KK Writers Group monthly gathering: Thur, 27th July 2017

Dear Writers and potential Writers

The KK Writers Group will be meeting on Thursday, 27 July, 7.00pm at The Sabah Society (Damai). If you are interested, you are welcome to come along and see what the group gets up to. Bring some writing of your own, if you have any. Or just come. Cost: RM10.

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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: Wednesday, 26th July 2017 @ 7pm – Book Night

Book Night at The Sabah Society!

Have you wondered what’s IN the books at Sabah Society? Well, we have a treasure trove here , waiting to be discovered! Come for an evening of fun and fellowship! Tea and coffee will be there (you can help yourself) and the Book Night will proceed. It is a

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TSS KK trip: 30th Oct – 1st Nov 2017 – Borneo Rainforest Lodge, Danum Valley

Borneo Rainforest Lodge (BRL) is the epitome of jungle indulgence. With tastefully designed rooms and common areas, personalized service, sumptuous food, and well-trained guides – you cannot go wrong at this environmental-friendly boutique jungle lodge. The award-winning Borneo Rainforest Lodge is tucked deep within the conservation area and is tastefully designed to blend into its

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TSS KK Field trip: Sat, 5th Aug 2017 – Kivatu Nature Farm

Kivatu Nature Farm (KNF), which is situated in PACOS headquarters itself (less than 5 mins from Donggongon town), aims to be a model farm as well as a training centre for communities who wishes to learn about farming and agriculture. It also acts as a propagation venue for various traditional plants, flowers, vegetables and

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Shangri-La of the Rainforests – BRL by Dr. Arthur Chung

Dear friends,

It was a privilege to be part of the Festival of Wildlife at the Borneo Rainforest Lodge (BRL) in Danum which I was a speaker and resource person on forest insects. The event was organized by Wildlife Worldwide in cooperation with BRL and Sabah Tourism Board.

Hence, I’m sharing with you some images

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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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Message from newly elected President 2017/2018

Greetings from the new committee for 2017/2018.

First apologies for the long overdue notification.

For those who may have missed the AGM , the list of current committee members are :

President : Dr Elaine Kong

Vice President : George Hong

IPP : Chiwon Chin

Secretary : Melissa Mathews

Treasurer: Nicholas Tan

Committee members :

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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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