Penang Monthly Book Prize is Launched

By Regina Hoo

January 2018 FEATURE
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Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng officiating the Penang Monthly Book Prize award ceremony.
Penang Monthly is now in its ninth year, and we are looking forward to our tenth anniversary next year (it’s called the Tin Anniversary, by the way). Transformed from the policy-brief Penang Economic Monthly, the city magazine now champions a cultural, political and economic renaissance for the state: “The publication was hugely transformed in late 2009 and has now developed into a shape that more easily fulfils our heightened ambitions,” says editor Datuk Dr Ooi Kee Beng, who is also...

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Regina Hoo

is the deputy editor of Penang Monthly.