A Monthly Dose of Penangiana

By Ooi Kee Beng

January 2012 EDITORIAL
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It has now been two years since this magazine, Penang Economic Monthly, was revamped into a new colourful product meant for wider circulation and sale.The reasons why that had to be done are still valid. In fact, they are more valid than ever. After March 8, 2008, when a majority of the people of Penang decided to have a change of government, it was impossible not to imagine that a new era was dawning for the state.As a result, 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: wikibeng.com