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August 2017 COVER STORY

The Story of Malaysia through its Constitution

The Constitution today is no longer what it was. To fix Malaysia, we need to fix its laws.

Also in this issue

BEGINNINGS

Penang’s Youth Park: Malaysia’s First Adventure Playground

It was a public park like no other in the country.

BOOK REVIEW

An Ultimate Reference Guide to Penang Hill

A bookish journey through the quaint and colourful history of the Hill.

PHOTO ESSAY

A Portrait of Change: Bayan Lepas

A visual account of everyday life in and around Bayan Lepas.

FEATURE

Time to Respect the Original Peoples

Too often are they neglected – and exploited for their lands.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY

A History of the Malay Left: Part One

Distrust, fear, resentment – these gave rise to the Left.

FEATURE

Borneoans in Penang

The state is second home to a vibrant and active Borneoan community.

TURNING POINTS

The Day Pakatan Harapan Found its Footing

The die is cast; they are ready. Are Malaysians?

FEATURE

Chance Decides at The Italian Restaurant

Mark your calendars for a play like no other.

BOOKS UNBOUND

Conversations and Explorations: Leela Devi Panikar - Spinning Short Stories

Brevity, fleetness and attention to the smallest detail – all necessary for the short story form.

FEATURE

Walking a Street of Art

Each painting tells a story at Bagan Luar's back alleys.

FEATURE

More Amazing and Amusing Museums

Private museums offer an extra dimension to experiencing Penang’s history and heritage.

PENANG PALETTE

Remembering Tan Choon Ghee in Ink and Watercolour

His large collection is now at the Penang State Art Gallery.

STATISTICS

The Malaysian Legal System in Numbers

A statistical look at the country's laws and constitution.

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STATISTICS
May 2017

Dialects and Languages in Numbers

Which is the most spoken Chinese language in Malaysia and Penang, and how fare our students in language exams?

STATISTICS
Jun 2017

Tourism and Ecotourism in Numbers

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

FEATURE
Jul 2017

A Venue for a Culture City

For 45 years, Dewan Sri Pinang has played host to a myriad of events and functions.

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.