Table of Contents March, 2015


Local elections as the foundation of democracy

As we mark the half century since the end of local government elections in Malaysia, we look back at events that led to its demise – most importantly, the Athi Nahappan Report.

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Chowrasta, after the market closes

What does a busy market in the heart of George Town look like after the hustle and bustle have died down? Photographer Azri Zainul discovers.

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Managing longevity risk: Do not go gentle into that good night

Longevity risk has consistently been underestimated, leading to potentially serious economic implications.

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Malaysian artists join one of Singapore's many shows

The dazzling Art Stage Singapore wrapped up in January, with Malaysia featuring a strong – and slightly controversial – presence during the festival.