Monthly Archives: August 2012

Sun Bear Sunset Serenade and Supper

Text and photo by Siew Te Wong Alex Lamb, a 17 year old teenage from Kota Kinabalu, organized a fundraiser event “Sun Bear Sunset Serenade and Supper” at Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort and Spa on Friday August 10th. The event is a private informal fundraising event to help raise money specifically for food for the […]

British High Commissioner visits the BSBCC

Text by Gloria Ganang and photos by Tee Thye Lim On the beautiful sunny morning of the 14th August 2012, the BSBCC team started the day with a preparation for a remarkable visit of the British High Commissioner to Malaysia, HE Simon Featherstone and his family. Also present during the visit was the Council’s guests, […]

Bongkud meets new neighbors!

Text and photos by Gloria Ganang and Tee Thye Lim Bongkud, a sub adult sun bear at the BSBCC meets new neighbors 2 days ago (11th August 2012). The little sun bear was rescued from a village called Bongkud near to the district of Ranau, Sabah and came to the centre last June. She was […]

GREEN: Save the forest engineers

By Aneeta Sundararaj Picture by Wong Siew Te   The sun bear is under threat. And that’s definitely not good news for the equilibrium of our rainforest, writes Aneeta Sundararaj      Cerah, soon to be a movie star Om is a gentle giant “They play such an important role in the ecosystem but we […]

Update on current construction projects in the BSBCC

Text and photos by Ade Kurniawan In the past few weeks, the BSBCC has been quite fortunate to receive two different groups of volunteers (Raleigh and Camp Borneo) to help with several construction projects in the centre (designed and supervised by Arkitrek interns, Adam Leigh-Brown and Maryam Gomary). Not an easy task as both groups […]

Anglo Chinese School Independent (ACSI) students visit to BSBCC

Text by Gloria Ganang and photos by Thye Lim and Ade Kurniawan Yesterday was another meaningful day at the BSBCC. We had an educatonal visit from a group of teens from the Anglo Chinese School Independent (ACSI), Singapore. They consist of 23 students of the age 17-18 years old, accompanied by 2 teachers. The visit […]