For those who survived, they kept their silence for 30 years. Nobody knew what they did during World War II (WWII). For those who died during their missions, nobody, not even their families knew about their sacrifices or the nature of their deaths for those 30 years. They were part of Z
Known as "pelanduk" in Malay and Iban, a mouse-deer belongs to the genus Tragulus of even-toed ungulates. It belongs to the same family of lesser mouse-deer or kancil. While the lesser mouse-deer is known for its cunning behavior in Indonesian and Malaysian folktales, the Melanau community of Sarawak also have
When it comes to political movies, the storylines can often be intense and thought-provoking. Additionally when it comes to its characters, there is usually an idealistic one who does not understand the dirty rules of politics. Unfortunately, there are not many Asian film industries daring enough to come out with
Today, Kinabatangan is the capital of Kinabatangan district in Sabah’s Sandakan Division. But many generations ago, there was a cave in this area that mythical princesses called home. British explorer Frank Hatton recorded many legends and stories when he came to North Borneo (Sabah) working as a geologist.
An ambush was a favourite strategy among Sarawakians in the olden days especially when headhunting was still in practice. The tactic had proven effective in winning tribal wars, including the Great Kayan Expedition in 1853. Here are some records from the 19th century sharing how Sarawak headhunters carried out an ambush
Also known as Konfrontasi, the Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation was an undeclared war with most of the battles happening between Kalimantan (Indonesia) and East Malaysia. The confrontation was a result from Indonesia’s opposition to the creation of Malaysia. Initially, Indonesian attacks on East Malaysia comprised of local volunteers trained by the Indonesian