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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, 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 land2019-07-23T15:12:41+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 Programme2019-07-18T16:01:20+08:00

FRIM ready to assist Sarawak forestry industry

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 [...]

FRIM ready to assist Sarawak forestry industry2019-08-02T09:33:26+08:00

FRIM celebrates Hari Raya with BLP

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 [...]

FRIM celebrates Hari Raya with BLP2019-08-02T09:35:13+08:00

FRIM DG visits Kampung Dew firefly habitat

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 [...]

FRIM DG visits Kampung Dew firefly habitat2019-08-02T09:54:05+08:00

FRIM wins 4 golds, 1 bronze at Si2TE

15 May 2019 (Wednesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) won four gold and one bronze medals at the SIRIM Invention, Innovation and Technology Expo (Si2TE) 2019 held on 18 April in Kulim, Kedah. Mastura (far left) receiving the Green Invention Award from Ooi while Mohamad Jamil looks on. Representatives of FRIM winning projects posing with their award certificates and medals. Si2TE, organised by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and SIRIM in collaboration with the National STEM Centre, was officiated by the Kedah Chinese and Siamese Community Affairs, Science and Technology, Climatic Change and [...]

FRIM wins 4 golds, 1 bronze at Si2TE2019-05-24T08:27:49+08:00

FRIM, UCB collaborate to enhance natural products economic value

24 April 2019 (Wednesay) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with University College Bestari (UCB) to work together in enhancing the potential economic value of natural products through research and development (R&D).  Abd Latif speaking at the ceremony.  From left: Nor Azah, Abd Latif, Tengku Mahmud, Sakri and Abdul Razak during the document exchange session. This collaboration also aims to enable the applications of research findings and technology generated through the sharing of expertise and facilities, as well as to enhance skills through technology transfer initiatives between both institutions. The [...]

FRIM, UCB collaborate to enhance natural products economic value2019-05-23T08:32:04+08:00

FRIM organises ‘Biodiversity Talk: Conservation on Avifauna in Malaysia’

30 April 2019 (Tuesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) organised 'Biodiversity Talk: Conservation on Avifauna in Malaysia' at the FRIM Auditorium, Kepong yesterday. The programme aimed to raise public awareness on avifauna conservation as well as to share, discussions issues related to avifauna in Malaysia. Abd Latif delivering his opening speech.  From left: Ismail, Mohammad Shahfiz, Azlina and Yap making their respective presentations. The programme, held in conjunction with the Earth Day Celebration, was officiated by FRIM Director General Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod. Also present was FRIM Forest Biodiversity Director Dr Lillian Chua. Interesting topics [...]

FRIM organises ‘Biodiversity Talk: Conservation on Avifauna in Malaysia’2019-05-24T07:48:13+08:00
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