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HEALTH
Jul 2017

As Able to Work as Anyone Else

Thalassaemia patients are not any less capable than anyone else. 

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Helping the Handicapped and their Helpers

The retractable wheelchair is a welcome device for those with mobility difficulties.

EVENTS
Mar 2017

Events

Events March 2017

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Making Penang Their Home – By Cheering Up Others

It began as a support network for women living away from home.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

Who gains and who loses in Budget 2016?

From cash handouts to tax cuts, we analyse how Budget 2016 affects all tiers of household income.

FEATURE
Jul 2015

Penang in a nutshell!

George Town Festival 2015's opening performance promises to be something quite different (yet familiar).

HEALTH
May 2015

A mother's journey with autism

Taking care of a child with autism can be an uphill task, but Alina Gooi takes things in her stride.

FEATURE
Mar 2015

Is Malaysia becoming a welfare state?

Government officials insist that Malaysia is not a welfare state, but taking a look at its policies, one might think otherwise.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Dec 2014

What can we obey if we cannot obey simple municipal rules?

Without proper civic consciousness, we cannot truly be proud of our cities.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Oct 2013

Make our main roads Welcoming for Walkers

Penang's traffic woes can be alleviated by walking, but are there adequate quality facilities for pedestrians?

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.

STATES OF REFORM
May 2013

An Election by Manifesto

An analysis of the promises given by the Penang and Selangor state governments in their respective manifestos.

FEATURE
Oct 2012

Betting on BIDS

George Town starts Asia’s first ever Business Improvement District Scheme.

COVER STORY
Jul 2012

Towards Clean Governance in Asean

Penang Institute hosts the inaugural Conference of the Asean Coalition for Clean Governance.

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.

STATES OF REFORM
Oct 2011

Malaysia The Welfare State?

When it comes to welfare aid, who is getting what and why? And why should these questions matter?

STATES OF REFORM
Jun 2011

Reversing The Brain Drain Requires A Paradigm Shift

The competition for the highly skilled occurs between cities more than between countries.

STATES OF REFORM
Dec 2010

Comparing The State Budgets of Penang and Selangor

The Penang and Selangor state governments have recently tabled their budgets. Tricia Yeoh takes a look at them.

FEATURE
Sep 2010

Turning disability into a national asset

Disabled persons can still contribute to the nation’s economy, if we let them.

FEATURE
Apr 2010

Beating childhood learning difficulties

A young family with special needs is getting by, thanks to new teaching methods and programmes.

FEATURE
Mar 2010

Welcoming the old and disabled to Penang

For all of Penang’s tourist attractions, the lack of accessibility for disabled tourists is troubling.

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