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COVER STORY
Mar 2018

Feel the Pulse in Jelutong

This old suburb has shaken off its rough-and-tumble image, and is ready to become a dynamic township of the future.

BOOKS UNBOUND
Aug 2017

Conversations and Explorations: Leela Devi Panikar - Spinning Short Stories

Brevity, fleetness and attention to the smallest detail – all necessary for the short story form.

PENANG PALETTE
Jul 2017

Tribute to a Visionary Virtuoso

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

HEALTH
Jun 2017

Deaf No More

Groundbreaking medical advancement means the hearing impaired can now have hope.

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Cows and the City

Meet Penang's urban bovines and their handlers.

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Suicides are a Social Ill

Our society is ill-equipped to understand and react to mental health disorders – sometimes at a great cost.

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Facing Death and Surviving Grief

Death is not a fun subject, but it's a conversation we should be having.

FEATURE
Sep 2016

Say “Yes” to Vaccines, for Your Children’s Sake

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate – that shouldn't even be a question.

CARPE DIEM
Aug 2016

Malaysia’s Parliament and Courts– No Longer Supreme

The degeneration of the country's tripartite structure.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Aug 2016

On the Isle of Outcasts

A hike across Pulau Jerejak reveals remnants of the past.

FEATURE
Feb 2016

Fighting the Big C

Better technology, medical research and public awareness are crucial in the battle against cancer.

COVER STORY
Feb 2016

TPPA – The Winners and the Losers

Malaysia makes a bold move in joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). It will change the game for many Malaysian companies.

FEATURE
Oct 2015

Going Dutch: Lessons in urban amenity from Amsterdam

Holland's capital balances the competing needs of tourists and locals.

HEALTH
Jun 2015

Increasing drug reliability through collective action

With so many medical trials available, the Cochrane review is crucial to help sift through the data and tell us what we need to know.

FEATURE
Mar 2015

Malaysian skinheads against racism

We’ve been misunderstanding this crowd for far too long.

FEATURE
Feb 2015

Shelter for those who seek their way back

For former drug users, vagabonds, sex workers and the mentally ill, local non-profit organisation Payong provides much-needed support for individuals to transition back to society.

FEATURE
Feb 2015

Foreign students learning the hard way

Is the convoluted process, along with unequal policies, hindering the growth of our higher education institutes?

UTTER ECONOMICS
Feb 2015

Should we fear death or longevity?

As humans live longer, the impact on the economy is beginning to look grizzled.

REVIEW
Feb 2015

Singapore – A tough love story

50 articles on what to love about Singapore might come off a tad sycophantic, but Kee Thuan Chye assures us that this is not what 50 Things to Love about Singapore is all about.

FEATURE
Jan 2015

The bookman who embraced Penang

From urban crime to science fiction, local independent publisher Fixi is bringing sexy back in books.

FEATURE
Oct 2014

An afternoon at the Malaysian Tamil barbershop

Ubiquitous in many Malaysian cities and towns, the Tamil barbershop is where folks of all races gather for their haircuts,
and a piece of life.

FEATURE
Oct 2014

Making Penang a slave-free state

Penang is not immune to human trafficking, but there are dedicated people involved in trying to eradicate this vice.

FEATURE
Sep 2014

Improving medicine through trial

It's not about lab rats. As a matter of fact, rodents do not feature in clinical trials at all. Researcher Ch'ng Chin Chin speaks to experts to uncover clinical research.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Jun 2014

Bitcoin – Currency with a future or just a fad?

We take a look at the Bitcoin currency, an international sensation and possibly the genesis of an important new financial innovation.

FEATURE
May 2014

Migrate for what???

The grass is always greener on the other side. Or is it really?

COVER STORY
May 2014

Karpal Singh: Will for justice

A tribute to Karpal Singh, the Tiger of Jelutong.

FEATURE
Mar 2014

Penang’s punk rock haven

Punk rockers gravitate to Soundmaker Studio in George Town for a healthy dose of underground music.

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