Petrification is found in many folklore and myths around the world. People are turned into stone for many reasons in these legends, but mostly as a punishment for their sins.
Here in Sarawak, there are
Scotland's national poet Robert Burns (1759-1796) may be the last person anybody would have thought had any links to Sarawak. He was considered the pioneer of Romanticism, an artistic movement which emphasises on emotion
Limbang in the Malaysian state of Sarawak is a unique town. It cuts its neigbouring country into half, leaving itself sandwiched between two parts of Brunei Darussalam.
The town is home to mainly Malay, Kedayan,
If the Malaysian state of Sarawak had to pick a national vegetable, that veg would definitely be midin. Although cassava leaves give a tight competition, this wild fern certainly takes the title.
In Sarawak, midin
Under a temporary hut made of wooden sticks and canvas, some 80 people gathered together at Sungai Pesu cemetery, near Tubau to attend All Souls’ Day mass.
Celebrated annually on Nov 2, it is a
Mee sua (also spelled misua, mee suah or miswa) is a type of noodle made from wheat flour. Originally from Fujian, China, this noodle is can now be found in Taiwan, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam
Margaret de Windt or better known as Ranee Margaret married the second Rajah of Sarawak, Charles Brooke in 1869.
At the young age of 19, she became the first Queen of the Kingdom of Sarawak
As rice is a staple food in Sarawak like any another Asian culture, paddy planting plays an important economical role in the local communities.
Though most people nowadays stock up their rice from supermarkets, there
Putussibau, the capital of the Indonesian regency Kapuas Hulu, is the last market town on the Kapuas river.
Located in the northeastern part of West Kalimantan, it is close to the Indonesia-Malaysian Sarawak border. It is
Sarawakians for the most part have heard of how the legend of Mount Santubong is one of jealousy and rage between two celestial princesses Puteri Santubong and her sister Puteri Sejinjang.
However, there is another