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End of the ordeal

Dawn broke on June 10, 1945, with a thunderous roar heard all across Brunei Bay and Labuan. Operation Oboe 6, the Australian-led re-occupation of north-western Borneo had begun.


Fun learning visit for beauties

It was a lot of fun and a good learning experience on Sarawak's diverse cultures and customs for the beauties competing in the Miss Tourism pageant when they visited the Sarawak Cultural Village in Santubong, near Kuching.


30-year love affair with native beads

Her roots are in Switzerland but her first love now is the prized heirloom beads of the indigenous communities of Borneo.


Turtle islands to woo tourists

The state Tourism and Urban Development Ministry is studying a proposal to turn two turtle islands off Sematan in Lundu district into tourism sites.


36 to vie for Miss Tourism title in Miri

Thirty-six international beauty queens will vie for the Miss Tourism title in the grand final of the world pageant in Miri on July 23.


Colourful tale of the Lun Bawang

The northern Sarawak district of Lawas is famous for many extraordinary stories, and one which stands out is that of its brave warriors.


Niah Caves were inhabited

An on-going study on the Niah Caves in northern Sarawak has confirmed that modern humans had certainly been living there 43,000 years ago or probably earlier, said University of Cambridge Professor Graeme Parker.


Don returns to complete report after 45 years

Researcher Prof Wiihelm Solheim, who carried out excavation work at Sireh Cave in Serian district in 1959, has come back to complete a report of his findings.


Museum gets book on Brooke kingship

The Sarawak Museum received a copy of I>Power and Prowess: The Origins of Brooke Kingship in Sarawak/Ifrom its author Dr John Walker yesterday.


Gift from the gods

THERE are many hypotheses on the beginnings of the I>pua/I>. Read on for details.