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Execution of criminals has been used by almost all societies in the world.
If you've watched Braveheart you'll know that there were many painful and cruel methods of carrying out an execution throughout history.
In the olden days, Sarawak's capital was also known as 'Sarawak'.
Kuching view. Credits: Pixabay.
Why did the second White Rajah, Charles Brooke decide to change Sarawak's capital name to Kuching on Aug 12, 1872?
The current generation should be grateful that entertainment is so easily available nowadays. Imagine living in Sarawak in the late 19th century with no smartphone, internet or TV... how did people entertain themselves?