North Borneo Sacred Legacy Photographic Exhibition at Sabah Museum Begins Today!

When was your last visit to the Museum? You should visit it soon because rare photos of North Borneo by Mr. Robert Knowles are currently being displayed. Mr. Robert Knowles was the former Director of Customs in Labuan. During his… Continue Reading

7 Popular Classic Hotels in North Borneo (Sabah) in 1960’s, 1970’s and 1980’s

In the late 1950’s North Borneo was experiencing an economic and construction boom, and demands for hotels were rising. These are some of the most popular hotels in major towns of North Borneo from 1960’s-1980’s. Winner Hotel – Jesselton Located… 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

The Railway Man: A Tortured British POW Met His Japanese Tormentor 50 Years Later

Based on a true story, it tells about about a former Prisoner of Wars (POW) who was tortured and meeting his tormentor some decades later. Our parents, grandparents and great grandparents knew and felt the terrible things during World War II… 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