Monthly Archives: March 2014


Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre wishes to invite highly motivated and dedicated candidates to join us for the following career opportunities:- General requirements- i. Willingness to work outside normal working hours including weekend and holidays. ii. Ability to speak and write English is a MUST, Chinese and other languages are advantages iii. Malaysian nationality iv. […]

Sun Bear Cub Confiscated and Handed Over to BSBCC.

Text by Ng Bee Ying & photo by Jocelyn Stokes On the 24th March 2014, Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) received a new sun bear cub. Mr. Wong Siew Te, Founder & CEO of BSBCC and his team awaited the cub with great excitement, wondering how the bear is and what is the story […]

Story of the Five Newly Arrived Sun Bears

Text and Photos by Chiew Lin May In the beginning of March, five new sun bears have arrived at Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) , which include Diana, Ronnie, Phin, Sigalung and Sunbearo. A lot of hard work and preparations went into that day. It has been a busy couple of weeks for the […]

School Kids Learning About Sun Bear’s diet

Text by Gloria Ganang & photo by Ng Bee Ying A group of students from the local primary schools in Sandakan arrived at BSBCC this morning. They all comprised of 19 students with 4 teachers accompanying them. The “Food Hunt” activity was carried out so kids could learn about what sun bears eat in the […]

Sun Bears sent to conservation centre

The  Borneo Post, 17 March 2014

Public reminded: An offence to keep Sun Bears

Daily Express, 18 March 2014


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See Hua Daily News, 17 March 2014  

Sun Bears sent to conservation centre

Borneo Post Online, 17th March 2014 SANDAKAN: Five Malayan Sun Bears that were either confiscated or handed over to the Sabah Wildlife Department between June last year and March 1, this year have been transferred to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC) near here. The Sun Bears were initially sheltered at the Lok Kawi […]

Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre receives another 5 bears

New Straits Times, 16th March 2014 By Olivia Miwil [email protected] KOTA KINABALU: Five Malayan sun bears were relocated to the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre in Sandakan recently, bringing the total of the protected species to 32 currently at the conservation centre. ¬† The five bears –four adults and a six-month-old cub– were previously sheltered […]