If you are not familiar with inoculation or variolation (deliberately introducing the pathogen into an uninfected person), it is the method first used to immunize an individual against smallpox with material taken from a
In the olden days, Sarawak's capital was also known as 'Sarawak'.
Kuching view. Credits: Pixabay.
Why did the second White Rajah, Charles Brooke decide to change Sarawak's capital name to Kuching on Aug 12, 1872?
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
After the Japanese surrender in August 1945, Royal Australian Air Force planes dropped leaflets all over Sarawak’s First Division.
According to The Sarawak Gazette, the leaflet was foolscap size (a bit longer than
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