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April 2017 COVER STORY

Talking about Ageing: The Greying Elephant in the Room

Affordable and good healthcare; shelter and comfort: it’s time to address the realities of growing old in Malaysia.

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FEATURE

Party like it’s 1899

Party like it’s 1899 With its Persian roots, Ghazal Party once captured hearts in Seberang Perai.

FEATURE

Drawing on a Deeper World

Art is a gateway for autistic savant Delwin Cheah.

PROFILE

Navi Pillay: People Need to be Treated Equally

The inspirational story of the South African former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

ODDLY ENOUGH

The Sad Lot of Migrant Workers Affects Us All

Female migrant workers in Malaysia face a myriad of challenges

FEATURE

Charity Starts at Home for the Aged

Staff and volunteers brighten the days of residents at Silver Jubilee.

FEATURE

Helping the Handicapped and their Helpers

The retractable wheelchair is a welcome device for those with mobility difficulties.

FEATURE

Facing Death and Surviving Grief

Death is not a fun subject, but it's a conversation we should be having.

FEATURE

Suicides are a social ill

Our society is ill-equipped to understand and react to mental health disorders – sometimes at a great cost.

PHOTO ESSAY

Qing Ming: Paying Respects, Renewing Ties

Tomb-Sweeping Day is a time for families to come together.

FEATURE

Cows and the City

Meet Penang's urban bovines and their handlers.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY

When Penang and the Dindings were One

For 60 years, the Dindings district in Perak was governed by Penang.

PEAKS AND PARKS

A Guided Hike that is Hard to Repeat

If you have an appetite for adventure, Bukit Relau is the hike for you.

PENANG PALETTE

Glimpses of Yayoi Kusama’s Art Universe

Meet the Grandmother of Funky Optical Pop Art.

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From Persia to Penang: Boria Bops On

We explore Penang's cultural export, the vibrant boria.

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Women Against the Flow

Removing those rose-tinted colonial glasses reveals a harsh era for women.