FRIM increases Forest Skywalk tickets starting 2022

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 [...]

FRIM increases Forest Skywalk tickets starting 20222022-01-11T08:58:04+08:00

FRIM receives UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Conservation

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 [...]

FRIM receives UNESCO Sultan Qaboos Prize for Environmental Conservation2022-01-11T09:00:08+08:00

FRIM receives another Malaysia Book of Records recognition

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, [...]

FRIM receives another Malaysia Book of Records recognition2022-01-11T09:02:02+08:00

FRIM organises tree planting to celebrate 36th anniversary

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. [...]

FRIM organises tree planting to celebrate 36th anniversary2021-11-03T23:23:57+08:00

FRIM reopens ‘Forest Skywalk’ 16 October Online bookings starting today

12 October 2021 (Tuesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) will reopen its Forest Skywalk to visitors starting 16 October 2021 (Saturday). Tickets can only be obtained through advanced booking starting today via: Online booking at skywalk.frim.gov.my/ (less than 10 participants) or By email: FRIM Visitor Information Centre (VIC) (10 or more people with a nature guide): : frim_enquiry@frim.gov.my. Poster of the reopening of Forest Skywalk. FRIM will also allow guided nature trekking and photography/filming activities (maximum 10 people per group per guide) from 16 October at its main campus. For application and booking arrangements, please contact VIC [...]

FRIM reopens ‘Forest Skywalk’ 16 October Online bookings starting today2021-10-13T16:16:46+08:00

FRIM to reopen KBG from 2 October

17 September 2021 (Friday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) will reopen Kepong Botanic Gardens (KBG) starting 2 October (Saturday) while Forest Skywalk, FRIM’s main campus and Taman Warisan will remain closed. KBG will be open from 8.00am to 6.00pm (last entry: 30 minutes before closing time) from Saturday until Thursday. The garden will be closed every Friday. Joggers must abide by the following: Only fully vaccinated joggers are allowed to enter and required to display vaccination evidence; Number of joggers at any one time at KBG: maximum 200 people, controlled using a tagging system; Areas allowed: Only on paved roads [...]

FRIM to reopen KBG from 2 October2021-09-22T09:11:42+08:00

KeTSA, FRIM, The Habitat Foundation organise mass flowering webinar

3 August 2021 (Tuesday) – The Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA), Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and The Habitat Foundation co-organised ‘Mass Flowering of the Malaysian Rainforest’ webinar on 30 July 2021. The webinar was held to share interesting research findings on mass flowering as well as to highlight strategies and activities undertaken by various agencies and organisations to ensure the production of mass planting materials for forest conservation and restoration. Ismail as the moderator of the webinar. The list of topics by respective speakers. The session was the second series of webinars in conjunction [...]

KeTSA, FRIM, The Habitat Foundation organise mass flowering webinar2021-08-18T13:24:41+08:00

FRIM records some achievements at seminars/conferences

5 July 2021 (Monday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has recorded several outstanding achievements at seminars/conferences conducted virtually as an adaptation to new normal. The Forest Products Division research team led by Nur Areisman Mohd Salleh won a Silver medal at the Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE) 2021 for the innovation of ‘Biodegradable Face Mask from Lignocellulosic Materials and Nanofibers’. FRIM’s award winning poster in NFTS 2020 (left) and the screen shot of the seminar. Nur Areisman’s presentation slide at MTE. FRIM won the medal under the Covid-19 International Innovation Awards II category. MTE 2021 took place [...]

FRIM records some achievements at seminars/conferences2021-08-11T16:17:00+08:00

FRIM appoints new division directors

23 June 2021 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) announced the appointment of several new division directors following the retirement of several directors recently. On 31 May, FRIM Director General (DG) Dr Ismail Parlan handed over the letter of appointment to Wan Zahiri Wan Yaacob as the new Director of Technical Services Division effective 1 June. Also present was FRIM Human Resources Director Mohd Asmawee Ismail. Wan Zahiri took over the position from Mahmudin Saleh who was previously the Director of technical services as well as the innovation and commercialisation divisions. From left: Mohd Asmawee, Ismail [...]

FRIM appoints new division directors2021-06-30T13:18:12+08:00

FRIM plants trees, celebrate environment day

5 June 2021 (Saturday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dr Ismail Parlan and his wife Norazian Adam planted mulberry, putat, kaffir lime and key lime trees in their yard in Rawang this morning in conjunction with World Environment Day celebration. FRIM staff and family members also planted trees today. They included Forestry Biotechnology Director Dr Mohd Zaki Abdullah; Administration Director Liza Ismail; FRIM Research Station in Bidor (SPF Bidor) Coordinator Dr Ang Lai Hoe; Dr Sharmiza Adnan (FRIM Product Certification Services Managing Director); Nik Azyyati Abdul Kadir (Environmental Education Branch); Amrah Toha (DG Office); Rashidah Hasnim [...]

FRIM plants trees, celebrate environment day2021-06-25T09:05:11+08:00
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