Post WWII Footage of Jesselton and Japanese POW Internment Camp

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

Footage of ‘Trip through British North Borneo in 1906’ by Charles Urban Trading Company

This video is one of the earliest films of British North Borneo ever recorded that shows how life was in the country. The film was made by The Charles Urban Trading Company was formed in 1903 by the Anglo-American film… Continue Reading

Brief History on How the Australians Liberated Borneo During WWII [Video]

The Australians helped liberated North Borneo and pretty much the whole island of Borneo during World War II (WWII). This video will make you appreciate those who have sacrificed their lives for us. Yesterday I posted a blog post about… Continue Reading

Watch and Learn Sabah (North Borneo)’s History Video in 5 Minutes

Need a quick way to learn Sabah (North Borneo)’s history? This YouTube video takes you through the history of Sabah from prehistoric times until today. There’s very little history of Sabah (North Borneo) written on Malaysian textbooks therefore many people… Continue Reading