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CARPE DIEM
Nov 2017

A Brave New World for the Talented is at Hand

We are living in the age of ideas, and the age of possibilities.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Scholarships for All Classes

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

COVER STORY
Apr 2017

Talking about Ageing: The Greying Elephant in the Room

Affordable and good healthcare; shelter and comfort: it’s time to address the realities of growing old in Malaysia.

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Charity Starts at Home for the Aged

Staff and volunteers brighten the days of residents at Silver Jubilee.

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?

COVER STORY
Nov 2016

Halal: An Industry with a Bright Future

With an international market worth trillions of dollars, Penang is actively tapping into the highly lucrative halal business. But as with any thriving industry, it is not without its own unique set of challenges.

CARPE DIEM
Jul 2016

Hudud Threatens the Future of Malaysia

The hudud issue arises again – and we must address it with greater urgency.

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
May 2016

A City For All Classes

Liveability is more than just making it to the top of a list; it is about ensuring quality of life is available to every spectrum of society.

FEATURE
May 2016

Will Getting Around Penang Without A Car Become Possible Again?

We take a look at the alternative ways of commuting in Penang.

FEATURE
Apr 2016

The Future Starts Now

Setting the groundwork for a sports council that looks beyond today is paramount.

FEATURE
Jan 2016

Home-schooling – An Applauded Option

It is a welcome alternative to mainstream education.

FEATURE
Jan 2016

Time to Reform Public Universities

Our public universities struggle to catch up with the rest of Asia. With the recent budget cut, what options do they have left in trying to regain former glory?

COVER STORY
Sep 2015

Putting Pulau Tikus on the map

Rich in history and rich in culture, this beloved township is drawing more attention than ever before.

HEALTH
Apr 2015

Revolutionising cancer detection, one gene at a time

Meet Prof Datuk Dr Choong-Chin Liew, who is at the forefront of tissue-specific functional genomics.

HEALTH
Mar 2015

Sustaining the dignity of the dying

There are many who are still unaware of the benefits of palliative care. For one, it can enable cancer patients to have the quality care and support that they need.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Mar 2015

Managing longevity risk: Do not go gentle into that good night

Longevity risk has consistently been underestimated, leading to potentially serious economic implications.

FEATURE
Nov 2014

Penang’s heritage wealth goes way beyond the Unesco site

While historic buildings within George Town's Unesco site are protected, the same cannot be said for those that lie beyond the border.

COVER STORY
Aug 2014

My Oh My George Town! Public spaces need publicity – and polish

Different spaces mean different things for the folks of George Town. Penang Institute sets out to discover the nooks and crannies of the city in its “My George Town” project.

FEATURE
Jul 2014

No Country A contemporary art exhibition without borders

The Guggenheim goes to Singapore! We speak to curator June Yap and the director of The Guggenheim Museum, Richard Armstrong.

ADVERTORIAL
Apr 2014

New Bob: Taking development to greener heights

The future of property development is green, according to Dr Lee Ville.

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Let’s be fair to women – especially homemakers

Why should homemakers continue to be the subjects of invisible discrimination in our society?

FEATURE
Dec 2013

Homeless in Penang

Homelessness is more than the lack of a roof over one's head. We examine what it really means.

COVER STORY
Nov 2013

Reforming Education

Malaysia's education system needs radical rethinking.

FEATURE
Nov 2013

Staying Prepared For natural disasters

What is the National Security Council, and what is its role in disaster management in the country?

FEATURE
Sep 2013

Bridging the arts between Malaysia and Singapore

Singapore's CausewayEXchange comes to the George Town Festival.

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.

STATES OF REFORM
Feb 2013

Curing the Healthcare System

Malaysia's present healthcare system is unsustainable, argues Tricia Yeoh.

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