Affectionately known as ‘Tok Nan’, Tan Sri Pehin Sri Adenan Satem (1944-2017) was the fifth Chief Minister of Sarawak.
When he was young, Adenan went to St. Joseph’s Primary School before continuing his studies
Apai Saloi (which means Saloi's father) is a famous comical legend in Iban folktales. His stories would often be told by an elder at night at the longhouse as a source of entertainment.
If we were to name one female ghost you should never mess with, the Iban folktale figure koklir is somewhere on top of our list.
Other ghosts such as pontianak or balan-balan are tame
Did you know that when Sarawak was under the reign of the Brooke family (1841-1946), there were regulations to keep the local sex industry in check?
Here are 10 things you need to know
Located in Sri Aman, Sarawak, Gunung Lesung National Park is a 500ha conservation area rich in flora and fauna.
But did you know that legend has it that Gunung Lesung (Lesong) used to be
If you are found guilty of murder today, the punishment is usually a life sentence in prison or the death penalty.
But how did Sarawakians in the olden days punish criminals who committed murder?
A war song is any musical composition that relates to war or a society’s attitudes towards war.
Sometimes a war song can be pro-war or antiwar while some are just description of lives during
Bekenu is a small fishing town near Miri at the northeastern part of Sarawak. It is a humble town with many of the shophouses dating from the 1930s.
Many might not remember that this
'Romusha' is actually a Japanese word for labourer. However during World War II (WWII), it specifically referred to forced labourers during the Japanese occupation of Indonesia.
According to the US Library of Congress, it
Despite being a mythical creature, the dragon appears in various folklore of many cultures around the world.
In Western culture, it is typically depicted as winged, horned, four-legged and capable of breathing fire.