27 August 2019 (Tuesday) – Several achievements of Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod in the field of forestry science have been included a part of the contents of an exercise book entitled, Praktis Fokus UPSR Bahasa Melayu Tahun 6B - 2019’ published by Tunas Pelangi. Snapshot of the exercise book showing FRIM DG’s success. Cover of the ‘Praktis Fokus UPSR Bahasa Melayu Tahun 6B - 2019’ book. An excerpt of FRIM DG’s success is found in 'THEME 8: Damainya Bumiku’ in the exercise book. Students are asked to read [...]
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 [...]
8 August 2019 (Thursday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Research Gallery, Facility Unit and Visitor Information Centre (VIC) will be closed on 10–12 August in conjunction with the Hari Raya Aidiladha. Clockwise from top: Facility Unit, VIC and FRIM Research Gallery. The FRIM paved roads, picnic area and Kepong Botanic Gardens will remain open for joggers and other visitors. The campus is open from 6.00am to 7.00pm, with the last entry at 6.30pm. We apologise for any inconvenience. For any enquiry, kindly email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 [...]
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. [...]
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 email@example.com.
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) [...]
9 July 2019 (Tuesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) organised ‘A Date with Fireflies of FRIM’ on 6 July to celebrate World Firefly Day (WffD), which falls on the first weekend of July every year. The celebration themed, ‘Fireflies need dark nights’, aimed to create awareness on the importance of reducing light pollution to ensure the fireflies continue to thrive in their natural habitat. The participants and the organisers posing for a group photograph. Nada (centre) briefing the participants before visiting FRIM nature trail. The programme, organised by FRIM Entomology Branch, was attended by 26 participants. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]