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COVER STORY
Jan 2018

Embracing A.I.

Growth may await Penang in the short term, but adapting to Industry 4.0 has to happen now.

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.

ODDLY ENOUGH
Mar 2017

Tackling the Immigrant Issue Seriously

Ten critical approaches to the Malaysian immigration question.

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Making the Needs of Employees and Employers Meet

The Penang Skills Development Centre transforms Penang's workforce.

COVER STORY
Oct 2016

A Revolution in Science Education is Upon Us

While our schools may be found lacking when it comes to science and tech education, several impassioned groups in Penang are working hard to create a vibrant landscape with STEM programmes and cool equipment open to kids from all walks of life.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Incubating the Innovative

Startups are a challenging business, but with creativity and determination – and a little bit of help – dreams can be achieved.

STATISTICS
Aug 2016

The Arts in Numbers

The figures on arts-related societies and arts and humanities education.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2016

No Smooth Sailing for the Second Half of 2016

Forecast for the Malaysian and Penang economy for the second half of the year.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2016

Wanted: Employees!

As labour demand increases, labour supply struggles to catch up.

ODDLY ENOUGH
May 2016

The Political Economy of Malaysia’s Migrant Worker Business

The import of foreign workers rakes in hundreds of millions each year, but for whom?

FEATURE
Apr 2016

The Future Starts Now

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

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.

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
Apr 2015

Does Malaysia’s animation industry have a future?

Ch'ng Chin Chin explores Malaysia's animation industry by talking to the experts.

PENANG ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Apr 2015

Soldering a regional platform for semiconductors

The annual Semicon event, a regional exposition of the semiconductor industry, comes to Penang.

FEATURE
Dec 2014

National Instruments – Helping Penang climb the expertise ladder

It might be hard times for many companies, but US company National Instruments looks to be having a growth spurt.

FEATURE
Dec 2014

One million lives saved, and counting

With its one millionth medical device produced in its Penang facility, St Jude Medical is here to stay.

COVER STORY
Jun 2014

Exporting grey matter: What is the brain drain costing us?

 
Human capital has an economic price, and our research shows that many high-skilled Malaysians might just find it more lucrative to work abroad. But at what cost to the country?

COVER STORY
May 2014

Karpal Singh: Will for justice

A tribute to Karpal Singh, the Tiger of Jelutong.

COVER STORY
Jan 2014

Penang in 2014: trends and forecasts

What's Penang's outlook in the face of global change? Penang Monthly provides a 17-page analysis.

FEATURE
Jun 2013

Is online freelancing the future?

Will online freelancing have an effect on the Malaysian labour force in the near future?

FEATURE
Jan 2013

Halal Hub in the Making

The halal industry in Penang has seen rapid expansion in the last two years, giving Penang an opportunity to diversify its investment sources.

FEATURE
Dec 2012

Keeping it Short + Sweet

Penangpac’s theatre manager Ooi Kee How on organising the Short + Sweet Festival in Penang.

FEATURE
Sep 2012

Tackling The Brain Drain

TalentCorp and Otak-Otak were formed to try and stem the nation's brain drain problem. How have they fared so far?

FEATURE
Jul 2012

Digital Art to Promote Heritage

Video projection mapping comes to Penang and Suffolk House.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
May 2012

Skilling Future Workers

Industrial Penang and its talent requirement scenario.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Nov 2011

Secret to success: Doing your best at what you do best

In our inaugural Faces of Industrial Penang feature, we chat with Eng Teknologi CEO Datuk Teh Yong Khoon about his company’s regional strategy, and what drives him.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Oct 2011

Why Compete When You Can Collaborate?

Private hospitals in Penang have joined forces in an effort to shore up their talent pool in the face of increasing demands and competition.

COVID-19 EXCLUSIVES