The Golden Legacy Articles by Rozan Yunos



THE GOLDEN LEGACY ARTICLES COLLECTION

Written by Rozan Yunos


This page provides links to articles originally published in The Golden Legacy Column, The Brunei Times Sunday written by Rozan Yunos which are uploaded to this blog. Links to older articles will be updated from time to time. Please also note that a number of past articles published in The Brunei Times were not uploaded to this blog. The Brunei Times had published almost 300 articles written by Rozan Yunos from 2007 to 2016. The Brunei Times was a national newspaper which operated from 1 July 2006 to 7 November 2016. The Golden Legacy column was the longest running column of that newspaper. Articles for the years 2007, 2008 and 2009 have been compiled in three books - The Golden Warisan Volume 1, The Golden Warisan Volume 2 and Our Brunei Heritage.

Unpublished in The Brunei Times

Legends from Lundu, Sarawak*
The Origin of the Pontianak*
Spirits at the Golf Course*
(*published in the book Monsters, Dragons and Fairies: Myths and Legends from Borneo and Brunei (2017))

Published in The Brunei Times in 2016

Great Sultans: Sultan Hasan of Brunei and Sultan Iskandar Muda of Acheh (6 November 2016)
British Royal Visits to Brunei (30 October 2016)
The Travels of Ibn Battuta (23 October 2016)
Brunei in 1888 (16 October 2016)
Narration of Brunei During Mid 19th Century (9 October 2016)
Brunei's Deep Offshore History, Sunken Wrecks (2 October 2016)
Appreciating Brunei's Landmarks in Digital Game (25 September 2016)
Brunei, the First Southeast Asian Muslim Kingdom? (18 September 2016)
Top Religious Figures in 19th Century Brunei (11 September 2016)
Prominent Religious Figures in Brunei History (4 September 2016)
Brunei in 1916, 100 Years Ago (28 August 2016)
The Loss of Labuan Island (14 August 2016)
Brunei's Sultan Abdul Majid and Chinese Emperor Yongle (7 August 2016)
The Origins of Chinese Silk (31 July 2016)
The Beginning of the Maritime Silk Road (3 July 2016)
Looking At Brunei Through Spanish Eyes (12 June 2016)
History of Brunei Through Spanish Eyes (5 June 2016)
Brunei History Through Spanish Eyes (29 May 2016)
The Murder of a Brunei British Resident (22 May 2016)
Brunei's Ancient Exports (15 May 2016)
The Day Labuan Became British (8 May 2016)
Role of 1,000 Year Old Beads in Brunei (1 May 2016)
Brunei's Maritime Trade in the Past (24 April 2016)
Istana Manggalela and Pengiran Shahbandar Hassan (17 April 2016)
A Battle on Borneo's Northern Coast (10 April 2016)
The Sireh Leaves and Betel Nut Culture in Brunei (28 March 2016)
Si Tanggang and the Theory of Human Origins (21 March 2016)
The Missing Kingdoms of Borneo (14 March 2016)
The Relationship between Brunei and Minangkabau (7 March 2016)
The Historic Gasing or Spinning Tops (28 February 2016)
England's Early Relations with Borneo (21 February 2016)
The Muara Coalmine in 1883 (14 February 2016)
The Might of the Miniature Brunei Cannons (7 February 2016)
Borneo's Fearsome Loch Ness Monsters (31 January 2016)
Bears and Humans at Bukit Beruang (24 January 2016)
A 16th Century Spanish Account of Brunei (17 January 2016)
Brunei and Malacca in the 15th Century (10 January 2016)
The Origin of Kampung Sultan Lama (3 January 2016)

Published in The Brunei Times in 2015

The History of Maulidur Rasul Celebrations in Brunei (27 December 2015)
The Heritage of Tamu Kianggeh (20 December 2015)
Brunei - Rising from the Ruins of World War II (13 December 2015)
Kampong Ayer Past and Present (6 December 2015)
Wanderings in Southeastern Seas (29 November 2015)
The Kianggeh Coal and the US-Brunei Treaty of 1850 (22 November 2015)
Brunei in 1915 (16 November 2015)

Published in The Brunei Times in 2014

100 Years of Formal Education in Brunei (10 October 2014)
Father Don Carlos Cuarteron: Futile Attempt to Spread Christianity to Brunei in 19th Century (2 September 2014)
History of Teacher Training in Brunei (16 March 2014)
Memories of the First National Day Still Fresh (16 February 2014)

Published in The Brunei Times in 2013

The First Dutch Visit in 1600 (22 December 2013)
Sabah and the Sulu Claims (7 March 2013)
Remembering the First National Day (23 February 2013)
The Eternal Kampong Ayer (11 February 2013)
Memories of the Brunei River Regatta (28 January 2013) 

Published in The Brunei Times in 2012

Life in Brunei at the Turn of the Century (4 June 2012)
Brunei in 1776 (21 May 2012)
Brunei 300 Years Ago (8 May 2012)
Sultan Hassan's Canons: Islamic Law in Brunei from the 16th Century (23 April 2012)
Celebrating 40 Years of MABBIM (9 April 2012)
The History of the Hassanal Bolkiah Trophy (25 February 2012)
Memories of Brunei Regatta (22 January 2012)

Published in The Brunei Times in 2011

The Ancient Fishtrap Dance (5 December 2011)
Nanjing, The Sister City of Bandar Seri Begawan (28 November 2011)
Celebrating Hari Raya Haji (7 November 2011)
Brunei: End of 16th Century (31 October 2011)
Brunei Malays Outside Brunei (24 October 2011)
41st Anniversary of Bandar Seri Begawan (3 October 2011)
Brunei Teachers Education Since 1911 (26 September 2011)
The Guardian of the Malay Language (19 September 2011)
Journey of Brunei Wharf Into Waterfront (12 September 2011)
Tales of Hari Raya Celebrations of Brunei Students Overseas (5 September 2011)
Hari Raya in Kampong Ayer (29 August 2011)
Ketupat and Hari Raya (22 August 2011)
History of Tamu in Brunei (15 August 2011)
Postcards from the Past (8 August 2011)
Tales from Syair Awang Semaun (1 August 2011)
Colours of Brunei Currency (25 July 2011)
The Significance of July for Brunei (18 July 2011)
Brunei's High Value Stamps (11 July 2011)
Memukun - Brunei's Unique Tradition (4 July 2011)
The Origins of Washing Feet Ceremony in Tutong Weddings (27 June 2011)
Brunei's Handicraft Industries (20 June 2011)
Pigafetta, Brunei's 15th Century Chronicler (13 June 2011)
Islamic Dakwah Centre (6 June 2011)
History of Overseas Malays (30 May 2011)
The Lanfang Republic (23 May 2011)
Brunei, Before the Oil Years (16 May 2011)
How Brunei Lost the Trusan River (9 May 2011)
The Independent Development of Muara (2 May 2011)
Tracing the History of Today's Kampong Ayer (25 April 2011)
The Queen's Jetty in Kampong Dato Gandi (18 April 2011)
Ancient Brunei from Asian Sources (28 March 2011)
Origin of Place Names in Meragang (21 March 2011)
Brunei in Chinese History (14 March 2011)
Gunboat Diplomacy (7 March 2011)
Brunei in the 1850s (28 February 2011)
Tradition of Celebrating Maulidur Rasul (14 February 2011)
The Lion Dance in Brunei (7 February 2011)
The Practises and Taboos of the Chinese New Year (31 January 2011)
Brunei, 100 Years Ago (24 January 2011)
Remembering Brunei's Naval Ships (17 January 2011)
The History of Kota Kinabalu (10 January 2011)
A Historic Journey Through Sabah (3 January 2011)

Published in The Brunei Times in 2010

The Golden Legacy: Ong Sum Ping (27 December 2010)
A Story Beneath Brunei's Street Names (20 December 2010)
Tales of Bananas, Dragons and Tigers (13 December 2010)
Kingdom of Unexpected Treasures (6 December 2010)
The Days of Duit Kerabau Notes (29 November 2010)
Brunei's Unique Postage Stamps (22 November 2010)
Tracing the Origin of Kain Pelikat (15 November 2010)
The Malay Origin: Tracing Back the Lineage of Old Brunei (25 October 2010)
Brunei: An  Islamic Centre Since 1660 (18 October 2010)
The Chinese Influence on Brunei's Early Coins (11 October 2010)
Origins of Modern Civil Service in Brunei (4 October 2010)
Origin of Brunei Scouts Movement (27 September 2010)
Brunei Darussalam 50 Years Ago (20 September 2010)
Changes in Celebrating Hari Raya in Brunei (13 September 2010)
The Old Ways of Celebrating Night of Qadr (6 September 2010)
Teaching Legacy of Batu Lintang Sarawak (30 August 2010)
Seeking Forgiveness During Aidil Fitri (23 August 2010)
Legendary Exploits of Awang Semaun (16 August 2010)
Brunei Sultanate Expands Empire (Early Brunei Conquests) (9 August 2010)
Youth Movements in Brunei (2 August 2010)
The Ceremonial Dress Uniforms of the Brunei Civil Service (19 July 2010)
Brunei's Orders and Decoration (12 July 2010)
Gunboat Diplomacy in 19th Century (5 July 2010)
Sarawak's Mount Santubong and Brunei's Princesses (28 June 2010)
Formation of Brunei's Modern Cabinet (21 June 2010)
History of Administrative Service (7 June 2010)
Early History of Royal Brunei Malay Regiment (31 May 2010)
Diangdangan Bujang SiGandam (24 May 2010)
Assalamualaikum. This is Radio Brunei (10 May 2010)
Cinemas and Movie Memories of Brunei (3 May 2010)
History of Brunei's Boat Building Industry (26 April 2010)
Animals in Brunei Place Names (19 April 2010)
35th Anniversary of RBA's First Flight (12 April 2010)
Trees the Origin of Brunei's Place Names (5 April 2010)
Tracing the History of Legislative Council (15 March 2010)
The Golden History of Islam in Brunei (8 March 2010)
Chop Goh Mei marks end of Chinese New Year (28 February 2010)
Celebrating Maulidur Rasul in Brunei (22 February 2010)
Chinese New Year Now and Then (15 February 2010)
Of the Brunei Flag, and its Colour Origins (8 February 2010)
Saga of Brunei's Football Association (1 February 2010)
Stamps During The Japanese Occupation (25 January 2010)
In Protecting, Defending the Sultanate (18 January 2010)
Brunei, One Hundred Years Ago (11 January 2010)

Published in The Brunei Times in 2009

Brunei Shipwreck Unearths Artefacts (28 December 2009)
Looking at Bersunat, Past and Present (21 December 2009)
School Holidays Today and Yesterday (14 December 2009)
School Gala Night of Yesteryear (7 December 2009)
The History of the Borneo Games (30 November 2009)
Creation of the Modern Land Department (23 November 2009)
Coming of the 1909 Land Code (16 November 2009)
Education Legacies of Sultan Omar Ali (9 November 2009)
Early Education System in Brunei (2 November 2009)
The First Chinese Temple in Brunei (26 October 2009)
Looking Back at the Origins of Brunei (19 October 2009)
Tracing the Origins of the National Crest (12 October 2009)
Brunei Constitution Marks Golden Jubilee (5 October 2009)
Appreciating A Civil Service (27 September 2009)
How Hari Raya Has Changed (20 September 2009)
Hari Raya: It's a Piece of Cake (13 September 2009)
The Best Dressed in Brunei (6 September 2009)
The Ramadhan of Yesteryear (30 August 2009)
Brunei in London News (23 August 2009)
Naming a Sea-Faring Nation (16 August 2009)
Early Accounts of Old Brunei (9 August 2009)
Cultivating Rice Bowls To Achieve Total Self-Sufficiency (2 August 2009)
15th Century Artifacts Found in Lumut (26 July 2009)
His Majesty's Birthday Celebrations Then and Now (19 July 2009)
Making Age By Recalling Local History (12 July 2009)
Trading Tributes With China (5 July 2009)
The Guardian of Brunei's Treasure (28 June 2009)
Brunei's 19th Century Coins (21 June 2009)
The Battle Against Corruption (14 June 2009)
Brunei's Change in Pocket (7 June 2009)
A River Runs Through It (31 May 2009)
The 1000 Year Old Brunei Food (24 May 2009)
Old Brunei Got Mail (17 May 2009)
Barisan Pemuda's Role in Brunei's Political Development (10 May 2009)
The Post War Political Development (3 May 2009)
The 1905 Belfeld Report (26 April 2009)
In the Aftermath of World War II (19 April 2009)
Burong Pingai Berakas: 50 Years Ashore (12 April 2009)
A City of Many Waters (5 April 2009)
Dewan Bahasa and Pustaka (12 April 2009)
The Origin of Brunei's Legislative Council (15 March 2009)
The Maulidur Rasul Celebrations in Brunei (8 March 2009)
The Era of Sultan Muhammad Hassan (1 March 2009)
The First National Day Celebrations 1984 (22 February 2009)
Lasting Symbol of Brunei's Sovereignty (15 February 2009)
Mentiri Comes of Age (8 February 2009)
Immigration Services Through The Ages (1 February 2009)
Agreement Ends Role of British Residents (25 January 2009)
History of the Streets of Bandar Seri Begawan (18 January 2009)
Sambas Sultanate Descends From Brunei (11 January 2009)

Published in The Brunei Times in 2008

Sultan Tengah of Sarawak (28 December 2008)
Reign of Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddin II (21 December 2008)
Sultan Abdul Momin Restores Peace (14 December 2008)
Era of Sultan Muhammad Jamalul Alam (7 December 2008)
The Reign of Sultan Ahmad Tajuddin (30 November 2008)
The Brunei Sultan Who Died in China (9 November 2008)
National Stadium Celebrates Its 25th Year (26 October 2008)
History of Brunei Students in Singapore (19 October 2008)
From Bandar Brunei to BSB 38 Years Ago (12 October 2008)
Resting Place for Remains of Pious Sultan (5 October 2008)
Celebrating a Festive Occasion in Brunei (28 September 2008)
How Brunei Lost Its Northern Province (21 September 2008)
Masjid SOAS 50th Anniversary (14 September 2008)
Loss of Labuan Island, a Former Brunei Island (7 September 2008)
Civil War Wrecks Chaos in Brunei (24 August 2008)
Kampong Pancur Murai Tells Its Origin (17 August 2008)
Perserving Brunei's Traditional Anyaman (10 August 2008)
The Sultan who Thwarted Rajah Brooke (3 August 2008)
The Coronation of the Sultan of Brunei (1 August 2008) (Special Coronation Article)
The Kris: The Traditional Malay Weapon (27 July 2008)
Centuries Old Brunei Weaving Industry (20 July 2008)
A Curious Look at Brunei's Gambling Past (6 July 2008)
The Japanese Occupation of Brunei (29 June 2008)
Padang Besar Plays Key Role in Brunei (22 June 2008)
NDPs Spur Growth in Brunei's Economy (15 June 2008)
Information Department Shapes Brunei (8 June 2008)
Awang Semaun: Tale of a Brunei Warrior (25 May 2008)
"Bunga Telur" Gifts Lavished at Weddings (18 May 2008)
The Day the Armada Challenged Brunei (11 May 2008)
World, Cosmic Matter? See Survey Department (4 May 2008)
Prosperous Rubber Plantations in Brunei (27 April 2008)
Before Oil: Cutch in Brunei (20 April 2008)
Maulidur Rasul Processions in Brunei (13 April 2008)
A History of Sanitation Services in Brunei (6 April 2008)
100 Years of Quality Water Supply (30 March 2008)
Town and Country Planning in Brunei (23 March 2008)
A Bruneian's Castle: National Housing (16 March 2008)
A Brief History of the Legislative Council (9 March 2008)
Enforcers: Brunei's Police Then and Now (2 March 2008)
An Abridged History of Modern Brunei (24 February 2008)
The Tobacco Smoking Tradition in Brunei (17 February 2008)
Rural Tutong, Brunei's Different Side (10 February 2008)
Brunei Lores Samurai, Genies and Fairies (3 February 2008)
Kampong Tanjong Nangka: Legends Trove (27 January 2008)
Family Relationship Monikers in Brunei (20 January 2008)
Brunei Places Named After Native Words (13 January 2008)
Berjanawari: The River Regatta Festival (6 January 2008)

Published in The Brunei Times in 2007

Brunei's Many Tell Tale Place Names (30 December 2007)
Istana Manggalela and the Sabah Link (23 December 2007)
Names are the Heritage of Kampong Ayer (16 December 2007)
In Faith, Bruneians Practise Haj Rituals (9 December 2007)
Royal Brunei Customs and Excise Historic Role (2 December 2007)
The Brunei Pilgrim's Road to Mekah (25 November 2007)
Kuala Belait, the Oil Capital (18 November 2007)
The Development of Brunei's Civil Service (11 November 2007)
A Brief History of Brunei's Health Services (4 November 2007)
A History of Teacher Education in Brunei (28 October 2007)
Brunei's Education System, One of the Best (21 October 2007)
Of Aidil Fitri, Gratitude and Happiness (14 October 2007)
A Time When Good Deeds are Special (7 October 2007)
Sharing and Caring, the Fasting Ideals (30 September 2007)
The Origin of the Songkok or Kopiah (23 September 2007)
An Overview of Jawi's Origins in Brunei (16 September 2007)
Fasting, Ramadhan Yesterday and Today (9 September 2007)
A Brief History of Brunei's Road Network (2 September 2007)
The History of Brunei's National Anthem (26 August 2007)
The Historic Role of Bandar Seri Begawan Wharf (19 August 2007)
Brunei History Seen Through Its Coinage (12 August 2007)
Bubungan Duabelas, Twelve Roofed Mansion (5 August 2007)
A New City, An Ancient Capital (29 July 2007)
Bedil, the Traditional Brunei Cannon (22 July 2007)
A History of Brunei Newspapers (15 July 2007)
Brunei Darussalam's National Flag (8 July 2007)
Brunei's Currency Notes Before 1967 (30 June 2007)
The Origins of the name Brunei Darussalam (23 June 2007)
Brunei Darussalam's History Through Stamps (16 June 2007)
Memukun, Brunei's Unique Tradition (9 June 2007)
The Pengalu in Brunei History (2 June 2007)
Musabaqah Tilawatil Al-Quran (26 May 2007)
The Padians, Women Vendors of Kampong Ayer (19 May 2007)
The Story of Brunei's Oil Discovery (12 May 2007)
The Mosque in the Capital (5 May 2007)
Two Brunei Bay Legend Islands (28 April 2007)
A History of Bruneian Flight (21 April 2007)
Before the Oil, it was Coal (14 April 2007)
Mysterious Grave in the City Centre (7 April 2007)
The Tale of the Unfillial Son (31 March 2007)
Bersunat Then and Now (24 March 2007)

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