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PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2017

Automation is the Future

Paving the way for the next developmental stage.

FEATURE
Jul 2017

The Saints are Still Marching in

A little ode to the school that has shaped generations of Penangites.

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Making the Needs of Employees and Employers Meet

The Penang Skills Development Centre transforms Penang's workforce.

STATISTICS
Feb 2017

The Numbers on Education in Malaysia and Penang

A look at the state's economic growth over the past five years.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Feb 2017

The Dawn of Higher Education in Malaysia

It was no easy matter pushing for tertiary-level education in colonial Malaya.

FEATURE
Feb 2017

A Mortar Board Does Not Guarantee Employability

It can take a long time for higher education to pay off.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

Healing and Housing Needy Children

A home, as well as hope, for abandoned and abused children in Penang.

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.

CARPE DIEM
Apr 2016

Our Young Need New Ways of Financing Their Higher Education

Fundamental reforms are required in sustainable student support.

FEATURE
Jan 2016

Time to Reform Public Universities

Our public universities struggle to catch up with the rest of Asia. With the recent budget cut, what options do they have left in trying to regain former glory?

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.

FOOTPRINTS
Sep 2015

The Jacks of all trades of Ba Kelalan

Resourcefulness and versatility are key traits of the folks in Ba Kelalan.

COVER STORY
Aug 2015

RIDING THE TECH TIGER

Penang invests in people taking risks in the region’s newest industry

FEATURE
May 2015

Penang able to handle the heat

What are Penang's successful private education institutions doing right?

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
Oct 2014

Taking education outside the school

While our education system has yet to shift its focus to Science, Technology, English and Mathematics (STEM), learning centres fill the gap.

COVER STORY
Aug 2013

Catching the East Asian wind

The inaugural Penang Economic Conference takes a look at the region’s global economical potential and challenges that come with progress.

FEATURE
Jan 2013

Auditor-General Report 2011: Critique of Selected Education Projects

How has the Ministry of Education tried to reduce the education gap between rural and urban schools?

STATES OF REFORM
Oct 2012

Malaysia Education Blueprint: Weighing Unity Against Diversity

What role will diversity play in Malaysia's education system?

STATES OF REFORM
Dec 2011

What Do The State Budgets of Penang and Selangor Tell Us?

Tricia Yeoh takes a closer look at the Penang and Selangor state budgets.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Mar 2011

Horst Rosenmueller : Knowing what motivates others is the key

Horst Rosenmueller chats about moving to Penang, and leadership.

COVER STORY
Mar 2011

Keeping Penang watered

PEM takes an in-depth look at the Penang Water Supply Corporation and reveals how this public-private partnership has thrived and become a model for the rest of the nation.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Nov 2010

Keeping Applied Engineering certification alive

In spite of the waning appeal of basic certification programmes, they are still vital to the manufacturing sector.

FEATURE
Sep 2010

Turning disability into a national asset

Disabled persons can still contribute to the nation’s economy, if we let them.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Aug 2010

PSDC 3.0 - bridging the gap between Policy-making and industrial needs

Introducing PSDC 3.0 - designed to support a new era of human capital development.

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