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November 2010 COVER STORY

Returning power to the people

We take a look at how the relationship between state and federal governments can be enhanced for the good of all Malaysians.

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JUST A MINUTE

Key facts and figures from the 2011 Budget

Everything you need to know about next year’s Budget.

PROFILE

Pluck, luck and a practical mind

Datuk Seri Kelvin Kiew, chairman of Mini-Circuits Technologies Malaysia, chats about his humble beginnings and his route to success.

PHOTO ESSAY

Life at the top

Penang Hill in pictures.

FEATURE

Penang’s neglected industry

An overview of Penang’s gold and jewellery industry, and how to turn it around.

FEATURE

Stories to stir the soul

The inaugural pinks Festival was held recently, reminding us of the power and importance of storytelling.

TALK-TALK ONLY

Days of wine and Adelaide

Kee Thuan Chye reminisces about wine, women and Donald Dunstan and Adelaide Week.

FEATURE

Gerakan’s legacy of ideas is at risk

The embattled party is in danger of losing relevance.

STATES OF REFORM

We can’t afford bad waste management

Malaysia’s centralised political structure may get in the way of improving how we dispose of solid waste.

A DAY IN THE LIFE

Captain of the channel

We chat with the pilot of one of Penang’s iconic ferries.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS

Keeping Applied Engineering certification alive

In spite of the waning appeal of basic certification programmes, they are still vital to the manufacturing sector.

PENANG PALETTE

Will art world acronyms prove auspicious?

Penang was once known as the cradle of Malaysian art. Today, it has the chance to regain that title.

BOOK REVIEW

An anthology with exciting internal dynamics

Multiethnic Malaysia: Past, Present and Future deals candidly with Malaysia’s multiethnic history.

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