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Scan before entering FRIM, starting 1 June

27 May 2020 (Wednesday) - To record the entry of official visitors, Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) will implement an online check-in and visitor registration system via QR code starting Monday, 1 June 2020. Poster with QR code to be scanned. Security guard will show the poster as well as taking body temperature. The visitors arriving at FRIM's main entrance must do the following: Scan the QR Code on the poster; Allow FRIM security guard to take body temperature; Fill in your full name, phone number, type/purpose of visit, and record body temperature in the system; and Show the [...]

Scan before entering FRIM, starting 1 June2020-06-01T12:11:39+08:00

FRIM DG: Malaysia’s Reading Icon

15 May 2020 (Friday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Datuk Dr Abd Latif Mohmod has been chosen as Malaysia’s Reading Icon by Dewan Kosmik for its April 2020 edition, in conjunction with the National Reading Decade campaign. Abd Latif has produced over 300 scientific articles, journals and books for knowledge sharing. Out of the books produced with other FRIM researchers, four had won the 'National Book Awards' in 2019, 2016, 2013 and 2010. Abd Latif Mohmod chosen as the Malaysia Reading Icon by Dewan Kosmik magazine. His many achievements were recognised by many including [...]

FRIM DG: Malaysia’s Reading Icon2020-05-22T22:04:51+08:00

Viral video of tiger at FRIM found fake

24 April 2020 (Friday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) would like to clarify that the recent viral video on WhatsApp alleging that a tiger spotted at FRIM was fake. Print screen of the video “Do not disseminate any news or information that has not been verified,” said Abd Latif. The 2-minute 50-second video with the caption: 'Tiger spotted at FRIM, Kepong' has caused anxiety among residents in FRIM as well as the surrounding community. The incident actually occurred around Ladang Aramijaya, Mersing, Johor in early March 2020. [Related news: bharian.com.my/…/6622…/harimau-belang-mersing-ditemukan-mati]. “FRIM would like to thank those [...]

Viral video of tiger at FRIM found fake2020-05-19T15:12:50+08:00

FRIM wins five silver medals at MTE 2020

2 March 2020 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) won five silver medals at the 19th Malaysia Technology Expo (MTE), and also in conjunction with 'The Malaysia-Croatia Technology Exchange 2020', four of the FRIM innovations contested in the 'Invention & Innovation Awards' category received 'International Award of Merit'. FRIM awards recipients showing their certificates and medals. FRIM staff at the FRIM exhibition booth. FRIM's innovation entries in  the 'Invention & Innovation Awards' category comprised: Active Ingredient SEEL30 with Anti-Ovarian Cancer and Energy Booster Potential led by Dr Nurhanan Murni Yunos; KLL092 Standardised Extract: Development of Antidiabetic [...]

FRIM wins five silver medals at MTE 20202020-05-21T21:07:08+08:00

FRIM launches FIMIS at Monthly Assembly

4 February 2020 (February) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) launched the FRIM Integrated Management Information System (FIMIS) at its Monthly Assembly Program on 23 January. Abd Latif delivering his speech. From left: Nurul Hilal, Marzalina, Khali Aziz and Abd Latif at the FIMIS launching ceremony. FIMIS is an integrated information management system which supports the planning and monitoring of FRIM achievements as well as acting as a Decision Support System (DSS). The system was developed in-house by the Information Technology Branch staff led by Nurul Hilal Ahmad Tarmidzi. At the assembly, FRIM staff also took the [...]

FRIM launches FIMIS at Monthly Assembly2020-03-04T19:59:42+08:00

FRIM facilities closed for Chinese New Year

22 January 2020 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Research Gallery, Facility Unit and the Visitor Information Centre (VIC) on 25–27 January in conjunction with the Chinese New Year celebration.   The FRIM campus including jogging tracks, 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. The bicycle rental services will also be available from 8.00am to 5.00pm. Clockwise from top: VIC, Facility Unit and FRIM Research Gallery. Bicycle rental counter at the FRIM Club (F3 [...]

FRIM facilities closed for Chinese New Year2020-01-23T16:04:13+08:00

FRIM to organise forest run

17 January 2020 (Thursday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) will organise 'Forest Heritage Run @ FRIM 2020' on 7 March 2020 (Saturday) at its main campus in Kepong, which is a National Heritage. Forest run poster.  The run, to be held in conjunction with the International Day of Forests 2020 (IDF 2020) celebration, aims to promote a healthy lifestyle as well as give the public the opportunity to enjoy the forest environment. In line with the IDF 2020 theme, 'Forest and Biodiversity', participants will be able to run through the forest trails and see the uniqueness of [...]

FRIM to organise forest run2020-01-23T15:48:12+08:00

FRIM facilities closed for New Year

24 December 2019 (Tuesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) nursery will be closed from today until 1 January 2020 for seedlings inventory, while FRIM Research Gallery, Facility Unit and Visitor Information Centre (VIC) will be closed on 1 January 2020 for the New Year holiday. The FRIM campus including jogging tracks, 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. The bicycle rental services will also be available from 8.00am to 5.00pm. Clockwise from top: VIC, [...]

FRIM facilities closed for New Year2019-12-24T17:49:17+08:00

FRIM pass application, renewal to start 6 January 2020

20 December 2019 (Friday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) recreational pass and car stickers for 2020 will be available for application and renewal at the FRIM Facility Unit counters starting 6 January 2020. Notices on the pass renewal have been put up at several strategic locations. For renewal, applicants will only need to bring their old pass and make payment at the counter. New applicants have to bring along one passport-sized photograph, fill out the forms (borang permohonan pas riadah and/ or permohonan pelekat kenderaan) and make payment. Only Malaysian citizens are eligible to apply. The Facility Unit counters, [...]

FRIM pass application, renewal to start 6 January 20202019-12-20T16:10:15+08:00

FRIM receives two more MBR recognitions

27 November 2019 (Wednesday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has received two more Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) certificates, i.e. the 39th and 40th recognitions at MBR Headquarters, Kuala Lumpur this afternoon. The certificates were presented by MBR Marketing Director Jwan Heah to: Dr Mohamad Omar Mohamad Khaidzir (Wood Quality and Engineering Programme) for ‘Oldest Operational Timber Testing Machine’ and Dr Kevin Ng Kit Siong (Genetic Branch) for ‘First Laboratory to Provide Timber Tracking Services Using DNA Approach’. From left: Ng, Abd Latif, Heah and Mohamad Omar during the certificates presentation ceremony. FRIM and MBR staff posing [...]

FRIM receives two more MBR recognitions2019-11-29T16:02:16+08:00
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