13 June 2018 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Research Gallery and Visitor Information Centre (VIC) will be closed on 14-20 June 2018, in conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidilfitri. From left: FRIM Research Gallery and VIC. The FRIM jogging tracks, picnic area and Kepong Botanic Gardens will remain open for visitors. The campus is open from 5.30am to 7.30pm, with the last entry at 6.30pm. We apologise for any inconvenience. For any enquiry, kindly email to email@example.com.
5 June 2018 (Tuesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) is ready to work with any party in enhancing the quality of herbal product, competitiveness as well as the ability to penetrate local and international markets. FRIM has been recognised as a Centre of Excellence in Natural Products by Malaysian Bioeconomy Development Corporation (Bioeconomy Corporation), an agency for the Malaysia bio-based industry development, under the purview of Ministry of Science, Technology, and Innovation (MOSTI). Four FRIM laboratories have obtained the BioNexus Partners (BNP) status from Bioeconomy Corporation. FRIM Phytochemistry (FK) Laboratory was accorded the status in October 2009, followed by theHerbal [...]
31 May 2018 (Thursday) - Xylarium Kepong (KEPw) at Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), which was established in 1918 with a collection of 10,201 wood specimens, has been recognised by Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) in 2012 as being the largest and oldest wood collection in the country. Just like a library for books and a herbarium for a collection of plant specimens, xylarium is a collection centre for wood specimens. These certified wood collections (which are authenticated samples) are suitable for research . The oldest wood specimens at KEPw were 113-118 years’ old. Since its inception in 1918, KEPw plays [...]