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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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FEATURE
Sep 2017

Of Heroes Unsung, and Mortals Undead

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

FEATURE
Sep 2017

From Persia to Penang: Boria Bops On

We explore Penang's cultural export, the vibrant boria.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Sep 2017

Women Against the Flow

Removing those rose-tinted colonial glasses reveals a harsh era for women.