Monthly Archives: July 2019


FRIM, UKM cooperate in WHS legal aspects

25 July 2019 (Thursday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) have signed an agreement for collaboration in research development and the implementation of legal aspects regarding FRIM's nomination as a world heritage site (WHS).   Abd Latif (left) and Abdul Wahab speaking at the ceremony. Some of the attendees of the ceremony.   The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signing ceremony was held at the Green Community Centre, Villa Latifiana, FRIM, yesterday. FRIM was represented by Director General Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod while UKM, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and Innovation Affairs) Prof. [...]

FRIM, UKM cooperate in WHS legal aspects2019-12-12T08:11:53+08:00

FRIM closed temporarily on 17 August

  16 July 2019 (Tuesday) – In conjunction with an internal event, the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) main campus in Kepong will be closed off to joggers and walk-in visitors on 17 August (Saturday) from 8.00 am until 1.00 pm. Only the FRIM Kepong Botanic Gardens (KBG) will remain open for joggers. We apologise for any inconvenience and thank you for kind cooperation. For any enquiry, kindly email to

FRIM closed temporarily on 17 August2019-11-28T11:07:52+08:00

FRIM, AEON to collaborate on greening degraded land

12 July 2019 (Friday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with AEON Co. (M)to document the collaborative programme entitled, ‘Contribution of AEON to Environment via Greening and Conservation of Degraded Habitats’ this morning at FRIM campus, Kepong. Abd Latif (left) and Thong delivering their respective speeches. From left: Khali Aziz, Wan Rasidah, Ang and Ho at the ceremony. This collaboration greening activity will be carried out at the FRIM Research Station in Bidor (SPF Bidor), Perak. FRIM has been appointed as consultant to advise on AEON's corporate social responsibility (CSR) [...]

FRIM, AEON to collaborate on greening degraded land2019-11-28T11:10:32+08:00

FRIM organises ‘A Date with Fireflies’

9 July 2019 (Tuesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) organised ‘A Date with Fireflies of FRIM’ on 6 July to celebrate World Firefly Day (WffD), which falls on the first weekend of July every year. The celebration themed, ‘Fireflies need dark nights’, aimed to create awareness on the importance of reducing light pollution to ensure the fireflies continue to thrive in their natural habitat. The participants and the organisers posing for a group photograph. Nada (centre) briefing the participants before visiting FRIM nature trail. The programme, organised by FRIM Entomology Branch, was attended by 26 participants. [...]

FRIM organises ‘A Date with Fireflies’2019-11-29T11:45:12+08:00

FRIM-TRAXXfm co-organise the Ecobuzz Programme

5 July 2019 (Friday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and TRAXXfm (RTM) co-organised the an Ecobuzz Programme yesterday to raise the awareness amongst students on the importance of conserving our natural heritage. The TRAXXfm-FRIM programme, held at the Sungai Kroh Picnic Area, was participated by 50 students from SMK Section 10 Kota Damansara. The school’s 'Rhythm of Eco' group was also invited to perform at the event. Abd Latif (left) and Fairuz delivering their respective speeches. Picture taken after the tree planting ceremony.   In his speech, FRIM Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod [...]

FRIM-TRAXXfm co-organise the Ecobuzz Programme2019-11-28T11:09:09+08:00