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FEATURE
Jun 2017

Scholarships for All Classes

Heads up, kids – applications for the Penang Future Foundation are open.

FEATURE
May 2017

Dialogue with a KL cabbie

Editor Ooi Kee Beng has an enlightening conversation on politics and religion.

STATISTICS
May 2017

Dialects and Languages in Numbers

Which is the most spoken Chinese language in Malaysia and Penang, and how fare our students in language exams?

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?

PROFILE
Nov 2016

With Enough Optimism, Success Will Come

Datuk Abdul Malik Abul Kassim has had his share of ups and downs in life, but sheer tenacity continues to pull him through.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Men Who Ran PFS and Inspired Generations

Penang Free School turns 200 this month. We celebrate its three visionaries who made the grade.

FEATURE
Jan 2016

The Luxury of Home-schooling

We take a look at home-schooling in Singapore.

PROFILE
Nov 2015

Taking Penang Chinese cuisine abroad

Chef Andy Leong has done his part in spreading Penang Chinese cuisine all around the world.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Oct 2015

The swashbuckling municipal president of Penang

Sjovald Hoseason Cunyngham-Brown was a civil servant, soldier, adventurer, activist and more.

FEATURE
Dec 2012

Preventing Youth Suicide

This complex issue plaguing society needs to be recognised.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Jan 2012

PPSMI:A Different Perspective

Chan Huan Chiang argues that the issue of teaching mathematics and sciences in English is less important than teaching our children those subjects better.

FEATURE
May 2010

Brain drain, once removed

PEM chats with a Penangite raised overseas about her identity.

PROFILE
Feb 2010

Meeting a legend that grows and grows

In our interview with Nicol David, we discover what makes the squash sensation tick, and that the best is yet to come.

FEATURE
Dec 2009

A day in the life of a tutor

Private tutors are one of the prominent but silent professions common to Penang.

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