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FRIM, UKM cooperate in WHS legal aspects

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. [...]

FRIM, UKM cooperate in WHS legal aspects2019-12-10T12:40:47+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

FRIM conducts AFoCo regional workshop on threatened species domestication

11 November 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has conducted aRegional Workshop on ‘Domestication of Endangered, Endemic and Threatened Species in Disturbed Terrestrial Ecosystems’ on 7 and 8 November. The workshop, organised as part of the activities on technology transfer in the ASEAN-ROK Forest Cooperation Project (AFoCo), aims to share latest information and technologies on conservation efforts of threatened species particularly in the tropics across ASEAN. Abd Latif speaking at the ceremony. From Left: Ang, Abd Latif, Ryang and Norwati during the souvenir exchange ceremony. A total of 20 participants and speakers from ASEAN region, [...]

FRIM conducts AFoCo regional workshop on threatened species domestication2019-11-15T17:19:30+08:00

KATS Minister launches Taman Warisan FRIM

7 November 2019 (Thursday) – The Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources (KATS), Dr Xavier Jayakumar officiated the Taman Warisan Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) (FRIM Heritage Park) in Kepong on 5 November. The 1.76-hectare park has been developed since January 2017. Various endemic plant species found only in Selangor as well as trees synonymous with the names of places in Selangor such as meranti kepong, sentul, kundang, sepang and petaling were planted there. Xavier (left) and Abd Latif delivering their respective speeches. From left: Zurinah, Abd Latif, Xavier, Tengku Zulpuri Shah and Mohd Mokhtar during the [...]

KATS Minister launches Taman Warisan FRIM2019-11-22T12:56:22+08:00

FRIM, Selangor government raise environmental awareness among students

6 November 2019 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has organised an environmental awareness programme on 'Understanding Dipterocarp Species: The Icon of Our Lowland Forest' for students with the support of the Selangor Government yesterday. This year, FRIM has received funds from the state government through the Environment, Green Technology, Science, Technology and Innovation and Consumer Affairs Committee, Smart Selangor, Selangor State Economic Planning Unit (UPEN) to implement environmental awareness programmes. Hee (left) and Abd Latif delivering their respective speeches. The programme participants and organisers posing for a group pix with Hee (seated, middle). The programme [...]

FRIM, Selangor government raise environmental awareness among students2019-11-27T16:12:19+08:00

Do not enter FRIM prohibited areas

4 November 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) would like to remind all visitors not to enter prohibited areas within its campus especially the forest, planting plots, arboreta or nature trails without being accompanied by FRIM guides or staff to avoid any untoward incidents. On 1 November, a visitor was reported missing in FRIM forest. Yeam Sai Ming, 62, had fallen and injured his head after entering FRIM forest from 10.00 am and was only found by a rescue team, comprising members of FRIM enforcement, Selayang Fire and Rescue Station and Desa Jaya Police Station, at 6.30pm. [...]

Do not enter FRIM prohibited areas2019-11-27T16:07:38+08:00

FRIM wins top prizes at Selangor R,D&I Expo

14 October 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) bagged two major prizes at the Selangor Research, Development and Innovation (R,D&I) Expo on 10–13 October. FRIM’s innovation projects took top prizes of the R&D Competition and Pitching Competition at the expo held in Kuala Lumpur. Farah Fazwa (fifth from right) and her research team with the awards and trophies won. Khairul explaining about the ‘In-situ tester for furniture’ innovation project at the pitching session. The aim of the expo was to promote research among universities and research institutes as well as providing a platform for forming [...]

FRIM wins top prizes at Selangor R,D&I Expo2019-11-27T12:21:35+08:00

FRIM upgrades HTC facilities

9 October 2019 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has upgraded the Herbal Technology Centre (HTC) facilities to enhance the competitiveness of herbal product processing services to fulfill the needs of the herbal industry. At the official handover ceremony this morning, FRIM received the HTC Extension Building from Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID), which was in charge of monitoring the upgrading work. The FRIM-DID joint venture project commenced in February 2018. Abd Latif (left) and Sabri speaking at the ceremony. Abd Latif (left) and Sabri signing the project handover documents. FRIM Director General (DG) Datuk [...]

FRIM upgrades HTC facilities2019-12-03T10:26:42+08:00

FRIM, AEON conduct tree planting in Bidor

16 September 2019 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) and AEON Co. (M) Bhd. conducted a tree planting programme on 14 September at the FRIM Research Station in Bidor (SPF Bidor), Perak. This programme, held for the second time by FRIM-AEON there, was launched by the Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs, YB Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail. From left: Hayashi, Tengku Zulpuri Shah and Saifuddin Nasution speaking at the opening ceremony.  KATS, FRIM and AEON representatives posing for a group picture as Saifuddin Nasution (middle) watering the tree planted.  Also present, the Deputy Minister of [...]

FRIM, AEON conduct tree planting in Bidor2019-11-28T11:02:44+08:00

FRIM DG receives PJN from Agong

10 September 2019 (Tuesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod has been conferred the Panglima Jasa Negara (PJN) award which carries the title Datuk in conjunction with the birthday of Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, yesterday. Abd Latif was among 42 individuals who received their honorary awards at the ceremony at the Istana Negara. Also present was the FRIM DG’s wife, Datin Halidah Kasmin. Abd Latif (right) and Halidah posing for a photograph at the Istana Negara. Media coverage snapshots of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong spontaneous [...]

FRIM DG receives PJN from Agong2019-12-04T10:30:36+08:00
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