Finding Penang’s niche

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The second SERI-ISEAS Penang Outlook Forum

The socio-economic and Environmental Research Institute (SERI), together with the Institute of Southeast Asian Studies (ISEAS), organised the second Penang Outlook Forum 2010 held on 3 June 2010 in Singapore.

Its aim was to debate Penang’s relative advantages and to revisit Penang as a regional phenomenon in order to discuss its role within a growing Asia.

ISEAS director Ambassador K. Kesavapany delivered the welcoming address, while SERI was represented by executive director, Liew Chin Tong. The keynote address, titled “Penang in Asia”, was delivered by Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng.


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