Part I: WWII Photos of Australian Troops in Labuan after The Borneo Campaign in 1945

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. Infantrymen take cover behind Australian tank. British North Borneo was… Continue Reading

Photos of Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Visit to North Borneo’s Danum Valley Rainforest

As part of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebration, the Duke of Cambridge and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William and Kate Middleton visited Danum Valley rainforest in Sabah, North Borneo. Visits by the Royal Family is nothing new to Sabah as… Continue Reading

Philippe B. Funk’s Rare and Beautiful North Borneo Picture Postcards

Philippe Funk was a Chinese Hakka from Sandakan, British North Borneo. He was the single most important publisher of printed pre-war postcards of North Borneo. A bit about Philippe Funk: His family headed by Mr. Fung Tain Yew (Fung Chung… Continue Reading