For those who survived, they kept their silence for 30 years. Nobody knew what they did during World War II (WWII).
For those who died during their missions, nobody, not even their families knew about
Today, Kinabatangan is the capital of Kinabatangan district in Sabah’s Sandakan Division.
But many generations ago, there was a cave in this area that mythical princesses called home.
British explorer Frank Hatton
Also known as Konfrontasi, the Indonesia-Malaysia Confrontation was an undeclared war with most of the battles happening between Kalimantan (Indonesia) and East Malaysia.
The confrontation was a result from Indonesia’s opposition to the creation
In January 1968, the Psychiatric Specialist-in-Charge of Sarawak Mental Hospital K.E. Schmidt published a paper called ‘Some Murut Concepts of Mental Illness’ in the International Journal of Social Psychiatry.
The Murut people are an indigenous
'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.