“Everyone of us has an inner voice. If you are a girl, you have the picture of a princess inside of you. If you are boy, you have the picture of a prince inside
SS Vyner Brooke started her service as the royal yacht of Sarawak. The Scottish-built steamship also worked as a merchant ship used between Singapore and Kuching.
However at the beginning of World War II,
‘Sarawak First’ may have become the main theme for newly registered Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS), but when it comes to other firsts in Sarawak, here are some notable milestones in the region's transportation history:
St Anthony's Church in Bintulu is hard to miss; it has a 7-meter tall statue of Christ the Universal King in front.
The church is also hard to miss due to the heavy traffic which
Expensive cars, designers bags and huge mansions might be the modern-day symbol of wealth but in the olden days - particularly among some Malaysian Borneo communities - a jar of clay called the 'tajau'
In March 1824, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands signed a treaty called the Anglo-Dutch treaty.
The treaty divided the strait of Melaka and assign each side of strait to the Dutch and British
Long before there were Malaysian states of Sabah and Sarawak, there were North Borneo and the Kingdom of Sarawak.
Like many European administrations of the 19th century, these two regions adopted Latin phrases as
In Sarawak, Batang Lupar is famously known for its tidal bore phenomenon where waves of water goes against the direction of the current.
It is also one of the federal constituencies in Malaysia. Meanwhile
Despite reports that Sarawakians and Sabahans were generally agreeable to becoming part of the Malaysian federation, then Indonesian president Sukarno was not happy.
He accused the federation of being a neo-colonial attempt by the British
Owen Rutter (1889-1944) was one of the most celebrated English travel writers in the early 20th century.
He was also an English historian and novelist who travelled through Borneo, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan, Canada and