And China has a base in North Sarawak.
Dateline 2019-06-10, The Star:
A proposed integrated oil and gas complex in Lawas will help boost development in Sarawak’s northern region, says Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
The Chief Minister said the US$5bil (RM20.8bil) project by China’s Beijing Beca Sci-Tech Co Ltd and Sinopec Engineering Incorporation would create jobs and spread development to the area.
“This will be a game changer for northern Sarawak, particularly Lawas and Limbang.