Now famous as an adventure destination, Sabah has a history quite similar to Sarawak in that it once had a 'mengayau' or headhunting tradition which not only included the practice of taking the head,
Baroness Angela Burdett-Coutts might be an unfamiliar name today, but about a hundred years ago she was the “richest heiress in England”.
King Edward VII even reportedly described her as “the most remarkable woman in
Unlike other traditional houses in Sarawak, the Melanau tall house was built distinctively higher.
However similar to longhouses of other ethnic groups such as Iban and Kayan, this Melanau traditional house can accommodate up to
Malaysian history textbooks gave credits to Sir Hugh Low as the first successful British administrator in Malayan states during the late 19th century.
He was the fourth Resident of Perak in 1877. It was reported
The history of the White Rajahs of Sarawak seems like a boy's adventure book come to life. Basically, an Englishman with his topsail schooner receives a kingdom to rule as a reward for helping
'Nine Cardinal Principles of the rule of the English Rajah' is a mouthful but it is important for Sarawakians to wrap our minds around it.
The third White Rajah of Sarawak, Charles Vyner Brooke announced the document on
Sarawakians and non-Sarawakians alike came together recently to celebrate Orang Ulu culture during the 'Makan Makan Sarawak: Pesta Orang Ulu'.
Held at the Dayak Bidayuh National Association (DBNA) on Aug 25, the event is part
The Japanese forces first landed in Miri on Dec 16, 1941 and by Christmas day, they had successfully captured Kuching.
For over three years, the Japanese occupied Sarawak where the Imperial Forces introduced Japanisation, requiring
Art critic Jerry Saltz once said, “Don’t go to a museum with a destination. Museums are wormholes to other worlds. They are ecstasy machines.”
This is so true, especially if you are visiting Sabah Museum
When you step into the Sabah Museum, the first thing that greets you is a gigantic whale skeleton.
What type of whale is it? Where did they get it from? Are there alot of whale