TSS KK Talk: Thur, 26th Oct 2017 – Borneo’s Endemic Inland Fishes by Dr. Tan Heok Hui

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To date, more than 600 species of fish have been documented from inland waters of Borneo. Of these, around 50 % are endemic to Borneo. State and Province tallies will be analysed. Species representatives will be presented to showcase the diversity, which is closely linked to habitat type. The speaker

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SPECIAL SCREENING + TALK: Tues, 17th Oct 2017 – A glimpse into the remote corners of Kinabalu by Dr. Ravi Mandalam

Dear all,

Please be informed that there will be a change of programme for the upcoming film night. This is in response to the request by several members who missed the film and talk during the recent Borneo Eco Film Festival, details as follows:

SPECIAL SCREENING + TALK Date: 17 October 2017 (Tuesday) Time:

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TSS Sdkn talk: 8th Sept 2017, Fri – Anatomy of a Suluk Dance: The Pangalay

Dear all,

I hope that all of you have had a wonderful long weekend! Well after the wonderful talk on history last month, for this month we will be organizing another talk! This time round on the Suluk culture in Sabah! Yes, definitely one interesting talk after another. I heard that they might be a

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TSS Forum: From Huagong to citizens of Sabah by Prof. Danny Wong, Thur 7th Sept 2017

Block your calendar on Thursday, 7th Sept 2017 at 7.30pm. Free admission. It will be happening at the Grand Ballroom, Shangri-La’s Tanjung Aru Resort & Spa. More details will be out soon.

For logistics planning purpose, you may register here https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1haNG9i6L0svNPWeTh5T3LzWaLb9K1rg0ADZFSe_wAD4/viewform?edit_requested=true

Dr. Elaine Kong

President 2017-2018

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TSS KK Talk: Wed, 16th Aug 2017 – Borneo Beads Today by Heidi Munan

Main categories of beads as they are used in Borneo: BEADWORK, VALUE/HEIRLOOM BEADS and MAGIC BEADS. A look into the history of beads. Where is this bead from — How did it reach Borneo? How old is this bead? When is a fake not a fake? and finally Why collect beads?

Heidi Munan, Hon. Curator

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TSS Sdkn Talk: Thur, 20th July 2017 – Pirate & Pioneers

Dear all,

Once again I would like to let you know we are meeting again this coming Thursday! In May we had a presentation on culture; June on Nature and now in July we have history! Yes it has been an exciting few months and this month it will be even more interesting when we

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TSS KK Talk: Fri, 14th July 2017 – Buwas Kuning, Food and Identity of Sama-Bajau of Msia and the Philippines

Rice is not just a staple food among the Sama-Bajau. It also has an important role as a ritual paraphernalia in the performance of several religious ceremonies such as magomboh, magpaii-bahau, magduwata, magkoktaun, pitobotangan and kanduli. In the ceremonies, rice is deliberately coloured with turmeric and is called buwas kuning. It is prepared according to

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TSS KK talk: Tues, 11th July 2017 – The Sabah Wildlife Rescue Unit

The Wildlife Rescue Unit was created in 2010 by the Sabah Wildlife Department on the need to respond to the ever increasing human wildlife conflicts. Since then to this date, the WRU has been assisting the Sabah Wildlife Department on rescue, translocation, enforcement, research, awareness and few more activities for wildlife conservation. This June 2017,

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TSS Sdkn talk: Fri, 23rd June 2017 – No smoke without fire by Dr. Wendy Erb

Dear all,

Once again, as promised we are going to have another talk this month! Before that, we would like to thank all of you both long term members and new members alike for your continual support in attending the talks, field excursion and most important of all…… Getting to know more about SABAH !

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TSS KK Talk: Thur, 18th May 2017 – Earth real temperatures

The zero degrees in temperatures is at minus 273.15 degrees Celsius, that is 0 degrees Kelvin. Why isn’t it the current temperature of the universe?

I will try to guide you along the real biggest travel and explain what we know is proven, what we are searching for and what we know is not valid

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