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September 2012 COVER STORY

Tariq Ramadan – Islam reviewed from within

Time Magazine called him one of the 100 most influential people in 2004. We chat with Tariq Ramadan on Islam in the 21st century, and the importance of education and individual dignity in empowering societies.

Also in this issue

PHOTO ESSAY

Deep in the oil palm estates

Puah Sze Ning captures the life of oil palm estate workers in Pahang and Sabah.

VOICE IN THE CROWD

Making a city liveable is no easy matter

Making a city liveable is no easy matter

FEATURE

Tackling the brain drain

TalentCorp and Otak-Otak were formed to try and stem the nation's brain drain problem. How have they fared so far?

FEATURE

The mixed impact of the heritage listing

It's been four years since George Town's Unesco listing. How has it affected the local economy and community?

STATES OF REFORM

Power and the arts

What role should states play in the arts?

FEATURE

Who wants to be a tech entrepreneur?

We meet up with some aspiring tech entrepreneurs at the second annual Startup Weekend Cambodia.

PENANG PALETTE

Sex, truths and photographs

Ismail Hashim challenges the fastpaced world of modern photography.

FEATURE

Buying property is no stroll in the park

Some factors to consider before making that big property investment in Penang.

RESTAURANT REVIEW

Brunch with the Grand Dame

Suffolk House introduces its first Sunday champagne semi-buffet brunch.

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FEATURE
Nov 2017

The Art of Developing Balik Pulau

The once-sleepy village is abuzz with new attractions.

PHOTO ESSAY
Nov 2017

Linked by Bike!

Renting a ride is only a tap away.

FEATURE
Nov 2017

The Golden Stupas of Pulau Tikus

Many still flock to these temples to worship, or to adore their resplendence.

FEATURE
Nov 2017

The Bastion of Early Catholicism in Penang Restored

George Town's Church of the Assumption gets a much-needed face lift.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Between Fact and Fiction

Mei Fong and Zen Cho make reverberating impacts in their respective genres.