Penang’s success is Malaysia’s success

By Rosalind Chua

March 2010 COVER STORY
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During the 1970s, Penang’s industrial sector helped transform the state’s economy, providing in the process a blueprint for Malaysia’s rapid industrialisation. Since then, industry and Penang have been intricately linked. When the new state government took charge two years ago, observers expressed concern that politics and fragile federal-state relations would have an adverse effect on Penang’s ability to continue to attract investments. In an interview with Penang Economic Monthly, Invest Penang’s executive committee chairman, Datuk Lee Kah Choon, elaborates on...

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Rosalind Chua