English: (noun) Bau town - It is the district administrative center for the Bau district which has a long colorful history dating back to the Brooke era. Also known as the Gold Town for an obvious reason, it boasted an artificial lake called Tasik Biru which used to be a gold mining pit. Nowadays, the only valuable thing extracted there are the beautiful scenery and the annual Tasik Biru Festival. No swimming is allowed due the high amount of cyanide still present in the water.
Bahasa Malaysia: Pekan Bau
Source: Jecky Misieng