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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
Oct 2017

The Waterman of Penang

Kam U-Tee toiled to bring water to all at an affordable price.

CARPE DIEM
Sep 2017

Bangsa Malaysia – A Dream Worth Fighting For

For young Malaysians, it is not so hard to imagine a united society.

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2017

Art That Found Immortality in 2016

It was a year of bereavement in the world of art.

CARPE DIEM
Jan 2017

Politics is in the Blood of the Young

With 72% of the population under 40, Malaysia's youths have a huge role to play.

CARPE DIEM
Nov 2016

Stop BN’s Electoral Robbery with Bersih 5

The Election Commission's re-delineation exercise is nothing short of creative abuse.

CARPE DIEM
Oct 2016

The Art of Neutering the Malaysian Parliament

The Malaysian Parliament today has been reduced to a token – and parliamentary reforms are badly needed.

CARPE DIEM
Sep 2016

Meaningless to Have Syariah Laws without Maqasid Syariah

Excessive preoccupation with the hudud agenda at the expense of the greater objectives of Islam is perilous.

CARPE DIEM
Aug 2016

Malaysia’s Parliament and Courts– No Longer Supreme

The degeneration of the country's tripartite structure.

CARPE DIEM
Jul 2016

Hudud Threatens the Future of Malaysia

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

CARPE DIEM
Jun 2016

Fixing the Constitutional Lacuna May Be Easier Than We Think

With two parallel systems of justice and limited powers for the High Court, a final arbiter is urgently needed.

CARPE DIEM
Apr 2016

Our Young Need New Ways of Financing Their Higher Education

Fundamental reforms are required in sustainable student support.

CARPE DIEM
Mar 2016

Time To Be Human

There should be no compromise when it comes to defending humanity.

CARPE DIEM
Feb 2016

The Future is Now

We live in the age of possibilities.

PENANG PALETTE
Jan 2016

Will Malaysia’s Bullish Art Market be Bearing Downwards?

Art Market be Bearing Downwards? Bidding fatigue and scarcity of top-notch works might spell a slowdown in the art market.

PENANG PALETTE
Jan 2015

Springtime for art biennales

Watch out: huge festivals are taking place all over the globe.

FEATURE
Dec 2014

Ikebana finds tropical roots

Machiko Nakayama explains the simplicity behind the art of flower arrangement and neoclassical ikebana – the use of local flowers in the centuries old Japanese art.

FEATURE
Jun 2014

Crowdfunding: Leveraging the power of people, the Internet and social media

With the Internet and social media, crowdfunding has gained leverage as a feasible and important financial source.

FEATURE
Dec 2012

Make Walking Our Way of Life Again, Please!

A need to turn Penang into a walking, running and cycling state.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Apr 2011

Dr Juergen Schloesser: Everything possible, nothing easy

Dr Juergen Schloesser talks about the growth of B.Braun Penang, and his management philosophy.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Mar 2011

Horst Rosenmueller : Knowing what motivates others is the key

Horst Rosenmueller chats about moving to Penang, and leadership.

PENANG PALETTE
Mar 2011

Being a part of what you paint

We pay tribute to the memory of one of Penang’s greatest heritage artists.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2010

What now, after Teng (Sr)?

The descendents of the late, great Chuah Thean Teng have carved out reputations as talented artists in their own right.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2010

Even for artists, it’s about location, location, location

Penang holds an unnoticed attraction for the artist diaspora.

PROFILE
Mar 2010

Living the poem

Lawyer/environmentalist/poet Cecil Rajendra chats with pem about his life’s work, and what makes one a good writer.

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