Did you know that it was legal to export pangolin scales in Sarawak back in the 1950s?
Pangolin (Manis javanica) was hunted for its scales and then exported through Kuching.
This unique animal has large,
Here is a story of Iban comedic folklore hero Apai Saloi, recorded by historian Benedict Sandin which was published in The Sarawak Gazette (Dec 31, 1965):
Long time ago, in Gelong country where Apai Saloi
The legend of Iban warrior Unggang and goddesses of Mount Santubong
If it weren’t for Benedict Sandin (1918-1982), many Iban legends and folktales would have been forgotten by now. Originally from Paku, Benedict was an
During a particularly fruitful durian season, Tambap or better known as Apai Saloi made plenty of tempoyak (fermented durian) with his family.
Looking at their work, Apai Saloi had an idea of selling their tempoyak