'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
Before it was named Kota Belud, this district was widely known as Tempasuk.
It is located at the midpoint of the highway connecting Sabah’s state capital Kota Kinabalu with Kudat town near the northern
Nineteenth century Borneo was as exotic as one could imagine. For the outside world, especially Westerners, hardly anything was known about the island except maybe that it was home for headhunters.
It's no surprise
If you are visiting Kota Kinabalu, make your way to its neighbouring small town of Tuaran.
Located just 35 kilometers from Sabah state capital, the small town is home to many good food including
Tarap is always on the list when comes to types of fruits you should try in Borneo.
Sometimes known as the cempedak of Borneo, this fruit usually shares the same fate with durian. It
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.
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
Delicious local food, excellent service, environmentally conscious, Insta-worthy setting and accessible location; these are all traits that describe Little Sulap in Kota Kinabalu.
Located at Jalan Dewan, the cafe is accessible even for tourists
The Ligitan and Sipadan dispute was all over media headlines during the late 90s and early 00s in Malaysia.
It was a territorial dispute between Indonesia and Malaysia over islands in the Celebes Sea,
There is an African proverb: “Do not call the forest that shelters you a jungle" unless you choose to dismiss it so casually.
The forest can offer solitude and a piece of heaven for