Monthly Archives: August 2018


FRIM celebrates National Month

28 August 2018 (Tuesday) – In conjunction with the National Month, Forest Research Institute Malayasia (FRIM) has organised a Monthly Assembly and Patriotic Run yesterday to commemorate the historical moment of the country’s declaration of independence leading to the formation of Malaysia. Khali speaking at the assembly.  Ismail flagging off the Patriotic Run participants. Deputy Director General (DDG) (Operations) delivered the opening speech while DDG (Research) Dr Ismail Harun flagged off the Patriotic Run participants. Khali Aziz; Ismail, Administration Director Liza Ismail and Finance Director Zamshari Abd Rahman presented the medals to winners of the run. Khali Aziz also [...]

FRIM celebrates National Month2018-08-30T13:53:41+08:00

FRIM organises Cyber Security Awareness Programme

23 August 2018 (Thursday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) had organised a ‘Cyber Security Awareness Programme’ on 14 August at the FRIM Auditorium to promote safer use of the internet and raise the awareness on the safety issues. The programme was held as one of the activities held in conjunction with ‘Technical Services Division Open Day’. Several presentations were delivered at the programme, namely: Ethics of FRIM Cloud Usage by Maizura Ishak, FRIM Information Technology Branch;  Cyber Crime (Inspector Mohd Razmil Razak, Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM); Self control in Social Media (Mohd Saufi Sujono, Communications and Multimedia Content Forum of [...]

FRIM organises Cyber Security Awareness Programme2018-08-28T15:06:10+08:00

FRIM facilities closed for Hari Raya Aidiladha

20 August 2018 (Monday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Facility Unit, Research Gallery and Visitor Information Centre (VIC) will be closed on 22 August (Wednesday), in conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidiladha. The FRIM campus including jogging tracks, picnic area and Kepong Botanic Gardens remain open as usual. The campus is open from 5.30am to 7.30pm, with the last entry at 6.30pm. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For any enquiry kindly email to  

FRIM facilities closed for Hari Raya Aidiladha2018-08-21T11:06:00+08:00

KATS Secretary General visits FRIM

15 August 2018 (Wednesday) – Secretary General of the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources (KATS), Dato’ Dr Tan Yew Chong visited Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) yesterday. Tan was greeted by FRIM Deputy Director General (DDG) (Operations) Dr Khali Aziz Hamzah, DDG (Research) Dr Ismail Harun and FRIM directorates at the Licuala Meeting Room. From left: Tan, Khali Aziz and Ismail discussing during the meeting. FRIM Forestry Biotechnology Director (left) speaking while Ganesan looks on. Khali Aziz gave a presentation of FRIM’s background as well as its roles and achievements in research, development and commercialisation [...]

KATS Secretary General visits FRIM2018-08-30T13:48:24+08:00

FRIM-GPB collaborate in raw materials supply

13 March 2018 (Tuesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and Golden Pharos Berhad (GPB) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate in research and development as well as in sufficient supply of raw materials, especially for the FRIM Product Certification Services Programme (FRIM PCS). The ceremony held on 7 March at Wisma Darul Imam, Kuala Terengganu, was witnessed by Terengganu Menteri Besar Dato' Seri Ahmad Razif Abd Rahman. Abd Latif (left) and Ahmad Razif delivering their speeches. The attendees at the ceremony. FRIM Director General Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod represented FRIM in signing the [...]

FRIM-GPB collaborate in raw materials supply2018-11-12T11:34:38+08:00

FRIM hosts MAKSAK Orienteering Challenge

7 August 2018 (Tuesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) had hosted Orienteering Challenge of the Malaysian Civil Service Sports and Welfare Council (MAKSAK Malaysia) at the FRIM campus, Kepong on 4 August. This year, MAKSAK of Federal Territory (MAKSWIP) was appointed to organise the challenge and FRIM was chosen as the event site.  Khali Aziz (left) and Radin Hedly Shah delivering their speeches. The athletes participating the event. The award presentation ceremony was officiated by FRIM Deputy Director General (Operations) Dr Khali Aziz Hamzah. Also present, MAKSAK Malaysia General Secretary Radin Hedly Shah Radin Mohamad Hambali [...]

FRIM hosts MAKSAK Orienteering Challenge2018-08-30T13:49:07+08:00

Fruiting fig – attracts birds

30 July 2018 (Monday) – A fig tree (Ficus binnendijkii) laden with fruits in front of the D4 building in Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has attracted many species of birds recently. FRIM Zoological Branch (ZOO) researchers conducted a bird watching activity on 26 July. They identified and recorded over 10 species, namely asian glossy starling (Aplonis panayensis), greater green leafbird (Chloropsis sonnerati) and yellow vented bulbul (Pycnonotus goiavier).  ZOO researcher Nor Hazwani Ahmad Ruzman (right) and Mohammad Shahfiz Azman observing the birds. The ficus tree named after Dr Francis Ng. Although a manmade forest, nearly 200 [...]

Fruiting fig – attracts birds2018-08-02T13:34:27+08:00