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COVER STORY
Jun 2017

Tourism is Greener on the other side

Ecotourism brings travellers and ringgit to Seberang Perai.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Nov 2016

A Short History of Penang’s Malay Publishing Industry

The printing presses in Penang have been humming for over two centuries.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

The Word and the World(Part One)

Literary translators connect cultures from different parts of the globe, and Penang's role in the history of the art is by no means insignificant

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Brightening the Future of the Blind

Persatuan Tongkat Putih aims to empower the visually impaired.

FEATURE
Aug 2016

How Does Brexit affect Malaysians?

What repercussions are in store for Malaysia with the UK vote to leave the EU?

COVER STORY
Sep 2013

Time for a second federation in Malaysia?

Malaysia is 50 years old. It's time for us to re-examine what our federalism means.

FEATURE
Nov 2010

Gerakan’s legacy of ideas is at risk

The embattled party is in danger of losing relevance.

FEATURE
Aug 2010

The serious brain drain problem

Penang's talent are leaving in droves. What's causing this exodus, and how can we fix it?

PENANG PROFILE
Aug 2010

Building the Penang Bridge

Engineer Liaw Yew Ping has lived a long and storied life, culminating in the Penang Bridge, his most iconic project.

STATES OF REFORM
May 2010

Democracy is essentially local

Why local government elections need to make a comeback.

TALK-TALK ONLY
May 2010

In search of good Penang fiction

Where has all the good Penang fiction gone?

COVER STORY
May 2010

Halal – the next frontier

Penang’s halal industry is going global, and it has momentum on its side.

COVER STORY
Apr 2010

Taking tourism to the next level

Several of Penang’s key tourism players tell Penang Economic Monthly why they’re so optimistic about the future.

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.

PROFILE
Dec 2009

Tun Lim Chong Eu: The past is not passé

The former chief minister reminds Penangites not to forget the strands of history and how these continue to dictate our economic and political thought.

COVID-19 EXCLUSIVES