FRIM Members meet at KATS

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FRIM Members meet at KATS

10 November 2018 (Saturday) - Members of the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has met at the Berlian Meeting Room, Wisma Sumber Asli, in Putrajaya yesterday morning.  Abd Latif (right) and Tan at the meeting. Jack Liam, representing the Forest Department Sarawak at the meeting with other Institute Members. The meeting was chaired by Dato' Dr Tan Yew Chong, the Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources (KATS) Ministry Secretary General who is also the Chairman of the Institute. Also present were Dato' Suhaimi Mamat, Deputy KSU (Land and Natural Resources) KATS; FRIM Director General (DG), Dato' [...]

FRIM Members meet at KATS2018-11-13T09:03:14+00:00

FRIM researcher gets Japan international award

7 November 2018 (Wednesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) researcher Dr Farah Fazwa Md Ariff received the prestigious 2018 Japan International Award for Young Agricultural Researchers at the United Nations University Tokyo, Japan yesterday. Farah Fazwa, who heads the FRIM Herbs and Trees Improvement Branch, was chosen for her innovative and beneficial research in the production of high quality planting materials of important herbal species in Malaysia, Labisia pumila (kacip fatimah). Farah Fazwa showing the award certificate and medal.  Farah Fazwa receiving the certificate from Yoshio (left pix) and the medal from Masa.  FRIM Director General Dato’ [...]

FRIM researcher gets Japan international award2018-11-12T15:51:22+00:00

FRIM JTFS receives CREAM 2018 certificate

29 October 2018 (Monday) - Journal of Tropical Forest Science (JTFS), published by Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), received the 2018 Publishing Encouragement Scheme (CREAM) Award for the category of High Impact Indexed Journal in Web of Science on 25 October. FRIM Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod received the certificate from the Ministry of Education Malaysia (MOE) Higher Education DG, Datin Paduka Ir Dr Siti Hamisah Tapsir, at the Malaysia’s Research Star Award (MRSA) and 2018 CREAM Journal Recognition ceremony organised by the MOE Higher Education Department through the Malaysian Citation Centre. The event, held at the Sama-Sama [...]

FRIM JTFS receives CREAM 2018 certificate2018-11-12T15:52:26+00:00

FRIM sets up Dipterocarp Garden at Setiu research station

24 October 2018 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has established a Dipterocarp Garden at the FRIM Research Station (SPF) in Setiu, Terengganu by planting 330 Dipterocarpaceae trees of 33 species together with local residents yesterday. FRIM Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod officiated the programme by planting a keruing neram (Dipterocarpus oblongifolius) tree to commemorate the special occasion. The activity involved more than 100 participants comprising FRIM staff and local community representatives such as schools, institutions of higher learning, villages and state government bodies. Abd Latif (left) and Marzalina delivering their respective speeches.  From left: [...]

FRIM sets up Dipterocarp Garden at Setiu research station2018-11-12T15:50:42+00:00

KATS Deputy Minister launches FRIM medicinal seminar

16 October 2018 (Tuesday) - The Water, Land and Natural Resources (KATS) Deputy Minister Tengku Zulpuri Shah Raja Puji launched the 15th Medicinal and Aromatic Plants Seminar (MAPS15) organised by Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) at the main campus in Kepong this morning. Tengku Zulpuri Shah and Abd Latif delivering their respective speeches. From left: Nor Azah, Azizah, Tengku Zulpuri Shah, Abd Latif and FRIM Innovation and Commercialisation Director Norhayati Nordin during the new product launching. The seminar themed, 'Unravelling Nature’s Treasures and Secrets: Current Species of Interest', was held to share and disclose the latest research [...]

KATS Deputy Minister launches FRIM medicinal seminar2018-10-18T16:30:43+00:00

FRIM DG officiates FRIM Bowling Tournament

12 October 2018 (Friday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod officiated the FRIM DG Bowling Tournament on 6 October at Ampang Superbowl Bangi Gateway, Bandar Baru Bangi. Abd Latif delivering his opening speech. Abd Latif rolling off the tournament with a strike. The tournament was organised in appreciation of Abd Latif’s contribution in making FRIM become a leading forest research and development institution in the region. This year, Abd Latif celebrates his 10th year as the FRIM DG. It is also FRIM's 33rd anniversary as well as Abd Latif’s [...]

FRIM DG officiates FRIM Bowling Tournament2018-10-17T10:07:00+00:00

FRIM DG officiates Innovation Day

9 October 2018 (Tuesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod officiated the FRIM Innovation Day 2018 at the FRIM Auditorium, Kepong on 5 October. The aim of the programme themed, ‘Innovation Drives Commercialisation’, was to promote innovation for commercialisation as well as encourage innovation activities to improve services and create a conducive work environment. Abd Latif speaking at the opening ceremony. From Left: Accompanied by Khali Aziz, Abd Latif presenting the Commercialisation Incentive to Rushdan. The Invention and Innovation Competition this year was organised for support staff for the [...]

FRIM DG officiates Innovation Day2018-10-17T10:16:14+00:00

FRIM DG launches new Glulam Bridge

2 October 2018 (Tuesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dato’ Dr Abd Latif Mohmod launched the new Glulam (Glue-laminated) Bridge at the Arapaima Pond in conjunction with the FRIM 33rd Anniversary Special Assembly this morning. Some of the staff attending the assembly. The Forest Products team posing for a group photograph with Abd Latif (middle). The bridge, fully installed by 18 August, is the third curved bridge. The first Glulam Bridge built in 1965 was straight and it was later replaced with curved bridges in 1984 and 2006 respectively. The bridge was built [...]

FRIM DG launches new Glulam Bridge2018-10-12T16:08:28+00:00

FRIM successfully retains MS ISO 9001:2015

28 September 2018 (Friday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has successfully retained its MS ISO 9001:2015 certification after undergoing the external audit on 26-27 September. Samsudin (far right) chairing the Audit Opening Meeting. The audit process conducted at the Quality Management Unit. FRIM Forestry and Environment Division Director Dr Samsudin Musa chaired the Audit Opening Meeting at Licuala Meeting Room on 26 September. The audit aimed to ensure the compliance with the ISO 9001: 2015 Standard and corrective actions that have been implemented as a result of the previous audit. Khali Aziz speaking [...]

FRIM successfully retains MS ISO 9001:20152018-10-04T11:19:39+00:00

FRIM urges visitors to respect campus regulations

20 September 2018 (Thursday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) urges visitors, staff and campus residents to respect and comply with the rules and regulations set by the Institute to ensure public safety as well as for the conservation and sustainability of the forest. Joggers encroaching the forest area without nature guides. Thieves caught red-handed for stealing forest plants. Recently, there has a surge in the number of visitors and joggers encroaching FRIM’s prohibited areas, and some have been constantly breaking and damaging the locks on the gates erected at the entrance of off-limits areas. Among others, [...]

FRIM urges visitors to respect campus regulations2018-09-28T15:56:47+00:00
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