Nanga Delok Longhouse, Sarawak

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  Situated in the untouched jungle near Jelia River in Batang Ai, Nanga Delok is one of the longhouse that belongs to the members of the Iban families. It takes about 50 minute’s boat ride from the nearest roadside. Agriculture is the common livelihood among the residents. While the men are busy with fishing or patching up their fishing nets, the women are at home, preparing food for their family. Some of the women work at the nearby rice fields. …

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Colourful Longboats to Liven up Baram Regatta in Sarawak

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FLASHBACK: Beautifully decorated boats are seen during the Baram Regatta in 2008. MARUDI: Decorated longboats will add splashes of colour to the Baram River on Oct 1 as part of events for the Baram Regatta. Robert Laing Anyie, a political secretary to the Chief Minister, said there will be decorated longboats involving the Orang Ulu, Iban, Malay and Chinese communities. The boats, he said, would carry the regatta torch for the handing over ceremony, or ‘Maten Tebuko Sengaran’ in Kayan, …

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