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FRIM, PBG cooperation in plant management and conservation

29 July 2020 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Penang State Government represented by Penang Botanic Gardens (PBG) to collaborate in plant management and conservation on 21 July 2020. At the signing ceremony held at FRIM, Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod represented FRIM whilst the Penang State Government was represented by PBG Director Nur Faizah Tajudin in signing the MOU. Abd Latif (left) and Nur Faizah speaking at the ceremony. From left: Chua, Abd Latif, Nur Faizah and Saw during the documents exchange session. FRIM Forest [...]

FRIM, PBG cooperation in plant management and conservation2020-07-29T15:57:14+08:00

KeTSA Minister launches states’ landmark flora book

27 July 2020 (Monday) – The Minister of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA), Dato’ Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah launched a book entitled, ‘Flora Mercu Tanda Negeri-negeri di Malaysia’ in Kuala Sepetang, Perak, yesterday. The launching of the book published by Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) was held in conjunction with The National Level International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem 2020. From left: Shamsul Anuar, Abd Latif, Ahmad Saidi, Zurinah and Mohd Ridza during the book launch. Abd Latif (middle) showing contents of the book to Shamsul Anuar while Ahmad Saidi looks on. Also presnt [...]

KeTSA Minister launches states’ landmark flora book2020-07-29T15:28:59+08:00

KeTSA Deputy Mininster visits FRIM

20 July 2020 (Monday) – The Deputy Minister of Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA), Ali Biju, conducted his first visit to Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) on 17 July. He was accompanied by KeTSA Biodiversity Management and Forestry Principal Assistant Secretary Sharmida Alia Sariff as well as other ministry officers. Abd Latif (left) and Ali during the briefing session.  FRIM top management officials attending the briefing session. The Deputy Minister was greeted by FRIM Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod, Deputy DG (Operations) Dr Khali Aziz Hamzah, Deputy DG (Research) Dato’ Dr Marzalina [...]

KeTSA Deputy Mininster visits FRIM2020-07-29T16:26:01+08:00

FRIM DG launches ‘Teratak Roslan’

13 July 2020 (Monday) - FRIM Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod launched the ‘Teratak Roslan’ cabin which he contributed personally to serve as an office for the Urban Forestry Branch (UF) staff involved in the health assessment as well as maintenance of hazardous trees and ornamental landscape plants on 9 July. The cabin was named ‘Teratak Roslan’ to commemorate the service and dedication of the late Roslan Abdul Rahman. From left: Ahmad Azaruddin, Ismail and Abd Latif speaking at the ceremony. From left: UF staff Azman Ahmad, Ahmad Azaruddin, Abd Latif, Ismail and Noor Azlin [...]

FRIM DG launches ‘Teratak Roslan’2020-07-14T15:34:04+08:00

FRIM DG launches Forest Skywalk’s office

1 July 2020 (Wednesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod launched the operation of the Forest Skywalk Management Office at Kepong Botanic Gardens, yesterday. The ceremony was attended by Deputy DG (Operations) Dr Khali Aziz Hamzah, Forestry and Environment Director Dr Ismail Parlan, Administration Director Liza Ismail, Ecotourism and Urban Forestry Programme (EUF) Head Dr Noor Azlin Yahya, Recreation Management and Recreation Impact Branch Head Dr Ahmad Nazaruddin Mohd Roseli, Forest Skywalk Manager Wan Mohd Nafizul Wan Ahmad and Corporate Communication Head Toh An Nee. Noor Azlin (far right) giving [...]

FRIM DG launches Forest Skywalk’s office2020-07-08T10:53:45+08:00

FRIM reopens KBG, Taman Warisan tomorrow

30 June 2020 (Tuesday) – The Kepong Botanic Gardens (KBG) and Taman Warisan FRIM will reopen tomorrow (1 July) and joggers are reminded to comply with the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP). The operating hours for KBG has been revised to  7.30-11.00 am and 3.00-6.00 pm daily while Taman Warisan FRIM will be open from 7.00am to 6.00pm (last entry: 30 minutes before closing time). The FRIM main campus in Kepong will remain closed until the end of the year. Poster of jogging activity SOP at KBG and Taman Warisan FRIM. Different entrances for cars and joggers to ensure [...]

FRIM reopens KBG, Taman Warisan tomorrow2020-07-02T14:41:00+08:00

FRIM gets two more MBR certs

24 June 2020 (Wednesday) – Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) has presented two new MBR certificates for Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) to Director General Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod yesterday. The certificates for the new records, namely the ‘First to Establish Tongkat Ali Hairy Root Culture in the Bioreactor’ and ‘Most Number of Sub-Ethnic Orang Asli Traditional Knowledge (TK) Documented on Medicinal & Aromatic Plants’ were presented by MBR Director of Business, Jwan Heah Yeow Hooi. From left: Norwati, Jwan Heah, Abd Latif and Nor Hasnida during the ‘First to Establish Tongkat Ali Hairy Root Culture in [...]

FRIM gets two more MBR certs2020-06-25T15:02:20+08:00

FRIM DG receives appreciation from MTIB

18 June 2020 (Thursday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod received a special gift in the form of a laser engraved portrait of himself from the Malaysian Timber Industry Board (MTIB) DG Mohd Kheiruddin Mohd Rani as a token of appreciation for his services and contributions. The gift was presented during the MTIB Audit Committee meeting chaired by Abd Latif, this morning. Abd Latif has been a member and the chairman of the committee since 2008. The meeting this morning was his last as he will retire at the end of August. [...]

FRIM DG receives appreciation from MTIB2020-06-24T09:23:47+08:00

KeTSA Minister launches Tasik Chini book

16 June 2020 (Tuesday) – The Minister of Energy and Natural Resources (KeTSA) Dato’ Dr Shamsul Anuar Nasarah launched the book entitled, ‘Tasik Chini Biosphere Reserve–Conservation by FRIM & NAHRIM’ in Tasik Chini, Pahang, on 14 June, in conjunction with his official visit to Pahang. The coffee-table book highlights the research and conservation efforts of Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and National Hydraulic Research Institute of Malaysia (NAHRIM) in Tasik Chini from 2011 to 2018. From left: Zurinah, Shamsul Anuar, Abd Latif, Mohd Sharkar and Mohd Hizamri during the book launch. Shamsul Anuar launching the book while Abd [...]

KeTSA Minister launches Tasik Chini book2020-06-18T09:07:11+08:00

FRIM celebrates staff’s achievements online

15 June 2020 (Monday) – Although unable to organise an award ceremony, Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) still demonstrated its appreciation towards staff for their outstanding contributions and achievements in 2019 through emails. The lists of award recipients were unveiled in stages by the FRIM Human Resources Division via email since 21 May. A total of 206 FRIM staff received excellence awards in 15 different categories based not only on their commitment to work, but also on their involvement in social activities, sports and team spirit. Some of the 2019 FRIM Award recipients. Dr Ang Lai Hoe was [...]

FRIM celebrates staff’s achievements online2020-06-17T09:10:11+08:00
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