KGU, ICAO: WBKG) is a privately owned domestic airport serving the city of Keningau in the state of Sabah, Malaysia. It is 2.5 km from Keningau Town.Contents1 History 2 Airlines and destinations 3 See also 4 ReferencesHistory[edit]Keningau Airport's old control towerMany years ago, the Keningau Airport was used for aeroplanes with a small capacity like the BN-2 Islander and Fokker F27. The last flight to Keningau Airport for Malaysia Airlines was in the 1970s. Airlines and destinations[edit] Malaysia Airlines used to fly from Subang Airport (now Kuala Lumpur International Airport) to Keningau Airport. When Malaysia Airlines stopped this flight, they ended the Kuala Lumpur-Keningau route and turned it an abandoned airport
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Traditional Chinese Characters
Traditional Chinese characters
Chinese characters
(traditional Chinese: 正體字/繁體字; simplified Chinese: 正体字/繁体字; Pinyin: Zhèngtǐzì/Fántǐzì) are Chinese characters
Chinese characters
in any character set that does not contain newly created characters or character substitutions performed after 1946. They are most commonly the characters in the standardized character sets of Taiwan, of Hong Kong and Macau
Macau
or in the Kangxi Dictionary
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Malay Language
Latin (Malay alphabet) Arabic script
Arabic script
(Jawi alphabet)[3] Thai alphabet
Thai alphabet
(in Thailand) Malay Braille Historically Pallava alphabet, Kawi alphabet, Rencong alphabetSigned forms
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White Rajahs
The White Rajahs
White Rajahs
were a dynastic monarchy of the English Brooke family, who founded and ruled the Kingdom of Sarawak, located on the island of Borneo, from 1841 to 1946. The first ruler was an Englishman James Brooke. As a reward for helping the Sultanate of Brunei
Sultanate of Brunei
fight piracy and insurgency among the indigenous peoples, he was granted the landmass of Sarawak
Sarawak
in 1841 and received independent kingdom status. Based on descent through the male line in accordance with the Will of Sir James Brooke, the White Rajahs' dynasty continued through Brooke's nephew and grandnephew, the latter of whom ceded his rights to the United Kingdom
United Kingdom
in 1946
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Manila
Manila
Manila
(/məˈnɪlə/; Filipino: Maynilà, pronounced [majˈnilaʔ] or [majniˈla]), officially the City of Manila
Manila
(Filipino: Lungsod ng Maynilà [luŋˈsod nɐŋ majˈnilaʔ], Spanish: Ciudad de Manila), is the capital of the Philippines
Philippines
and the most densely populated city proper in the world.[3] It was the first chartered City by virtue of the Philippine Commission Act 183 on July 31, 1901 and gained autonomy with the passage of Republic Act No
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Sarawak
Sarawak
Sarawak
(/səˈrɑːwɒk/; Malay: [saˈrawaʔ]) is a state of Malaysia. Being the largest among 13 other states with the size almost equal to West Malaysia, Sarawak
Sarawak
is located in northwest Borneo Island, Sarawak
Sarawak
is bordered by the Malaysian state of Sabah
Sabah
to the northeast, Kalimantan, the Indonesian portion of Borneo, to the south, and the independent country of Brunei
Brunei
in the north. The capital city, Kuching, is the economic centre of the state and seat of the Sarawak
Sarawak
state government. Other cities and towns in Sarawak
Sarawak
include Miri, Sibu, and Bintulu. As of the 2015 census, the population of Sarawak
Sarawak
was 2,636,000. Sarawak
Sarawak
has an equatorial climate with tropical rainforests and abundant animal and plant species
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Chinese Language
Legend:   Countries identified Chinese as a primary, administrative, or native language   Countries with more than 5,000,000 Chinese speakers   Countries with more than 1,000,000 Chinese speakers   Countries with more than 500,000 Chinese speakers   Countries with more than 100,000 Chinese speakers   Major Chinese-speaking settlementsThis article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode
Unicode
characters
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French Language
French (le français [lə fʁɑ̃sɛ] ( listen) or la langue française [la lɑ̃ɡ fʁɑ̃sɛz]) is a Romance language
Romance language
of the Indo-European family. It descended from the Vulgar Latin
Vulgar Latin
of the Roman Empire, as did all Romance languages. French has evolved from Gallo-Romance, the spoken Latin
Latin
in Gaul, and more specifically in Northern Gaul. Its closest relatives are the other langues d'oïl—languages historically spoken in northern France
France
and in southern Belgium, which French (Francien) has largely supplanted. French was also influenced by native Celtic languages
Celtic languages
of Northern Roman Gaul
Gaul
like Gallia Belgica
Gallia Belgica
and by the (Germanic) Frankish language of the post-Roman Frankish invaders
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Changi Prison
Changi
Changi
Prison Complex (Chinese: 樟宜监狱; Malay: Penjara Changi; Tamil: சாங்கி சிறைச்சாலை), often simply known as Changi
Changi
Prison, is a prison located in Changi
Changi
in the eastern part of Singapore.Contents1 History1.1 First prison and POW
POW
camp1.1.1 Kempeitai1.2 Changi
Changi
Chapel and Museum2 Demolition 3 Current prison3.1 Notable detainees 3.2 Prisoners of war 3.3 Convicted criminals incarcerated after conversion from a wartime prisoner camp 3.4 Others4 In popular culture 5 See also 6 References 7 External linksHistory[edit] First prison and POW
POW
camp[edit]Liberated Allied prisoners lying in a corridor and looking out of cell doorways in Changi
Changi
Prison, c
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Russian Language
Russian (Russian: ру́сский язы́к, tr. rússkiy yazýk) is an East Slavic language
East Slavic language
and an official language in Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan
and many minor or unrecognised territories throughout Eurasia
Eurasia
(particularly in Eastern Europe, the Baltics, the Caucasus, and Central Asia). It is an unofficial but widely spoken language in Latvia, Moldova, Ukraine
Ukraine
and to a lesser extent, the other post-Soviet states.[31][32] Russian belongs to the family of Indo-European languages
Indo-European languages
and is one of the four living members of the East Slavic languages
Slavic languages
(which in turn is part of the larger Balto-Slavic branch)
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Overseas Chinese
Overseas Chinese
Overseas Chinese
(Chinese: 海外華人; pinyin: Hǎiwài Huárén) are people of Chinese birth or descent who live outside the People's Republic of China
Republic of China
(the Mainland, Hong Kong, Macau) and the Republic of China
China
(Taiwan)
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United Daily News
The United Daily News (Chinese: 聯合報; pinyin: Liánhé Bào; Pe̍h-ōe-jī: Liân-ha̍p-pò) is a newspaper published in Taiwan in Traditional Chinese. It is the third biggest newspaper in Taiwan, ranking after the Liberty Times and the Apple Daily. The United Daily News is regarded as taking an editorial line that supports the Pan-blue coalition.Contents1 History 2 Contents 3 Staff 4 See also 5 References 6 Further reading 7 External linksHistory[edit] UDN was founded in 1951 by Wang Tiwu as a merger of three newspapers, Popular Daily (全民日報), National (民族報), and the Economic Times (經濟時報). The three newspapers formally merged in 1953. In terms of political orientation, the UDN is strongly Pan-Blue
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Kuomintang
The Kuomintang
Kuomintang
of China[6][7] (/ˈkwoʊˌmɪnˈtɑːŋ, -ˈtæŋ/,[8] KMT; often translated as the Nationalist Party of China)[9] is a major political party in the Republic of China
Republic of China
(ROC or Taiwan). The predecessor of the KMT, the Revolutionary Alliance
Revolutionary Alliance
(Tongmenghui), was one of the major advocates of the overthrow of the Qing Dynasty and the establishment of the Republic
Republic
of China. The KMT was founded by Song Jiaoren
Song Jiaoren
and Sun Yat-sen
Sun Yat-sen
shortly after the Xinhai Revolution
Xinhai Revolution
of 1911. Sun was the provisional President, but he later ceded the presidency to Yuan Shikai
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