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FRIM wins two awards at SRIE2022

11 October 2022 (Tuesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has won two awards at the Selangor Research, Development and Innovation Expo (SRIE2022) on 6-9 October in Kuala Lumpur. SRIE2022 received 1,000 entries for the R&D Award of which only 58 were shortlisted according to the required quality. Four FRIM inventions were shortlisted, three inventions in the biotechnology clusters and one in applied physics and chemistry cluster. FRIM Achievements: First Place in the Biotechnology Cluster Category for 'JKT22: Potential Clone of Chromolaena odorata for Cosmeceutical Industry' by Dr Farah Fazwa Md Arif, Syafiqah Nabilah Samsul Bahari, Norhayati Saffie, Dr Fadhilah Zainudin, [...]

FRIM wins two awards at SRIE20222022-10-27T15:54:53+08:00

FRIM scientist receives Top Research Scientist Award

21 September 2022 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) forest genetic expert, Dr Lee Soon Leong, received the Top Research Scientists Malaysia (TRSM) award from the Academy of Sciences Malaysia (ASM) this year. He received the TRSM certificate from Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Dato' Sri Dr Adham Baba at the certificate presentation ceremony of 2022 TRSM, held in Kuala Lumpur yesterday, along with 28 others scientists. An outstanding researcher, Lee was conferred the Malaysia Nature Society Tan Teck Guan Gold Medal Award in 1999; FRIM Best Scientist Award (2018); as well as FRIM Best Research Award (2012 and 2020).  He has 25 years [...]

FRIM scientist receives Top Research Scientist Award2022-10-31T08:37:44+08:00

FRIM offers ‘Forest Skywalk @ Night’ package

1 September 2022 (Thursday) Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) will offer ‘Forest Skywalk @ Night’ package to visitors starting 2 September 2022. Through this package, visitors can enjoy the night view of Kuala Lumpur and Petaling Jaya including the various landmarks such as Petronas Twin Towers, KL Tower, Merdeka 118 Tower and The Exchange 106. FRIM Director General (DG) Dr Ismail Parlan launched the package at the Kepong Botanic Gardens on 30 August. Also present, Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) Infrastructure Development Division Under Secretary Mohd Khairul Kassim, FRIM Deputy DG (Research) Dr Norwati Muhammad and FRIM Deputy DG [...]

FRIM offers ‘Forest Skywalk @ Night’ package2022-09-12T08:45:19+08:00

Public Service DG visits FRIM

27 August 2022 (Saturday) – The Director General (DG) of Public Service, Dato' Sri Mohd Shafiq Abdullah visited Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) yesterday. He was accompanied by Public Service Department (PSD) Research, Planning and Policy Division Director Dr Anesee Ibrahim; and Mohd Shafiq’s Special Officers Dr Nur Nazlina Mohd Hanipah and Mohd Zuhaidy A Rahman. This visit were also attended by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) Secretary General, Dato' Rosli Isa; as well as Biodiversity and Forestry Management Senior Undersecretary Norsham Abdul Latip. They were welcomed by FRIM DG Dr Ismail Parlan and Deputy DG (Research) Dr [...]

Public Service DG visits FRIM2022-10-11T20:31:29+08:00

FRIM receives 2022 National Book Award

23 August 2022 (Tuesday) – Two books published by Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) entitled, ‘Lata Kekabu, Lenggong Permata Yang Tersembunyi’ and ‘Cantiknya Rotan’ have received the 2022 National Book Award for the category of Best General Book (Ecosystem) and Best General Book (Research) respectively. Both awards were presented by Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) Adjunct Professor Tan Sri Abu Kassim Mohamed to FRIM Director General Dr Ismail Parlan at the 2022 National Book Award Ceremony which was held in conjunction with the International Book Conference, Malaysian Book Expo and Writers’ Club Forum in UPM this afternoon. Abu Kassim was accompanied by [...]

FRIM receives 2022 National Book Award2022-09-01T09:10:48+08:00

FRIM organises occupational health, safety week

22 July 2022 (Friday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has successfully organised the Occupational Safety and Health Week (MKKP) on 19-21 July to raise awareness among the staff about safety and health aspects while carrying out daily tasks. The programme held in conjunction with World Occupational Safety and Health Day, celebrated yearly on 28 April, was officiated by Director General (DG) Dr Ismail Parlan on 19 July. Also present, Deputy DG (Research) Dr Norwati Mohamad and MKKP Vice Chairman Dr Zamree Md Shah. Ismail also presented prizes to the winners of the Occupational Safety and Health Montage Competition. Various activities [...]

FRIM organises occupational health, safety week2022-09-01T11:28:18+08:00

NIFoS officials visit FRIM

17 June 2022 (Friday) – Two representatives of the National Institute of Forest Science (NIFoS), Korea, namely NIFoS President Dr Hyun Park and Director of Global Forestry Division Dr Hungsoon Choi, paid an official visit to Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM), Kepong, this morning. They have met FRIM Director General Dr Ismail Parlan during the The XV World Forestry Congress 2021 in Seoul last month and the aim of this visit was to learn more about FRIM as well as to discuss possible research collaborations between NIFoS and FRIM. Ismail greeted them at the Shorea Meeting Room and gave a briefing [...]

NIFoS officials visit FRIM2022-07-13T11:44:57+08:00

KeTSA Deputy Minister celebrates FRIM’s achievement

9 June 2022 (Thursday) – The Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) Deputy Minister, YB Datuk Ali Biju attended the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Award Ceremony and ‘Jasamu Dikenang’ Ceremony, held at the Dewan Alwy, this morning. The ceremony was held to celebrate the achievements of FRIM’s outstanding staff in various fields as well as to recognise and give appreciation to retirees and those about to retire. FRIM Director General (DG) Dr Ismail Parlan delivered an opening remarks while the Deputy Minister officiated the ceremony by launching a new book entitled, ‘Khazanah Perubatan Melayu: Tumbuhan Ubatan Jilid 4’. Also present, KeTSA [...]

KeTSA Deputy Minister celebrates FRIM’s achievement2022-07-13T11:46:17+08:00

FRIM organises a side event during World Forestry Congress

7 May 2022 (Saturday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has organised a special seminar which is a ‘side event’ during the XV World Forestry Congress 2021 which took place in Seoul, Korea, yesterday. The seminar ‘Mangrove Planting Initiatives in ASEAN Countries: Post Indian Ocean Tsunami 2004’ was themed, ‘Turning the tide: reversing deforestation and forest degradation’ and ‘Nature-based solutions for climate-change adaptation and mitigation and biodiversity conservation’. This event was a platform to present efforts to plant mangrove trees and coastal species as well as studies conducted in Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand after the tsunami disaster on 26 December 2004. [...]

FRIM organises a side event during World Forestry Congress2022-05-10T15:25:18+08:00

FRIM HTC receives certifications of GMP for food, HACCP

12 April 2022 (Tuesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Herbal Technology Centre (HTC) has received the certifications of Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) for Food and Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point (HACCP) recently. These certifications validate HTC’s services in detecting, assessing and controlling sources of contamination that are significant to food safety while ensuring the products are safe for consumption. FRIM received the GMP Certificate for Food (MS 1480: 2019) and HACCP MS 1480: 2019 from KIWA International Certification (M) on 3 September 2021, as well as TQCSI HACCP Code: 2022, on 16 September 2021 for the new HTC’s extraction facility, [...]

FRIM HTC receives certifications of GMP for food, HACCP2022-04-20T11:42:53+08:00
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