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January 2014 COVER STORY

Penang in 2014: trends and forecasts

What's Penang's outlook in the face of global change? Penang Monthly provides a 17-page analysis.

Also in this issue

PROFILE

No such thing as failure

Think you know a lot about talented and persevering writer/cartoonist Boey Cheeming? Well, here's more.

PHOTO ESSAY

Women's work

A look into the lives of financially independent women in the cottage industry.

FEATURE

The internet cloud-y future

What's next for the Internet? Gary Thompson talks about CLOUD, Inc. and his motivation behind it.

FEATURE

Letting Penang nurture creativity

Setting up creative spaces for the public is Goh Choon Ean's goal.

TALK-TALK ONLY

Are we ready to become an "advanced nation"?

Kee Thuan Chye worries about the Third World mentality of Malaysians.

ALL OVER THE PLACE

Porous borders, vibrant cultures

Life at Malaysia's edge defies demarcations.

FEATURE

Transforming transport the earlier the better

Prof Eric Britton, founder of World Car Free Days, was brought in to envisage solutions to Penang's traffic deadlock.

PENANG PALETTE

Art goes far beyond simple imaging

This month, we shine the spotlight on the low profile C. K. Tan.

FEATURE

Earning the business in the airline business

In the wake of Malaysia Airlines's massive third quarter losses, senior vice president for global sales and distribution Duncan Bureau has his work cut out for him.

STATISTICS

Human Development Indicators

The numbers on Malaysia's human development index.

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May 2017

The MICE Industry Matures

The stage is set for Penang's business events sector to soar.

ODDLY ENOUGH
May 2017

Understand That Your Wisdom May be Worthless…

We need to safeguard ourselves against the onslaught of “alternative facts”.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

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

FEATURE
May 2017

Suukee Nang: What it Means to be Hainanese

Local Hainanese take pride in their esprit de corps.

FEATURE
May 2017

One More Nyonya Kuih for the Road?

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