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PHOTO ESSAY
Dec 2017

Talk about Market Forces!

A wet market is always loud, frenetic, dirty and, well, very wet.

ODDLY ENOUGH
Apr 2017

The Sad Lot of Migrant Workers Affects Us All

Female migrant workers in Malaysia face a myriad of challenges

FEATURE
Feb 2017

A Taste for Waste

Green living and zero waste are the goals for communities in Seberang Perai.

FEATURE
Sep 2016

Three Historical Markets of George Town

Prangin Market, Chowrasta Market and Campbell Street Market have been the hubs of trade on the island for over a century.

COVER STORY
Aug 2016

An Arts Agenda for Penang

The state's arts scene has grown organically into a colourful, vibrant landscape. Even so, could it also benefit from the establishment of an executive agency for arts and culture?

PENANG ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Apr 2015

Penang’s economy in 2015: Growth continues, but more slowly

As we enter the second quarter, we take a look at what's affecting the Penang economy.

FEATURE
Jul 2014

107.6FM – Finally a radio station for women in Penang

Capital FM, Malaysia's only English radio station for women, heads north.

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Let’s be fair to women – especially homemakers

Why should homemakers continue to be the subjects of invisible discrimination in our society?

FEATURE
Nov 2013

Online Platforms That Run Errands For You

Fancy a cup of Starbucks, but can't leave the office to get it? Too busy to queue up for your bills? Online platforms like Task Amigo can help.

BOOK REVIEW
May 2012

Master Photographers: The Professor & The Doctor

Cecil Rajendra reviews two books of photography by Ooi Cheng Ghee and Ismail Hashim. How do they stack up?

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2012

Of Women Artists and Their Art

Women artists of Malaysia have clearly made an impact in the arts industry over the years.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Mar 2011

The fine art of estimating economic health

In a centralised nation like Malaysia, economic data is usually generated for national planners. What can Penang do?

FEATURE
Apr 2010

Beating childhood learning difficulties

A young family with special needs is getting by, thanks to new teaching methods and programmes.

COVID-19 EXCLUSIVES