Participation of the “Country” of North Borneo in Commonwealth Games 1962 [Video]

North Borneo participated (as a nation) in the Empire and Commonwealth Games in Perth, Australia in 1962. Watch the video here. I got a bit excited over the past few days because British Pathé has uploaded around 90,000 historical footage and… Continue Reading

8 Antique North Borneo Sketches that Appeared on The Illustrated London News in 1887

Photos of North Borneo were not available in the late 1800’s but Hon Ralph Abercrombie introduced Borneo in the West with his sketches. These drawings were first appeared in The Illustrated London News, which was the world’s first illustrated weekly… Continue Reading

Sabahans James Wong & Hassan Sani Led Malaysia into Olympics Soccer Qualifier in 1980

If you were lucky enough to watch the Olympics qualifier football match in 1980, you would have been very proud of these two Sabahans in action. James Wong and Hassan Sani are former Malaysian footballers for Malaysia national football team… Continue Reading

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