Even as a kid growing up in Malaysia, particularly Sarawak, there's a big chance you might have heard about the bloody interracial conflicts going on in Kalimantan between their native Dayak groups and the
On June 28, 1944, a horrendous war crime was committed in a quiet village called Mandor in West Kalimantan, Indonesia during World War II (WWII).
While some historians believed the number of victims were
While most Sarawakians know the practice of headhunting was part of our history, most of us are not informed about how the heads were received after being taken.
The common understanding is that headhunters
The legend of how salt springs were discovered in the Krayan Highlands according to the locals
Long time ago, the whole area of Krayan Highlands was a thick forest. Then came a man who saw
In 1965, the Sarawak Gazette received an anonymous package. Inside, it contained a ‘beautifully bound autograph book with a cover in Chinese silk’.
It was properly addressed to The Sarawak Gazette editor. The
Before it was named Kota Belud, this district was widely known as Tempasuk.
It is located at the midpoint of the highway connecting Sabah’s state capital Kota Kinabalu with Kudat town near the northern
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Wong Nai Siong is perhaps one of the most famous Chinese pioneers to arrive in Sibu.
Born on July 25, 1849 in Fuzhou, Fujian Province of China, Wong was the eldest of four sons.
Just like any other cultures in the world, Sarawak has its own sets of funeral customs varying with the different races found here.
While some funeral customs are still being practiced to this day,
The Fountain of Youth for Krayan Highlands is rather accessible.
Tales of the fountain of youth have been recounted across the world for centuries. Supposedly, it is a spring that restores the youth of