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FEATURE
May 2017

Dialogue with a KL cabbie

Editor Ooi Kee Beng has an enlightening conversation on politics and religion.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

With the dialect in danger of disappearing, passionate parties step up and take charge.

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Party like it’s 1899

Party like it’s 1899 With its Persian roots, Ghazal Party once captured hearts in Seberang Perai.

PROFILE
Nov 2015

Marina Mahathir: Malaysia is my colour movie

Editor Ooi Kee Beng chats with Marina Mahathir about what it means to be Malaysian today.

PROFILE
Aug 2015

Cartoons for the people

Zunar is determined to draw the truth – but that doesn't mean he can't make us laugh at the same time.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2015

So much of Ismail Hashim to unpack or repack

A tribute? A retrospective? Or an archival reconnaissance lab test? The Unpack/ Repack exhibition on the late Ismail Hashim definitely pushes the envelope.

PROFILE
Jan 2015

The Art of Sonny Liew

From drawing for fun to drawing for Marvel, Malaysian Sonny Liew has carved a colourful career in the world of comics.

FEATURE
Nov 2014

Kyogen : An awesome tradition seeking a future

Penang was given a taste of the 600-year- old Japanese traditional theatre during George Town Festival. Julia Tan speaks to master kyogen actor Mansai Nomura about his art.

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

Highlights of George Town Festival 2014

We take a look at what worked (and what didn't) at George Town Festival 2014.

TRAVEL
Jun 2014

Four lakes and a tent

For an unforgettable (and also affordable) experience travelling around Europe, Bram Tan recommends you go old school, get a tent and go camping.

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Price Among Slaves: An 18th-century slave story still relevant for Malaysia

Who was Abdul Rahman Ibrahim Sori, and how can we learn from his story?

PROFILE
Feb 2014

Up close with Lat

Malaysia's icon talks about kampung living and the importance of intermingling.

FEATURE
Dec 2013

VIDDSEE, make south-east Asia films available

An online trove of South-East Asian short films.

FEATURE
Sep 2013

Bridging the arts between Malaysia and Singapore

Singapore's CausewayEXchange comes to the George Town Festival.

FEATURE
Feb 2013

Cindy Gallop Connecting Change-makers

One of the featured speakers at the 2012 TEDxGurneyDrive, Cindy Gallop chats with us about being a feminist and changing the world.

FEATURE
May 2012

A Disturbing Focus on The Man Through His Women

The Sandpit: Womensis explores important issues, but is marred by its callous gender politics.

FEATURE
Apr 2012

Of Menstrual Blood and Chicken Rice

The play "Vagina Warriors" is a celebration of womanhood.

FEATURE
Nov 2011

Freedoms we take for granted

Faith Watson takes a trip from Penang to Bangladesh and discovers that it can be easier to feel at home in one place than another.

PROFILE
Oct 2010

Penang girl Judy heads UN Peacebuilders

Judy Cheng-Hopkins chats with pem about her humanitarian work over the decades.

COVER STORY
Sep 2010

Priced off Penang: Who can afford an island home?

There is a property boom on the island, and Penang’s middle class may have to move out.

STATES OF REFORM
Jul 2010

Democratising women

How have Malaysian women fared in the last two years?

PROFILE
Jun 2010

An eminent Malaysian academic abroad

This month, we profile an internationally-respected anthropologist, and chat with her about Malay society in the 1970s.

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
Feb 2010

Meeting a legend that grows and grows

In our interview with Nicol David, we discover what makes the squash sensation tick, and that the best is yet to come.

VIDEO GA-GA
Dec 2009

We are all little Indian boys

Filmmaker Amir Muhammad enjoys one of Yasmin Ahmad’s short films.

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