SEARCH

Category:
Search:
PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2017

Alma Mater to Master Artists

The Malaysian Institute of Art has churned out countless talents.The Malaysian Institute of Art has churned out countless talents.

COVER STORY
Feb 2017

Saving Our Schools

Education is more than exams; it's also about developing skills and ideas required for both the digital economy and students' individual well-being. Why is Malaysia still behind in this?

FEATURE
Jan 2017

BM High Celebrates its Prominent History

The need for secondary level English-language education spurred the birth of Bukit Mertajam High School.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

The Word and the World (Part Two)

Post World War II Malaysia – including Penang – bursts with literary work.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Mar 2016

A Water Supply System to Boast About

A legacy of the British, Penang's water infrastructure is part of the city's colonial inheritance.

PROFILE
Mar 2016

The Evolving Life of a Librarian

Libraries have changed, and so have the duties of a librarian.

FEATURE
Feb 2016

Penang Offers Much More for the Connoisseur than Just Hawker Food

Many other traditional fares are equally enticing – and famous.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Feb 2016

Bringing Books to the Public

We trace the birth of Penang's – and Malaysia's – first library.

COVER STORY
Feb 2014

A chat with Tan Twan Eng

Tan Twan Eng the man who paints with words

FEATURE
Aug 2013

A reading room goes fourth to multiply

Promoting literacy by providing a place for people to relax and read.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2013

Seeking Inspiration in Balik Pulau

Balik Pulau has turned into a natural sanctuary for artists to settle and create their art.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2012

Sex, Truths and Photographs

Ismail Hashim challenges the fastpaced world of modern photography.

PROFILE
Oct 2011

Woo, The Lucky Economist

Prof Woo Wing Thye is one of the the world's most renowned economists, and he would be the first to admit he had a bit of help getting there.

FEATURE
Sep 2011

No Two Ways About Integrity

Tunku Abdul Aziz on integrity and transparency in public service. 

BOOK REVIEW
Dec 2010

The Regional Span Of Sun Yat Sen’s Republicanism

Sun Yat Sen in Penang narrates the story of Dr Sun Yat Sen’s time on the island, just after the turn of the century.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Aug 2010

Moving beyond manufacturing

To reduce Malaysia's dependence on imports, we need to identify the domestic economy's "missing industry".

FEATURE
Jul 2010

Baba Nyonya culture in Penang and Phuket

We explore the cultural similarities and rapport between Penang and Phuket.

COVER STORY
May 2010

Halal – the next frontier

Penang’s halal industry is going global, and it has momentum on its side.

COVER STORY
Apr 2010

Taking tourism to the next level

Several of Penang’s key tourism players tell Penang Economic Monthly why they’re so optimistic about the future.

COVID-19 EXCLUSIVES