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STATISTICS
Jul 2017

Penang’s Manufacturing Sector Endures Headwinds

We provide the numbers on one of the state's breadwinner industries.

ADVERTORIAL
Feb 2017

A Summit to Survey

The Penang Property Summit is worth a visit for potential house buyers and stakeholders alike.

FEATURE
Feb 2017

Aiming for Homes for All

Penang's property landscape is both diverse and dynamic.

FEATURE
Aug 2016

PDC – Making Penang Lead

The Penang Development Corporation has paved the way for progress since the 1970s.

FEATURE
Jun 2016

The Remarkable Resurgence of Penang’s Hindu Endowment Board

The once-ailing Hindu Endowment Board has seen a phenomenal turnaround – thanks to the efforts of a dedicated few.

FEATURE
May 2016

Komtar’s Hidden Gems

Penang's iconic landmark reveals some interesting secrets.

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.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2015

Moving towards high-performing shared services and outsourcing

From a traditional transactional services hub to higher value-added knowledgebased activities, Penang’s SSO industry is on the precipice of transformation.

FEATURE
Jun 2015

Plan, plan and you will succeed

With limited development choices left, Aspen Group is placing its bets on Batu Kawan.

PENANG ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Jan 2015

Manufacturing in Penang: onwards and upwards

A slew of investments has Penang's manufacturing sector looking peachy, but strategic investments are required if local companies are to stay ahead.

FEATURE
Sep 2013

Housing maintenance in Penang

Housing maintenance in Penang needs some crucial restructuring and rethinking.

COVER STORY
Jul 2013

Making home ownership possible for more

Shared equity models may be the way to go for Malaysia.

FEATURE
May 2013

Making Space Truly Public

It’s time we move away from conventional methods of filling a space or building.

FEATURE
Nov 2012

Letting SMEs Grow Penang

SMEs are the backbone of Penang's economy, and the state is taking steps to nurture local companies.

FEATURE
Oct 2012

Betting on BIDS

George Town starts Asia’s first ever Business Improvement District Scheme.

FEATURE
Aug 2012

PDC's New Plan to Attract MNCs – Build and Lease

The PDC embarks on a new business plan that could reap big rewards for the state.

FEATURE
Aug 2012

A Post-Industrial Future for Penang?

Penang needs to revitalise its manufacturing industry in order for innovation to thrive.

STATES OF REFORM
Aug 2012

Not Easy Housing Malaysians

Affordable housing will no doubt be a hot issue come election time.

FEATURE
Mar 2012

Penang Sets Its Sights On Science

The Penang Science Council was established to nurture the next generation of innovators.

FEATURE
Feb 2012

Small and Medium Enterprises – The Drivers of Change

SMEs are the backbone Penang's economy, but major challenges must be overcome if they are to evolve and survive.

PENANG NEWS
Oct 2011

Penang News

Highlights of what’s been happening the past month.

COVER STORY
Oct 2011

Entering New Territory With Open Tenders

It's been more than three years since the open tender system was introduced in Penang. How is it supposed to work, and has it fulfilled its objectives?

FEATURE
Aug 2011

Addressing The Housing Issue

For Penang’s middle class, home ownership remains out of reach.

PENANG NEWS
Aug 2011

Penang News

Highlights of what’s been happening the past month.

COVER STORY
Apr 2011

The Winning Formula: Why Investors Choose Penang

Multinational corporations today are known to implement a “China + One” strategy, putting money into a secondary site to off set the disadvantages China suffers from. But although Penang benefits from this, not all is going well.

STORY
Jan 2011

Lim Chong Eu Revisited

We sit down with a few men who worked with and for Tun Dr Lim, and find out what it was like dealing with a true visionary.

STORY
Jan 2011

Raising Komtar

Datuk Seri Lim Chong Keat explains how the ambitious Komtar project got underway.

THINK TANK THOUGHTS
Jan 2011

SERI seeks to offer policy alternatives

The role of think tanks in policy development is rarely appreciated. SERI is aiming to change that.

PENANG NEWS
Jan 2011

Penang's news

Highlights of what’s been happening in the past month.

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