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
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
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.
When it comes to legends related to crocodiles in Sarawak, most people will remember the story of Bujang Senang.
It was a 20-foot long saltwater crocodile that once roamed the river of Batang Lupar
We have often heard of Sherpas and Nepalese mountain climbers, but did you know that Dayak climbers from Borneo were often recruited by westerners during scientific expeditions?
These adventures took these Dayak climbers out of
Food has always been the best way to become familiar with a place, culture and its people, so I tried to sample every dish during the Traditional Food Festival held in Lanjak, West
In Malaysian history class, we learned that rubber plantations in the country was promoted by an Englishman named Henry Nicholas Ridley (1855-1956).
He was a botanist, naturalist, and geologist who spent most of his
During a traditional food festival in Lanjak in West Kalimantan, Indonesia, no preservative or artificial flavouring such as MSG was used in any of the dishes. This also includes the oil they used for