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February 2014 COVER STORY

A chat with Tan Twan Eng

Tan Twan Eng The man who paints with words

Also in this issue

FEATURE

Between light and darkness

We chat with Apichatpong Weerasethakul, acclaimed director, Palme d'Or winner and Tropfest South East Asia's ambassador.

FEATURE

More to sailing than having a boat

There's a crucial ingredient to sailing, as we found out during the Raja Muda Selangor International Regatta harbour race.

FEATURE

A festival for all the senses

The In-Between Art Festival delivers sumptuous ethnic food along with exhilarating entertainment.

FOOTPRINTS

People before profit

Earth Heir ensures that marginalised communities are paid prices commensurate to their work.

VOICE IN THE CROWD

Resurrecting Sungai Pinang

We need to improve our mentality for the sake of our rivers and seas.

UTTER ECONOMICS

Where are Asian currencies heading?

How has the forex market changed, and what does this mean for Asian currencies?

FEATURE

The written word in a democratised world

The written word in a democratised world

PROFILE

Up close with Lat

Malaysia's icon talks about kampung living and the importance of intermingling.

FEATURE

Nazi Goreng– A hard-hitting and entertaining story of a racialised Malaysia

An interview with the writer of Nazi Goreng, Marco Ferrarese.

FEATURE

PLAC – where the poor can seek justice

The Penang Legal Aid Centre seeks to give the underprivileged a fair trial.

FEATURE

New housing policies to help Penangites cope

Rising prices of properties call for housing policy interventions. 55 Penang Palette

PENANG PALETTE

In endless search for inspiration

Cheng Haw Chien brushes shoulders with master painters and travels far and wide for artistic stimulation.

STATISTICS

Statistics

This issue, we provide some legal stats.

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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.