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October 2013 COVER STORY

The GST & YOU

Penang Institute studies the potential impact of GST on the national economy and the common man.

Also in this issue

PHOTO ESSAY

Devotion to the nine emperors

Traditions come alive during the Nine Emperor Gods celebration.

UTTER ECONOMICS

Is Petronas feeding a fatal habit?

Our dependency on petrol is cause for concern.

FEATURE

Time to mainstream forensic science

It's high time for Malaysia to integrate forensic science into its criminal justice system.

FEATURE

Embracing Islam's Diversity

Prof Mohsen Kadivar sheds some light on the different sects of Islam, and why they should be embraced.

SPECIAL FEATURE

TEDx WELD Quay's Artistry within offers Penang a different stroke

Sustainability is an important factor when it comes to developing Penang's tourism sector.

VOICE IN THE CROWD

Make our main roads WELCOMING FOR WALKERS

Penang's traffic woes can be alleviated by walking, but are there adequate quality facilities for pedestrians?

WINDOW INTO HISTORY

The first and forgotten Chief Minister of Penang

Reintroducing Wong Pow Nee, the man who paved the way for Penang's industrial success.

ALL OVER THE PLACE

George Town remains young at heart

Young entrepreneurs give George Town a quirky edge.

FEATURE

The future MUST BE GREEN

The environment should not take a back seat in the face of development.

SPECIAL FEATURE

Making tourism lasting

Sustainability is an important factor when it comes to developing Penang's tourism sector.

FEATURE

Reviving a state of mind that can save our urban legacy

Though much has changed in KL, the city holds on to its history.

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Of Heroes Unsung, and Mortals Undead

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