Here is a story of Iban comedic folklore hero Apai Saloi, recorded by historian Benedict Sandin which was published in The Sarawak Gazette (Dec 31, 1965):
Long time ago, in Gelong country where Apai Saloi lived, there was a great famine.
So Apai Saloi took his sons, Saloi and Ensali, to
Instead of vanilla or strawberry, would you try Terung Dayak flavoured ice-cream or even a sago smoothie if you had the choice?
While this may sound a bit far-fetched for you, for Sabah-based ice-cream creator, Pops and Pints, they thrive on creating a list of intriguing and bizarre flavours.
The Sarawak Gazette was a pet project by the second White Rajah Charles Brooke.
Printed by the Government Printing Office, the first issue was published on Aug 26, 1870 featuring a summary of Reuter’s telegrams on the Franco-Prussian War in a three-page leaflet.
It mostly featured information on commodity prices,
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Here what you need to know about the real story
The legend of Iban warrior Unggang and goddesses of Mount Santubong
If it weren’t for Benedict Sandin (1918-1982), many Iban legends and folktales would have been forgotten by now. Originally from Paku, Benedict was an ethnologist, historian and Sarawak Museum curator (December 1966- March 1974).
Here is one of his
In many countries, New Year’s Day celebrations usually start as early as the night before with food and drinks and, of course, a fireworks display.
Then the first day of the year proceeds with all kinds of activities.
From going to picnic with families and friends, to last minute shopping
In May 1853, the first White Rajah of Sarawak James Brooke contracted the smallpox disease.
It was so severe that he almost died. At that time, he had just arrived in Sarawak from a visit to England.
Unfortunately for him, there was no doctor in Sarawak. The only man with
Because kolo mee and laksa are not the only things that taste good in Sarawak.....
Often times, when we talk about Sarawak cuisine we do not give enough credit to the local vegetables in Sarawak.
While some (most?) might consider vegetables their kryptonite, Sarawak vegetables are far more interesting than the supermarket
A Sarawak Gazette writer, Lee Kok Yin published an article about a durian legend that he heard when he was teaching in rural Sarawak.
Here is a legend from local Sarawakians about the King of Fruits - the durian - you probably never heard of:
King of Fruits, Durian! Credits: Pixabay.
While the Sarawak Regatta was started a long time ago during Brooke reign, the dragon boats only made their debut on the Sarawak river in 1952.
Originating from the Pearl River Delta region of China’s southern Guangdong province, the dragon boat dates back 2,000 years.
Every dragon boat has a