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FEATURE
Oct 2016

Picking a Better, Cheaper, Faster Transport System

Hands up those who want a transport plan tailored for a better Penang.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Better, Cheaper, Faster – Really?

A look into ridership and population projection shows the Better, Cheaper Faster alternative transport model might be fundamentally flawed.

FEATURE
Sep 2016

A Properly Financed Transport Plan for the Long Haul

Striking a balance is the rationale of the Penang Transport  Master Plan.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

Public Transport Must be Affordable, Convenient – and Sustainable

For a public transport system to succeed, both pull and push factors are needed.

COVER STORY
Feb 2016

TPPA – The Winners and the Losers

Malaysia makes a bold move in joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). It will change the game for many Malaysian companies.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

To the summit, anyone?

For many, the way up to Penang Hill is via the funicular train.

COVER STORY
Dec 2014

A history of local elections in Penang Part II: A legacy to protect

Turmoil in the 1960s spelled the end of local government elections in Penang, and throughout a fledgling Malaysia. Find out more about what transpired in the second part of our two-parter on local elections.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Oct 2013

The first and forgotten Chief Minister of Penang

Reintroducing Wong Pow Nee, the man who paved the way for Penang's industrial success.

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.

COVER STORY
Feb 2013

Penang Hospital for the Orient

Medical tourism in the region is maturing fast, and Penang is taking advantage.

COVER STORY
Dec 2011

Budget 2012 Reveals Malaysia’s Structural Problems

For Malaysia to become an industrialised nation, major problems with its income distribution and employment structure must be solved.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Aug 2011

Household Debt in Malaysia – Is It Sustainable?

What are the implications and impact of the rising household debt in the country?

COVER STORY
Dec 2010

The State of The Economy

If Malaysia is get out of the middle-income trap, economic decentralisation must happen first.

OPINION
Dec 2009

Repossessing the future of Penang

For Penang’s Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, the three foci for reform are governance, economic proactiveness, and social stability.