Did you know that when Sarawak was under the reign of the Brooke family (1841-1946), there were regulations to keep the local sex industry in check?
Here are 10 things you need to know
A war song is any musical composition that relates to war or a society’s attitudes towards war.
Sometimes a war song can be pro-war or antiwar while some are just description of lives during
Bekenu is a small fishing town near Miri at the northeastern part of Sarawak. It is a humble town with many of the shophouses dating from the 1930s.
Many might not remember that this
'Romusha' is actually a Japanese word for labourer. However during World War II (WWII), it specifically referred to forced labourers during the Japanese occupation of Indonesia.
According to the US Library of Congress, it
Despite being a mythical creature, the dragon appears in various folklore of many cultures around the world.
In Western culture, it is typically depicted as winged, horned, four-legged and capable of breathing fire.
Located in Sri Aman, Fort Alice is a building constructed entirely of belian timber overlooking the famous Batang Lupar River.
It was built after the victory of second White Rajah of Sarawak Charles Brooke
Located in the central region of Sarawak, Bintulu was just a small village when James Brooke acquired it from the Brunei Sultanate in 1861.
Like most settlements ceded to Brooke, the first thing he
We have often heard of Sherpas and Nepalese mountain climbers, but did you know that Dayak climbers from Borneo were often recruited by westerners during scientific expeditions?
These adventures took these Dayak climbers out of
In Malaysian history class, we learned that rubber plantations in the country was promoted by an Englishman named Henry Nicholas Ridley (1855-1956).
He was a botanist, naturalist, and geologist who spent most of his
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