Chinese associations, important products of the 19th century, must find ways to adapt to modern times.
Archive for May, 2012
Penang Monthly was at an Alibaba.com e-commerce seminar on 15th May 2012 in Hotel Royal in Penang, which was attended by 200 people from the SME industry. Participants were delighted to receive a copy of the February 2012 issue of [...]
The Women Issue was once again featured, this time during the celebration of the 70th birthday of Professor Emeritus Muhammad Haji Salleh, a national treasure in the field of literary arts. Attended by over 400 guests, all of whom received [...]
Penang Monthly hosted the event Empowering Women in the Workplace, in conjunction with the launch of our April Issue entitled The Women Issue. It was held on April 7th at the 11th Penang Career & Postgraduate Expo, attended by 20,000 [...]
Recent protests illustrate a widespread demand for meaningful participation in Malaysia's policymaking process. Will the government listen?
By Poh Heem Heem, Richard Ho & Tan Yin Hooi New manufacturing technologies demand new skill sets; the Penang Skills Development Centre investigates the matter through the 2011/2012 Penang Industrial Talent Requirement Study. The manufacturing sector has been the bastion [...]
Rare earth elements: world productions and reserves, 2010 Chinese export quotas of rare earth oxide Selected rare earth oxide prices, 2007, 2008, 2010 (Q4) and December 2011 (US$/kg) Population growth in WP Kuala Lumpur, WP Putrajaya and Selangor, 1991, 2000 [...]
In April, the Penang Institute organised a forum to discuss the ETP.
The Sandpit: Womensis explores important issues, but is marred by its callous gender politics.
Writer KS Maniam chats with us about gender, language and the Malaysian identity.