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STATISTICS
Dec 2017

Our Food Draws the Crowd!

A glance at gastronomic figures.

ODDLY ENOUGH
Nov 2017

Najib’s Kangkung Symbolism and Durian Reality

Who is really benefitting from BN’s economic model?

ODDLY ENOUGH
Oct 2017

Imagine Malaysia Anew!

Malaysians should dare to campaign for change.

STATISTICS
Oct 2017

Social Growth Factors in Numbers

Progress shown from socio-economic facets.

COVER STORY
Oct 2017

Pondering Malaysia’s Socio-economic Pessimism

The country has grown, both economically and demographically. At the same time, modern societal issues need addressing.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2017

Low Unemployment in Penang for Now

The recruitment market is expected to grow moderately in the second half of 2017.

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.

COVER STORY
Apr 2017

Talking about Ageing: The Greying Elephant in the Room

Affordable and good healthcare; shelter and comfort: it’s time to address the realities of growing old in Malaysia.

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Helping the Handicapped and their Helpers

The retractable wheelchair is a welcome device for those with mobility difficulties.

COVER STORY
Mar 2017

Tanjung Bungah – More Popular Than Ever

With sun, sea and sand in close proximity and verdant hills as the backdrop, Tanjung Bungah is the ideal suburb.

FEATURE
Mar 2017

The Little Big Hospital on the Hill

Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital has grown by leaps and bounds.

COVER STORY
Jan 2017

Will 2017 Crow or Croak?

Global developments expose Malaysia and Penang's economies to uncertainties.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Jan 2017

Budget Cuts Wounding Public Health

Medical care services and public health allocations suffered budget reductions – and we should be worried.

STATISTICS
Sep 2016

Why Vaccinate?

Vaccine-preventable diseases are on the rise – as can be seen from the numbers.

COVER STORY
May 2016

A City For All Classes

Liveability is more than just making it to the top of a list; it is about ensuring quality of life is available to every spectrum of society.

FEATURE
May 2016

Lessons on Democracy from the Middle East

Amid the strife post-Arab Spring is a sense of optimism, where ideals are kept alive.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

Transgenders Continue to Fight for Acceptance

Tolerance and respect – that's all they want.

CARPE DIEM
Mar 2016

Time To Be Human

There should be no compromise when it comes to defending humanity.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

A Hospital that Puts Fun into Patient Care

At the National Taiwan University Hospital, smiles come first.

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
Nov 2015

The path not taken

Find out what happens to three of Penang's former stars after the final curtain falls.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Sep 2015

Winners and losers as the Ringgit falls

Who stands to gain or lose from our sliding Ringgit?

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2015

Moving towards high-performing shared services and outsourcing

From a traditional transactional services hub to higher value-added knowledgebased activities, Penang’s SSO industry is on the precipice of transformation.

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.

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
Jun 2015

Plan, plan and you will succeed

With limited development choices left, Aspen Group is placing its bets on Batu Kawan.

FEATURE
Mar 2015

Is Malaysia becoming a welfare state?

Government officials insist that Malaysia is not a welfare state, but taking a look at its policies, one might think otherwise.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Feb 2015

Should we fear death or longevity?

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