Also known as "America Road", "Reversed Road", "Opposite Driving Road" by the locals, the road where we drive on the left instead of the right, and is rightly a fairly controversial subject of contention regarding its road planning.
Sibu is the gateway to the mighty Rajang River and its vast hinterland. As the main commercial centre and port for the Rajang Basin, Sibu is the starting point for one of the world's great river journeys. The second largest town in Sarawak, Sibu is situated on the confluence of the Rajang and Igan River, 130 km from the South China Sea. It is a thriving, modern town dominated by its bustling and crowded waterfront.
Sibu's population of 180,000 maintains great harmony and unity as is with all of Sarawak.