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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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Linked by Bike!

Renting a ride is only a tap away.

FEATURE
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Between Fact and Fiction

Mei Fong and Zen Cho make reverberating impacts in their respective genres.

FEATURE
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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.

FEATURE
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The Golden Stupas of Pulau Tikus

Many still flock to these temples to worship, or to adore their resplendence.

FEATURE
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The Art of Developing Balik Pulau

The once-sleepy village is abuzz with new attractions.