The Rest of Sabah

By Puah Sze Ning

April 2013 PHOTO ESSAY
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Over the last few weeks, Sabah demanded the attention, thoughts and prayers of Malaysians as a small group of Suluks’ claim to the northern Borneo state of Sabah led to bloodshed in the town of Lahad Datu, shocking a country which has enjoyed many years of peace.Like most West Malaysians, I knew very little of our Bornean neighbours until my first visit in 2006. What was initially a huge cultural shock quickly transformed into a lifelong love affair thanks to...

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Puah Sze Ning

is a freelance documentary photographer based in KL. She’s a fitness junkie who volunteers for indigenous rights organisations and doesn’t really function until she gets a decent cup of coffee. View more of her work at http://