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May 2014 COVER STORY

Karpal Singh: Will for justice

A tribute to Karpal Singh, the Tiger of Jelutong.

Also in this issue

FEATURE

Ballet illuminated!

We chat with Singapore Dance Theatre's senior artist Chihiro Uchida about ballet and dancing.

FEATURE

Empowering the rural poor in Thailand

We divulge Thailand's unique community development projects headed by Mr Condom, Mechai Viravaidya.

PHOTO ESSAY

Faces of Central Asia

We go to the crossroads of China, the Middle East and the former Soviet Empire to capture the faces of Central Asia.

FEATURE

Canvassing nebulous memories

Penang-born British artist Kate Hunt draws from her subconscious to create melancholic works of abstract art.

FEATURE

Migrate for what???

The grass is always greener on the other side. Or is it really?

SPECIAL FEATURE

Keeping George Town’s golden goose strong and fat

Head of USM’s Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster (STRC) Prof Badaruddin Mohamed talks about capacity measures and how to make George Town's tourism sustainable.

FEATURE

21st Century PAS

Contemporary PAS toes the line between conservatism and progressiveness.

UTTER ECONOMICS

Managing bubble economies

We chat with Prof Kiyohiko Nishimura about bubble economies, quantitative easing and Abenomics.

TALK-TALK ONLY

Will change come by GE14?

As Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak's popularity takes a plunge, will he be able to reverse public opinion in time?

JUST A MINUTE

George Town goes dark for Earth Hour 2014

Penang celebrates Earth Hour 2014 by switching off the lights and going for a walk in the dark.

FOOTPRINTS

Sabahans defend their heritage

Sabahans, and East Malaysians in general, are beginning to rediscover and recognise their rich and colourful history.

PENANG PALETTE

Art space expands in Penang

Streets become blank canvases and colonial buildings turn into art galleries as alternative art spaces mushroom in Penang.

TRAVEL

Seoul subsumes old and new

The capital of South Korea has a vibrant and unique culture that blends modernity and the past.

PERSPECTIVES

Malaysia’s music industry – Let’s make it real

How can an artist benefit the Malaysian economy? Ksatriya discusses.

STATISTICS

An analysis of the TPPA

Here's a look at the numbers, along with a comparative analysis between member countries.

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STATISTICS
May 2017

Dialects and Languages in Numbers

Which is the most spoken Chinese language in Malaysia and Penang, and how fare our students in language exams?

FEATURE
May 2017

Suukee Nang: What it Means to be Hainanese

Local Hainanese take pride in their esprit de corps.

FEATURE
Jul 2017

A Venue for a Culture City

For 45 years, Dewan Sri Pinang has played host to a myriad of events and functions.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

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

STATISTICS
Jun 2017

Tourism and Ecotourism in Numbers

The industry is the second main source of income for Penang.