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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.

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FEATURE
Sep 2017

Of Heroes Unsung, and Mortals Undead

This year's George Town Literary Festival is yet another feast for the soul.

FEATURE
Sep 2017

From Persia to Penang: Boria Bops On

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

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Sep 2017

Women Against the Flow

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