I am not anti-progress. I just hope for a more sustainable development. Sustainable development that does not destroy the heritage, livelihood and culture of the Bornean people. An area estimated at 1/5 of Sarawak would be underwater once the 12 mega dams are built. Above is the picture of the area that will be submerged,… Continue reading Damming our Future: The Borneo Project
When I first started this blog, my dream was to write what I know about my culture and heritage for the world to read. Now, I write because I feel a responsibility to disseminate largely hidden information that are usually tucked between the dusty sheets of science journals and scholar gazettes. I’ve always wondered why… Continue reading An earnest request
I would like to thank all my dear readers for their visits and their comments on this blog. I haven’t had the time or material to add much material to my blog nowadays. I do recommend some of the links on my blogroll, especially a fellow Bornean blogger Paren (http://www.parenbonjour.com/). I hope this blog will… Continue reading Updates
A Tanjung Malim-born Dutch citizen claims he is a descendent of the Emperor of China and that his bloodline is linked to royal families in India, Java and Siam. On Saturday morning, at a Kuala Lumpur hotel coffee house together with two of Kamal’s aides, I waited for the so-called trillionaire. Wearing a baseball cap,… Continue reading Emperor of Indonesia?