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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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The Bastion of Early Catholicism in Penang Restored

George Town's Church of the Assumption gets a much-needed face lift.

PHOTO ESSAY
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The Golden Stupas of Pulau Tikus

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