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FEATURE
Dec 2017

You Can Eat Healthy in Penang

Street food that is according to the doctor’s orders, perhaps?

CARPE DIEM
Nov 2017

A Brave New World for the Talented is at Hand

We are living in the age of ideas, and the age of possibilities.

COVER STORY
Jul 2017

AFLOAT AND AGILE: Its Broad Base Bodes Well for Penang’s Economy

While global developments present a challenge, local innovations keep the state in the black.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2017

Automation is the Future

Paving the way for the next developmental stage.

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Making the Needs of Employees and Employers Meet

The Penang Skills Development Centre transforms Penang's workforce.

COVER STORY
Jan 2017

Will 2017 Crow or Croak?

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

COVER STORY
Nov 2016

Halal: An Industry with a Bright Future

With an international market worth trillions of dollars, Penang is actively tapping into the highly lucrative halal business. But as with any thriving industry, it is not without its own unique set of challenges.

FEATURE
Aug 2016

Three Who Found the Call of Music Irresistible

Turning one’s passion into a career is a bold step few of us dare take.

COVER STORY
Mar 2016

MAKE A DATE WITH NATURE - Tourism Turns Green with Age

With an array of outdoor activities, ecotourism flourishes in Teluk Bahang.

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
Mar 2015

Capitalising on innovation

Economic growth through innovation is one thing. Growth sustainability is something else.

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.

COVER STORY
Jun 2014

Exporting grey matter: What is the brain drain costing us?

 
Human capital has an economic price, and our research shows that many high-skilled Malaysians might just find it more lucrative to work abroad. But at what cost to the country?

FEATURE
Jun 2014

Crowdfunding: Leveraging the power of people, the Internet and social media

With the Internet and social media, crowdfunding has gained leverage as a feasible and important financial source.

PERSPECTIVES
May 2014

Malaysia’s music industry – Let’s make it real

How can an artist benefit the Malaysian economy? Ksatriya discusses.

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?

FEATURE
Jan 2013

Halal Hub in the Making

The halal industry in Penang has seen rapid expansion in the last two years, giving Penang an opportunity to diversify its investment sources.

FEATURE
Nov 2012

Letting SMEs Grow Penang

SMEs are the backbone of Penang's economy, and the state is taking steps to nurture local companies.

FEATURE
Aug 2012

A Post-Industrial Future for Penang?

Penang needs to revitalise its manufacturing industry in order for innovation to thrive.

STATES OF REFORM
Jun 2012

A Tale of Two Water Supply Systems

Penang successfully negotiated its water deal with the federal government. Selangor, however, finds itself still stuck in square one after three years of negotiations.

COVER STORY
Dec 2011

Budget 2012 Reveals Malaysia’s Structural Problems

For Malaysia to become an industrialised nation, major problems with its income distribution and employment structure must be solved.

FEATURE
Dec 2011

Ideas and Actions For A Green State

The state government has been taking initiatives to transform Penang into a leader in environmental practices.

COVER STORY
Nov 2011

Alive But Not Well, The State of Penang's SMEs

Even in today’s industrial climate, Penang’s SMEs can compete with the multinationals in the innovation arena, provided all the players do what they need to do.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Nov 2011

Secret to success: Doing your best at what you do best

In our inaugural Faces of Industrial Penang feature, we chat with Eng Teknologi CEO Datuk Teh Yong Khoon about his company’s regional strategy, and what drives him.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Sep 2011

Medical Devices Manufacturing: Penang Pursues The New Frontier (Part 2)

Penang has a big advantage in the medical devices industry, thanks to its experience with E&E.

PENANG NEWS
Aug 2011

Penang News

Highlights of what’s been happening the past month.

PENANG NEWS
Jul 2011

Penang News

Highlights of what’s been happening the past month.

COVER STORY
Jun 2011

Challenges for Malaysia’s Economy

Communication between industrial players and public officials is seldom smooth. Yet, good mutual understanding between the two is vital for effective economic growth. Industrial players have listed their needs, challenges and immediate plans.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
May 2011

Penetrating The New Frontier of Medical Devices

What does it take to break into the medical devices industry?

COVER STORY
Apr 2011

The Winning Formula: Why Investors Choose Penang

Multinational corporations today are known to implement a “China + One” strategy, putting money into a secondary site to off set the disadvantages China suffers from. But although Penang benefits from this, not all is going well.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Mar 2011

Horst Rosenmueller : Knowing what motivates others is the key

Horst Rosenmueller chats about moving to Penang, and leadership.