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FEATURE
Oct 2017

Malaysia: Absolutely a Secular State

According to the Constitution, Malaysia is a secular state. But this notion is lost on many.

COVER STORY
Aug 2017

The Story of Malaysia through its Constitution

The Constitution today is no longer what it was. To fix Malaysia, we need to fix its laws.

PENANG PALETTE
Jul 2017

Tribute to a Visionary Virtuoso

John Lee Joo-for was one of the greatest acts in post-Independence Malaysian art.

PROFILE
Apr 2017

Navi Pillay: People Need to be Treated Equally

The inspirational story of the South African former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights.

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2017

Art That Found Immortality in 2016

It was a year of bereavement in the world of art.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Sep 2016

Penang: The Rebel State (Part One)

Discontent with the Federation of Malaya led the Straits Chinese elite of Penang to begin a push towards secession.

PROFILE
Mar 2016

The Evolving Life of a Librarian

Libraries have changed, and so have the duties of a librarian.

FEATURE
Jul 2015

It is time we help the stateless among us

Dr Hartini Zainudin, founder of Yayasan Chow Kit and current vice president of Voice of the Children, sheds light on the stateless.

FEATURE
Feb 2015

Assorted measures needed to empower women

Women representation in positions of power in Malaysia is still dismal. Would gender quotas help eliminate this stagnation?

COVER STORY
Sep 2014

Making federalism REAL

If we can strike the right balance with federalism, we may just be able to strengthen Malaysia. But where and how should we start?

UTTER ECONOMICS
Jul 2014

The Grey World of Capital Movements

Capital flight is an emotional term, but what exactly does it mean?

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Making the young Think Green

Environmental consciousness needs to be nurtured in our young.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Mar 2014

A Malaysia lost

Kee Thuan Chye laments about Malaysia today, and reminisces about the Malaysia he used to know.

FEATURE
Nov 2013

Ending Child Soldiering in Myanmar

All is not well in the state of Myanmar, as children are still being recruited as soldiers.

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
Apr 2013

The Sabah-Sulu Crisis Threatens The Palm Oil Supply Chain

Will the recent crisis in the coastal zone in the eastern part of Sabah affect our oil palm development?

COVER STORY
Apr 2013

Is Malaysia Prepared? The ASEAN Economic Community is at Hand

The foundation of the plan has been laid. But is Malaysia ready for actual Asean economic integration and what do we have to gain from it?

COVER STORY
Mar 2013

Malaysians Take Charge

Over the last five years Malaysia has seen much change, including a new two-party system. Ooi Kee Beng explores how social activism is changing the face of politics in the country.

FEATURE
Mar 2013

One Party Rule Fades Away

An in-depth look at Umno’s past, present and future.

FEATURE
Dec 2012

Marks of a Sincere Malaysian Leader

On the legacy of Tun Dr Ismail Abdul Rahman.

FEATURE
Oct 2012

Rasa Sayang Goes Another Shade Greener

In a bid to cut down on plastic bottles, Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa opens its own bottling plant.

STATES OF REFORM
Mar 2012

Civil Society and Pakatan Governments

Examining the relationship between NGOs, governments and opposition parties.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Jan 2012

Let’s Stop Malaysia Going Greek

Kee Thuan Chye argues that Umno’s time is over

FEATURE
Apr 2011

Eco-towns – The Asian Experience

At the Seventh Asia-Pacific Eco-Business Forum, the future of Asian Eco-towns comes into focus.

FEATURE
Mar 2011

The Humanities are needed more than ever

With the increasing “technologisation” of society, the Humanities are more important than ever.

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?

FEATURE
Jul 2010

Cleaner, greener Penang

The Cleaner Greener Penang Initiative has been launched to improve the quality of life for Penangites.

STATES OF REFORM
Jul 2010

Democratising women

How have Malaysian women fared in the last two years?

UTTER ECONOMICS
Jun 2010

Unravelling the figures

How to read the 2009 Bank Negara Report.

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