Deepening the Here and the Now

By Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

September 2021 EDITORIAL
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IN THE FEEDBACK which has come to my attention to Penang Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow's Penang2030, which he launched on August 29, 2018, just three months after the federal government was toppled for the first time in Malaysian history, one item stands out in my mind. Penang2030 is formulated so as to be easily understood by the general public, and in short, it aims at not leaving out any sector of society. It is therefore largely without surprises. And...

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Dato' Dr. Ooi Kee Beng

is the Executive Director of Penang Institute. His latest book is Signals in the Noise: Notes on Penang, Malaysia and the World (Singapore: Faction Press) Homepage: