Wong Nai Siong is perhaps one of the most famous Chinese pioneers to arrive in Sibu.
Born on July 25, 1849 in Fuzhou, Fujian Province of China, Wong was the eldest of four sons.
Salt plays an important role in not just Sarawakian cuisine, but in Borneo overall.
Besides seasoning, every community, whether they were Iban, Bidayuh or Kadazandusun, used salt as a means to preserve their food.
Sarawak's first experiences with aviation can be dated back as early as 1922 when a Dutch flying boat was spotted flying over Belaga, about 20 years after the Wright brothers made their successful flights
The Battle of Long Jawai was one of the earliest battles in the history of the Indonesia-Malaysia confrontation (1963-1966).
The confrontation was an undeclared war which started from Indonesia’s opposition to the creation
During World War II (WWII), Batu Lintang camp housed both Allied prisoners of war (POWs) and civilian internees.
The living conditions within the compounds were cramped. The occupants were separated into different compounds and
The Airmen and the Headhunters: A True Story of Lost Soldiers, Heroic Tribesmen and the Unlikeliest Rescue of World War II is a book written by Judith M. Heimann.
It tells the story of
One of the biggest misconceptions of Borneo in the 19th century was that it was a place where cannibalism was common practice.
Plenty of tribes in Borneo were depicted as cannibals in European writing,
Be it a punitive excursion or a tribal feud, war expeditions way back in the 19th century Sarawak took a lot of time and resources to prepare.
Taking the infamous cholera expedition in 1902,
Do you know what happens to your body after your heart stops beating?
Within seconds of death, the oxygen in your body will be depleted. Then the blood collects in the most dependent parts
Back in the early days of Sarawak Museum, many of its curators became prominent zoologists, anthropologists and archaeologists.
Being posted here in Sarawak when it was almost unknown to the Western world allowed these