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FRIM conducts AFoCo regional workshop on threatened species domestication

11 November 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has conducted aRegional Workshop on ‘Domestication of Endangered, Endemic and Threatened Species in Disturbed Terrestrial Ecosystems’ on 7 and 8 November. The workshop, organised as part of the activities on technology transfer in the ASEAN-ROK Forest Cooperation Project (AFoCo), aims to share latest information and technologies on conservation efforts of threatened species particularly in the tropics across ASEAN. Abd Latif speaking at the ceremony. From Left: Ang, Abd Latif, Ryang and Norwati during the souvenir exchange ceremony. A total of 20 participants and speakers from ASEAN region, [...]

FRIM conducts AFoCo regional workshop on threatened species domestication2019-11-15T17:19:30+08:00

KATS Minister launches Taman Warisan FRIM

7 November 2019 (Thursday) – The Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources (KATS), Dr Xavier Jayakumar officiated the Taman Warisan Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) (FRIM Heritage Park) in Kepong on 5 November. The 1.76-hectare park has been developed since January 2017. Various endemic plant species found only in Selangor as well as trees synonymous with the names of places in Selangor such as meranti kepong, sentul, kundang, sepang and petaling were planted there. Xavier (left) and Abd Latif delivering their respective speeches. From left: Zurinah, Abd Latif, Xavier, Tengku Zulpuri Shah and Mohd Mokhtar during the [...]

KATS Minister launches Taman Warisan FRIM2019-11-22T12:56:22+08:00

Do not enter FRIM prohibited areas

4 November 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) would like to remind all visitors not to enter prohibited areas within its campus especially the forest, planting plots, arboreta or nature trails without being accompanied by FRIM guides or staff to avoid any untoward incidents. On 1 November, a visitor was reported missing in FRIM forest. Yeam Sai Ming, 62, had fallen and injured his head after entering FRIM forest from 10.00 am and was only found by a rescue team, comprising members of FRIM enforcement, Selayang Fire and Rescue Station and Desa Jaya Police Station, at 6.30pm. [...]

Do not enter FRIM prohibited areas2019-11-27T16:07:38+08:00

FRIM wins top prizes at Selangor R,D&I Expo

14 October 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) bagged two major prizes at the Selangor Research, Development and Innovation (R,D&I) Expo on 10–13 October. FRIM’s innovation projects took top prizes of the R&D Competition and Pitching Competition at the expo held in Kuala Lumpur. Farah Fazwa (fifth from right) and her research team with the awards and trophies won. Khairul explaining about the ‘In-situ tester for furniture’ innovation project at the pitching session. The aim of the expo was to promote research among universities and research institutes as well as providing a platform for forming [...]

FRIM wins top prizes at Selangor R,D&I Expo2019-11-27T12:21:35+08:00

FRIM, AEON conduct tree planting in Bidor

16 September 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and AEON Co. (M) Bhd. conducted a tree planting programme on 14 September at the FRIM Research Station in Bidor (SPF Bidor), Perak. This programme, held for the second time by FRIM-AEON there, was launched by the Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs, YB Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail. From left: Hayashi, Tengku Zulpuri Shah and Saifuddin Nasution speaking at the opening ceremony.  KATS, FRIM and AEON representatives posing for a group picture as Saifuddin Nasution (middle) watering the tree planted.  Also present, the Deputy Minister of [...]

FRIM, AEON conduct tree planting in Bidor2019-11-28T11:02:44+08:00

KATS, FRIM, FDPM unveils National Tree Stamps

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 [...]

KATS, FRIM, FDPM unveils National Tree Stamps2019-09-11T09:55:54+08:00

FRIM hosts KASIH Malaysia family day

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 [...]

FRIM hosts KASIH Malaysia family day2019-09-11T09:54:36+08:00

FRIM encourages innovation, creativity among students

8 August 2019 (Thursday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has organised the 2019 FRIM Director General Trophy Innovation Competition for Selangor state schools to increase students’ interest in science as well as to raise awareness and knowledge on innovation. The competition was also aimed at promoting creativity as well as expanding the students’ mind in creating designs applicable in everyday life. Abd Latif speaking at the ceremony. Representatives from SK Rasa posing for photograph with Norhayati (far left), Abd Latif (fourth from left) and Muhamad Radzi (third from right). The competition themed, 'Conservation of Forest, Water [...]

FRIM encourages innovation, creativity among students2019-11-12T17:29:44+08:00

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_enquiry@frim.gov.my.

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