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ODDLY ENOUGH
Dec 2017

Food and Politics

What has food got to do with politics?

BEGINNINGS
Sep 2016

The Evolution of Gurney Drive and Its Name

Did you know that the popular promenade was almost renamed “Pantai Merdeka”?

FEATURE
May 2016

Lessons on Democracy from the Middle East

Amid the strife post-Arab Spring is a sense of optimism, where ideals are kept alive.

ODDLY ENOUGH
Mar 2016

Lessons from Journey to the West

Although now 400 years old, the Chinese satire remains resonant.

PENANG PALETTE
Mar 2016

A Massive Show that is Managing

Even when toned down, the Sixth Art Stage Singapore still sparkled at Singapore Art Week.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Feb 2016

Literature is Not About Winning Prizes

Talk about skewed intentions when it comes to writing!

FEATURE
Dec 2015

Penang as an entrepreneurial state

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng talks about shaping a progressive economic policy in Penang that is investment-led, inclusive and sustainable.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Jun 2015

The Birthday Party – Pinter’s play about power remains relevant

Kee Thuan Chye reflects on Harold Pinter's classic and how it relates to Malaysia today.

PERSPECTIVES
Oct 2014

No nuclear power please, we are Malaysians

While many governments are moving towards renewable energy sources, Malaysia seems bent on going nuclear.

FEATURE
Jul 2014

Social entrepreneurs: Just who are they?

They are embraced as the fourth force after the government, the private sector and the NGOs. These change

FEATURE
May 2013

Surely Not Another Cold War!

Will Asean have to take sides if tensions between the US and China reach breaking point?

FEATURE
May 2013

Slowing Climate Change

Ooi Kee Beng sits with the chairman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Dr Rajendra K. Pachauri, to discuss the need for sustainable development.

FEATURE
Apr 2013

Kid Stuff

Penang International Science Fair, making science fun and educational.

COVER STORY
Dec 2012

Jefferey Sachs: Growth & Equality are Compatible

World renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs talks to us about development and the income gap.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Dec 2012

Kicking The Subsidy Habit

Why it’s time for Malaysians to wean themselves off oil subsidies.

FEATURE
Aug 2012

What The Higgs Happened?

The elusive Higgs boson has been discovered. Khoo Teng Jian walks us through the discovery.

COVER STORY
Jul 2012

Towards Clean Governance in Asean

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

FEATURE
Mar 2012

Microcredit, Macro-Goals

Running the state government's microcredit scheme has been no easy task.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Feb 2012

The Tale of Two Economies

In the world of derivatives, money is not what it seems!

TALK-TALK ONLY
Nov 2010

Days of wine and Adelaide

Kee Thuan Chye reminisces about wine, women and Donald Dunstan and Adelaide Week.

TALK-TALK ONLY
May 2010

In search of good Penang fiction

Where has all the good Penang fiction gone?

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