Final link to the huge Borneo market


Tarakan island in North Kalimantan. - Pix by Agil Murthala

ON the North Kalimantan-Sabah border, near Tawau town, is a 35km semi-logging road that is the missing link in the Borneo highway loop.

The rugged road, passing oil palm plantations, jungle and rivers, connects Kalabakan, a town on the east coast of Sabah, to the Malaysian village of Serudong and Indonesian town of Simanggaris on the border.

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Opinion , Philip Golingai , columnist

   

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