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COVER STORY
Apr 2013

Is malaysia prepared? The asean economic community is at hand

The foundation of the plan has been laid. But is Malaysia ready for actual Asean economic integration and what do we have to gain from it?

FEATURE
Apr 2013

The Sabah-Sulu crisis threatens the palm oil supply chain

Will the recent crisis in the coastal zone in the eastern part of Sabah affect our oil palm development?

PHOTO ESSAY
Apr 2013

The rest of sabah

A look into various parts of remote Sabah, outside the now labelled “red zone” area.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Apr 2013

Gurney drive must be improved

Gurney Drive has changed over the years, not necessarily for the better.

FEATURE
Apr 2013

One billion and rising

A global movement to end genderbased violence through dance, the most expressive form of communication.

STATES OF REFORM
Apr 2013

What will a second term mean for Penang and Selangor?

What policies should the Pakatan state governments focus on in their second term?

FEATURE
Apr 2013

Nowhere to run – victims of domestic violence need our help

We chat with Dr Prema Devaraj about what victims of gender violence are up against.

FEATURE
Apr 2013

Kid stuff

Penang International Science Fair, making science fun and educational.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2013

Seeking inspiration in Balik Pulau

Balik Pulau has turned into a natural sanctuary for artists to settle and create their art.

FEATURE
Apr 2013

Behind the burger boom

Marshall's is a pioneer burger joint that means business. It's all in the patty.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Apr 2013

Early days in Balik Pulau

An “eyewitness” account of Balik Pulau in 1807

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Towards a bicycling Penang

It's no secret, Penang's gearing up for a pedal-istic future.

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Making the young Think Green

Environmental consciousness needs to be nurtured in our young.

PHOTO ESSAY
Apr 2014

Past lives

A look at the lives we left behind in our quest for greener pastures.

TRAVEL
Apr 2014

Unveiling iran thumb by thumb

Marco Ferrarese goes under the radar in Iran.

COVER STORY
Apr 2014

It’s time we got to know you, East Malaysia

Our fellow Malaysians across the sea have been kept under the surface for far too long.

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Price Among Slaves: An 18th-century slave story still relevant for Malaysia

Who was Abdul Rahman Ibrahim Sori, and how can we learn from his story?

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Let’s be fair to women – especially homemakers

Why should homemakers continue to be the subjects of invisible discrimination in our society?

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Beyond the MDGs

The deadline for the Millennium Development Goals is 2015. What has been accomplished so far?

SPECIAL FEATURE
Apr 2014

New Bob: Taking development to greener heights

The future of property development is green, according to Dr Lee Ville.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Apr 2014

When Labour ruled the council

The Labour Party’s rise and fall in George Town's municipal council is worth some retrospection.

ASEAN INSIGHTS
Apr 2014

Around the region

We take a look at what's going on in South-East Asia.

FOOTPRINTS
Apr 2014

The streets of George Town are alive - maybe too alive

George Town runs the risk of becoming over-commercialised.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2014

Top 12 earners at art auctions

Who are the artists that rake in the dough today?

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Sungai Lembing – a world of ore-some tunnels and rainbows

Lim Shu-Lin heads down into the mines of Pahang and discovers a world of historical splendour and beauty.

STATISTICS
Apr 2014

East Malaysia in numbers

The demographics of East Malaysia, and more.

PENANG PROFILE
Apr 2015

Penang’s frontline survivor

From the inside of a Burmese jail to the Thai-Cambodian border at the height of its tragedy in the 1970s, Kim Gooi has seen a lot.

HEALTH
Apr 2015

Revolutionising cancer detection, one gene at a time

Meet Prof Datuk Dr Choong-Chin Liew, who is at the forefront of tissue-specific functional genomics.

PHOTO ESSAY
Apr 2015

Papua New Guinea: where colours and cultures clash in peace

Every year in August and September, Papua New Guinea explodes in a spectacular display of colours, dances and feathers.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Apr 2015

GST: Tiptoeing into structural deficit

What does quantitative easing, US interest rates and the fall in crude oil price have to do with Malaysia’s GST?

STREETS OF GEORGE TOWN
Apr 2015

A walk on the Cheapside

Lorong Cheapside is a treasure trove for hardware and DIY enthusiasts, and a lingering reminder of George Town's working class days.

COVER STORY
Apr 2015

The Athi Nahappan Report revisited Part 2: Local elections are part of a larger reform agenda

In the second part of our cover story on local elections, we examine what the Athi Nahappan Report further recommends.

FEATURE
Apr 2015

Does Malaysia’s animation industry have a future?

Ch'ng Chin Chin explores Malaysia's animation industry by talking to the experts.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Apr 2015

Remembering Krishen Jit

Writer, history academic, and theatre director and critic Kee Thuan Chye reminisces about the legendary Krishen Jit on the 10th anniversary of the intellectual's death.

FOOTPRINTS
Apr 2015

Through the eyes of a refugee child

One man embarks on a project to give refugee children a voice, through pictures.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2015

Seeing art in passing time and peopled space

The community at the People's Court on Lebuh Cintra, George Town, turns into an art-cheological project.

PENANG ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Apr 2015

Penang’s economy in 2015: Growth continues, but more slowly

As we enter the second quarter, we take a look at what's affecting the Penang economy.