In the 21st century, the idea and thought of encouraging a shark industry here in Sarawak would anger the public, especially environmentalists and conservationists.
However 80 years ago, Sarawakians were welcome to catch sharks
In 1946, the third White Rajah Vyner Brooke ceded Sarawak to the British Colonial Office.
Rajah Muda Of Sarawak Anthony Brooke, the designated heir, initially opposed the cession along with a majority members of
In the beginning of 20th century, the Bornean rhinoceros was common in Sarawak.
Also known as the Eastern Sumatran rhinoceros or Eastern hairy rhinoceros, it was one of the three subspecies of Sumatran rhinoceros.
The ngajat is a traditional Iban dance in Borneo. It is traditionally performed as a welcoming dance, before and after a war or headhunting trip and to celebrate a bountiful harvest.
Just like the
After decades of tribal wars between the Ibans in Ulu Ai and the Skrang, Layar and Lemanak, they finally made peace in 1920.
To mark the peaceful agreement between these parties, a peace making
The Battle of Tarakan refers to different actions which happened during World War II on Tarakan island, off the northeast coast of Borneo.
The first battle of Tarakan happened on Jan 11-12, 1942 when
When second White Rajah, Charles Brooke visited Simanggang in June 1885, the Iban chiefs there complained to him that the Lemanak and Skrang peoples were constantly being attacked by those living near the Kedang
The Ligitan and Sipadan dispute was all over media headlines during the late 90s and early 00s in Malaysia.
It was a territorial dispute between Indonesia and Malaysia over islands in the Celebes Sea,
Here in Sarawak, we have the blessings of still maintaining most of our cultural traditions including our traditional house, the longhouse.
Honestly, it is sad to see some communities letting go their longhouses and
Also known as a phantom ship, a ghost ship is actually a vessel with no living crew aboard. It can be because of two reasons.
Firstly, it is just a haunted ship or at