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

British Officer from Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment Briefing Platoon in Sebatik Island of Tawau, North Borneo

The confrontation or Konfrontasi that occurred in 1962-1966 was an undeclared war with most of the action in the border area between Indonesia and East Malaysia on the island of Borneo (known as Kalimantan in Indonesia). One of the main… Continue Reading