Jesselton was the original name for Kota Kinabalu


8 World Famous Historical Figures who Visited North Borneo

Did you know that North Borneo has attracted world famous historical figures for the past 100 years? Here were the…

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Australian Aviator Guy Menzies’ Visit to Jesselton in North Borneo

If you’re a fan of aviation history, you would know that Guy Menzies was once famous for flying the first…

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Watch US Documentary on Malaysia in 1970 [Video]

It’s always interesting to watch early documentaries on Malaysia or in particularly Sabah. Now watch this US Documentary on Malaysia shot…

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Watch Footage of Jesselton in 1948 by Keith Wookey

Watch this rare footage of Jesselton taken in 1948 by Keith Wookey who was the last Resident of Sandakan. After starting…

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NBHS is working with MaGIC to Help Promote SEHATI Program in KK

North Borneo Historical Society is working together with MaGIC for SEHATI Program in KK for this Sunday and next Monday….

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The History of North Borneo Sabah First State Flag in 1963

This was North Borneo (Sabah)’s State flag which was officially used in 1963. Find out more about the State’s flag…

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20 Possible Differences if Sabah Didn’t Join The Malaysian Federation

Have you ever wondered if Sabah didn’t join the Malaysian Federation in 1963? Could things have been different? Here are…

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History of Formation of Malaysia Explained in Beautiful Sketches (Part II)

This is the second part of History of Formation of Malaysia Explained in Beautiful Sketches. If you missed Part I, click…

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History of Formation of Malaysia Explained in Beautiful Sketches (Part I)

Interested to know more about the history of formation of Malaysia from a different perspective? These beautiful sketches will help you….

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Sabah Related Newspaper Headlines on the Birth of Malaysia in 1963

The Malaysia Day celebration is just around the corner. Here were the headlines that appeared on The Straits Times newspaper…

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