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The Police station  
   

The Police station

Another one of the Brookes' colonial buildings.
Kuching, Cats and Colonialism

January 23rd 2007
Kuching Kris: We flew from Kota Kinabalu in Sabah on one side of Borneo (Sabah) to Kuching on the other (Sarawak) for a brief outing to sample a bit of Sarawak life. Although it's still Malaysia, Sarawak's effectively another country, on the other side of Brunei. Sarawak has a strange colonial history too. Basically a rich English bloke called James Brooke went adventuring on ... read more
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Malaysian Flag During the late 18th and 19th centuries, Great Britain established colonies and protectorates in the area of current Malaysia; these were occupied by Japan from 1942 to 1945. In 1948, the British-ruled territories on the Malay Peninsula formed the Fe... ... read more
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