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August 2012 COVER STORY

FOR A SOCIETY CIVIL AND DECENT

Ambiga Sreenevasan on civil society and why "Malaysians are a great people."

Also in this issue

FEATURE

A silat performance to awe the world

A review of “Silat: Our Heritage for the World” at the George Town Festival.

FEATURE

PDC's new plan to attract MNCs – build and lease

The PDC embarks on a new business plan that could reap big rewards for the state.

PHOTO ESSAY

Tomoi

After a 15-year ban, kickboxing or Tomoi tournaments are now regularly held in Kelantan since 2006.

FEATURE

Shark savers

The international shark preservation organisation comes to Malaysia.

FEATURE

Wireless in George Town

The state's Penang Free WiFi programme continues to grow.

TALK-TALK ONLY

At 55, Malaysians should take charge of their own fate

Kee Thuan Chye says it's time to take stock of where we are and how much further we have to go.

FEATURE

A post-industrial future for Penang?

Penang needs to revitalise its manufacturing industry in order for innovation to thrive.

STATES OF REFORM

Not easy housing Malaysians

Affordable housing will no doubt be a hot issue come election time.

FEATURE

The guardian of the hill

Penang Hill Corporation turns two.

FEATURE

What the Higgs happened?

The elusive Higgs boson has been discovered. Khoo Teng Jian walks us through the discovery.

FEATURE

George Town – a ghost town of the future?

What are the long-term implications of the city's rising property prices?

JUST A MINUTE

Kumbabhishekam

Thousands flooded to Penang for the Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Kovil Temple's consecration ceremony.

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WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jun 2017

The Botanic Gardens: A Tale of Gloom and Bloom

At over a century old, Penang's Botanic Gardens have an illustrious past.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Another Unesco Listing on the Cards for Penang?

The biosphere reserve listing would ensure Penang Hill's forests are preserved and researched.

FEATURE
May 2017

Suukee Nang: What it Means to be Hainanese

Local Hainanese take pride in their esprit de corps.

STATISTICS
Jun 2017

Tourism and Ecotourism in Numbers

The industry is the second main source of income for Penang.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

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