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December 2012 COVER STORY

Jefferey Sachs: GROWTH & EQUALITY are compatible

World renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs talks to us about development and the income gap.

Also in this issue

PHOTO ESSAY

THIS IS PENGERANG

Residents in a cluster of quaint fishing villages in Pengerang go about their daily lives despite threats to their homes and livelihoods.

TALK-TALK ONLY

Documenting our DAMAGED DEMOCRACY

The integrity of the Malaysian election conduct is put into question.

FEATURE

Make walking our way of life again, PLEASE!

A need to turn Penang into a walking, running and cycling state.

UTTER ECONOMICS

KICKING THE SUBSIDY HABIT

Why it’s time for Malaysians to wean themselves off oil subsidies.

STATES OF REFORM

The AES in Pakatan Rakyat states

Will privatising the traffic summons service reduce accidents?

FEATURE

PREVENTING YOUTH SUICIDE

This complex issue plaguing society needs to be recognised.

FEATURE

A prayer for FEATURE WORLD PEACE IN PENANG

Faith Watson returns to Penang to wash away memories of bland food and pray for world peace.

FEATURE

Marks of a SINCERE MALAYSIAN LEADER

On the legacy of Tun Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman.

REVIEW

SHORT AND SWEET comes to Penang

A festival celebrating freedom of expression through acting and dance.

FEATURE

Keeping it SHORT + SWEET

Penangpac’s theatre manager Ooi Kee How on organising the Short + Sweet Festival in Penang.

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ODDLY ENOUGH
May 2017

Understand That Your Wisdom May be Worthless…

We need to safeguard ourselves against the onslaught of “alternative facts”.

FEATURE
May 2017

The MICE Industry Matures

The stage is set for Penang's business events sector to soar.

FEATURE
May 2017

One More Nyonya Kuih for the Road?

These teatime snacks find their way back into the hearts – and tummies – of locals.

FEATURE
May 2017

Suukee Nang: What it Means to be Hainanese

Local Hainanese take pride in their esprit de corps.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

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