Monthly Archives: January 2014

Happy Chinese New Year!

Wishing you a healthy and prosperous Chinese New Year! A million thanks to everyone who’s been our great support!

USC students work to save Borneo’s sun bears

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), 24th January 2014 By Annie Gaffney They’re known as Asia’s Sun Bears and they’re listed as a vulnerable species. A group of Sunshine Coast Uni students who are studying communications have got behind their plight, by designing an adoption program for the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. They’ll travel to the […]

Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre offers visitors closer look of world’s smallest bear

The Star Online, 20th January 2014 BY MUGUNTAN VANAR SANDAKAN: The Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) opened its doors to the public in hope raising awareness on the iconic species and encourage research on the world’s smallest bear. The centre, placed next to the world renowned Sepilok Orang Utan Rehabilitation Centre, is equipped with key facilities […]


Text by Genevie Gikun Photos by Tee Thye Lim Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) founded by CEO Wong Siew Te has made history today by successfully holding a soft opening. The BSBCC is now officially open to the public. The ceremony was attended by Sabah Forestry Department director Datuk Sam Mannan, Sabah Wildlife Department […]

BSBCC Volunteer Blog

Text and Photos by Tom Shaw 11/1/14 I’m a little late to the blog party, but the guys here have asked me to write some of my experiences down. I think I’ll start with a bit of background from my first week here. This is my first ever blog so don’t judge. So far working at […]

Sun bear centre opens to public

New Straits Times,19th January 2014 By Avila Geraldine [email protected] RAISING AWARENESS: It’s the world’s only NGO-run facility SANDAKAN: After six years of toying with the idea, the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) is now accessible to the public who want to get close to the world’s smallest bear. The opening of the centre is […]

BSBCC dibuka kepada umum

Utusan Borneo, 17th January 2014

Sun Bear centre in Sandakan opens to public

The Borneo Post, 17th January 2014

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Asia Times, 17th January 2014