Although Albert Kwok was born in Kuching, Sarawak, the traces of his legacy lie 800km away in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Described as "neat, clean shaven, a man of superabundant energy and made many friends” by Stephen
When Sabah, or back then known as North Borneo, agreed to join the Malaysian federation, they came up with a list of 20 points.
The terms in what was called the 20-point agreement were drawn
Donald Stephens (later known as Tun Mohd. Fuad Stephens after his conversion to Islam in January 1971), was the first chief minister of Sabah in Malaysia.
After founding United National Kadazan Organisation (UNKO) in Aug
A baruk or pangah is the main section of a traditional Bidayuh village in Sarawak.
It is also known as baluh, balui, balu, or pangarah according to the different dialects of the Bidayuh.
In the olden days,
Indigenous to Sarawak, the Melanau people are among the earliest settlers in the land of hornbills.
The Melanau social ranks can be differentiated as pangeran or 15 pikul (royalty), 9 pikul, 7 pikul betirih and dipen
No matter where you are from, superstitions can be found everywhere and will be believed by at least one person next to you.
Every culture is bound to have a few superstitions and Sarawak has
Kayu raja or raja kayu in Malay can be translated as the 'king of wood’ is a type of wood widely found in Malaysia. Scientifically, it is known as Agathis borneensis.
It is also commonly
Odoardo Beccari (1843-1920) might be an unfamiliar name among Sarawakians today but more than 100 years ago he was here in Sarawak documenting our plants.
Originally from Florence, Italy, he went to school in Pisa
The recently ended Rainforest Fringe Festival (RFF) was a celebration of music, art, crafts, film, photography, food and culture.
The 10-day event from July 6 to 15 was a prelude to the world renowned Rainforest
Famous today for the Pesta Benak, or Tidal Bore Festival, the Batang Lupar river was the site of a devastating cholera epidemic in the 1900s.
Modern-day Sarawakians might not have heard of the 'Cholera Expedition'