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November 2013 COVER STORY

Reforming Education

Malaysia's education system needs radical rethinking.

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PHOTO ESSAY

Continuing Indigenous Heritage

The World Indigenous Day celebrations bring a rich plethora of cultures together.

TALK-TALK ONLY

After the good start,let's get the rest high

English will be a must-pass subject in SPM starting from 2016, but is this enough to improve levels of proficiency?

FEATURE

Straits Green – towards more quality public space for Penang

The "playground by the sea" offers Penangites an accessible public space for the community to bond, play and relax.

FEATURE

How well can we police the police?

Cases of police brutality and deaths in custody are worryingly increasing. Who's keeping watch over our men in blue?

FEATURE

Virtual Classrooms are virtually here

Today's classrooms are very different from the past, as technology takes over.

FEATURE

Online Platforms That Run Errands For You

Fancy a cup of Starbucks, but can't leave the office to get it? Too busy to queue up for your bills? Online platforms like Task Amigo can help.

FEATURE

Heroes of Documentaries

Filming a documentary takes a lot of patience and dedication, and the folks at Image Farm are masters at it.

FEATURE

Ending Child Soldiering in Myanmar

All is not well in the state of Myanmar, as children are still being recruited as soldiers.

FEATURE

Staying Prepared For natural disasters

What is the National Security Council, and what is its role in disaster management in the country?

ALL OVER THE PLACE

What East Malaysians Care About

Winning rural East Malaysians over requires more than just handouts – it's about knowing what they need.

PENANG PALETTE

Championing Chinese Ink- Perception Is What Is

Cheah Thien Soong reinvents and revitalises the Chinese ink tradition with East-West and Nusantara-inspired art.

FEATURE

Bukit Brown activism- A race to save history

Singapore's Land Transport Authority is about to reclaim 173 acres of history in the name of development, but not without resistance from the locals.

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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.

FEATURE
Sep 2017

Of Heroes Unsung, and Mortals Undead

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