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PENANG NEWS

Penang's news

Highlights of what’s been happening in the past month.

STORY

Lim Chong Eu Revisited

We sit down with a few men who worked with and for Tun Dr Lim, and find out what it was like dealing with a true visionary.

STORY

Raising Komtar

Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat explains how the ambitious Komtar project got underway.

PHOTO ESSAY

PESTA PULAU PINANG

Every year, thousands of people fl ock to the Pesta site, drawn there by the bright lights, good bargains and thrilling shows at the Pesta Pulau Pinang.

FEATURE

A-G’s report on Penang’s financial status Positive feedback with some concerns

PEM analyses the Auditor-General's report on Penang's fi nances, and though it's mostly good news, there are still areas that need improving.

THINK TANK THOUGHTS

SERI seeks to offer policy alternatives

The role of think tanks in policy development is rarely appreciated. SERI is aiming to change that.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS

CEO insights “Expectations drive organisations”

Introducing part one of ceo Insights, a four-part series that explores the thoughts of four successful business leaders in Penang.

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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.

STATISTICS
Jun 2017

Tourism and Ecotourism in Numbers

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

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.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

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

FEATURE
May 2017

Suukee Nang: What it Means to be Hainanese

Local Hainanese take pride in their esprit de corps.