Expatriates and Servicemen in North Borneo

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Over the past two hundred years, there have been thousands of expats or servicemen who worked, lived or based in North Borneo. If you’re one of them or has any relation to them, let us know here. After founding North… Continue Reading

8 World Famous Historical Figures who Visited North Borneo

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Did you know that North Borneo has attracted world famous historical figures for the past 100 years? Here were the famous people who paid this place a visit. 1. Muhammad Ali (1975) This person doesn’t need more introduction. He visited… Continue Reading

Post WWII Footage of Jesselton and Japanese POW Internment Camp

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We’ve heard horrific stories from senior folks of the Japanese internment (POW) camps at the current airport site near (guess?) in Jesselton. Now take a look at this video. Just about two weeks ago I posted this blog post about the… Continue Reading

Part II: WWII Photos of Australian Troops In Labuan After The Borneo Campaign in 1945

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Just days after the liberation of British North Borneo from the Japanese, these stunning photos were shot and then kept in the archives in Australia for more than 60 years. This post is a continuation from Part I: WWII Photos of… Continue Reading