Did you know that water fluoridation was first introduced in Sarawak in 1962? That was even before the state became part of the Malaysian federation.
Fluoridated water contains fluoride at a level that is
During a particularly fruitful durian season, Tambap or better known as Apai Saloi made plenty of tempoyak (fermented durian) with his family.
Looking at their work, Apai Saloi had an idea of selling their tempoyak
More than a hundred years ago, chap ji kee or chap jee ki was a famous gambling game in Sarawak. Today, you can be thrown in jail for playing the illegal gambling game of
Here is an Iban legend from the Batang Ai area as recorded by N.S Haile on Aug 31, 1954 in the Sarawak Gazette.
A long time ago, there was an Iban Balau man named
Born on Sept 15, 1856, Reverend William Howell was a Eurasian born to a Welsh engineer named Frederick Howell and a Malay woman.
He was raised in Kuching before he left for England to study
Modern day peacemaking usually has some hand-shaking gesture and official announcement in front of the media if it has gathered public interest.
In 19th century Sarawak, peacemaking ceremonies back then were somehow more interesting.
September 16, 1963 may be known as the day Sarawak had entered into a mutual partnership with Malaya, Sabah and Singapore to form the Federation of Malaysia, but on July 22, it was the
The Wangkang festival is a unique event aimed to pick up evil spirits and wandering souls believed to be responsible for sickness and epidemics, ultimately to cast them away and bring peace to
Local folktales and legends commonly have an answer for everything. Although they are not scientifically correct, it is still entertaining to know how some things came about from a mythical point of view.
After the Japanese surrender in August 1945, Royal Australian Air Force planes dropped leaflets all over Sarawak’s First Division.
According to The Sarawak Gazette, the leaflet was foolscap size (a bit longer than