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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 wins JIPA award, gold and silver medals at ITEX’19

6 May 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has won the ‘Best Invention in Biotechnology Award’ Japan Intellectual Property Association (JIPA), a gold and a silver medal at the International Invention, Innovation & Technology Exhibition 2019 (ITEX’19) on 5 May in Kuala Lumpur. The JIPA award certificate and medal received. Tnah explaining her innovation project to a jury. ITEX'19, organised by the Malaysian Invention and Design Society (MINDS), was participated by universities, corporate bodies as well as individuals from ASEAN and Asian countries. FRIM innovation project, ‘DNA Barcording System for Malaysian Plant Species Identification and [...]

FRIM wins JIPA award, gold and silver medals at ITEX’192019-05-24T08:03:57+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

KATS Minister celebrates FRIM’s achievements

17 April 2019 (Wednesday) – The Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources (KATS), YB Dr Xavier Jayakumar, graced the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Award Day ceremony held at the campus in Kepong yesterday. Xavier (left) and Abd Latif delivering their speeches.  Abd Latif (second from left) presenting a souvenir to Xavier, while (from left) Samsudin, Zurinah and Khali Aziz look on. He was accompanied by KATS Secretary General Datuk Zurinah Pawanteh, Deputy Secretary General (Land and Natural Resources) Dato' Suhaimi Mamat, Biodiversity and Forestry Management Division Under Secretary Dato’ Wan Mazlan Wan Mahmood, FRIM Director [...]

KATS Minister celebrates FRIM’s achievements2019-05-23T08:32:50+08:00

Asthma club kids, parents to plant trees at FRIM

8 April 2019 (Monday) – Children and parents from Children's Asthma Club of Selangor and Federal Territory participated in ‘Let’s Go Green’ tree planting programme, organised by Lung Foundation of Malaysia (LFM) with support from Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) on 6 April at the FRIM main campus in Kepong. The event was graced by Deputy Health Minister YB Dr Lee Boon Chye and also attended by LFM Chairman Dato’ Dr Zainudin Md Zin and FRIM Director General, Dato’ Dr Abd Latif Mohmod. From left: Lee, Abd Latif and Zainudin delivering their respective speeches. Lee planted a meranti [...]

Asthma club kids, parents to plant trees at FRIM2019-04-10T16:57:55+08:00

KATS Minister visits SPF Bidor with Foreign Ambassadors

9 April 2019 (Tuesday) - The Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources (KATS), Dr Xavier Jayakumar, visited Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Research Station in Bidor (SPF Bidor), Perak on 6 April.  Abd Latif (left) and Ang speaking during the visit. Xavier (seated, middle) posing for a group pix with Foreign Ambassadors as well as representatives from KATS, FRIM, FDPM and JPNPk. The Minister was accompanied by his wife Sheila Devaraj, KATS Secretary General Datuk Zurinah Pawanteh; the Biodiversity Management and Forestry Under Secretary, Dato’ Wan Mazlan Wan Mahmood; and other KATS officers. They were welcomed [...]

KATS Minister visits SPF Bidor with Foreign Ambassadors2019-05-23T08:33:17+08:00

FRIM receives two National Book Awards

3 April 2019 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute of Malaysia (FRIM) has received two awards, namely the 'ASEAN Book Award 2019 - ASEAN Research Institute' and 'Best Book Award (Flora and Fauna Category)' for the book entitled, ‘Cantik Namun Beracun’ at the National Book Awards Ceremony 2019 on 1 April.  Khalid (in blue coat) presenting the 'Best Book Award' to Abd Latif.  Certificates and trophies of'Best Book Award’ (left) and 'ASEAN Book Award 2019’. The award was presented by the Federal Territories Minister, YB Khalid Abd. Samad to FRIM Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod. [...]

FRIM receives two National Book Awards2019-05-08T08:04:38+08:00

FRIM, MTIB enhance collaboration to strenghten timber R&D

29 March 2019 (Friday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) to establish and enhance collaboration in conducting research, development and commercialisation programmes to strengthen the management and development of timber industry in Malaysia. At the event held at Menara PGRM, Kuala Lumpur this morning, FRIM Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod represented the institute while MTIB was represented by Deputy DG Norchahaya Hashim in signing the MOU. Norchahaya (left) and Abd Latif speaking at the ceremony. The attendees at the ceremony held in [...]

FRIM, MTIB enhance collaboration to strenghten timber R&D2019-04-04T15:15:20+08:00

M’sian Hash Council urges members to respect FRIM area

27 March 2019 (Rabu) – The Malaysian Hash Council (MHC) has advised its members to cease conducting any hash activities within the Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) campus in Kepong. MHC Chairman Chong Boon Ee said the council will issue a reminder to all its chapters to conduct their activities without breaking any laws, rules and regulations. Founded in 1996 by a group of senior Hashers, MHC has 220 hash chapters nationwide. Chong and MHC Honorary Secretary Rajinder Agnihotri were invited to FRIM, Kepong, on 25 March, for a discussion on the issue of encroachment by HHH members. They were greeted [...]

M’sian Hash Council urges members to respect FRIM area2019-04-04T15:14:58+08:00
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