Spotlight on Sarawak school and its illustrious sons


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  • Sunday, 22 Nov 2015

Passion to learn: Jabu endured long hours of travel and hardship to be at school.

STUDENTS from Sarawak’s interior had to rely on cargo boats and ships to make the almost week-long journey from their longhouses and villages whenever the new term began in the state’s only upper secondary school, more than 50 years ago.

Some had to travel on foot for several days before boarding the boats to Miri, where the Tanjung Lobang Government Secondary School was located.

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