Introducing the Penang Walk Zones Project

By Ooi Kee Beng

September 2021 COVER STORY
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IF THERE IS one motto that Penang Monthly can use to describe its mission and vision, it is "Knowing Penang". That means capturing to the best of its ability all there is to know about Penang: Its past and prospects, its people and places, and its dreams and fantasies.Humans as Story AddictsAs is the case with individuals, places are comprised of narratives. But unlike individuals, places are able to accommodate endless stories. The more tales there are to tell, the...

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Ooi Kee Beng

is the Executive Director of Penang Institute. His recent books include The Eurasian Core and its Edges: Dialogues with Wang Gungwu on the History of the World (ISEAS 2016). Homepage: