Table of Contents May, 2015
With unemployable graduates and a financial status that runs in the red, can private schools survive in Malaysia?
City status is a matter of status – and expectationsPenang's city status entails great responsibility.
The trishaw maker of George TownMeet Saw Chin Choon, traditional trishaw maker extraordinaire.
Rising global inequality signals coming catastropheSay goodbye to social, political and financial stability, and economic growth.
Penang Monthly goes free in JuneSpread the good news! Penang Monthly will be a free magazine from June 2015 onwards. Next month, you will be able to pick up a copy at selected locations throughout Penang. Gerakbudaya Penang (78, Jalan Masjid Kapitan Keling, opening hours […]
A mother's journey with autismTaking care of a child with autism can be an uphill task, but Alina Gooi takes things in her stride.
Federalism arrestedThe consequences of an overly centralised state are alarming.
Penang able to handle the heatWhat are Penang's successful private education institutions doing right?
Letting colonial literature reveal its wealth – and ambivalenceDr Mohamad Rashidi Mohd Pakri's preoccupation with colonial literature is inspirational.
Peaks and Parks
A hill climb for beginners... and othersTake a hike up Penang Hill and discover beautiful and dramatic views of the island.
Voice in the Crowd
Let’s become pedestrians againWant to beat the jam? Simple. Walk!
Probing root problems with music, the Kareem Salama wayCountry music came naturally to Egyption-American Kareem Salama.
Gerakbudaya – A book-based cultural movementBookshop and publisher Gerakbudaya is transforming Malaysia's cultural scene.
The punk artists of Mount KinabaluUsing woodcut techniques, Malaysia's Bornean artists spread their message beyond the island.
So much of Ismail Hashim to unpack or repackA tribute? A retrospective? Or an archival reconnaissance lab test? The Unpack/Repack exhibition on the late Ismail Hashim definitely pushed the envelope.