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August 2015 COVER STORY

RIDING THE TECH TIGER

Penang invests in people taking risks in the region’s newest industry

Also in this issue

FEATURE

Romancing Penang’s Ferry

All aboard! Butterworth Fringe Festival casts off with much promise.

FEATURE

Staging stories of iconic women

The Naga Women Festival earlier this year showcased womanhood through dance and music.

PHOTO ESSAY

The Temuan of Ulu Yam

Much has changed for the Orang Asli of Selangor, but at the same time, much hasn't.

FEATURE

P. Ramlee: A Penang superstar

As P. Ramlee The Musical heads to our shores, we unravel the tumultuous life of the visionary man.

FEATURE

A book that questions race and probes history

Ariffin Omar is not afraid to ruffle a few feathers with his book, Bangsa Melayu.

FEATURE

Corruption and cronyism: Two sides of the same coin

Scratch the surface of the MARA scandal and you'll find that it's the same few faces.

PROFILE

Cartoons for the people

Zunar is determined to draw the truth – but that doesn't mean he can't make us laugh at the same time.

HEALTH

Best to breastfeed

Breastfeeding gains traction in Malaysia, and baby-friendly institutions lead the way.

FEATURE

Saintly relics for Penang church

A young church in Sungai Ara is home to not just one, but two saints.

TALK-TALK ONLY

The “banality of evil” in Malaysia

What happens when people cease to consider the moral implications of what they do?

FOOTPRINTS

Paddy planting: Rise of the machines (or maybe not)

The folks of Ba Kelalan in Sarawak find machine planting to be a bit of a hassle.

FEATURE

Making music tell stories

Behind every song, there is a tale – as we found out during this year's Penang World Music Festival.

PENANG PALETTE

Taking water and colours to new heights

Meet Chang Fee Ming, a game-changer known for pushing the parameters of his art.

STATISTICS

Measuring creativity

We provide the numbers on the local creative industry.

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PROFILE
May 2017

A Man with a Mission

It takes courage to make decisions, as businessman and cancer survivor SK Sundaram discovers.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2017

The Freedom Young Artists Can Enjoy

The Young Contemporary Artists competition sees some quirky work.

FEATURE
May 2017

One More Nyonya Kuih for the Road?

These teatime snacks find their way back into the hearts – and tummies – of locals.

FEATURE
May 2017

Suukee Nang: What it Means to be Hainanese

Local Hainanese take pride in their esprit de corps.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

With the dialect in danger of disappearing, passionate parties step up and take charge.