Baroness Angela Burdett-Coutts might be an unfamiliar name today, but about a hundred years ago she was the “richest heiress in England”.
King Edward VII even reportedly described her as “the most remarkable woman in
Unlike other traditional houses in Sarawak, the Melanau tall house was built distinctively higher.
However similar to longhouses of other ethnic groups such as Iban and Kayan, this Melanau traditional house can accommodate up to
Malaysian history textbooks gave credits to Sir Hugh Low as the first successful British administrator in Malayan states during the late 19th century.
He was the fourth Resident of Perak in 1877. It was reported
The history of the White Rajahs of Sarawak seems like a boy's adventure book come to life. Basically, an Englishman with his topsail schooner receives a kingdom to rule as a reward for helping
'Nine Cardinal Principles of the rule of the English Rajah' is a mouthful but it is important for Sarawakians to wrap our minds around it.
The third White Rajah of Sarawak, Charles Vyner Brooke announced the document on
The jungle is sacred for Sarawak's indigenous people. Apart from their farms, the jungle provides an extra source of food.
While there are many superstitions or dos and donts surrounding farming, there are jungle taboos
Growing up in Malaysia, you may or may not have heard of this traditional beauty regime. Widely used among the Malay community, ‘bedak sejuk’ is a facial mask that will turn your face a
The Japanese forces first landed in Miri on Dec 16, 1941 and by Christmas day, they had successfully captured Kuching.
For over three years, the Japanese occupied Sarawak where the Imperial Forces introduced Japanisation, requiring
Although Albert Kwok was born in Kuching, Sarawak, the traces of his legacy lie 800km away in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Described as "neat, clean shaven, a man of superabundant energy and made many friends” by Stephen
When Sabah, or back then known as North Borneo, agreed to join the Malaysian federation, they came up with a list of 20 points.
The terms in what was called the 20-point agreement were drawn