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January 2013 COVER STORY

Malaysian's Education Divide

It’s time to talk about the issue of class in education.

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PHOTO ESSAY

Fishy Business

Explore how anchovies end up from the sea to your plate.

FEATURE

Halal hub in the making

The halal industry in Penang has seen rapid expansion in the last two years, giving Penang an opportunity to diversify its investment sources.

PROFILE

Curious Pak Alam

A man with a passion for repairing vintage bicycles, an extensive knowledge of botany and an impressive collection of antiques, stones and minerals.

FEATURE

Auditor-General Report 2011: Critique of selected education projects

How has the Ministry of Education tried to reduce the education gap between rural and urban schools?

STATES OF REFORM

State budgets 2013: the last for now

A report card on the Selangor and Penang Pakatan state governments’ final budgets of their first five-year term in power.

VOICE IN THE CROWD

Remembering an early step towards Unesco listing

Goh Ban Lee reflects on an important event in 1986 that helped drive George Town's Unesco listing.

FEATURE

Penang properties in 2013

What to think of if you are buying a house this year?

RESTAURANT REVIEW

On the vegetarian trail

A look at some of the amazing vegetarian restaurants in Penang.

Trending now

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.

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

The MICE Industry Matures

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