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FEATURE
Dec 2017

Butterworth Food Trail

There's something to eat, anytime of the day, in Butterworth.

FEATURE
Nov 2017

The Art of Developing Balik Pulau

The once-sleepy village is abuzz with new attractions.

COVER STORY
Oct 2017

Pondering Malaysia’s Socio-economic Pessimism

The country has grown, both economically and demographically. At the same time, modern societal issues need addressing.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Jun 2017

A Mini Beach Adventure in George Town

Hiking along Northam Beach is a worthwhile challenge.

ADVERTORIAL
Nov 2016

Green Homes at the Edge of George Town

State-of-the-art architecture and a commitment to green living give the upcoming Sandilands project much appeal.

COVER STORY
Oct 2016

A Revolution in Science Education is Upon Us

While our schools may be found lacking when it comes to science and tech education, several impassioned groups in Penang are working hard to create a vibrant landscape with STEM programmes and cool equipment open to kids from all walks of life.

FOOTPRINTS
May 2016

Fishing for the Future

Sabah's rivers get a community-driven rejuvenation.

PROFILE
May 2016

TMI May Be Gone, But Much Was Achieved

We have a chat with Jahabar Sadiq about freedom of information.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

Awas! The Organising of Radical Malay Women

Before the Alliance, there were the radicals.

FOOTPRINTS
Feb 2016

The Bead Goes On

It's painstaking work, but the art of bead making continues to thrive in Long Tuma.

PROFILE
Nov 2015

Marina Mahathir: Malaysia is my colour movie

Editor Ooi Kee Beng chats with Marina Mahathir about what it means to be Malaysian today.

COVER STORY
Aug 2015

RIDING THE TECH TIGER

Penang invests in people taking risks in the region’s newest industry

STATISTICS
Aug 2015

Measuring creativity

We provide the numbers on the local creative industry.

FOOTPRINTS
Jul 2015

Where there’s a will, there can be light

We often take electricity for granted, but for the folks of Long Rusu in Sarawak, it is an exercise in cooperation.

COVER STORY
May 2015

Crisis ahead for private higher education – and solutions

With unemployable graduates and a financial status that runs in the red, can private schools survive in Malaysia?

FEATURE
Jan 2015

An art exchange on Penang’s walls and streets

Penang's art galleries are spilling out onto its streets as its first international street art festival, Urban Xchange, defies tradition.

FEATURE
Aug 2014

The mystery we call development

We speak to Under-Secretary-General of the UN and rector of United Nations University David Malone about the intricacies of development.

FEATURE
Jun 2014

Chowrasta Market undergoes change

As the century-old market gets a much-needed face lift, some traders are torn between the convenience of selling their goods by the roadside and the comfort of an indoor stall.

COVER STORY
Jan 2014

Penang in 2014: trends and forecasts

What's Penang's outlook in the face of global change? Penang Monthly provides a 17-page analysis.

ALL OVER THE PLACE
Dec 2013

The Budget Beleaguers Borneo

With the cut in sugar and fuel subsidies, folks in interior Sabah and Sarawak feel a harder pinch.

FEATURE
Nov 2013

Virtual Classrooms are virtually here

Today's classrooms are very different from the past, as technology takes over.

ALL OVER THE PLACE
Nov 2013

What East Malaysians Care About

Winning rural East Malaysians over requires more than just handouts – it's about knowing what they need.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Sep 2013

Asian Financial Crisis Act II?

The parallels in the macroeconomic sphere between the mid-1990s and today are eerily similar. Will we see a repeat of the 1997 financial crisis?

COVER STORY
Aug 2013

Catching the East Asian wind

The inaugural Penang Economic Conference takes a look at the region’s global economical potential and challenges that come with progress.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Jul 2013

Can Asia maintain high growth on its own?

What challenges do policymakers face in making sure Asia can generate sustainable growth on its own?

FEATURE
Jul 2013

Stopping child marriage in Malaysia

Ambiga Sreenevasan and Ratna Osman discuss child marriage and statutory rape.

COVER STORY
May 2013

Watershed Elections for Malaysia

Malaysia’s Reformasi movement has been brewing for a long time now and has led to the highly competitive GE13.

PI SEMINARS
May 2012

The Economic Transformation Programme Forum

In April, the Penang Institute organised a forum to discuss the ETP.

COVER STORY
Apr 2012

16 Women

In the spirit of International Women's Day, Penang Monthly is featuring 16 exceptional women who have had a profound impact on the community around them.

PENANG PALETTE
Mar 2012

Penang – A Home for Malay Artists

Penang has been home to some of the most compelling Malay artists in the country.

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2011

Promise of a Renaissance

New art spaces are popping up in Penang, but can the state take advantage of this energy?

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2011

Malihom–Arty Resort And Affluent Refuge

PEM takes a trip to the Malihom ecosanctuary, where artists can take a break, enjoy the scenery and do what they do best: create art.

FEATURE
Apr 2011

Eco-towns – The Asian Experience

At the Seventh Asia-Pacific Eco-Business Forum, the future of Asian Eco-towns comes into focus.

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