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August 2013 COVER STORY

Catching the East Asian wind

The inaugural Penang Economic Conference takes a look at the region’s global economical potential and challenges that come with progress.

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PHOTO ESSAY

While the women meet, the men cook

Jalinan Warisan Kraf Orang Asal, an initiative that seeks to facilitate the exchange of knowledge between women’s groups active in craft making throughout Malaysia.

ALL OVER THE PLACE

Malaysian democracy is not lost

GE13 has proven that predicting elections by gauging racial issues is no longer a reliable method.

VOICE IN THE CROWD

Penang's growth cries out for more local councils

Penang has gone through drastic changes and it’s time to increase the number of local authorities.

FEATURE

Gun killing on the rise

What has caused this year’s surge in gun-related deaths in Malaysia?

FEATURE

A reading room goes fourth to multiply

Promoting literacy by providing a place for people to relax and read.

FEATURE

The day BN won the election but lost the contest

BN may have remained in power but it lost the popular vote. How has this changed Malaysian politics?

ASEAN INSIGHTS

Around the region

We take a look at what's going on in South-East Asia.

FEATURE

Langkawi where eagles fly

Sumitra Selvaraj explores the island in the sun from a different vantage point.

FEATURE

China and Malaysia build joint industrial parks

Will this joint effort help stabilise the disparity in Malaysia-China foreign investment?

IN MEMORIAM

Ismail Hashim(1940-2013) Master Photographer

We take a look at what's going on in South-East Asia.

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