Monthly Archives: December 2014

Giving captive bears in Sabah a better future

Daily Express, 29th December 2014  Text by Mary Chin  

BSBCC Featured in Local News on Christmas Day

We are featured in the local news on Christmas day! Thanks Daily Express for the post! We hope that more people will be aware about sun bears!

Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre

Malaysia Asia     A dream come true for one man, the Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre has been finally opened to the public in early 2014 when Wong Siew Te, the man behind this project and also the founder – finally got around to making this a reality. I personally met Wong back in […]

My Confession about the Confession Bear

Text by Hng Lee Ying If you always surf the internet, you must have seen this confession bear somewhere before, either be it on the Facebook or 9gag. I did not realize I was going to meet the famous confession bear until my college friend told me that confession bear is our Malayan Sun Bear! […]

Integration Chin with the Adult Female Bear Group

Text and Photos by Chiew Lin May Chin was rescued from the Tawau district where she was kept at the primary school’s mini zoo. On October 20th, 2014, we relocated Chin to our BSBCC bear house to join a gorgeous group of bears. We started to introduce Chin to other female adult bears so that […]

Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre (BSBCC)

New Sabah Times, 5th December 2014  Text : David de la Harpe Photo: BSBCC

BSBCC Participates in GEF SGP Workshop & Seminar

Photo & text by Gloria Ganang It was a great honor for me and my colleague Risnayati to be part of the workshop & seminar organized by GEF Small Grants Programme (SGP)Malaysia held at the Crystal Crown Hotel, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. The National GEF-SGP Grantees Workshop was held on the 20th November 2014 where approximately 30 […]

6th East & Southeast Asian Wild Animal Rescue Network Conference 2014

On the 24th – 27th November 2014, the 6th Wild Animal Rescue Network (WARN) Conference was held at the Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden (KFBG), Hong Kong SAR, China.   The theme for this year’s conference was: “Challenges Faced during Long Term Maintenance of Rescued Wildlife”.   This is an appropriate title as it reflects […]