Marina Mahathir: Malaysia is my colour movie


Datin Paduka Marina Mahathir is the keynote speaker at the fifth George Town Literary Festival (GTLF), which takes place on November 27-29 . On a daily basis, Malaysians look out in the news for her most recent comments on issues that interest and bother the country. Often, she says things others would not; or if they did, the impact is often not as strong as when this liberal social activist shares her thoughts.

Being the eldest child of Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad helped attract publicity, of course, but Marina’s reputation comes largely from her constant championing of important social issues.

To read the rest of the article and to access our e-Archive, subscribe to us for RM150 a year.

Related Articles

Apr 2010

Rising from the ashes

Outspoken maverick architect Jimmy Lim talks about his design philosophy, and setting the bar even higher for himself.

Oct 2011

Woo, The Lucky Economist

Prof Woo Wing Thye is one of the the world's most renowned economists, and he would be the first to admit he had a bit of help getting there.

Feb 2010

Meeting a legend that grows and grows

In our interview with Nicol David, we discover what makes the squash sensation tick, and that the best is yet to come.