26 August 2019 (Monday) - The Ministry of Water, Land and Natural Resources (KATS), Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia (FDPM) released the National Tree Stamps to mark the launching of merbau as the country's national tree. Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, launched Merbau as the National Tree on 23 August at the opening of ‘Hutan Kita’ Exhibition at the Kuala Lumpur Tower. Abd Latif (in white shirt) presenting the stamps to Mahathir while Xavier (far right) looks on. FRIM staff on duty at the ‘Hutan Kita’ Exhibition posing for a group picture [...]
19 August 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) hosted the Family Day programme of KASIH Malaysia, an association of the wives of Pakatan Harapan cabinet ministers and deputy ministers, on Saturday, 17 August. From left: Abd Latif, Siti Hasmah and Anne James speaking at the event while Noor Azlin (far right) giving a briefing on FRIM. Abd Latif, Siti Hasmah (third and fourth from right) and others posing with the tree planted by Mahathir in 2015. The programme was launched by the Prime Minister's wife, Tun Dr Siti Hasmah Mohamad Ali, who is also KASIH [...]
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8 August 2019 (Thursday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Research Gallery, Facility Unit and Visitor Information Centre (VIC) will be closed on 10–12 August in conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidiladha. Clockwise from top: Facility Unit, VIC and FRIM Research Gallery. The FRIM paved roads, picnic area and Kepong Botanic Gardens will remain open for joggers and other visitors. The campus is open from 6.00am to 7.00pm, with the last entry at 6.30pm. We apologise for any inconvenience. For any enquiry, kindly email to email@example.com.
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) [...]
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 [...]
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
28 June 2019 (Friday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) is ready to assist Sarawak forestry industry by offering its services, expertise and research findings. For this, FRIM co-organised the FRIM Technology Talk with the Forest Department Sarawak (FDS) in Kuching on 26 June. This programme served as a platform for FRIM to share its research and development (R&D) findings and latest technology in forestry with forestry-related managers, entrepreneurs and industry players in supporting sustainable forest management and utilisation of forest-based resources as well as developing quality forest products to boost the country’s economy. Khali Aziz (left) and [...]
21 June 2019 (Friday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and Forestry Training Division (BLP) of Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia (FDPM) have organised the ‘Program Gegar Vaganza Raya FRIM-BLP 2019’ at Dewan Alwy this morning. Abd Latif (left) and Yusuf speaking at the ceremony. Abd Latif presenting the ‘duit raya’ to children of Tabika FRIM, while Borhanudin (far right) looks on. The first joint FRIM-BLP celebration both parties began with choir performances and speeches by FRIM Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod as well as BLP Career and Training Development Section Head Yusuf Yahya. FRIM [...]
13 June 2019 (Thursday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dato’ Dr Abd Latif Mohmod visited Kampung Dew, Sungai Sepetang, Taiping, Perak recently to inspect the firefly habitat in the area and had a discussion with local communities. He met with several community representatives involved in the firefly ecotourism activities in the area to have better understanding on the firefly-related issues they were facing. FRIM Entomologists, Veronica Khoo and Dr Phon Chooi Khim, also shared information on their firefly research as well as their experience in firefly conservation. Abd Latif (middle, in blue shirt) discussing [...]