borneo borneo  /ˈbɔr ni ˌoʊ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) 3rd largest island in the world; in the western Pacific to the north of Java; largely covered by dense jungle and rain forest; part of the Malay Archipelago

News

  1. Tan’s Borneo Lumbung Agrees to Buy Bumi Plc Stake From Bakries

    PT Borneo Lumbung Energi & Metal (BORN) , controlled by Bumi Plc (BUMI) Chairman Samin Tan, agreed to pay $223 million to the Bakrie Group to double Borneo’s stake in the London-traded coal producer.
    on July 11, 2013     Source: Bloomberg

  2. A Music Festival Grows In The Rainforest

    Staged spectacularly between a beach and a rainforest mountain peak in Malaysian Borneo, the festival grows its local music scene and tourism industry, while also raising consciousness — along with, in this case, some uncomfortable questions — about its environmental stewardship.
    on July 9, 2013     Source: NPR

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Quotes

  1. "The goal is to keep the Borneo natural heritage for the benefit of present and future generations and to fully respect sovereignty over each other`s territorial borders without prejudice," Minister MS Kaban said.
    on Feb 14, 2007 By: Malam Sambat Kaban Source: Antara

  2. "Applied hope is the theme of the RMI - as opposed to theoretical hope or mere glandular optimism," Lovins said. "Times are really desperate for people and orangutans in Borneo. But there's also some hope."
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Amory Lovins Source: Aspen Times

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