31 December 2021 (Friday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) will increase the number of tickets for the Forest Skywalk from 20 to 40 per slot starting 1 January 2022. Poster of FRIM’s facilities open to public. The operating hours of Kepong Botanic Gardens (KBG) on Monday-Thursday will also be extended as follows: Monday-Thursday: 7.30 am-7.00pm (last entry. 6.30 pm) Weekends and public holidays: 7.00 am-7.00pm (last entry. 6.30 pm) Maximum capacity: 400 people KBG and Forest Skywalk are closed every Friday. For your information, the following facilities in the main campus and KBG have been opened for [...]
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17 November 2021 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has been chosen to receive the 2021 UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Conservation alongside with Universidad para la Cooperacion Internacional (UCI), Costa Rica. From left: Oman Education Minister Dr Madiha Ahmed Nasser al Ahaibaniya, UNESCO Deputy DG Xing Qu and Ismail during the award presentation ceremony. Ismail delivering his speech at the ceremony. This prestigious award is conferred to recognise outstanding contributions by individuals, groups of individuals, institutes or organisations in the management or preservation of the environment, consistent with the policies, aims and objectives of [...]
1 November 2021 (Monday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has received another Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) recognition, this time for the ‘Largest Ex-situ Collection of Isolated Actinobacteria’ today. From left: Lili Sahira, Jwan Heah, Ismail and Getha during the certificate presentation. The MBR certificate received. MBR Marketing Director Jwan Heah presented the certificate, dated 20 April 2021, to FRIM Director General Dr Ismail Parlan at the MBR Headquarter in Kuala Lumpur this morning. Also present, Natural Products Division, Bioactivity Programme, Biomolecular Research Laboratory (MPB) Head Dr Getha A/P R. Krishnasamy, Research Officer Lili Sahira Husin, [...]
20 October 2021 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) conducted a tree planting programme in conjunction with the institute’s 36th anniversary celebration this month at its main campus as well as at its research station (SPF), apart from organising a number of other activities. From 1 October, over 1,700 trees of various species have been planted at FRIM, Kepong as well as at 10 research stations and the tree planting activities will be intensified. The launching ceremony of this tree planting programme was officiated by FRIM Director General (DG) Dr Ismail Parlan on 15 October at the Perah Campsite. [...]
10 May 2012 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has been declared today as a National Heritage by the Minister of Information, Communication and Culture, Dato’ Seri Utama Dr Rais Yatim, at the National Heritage Declaration Ceremony 2012 held in Kuala Lumpur this morning. FRIM Director General Dato’ Dr Abd Latif Mohmod, who attended the ceremony, said the FRIM campus in Kepong has been the focus of over 100 years of tropical forestry research and development (R&D) activities, which had led to the successful reforestation and biodiversity enrichment of the once abandoned mining area of shrubs and vegetable gardens. Abd [...]
18 November 2010 (Thursday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) celebrated the official declaration of its main campus in Kepong as one of the country’s natural heritage sites, whilst setting its sight on attaining world heritage recognition in the future. “We will work towards that, by coming up first with a comprehensive conservation management plan for the area,” FRIM Director General Dato’ Dr Abd. Latif Mohmod told a press conference after the Official Declaration Ceremony which was held in FRIM this morning. The ceremony was officiated by former Prime Minister Tun Abdullah Haji Ahmad Badawi, who also unveiled the Warisan plaque [...]