When the third White Rajah of Sarawak Charles Vyner Brooke decided to cede the kingdom to Britain as a crown colony, many Sarawakians were unhappy. This was because he previously stated he would grant the
If you are subscribed to Netflix, then you might already know that The Princess Switch was released last Nov 16. Directed by Mike Rohl, it is a Christmas romantic comedy starring Vanessa Hudgens, Sam Palladio
It was said that the original Rumah Dayak was going to be rebuilt as a bigger, better commercial project in 1996. Since it was demolished the following year, however, construction has been lagging and
Forget about Captain Jack Sparrow, the most fearsome pirates in this part of the world were the Iranun people. Although the Iranun people are native to Mindanao island in Philippines, they also had settlements on
On Nov 19, a 30-door Kenyah longhouse called Uma Bakung in Sungai Asap was razed by fire at around 10.46am. Locally famous for its pineapple production, the longhouse fire left over 400 people homeless. Many people
Carl Sofus Lumholtz (1851-1922) was a Norwegian explorer and ethnographer. His best known works were publications on indigenous cultures of Australia and Mexico. In 1913, Lumholtz made his way to Dutch Borneo, which is the
The first Ranee of Sarawak, Margaret Brooke showed great fascination towards Sarawakians in her book My Life in Sarawak. She wrote about the people she met, stories she heard and some amusing encounters. Perhaps the most
We scrolled back through this year's news so that you don't have to.
There are only a few weeks left before this year is over and here are some of the top news in Sarawak
Kuchingites know it is the end of the year when the Second Time Around Books fair is in town. The annual book fair is famous for offering up to 90% discounts on a wide range
Petrification is found in many folklore and myths around the world. People are turned into stone for many reasons in these legends, but mostly as a punishment for their sins.
Here in Sarawak, there are