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April 2013 COVER STORY

Is malaysia prepared? The asean economic community is at hand

The foundation of the plan has been laid. But is Malaysia ready for actual Asean economic integration and what do we have to gain from it?

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FEATURE

The Sabah-Sulu crisis threatens the palm oil supply chain

Will the recent crisis in the coastal zone in the eastern part of Sabah affect our oil palm development?

PHOTO ESSAY

The rest of sabah

A look into various parts of remote Sabah, outside the now labelled “red zone” area.

VOICE IN THE CROWD

Gurney drive must be improved

Gurney Drive has changed over the years, not necessarily for the better.

FEATURE

One billion and rising

A global movement to end genderbased violence through dance, the most expressive form of communication.

STATES OF REFORM

What will a second term mean for Penang and Selangor?

What policies should the Pakatan state governments focus on in their second term?

FEATURE

Nowhere to run – victims of domestic violence need our help

We chat with Dr Prema Devaraj about what victims of gender violence are up against.

FEATURE

Kid stuff

Penang International Science Fair, making science fun and educational.

PENANG PALETTE

Seeking inspiration in Balik Pulau

Balik Pulau has turned into a natural sanctuary for artists to settle and create their art.

FEATURE

Behind the burger boom

Marshall's is a pioneer burger joint that means business. It's all in the patty.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY

Early days in Balik Pulau

An “eyewitness” account of Balik Pulau in 1807

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The MICE Industry Matures

The stage is set for Penang's business events sector to soar.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

With the dialect in danger of disappearing, passionate parties step up and take charge.

ODDLY ENOUGH
May 2017

Understand That Your Wisdom May be Worthless…

We need to safeguard ourselves against the onslaught of “alternative facts”.

FEATURE
May 2017

One More Nyonya Kuih for the Road?

These teatime snacks find their way back into the hearts – and tummies – of locals.

FEATURE
May 2017

Suukee Nang: What it Means to be Hainanese

Local Hainanese take pride in their esprit de corps.