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COVER STORY
Jan 2018

Embracing A.I.

Growth may await Penang in the short term, but adapting to Industry 4.0 has to happen now.

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.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2017

Automation is the Future

Paving the way for the next developmental stage.

FEATURE
Feb 2017

A Mortar Board Does Not Guarantee Employability

It can take a long time for higher education to pay off.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Feb 2017

Fintech: A New Frontier in Finance

Innovations in financial technology are here to stay.

STATISTICS
Oct 2016

The Startup Landscape in Malaysia

We provide the numbers on startups in Malaysia and Penang.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jul 2016

The Tongkang – Symbol of the Entrepot Age

Once an iconic figure during Penang Harbour’s heyday,discover the crucial role of the lighters that shuttled between massive hulking cargo ships and the port.

PROFILE
Mar 2016

The Evolving Life of a Librarian

Libraries have changed, and so have the duties of a librarian.

COVER STORY
Aug 2015

RIDING THE TECH TIGER

Penang invests in people taking risks in the region’s newest industry

PENANG ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Apr 2015

Soldering a regional platform for semiconductors

The annual Semicon event, a regional exposition of the semiconductor industry, comes to Penang.

PENANG ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Jan 2015

Manufacturing in Penang: onwards and upwards

A slew of investments has Penang's manufacturing sector looking peachy, but strategic investments are required if local companies are to stay ahead.

ADVERTORIAL
Sep 2013

Tourism and technology

The first ever conference on travel technology and hospitality automation launches in Kuching, Sarawak this November.

FEATURE
Jan 2013

Auditor-General Report 2011: Critique of Selected Education Projects

How has the Ministry of Education tried to reduce the education gap between rural and urban schools?

FEATURE
Aug 2012

A Post-Industrial Future for Penang?

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

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
May 2012

Skilling Future Workers

Industrial Penang and its talent requirement scenario.

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
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.

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
May 2011

Innovating Up To Speed – Measuring Penang’s Innovative Capabilities

The internationalisation of innovative capability is measured by the technological capability levels and speeds at which they have been built. What are the implications for Penang’s 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
Jan 2011

CEO insights “Expectations drive organisations”

Introducing part one of ceo Insights, a four-part series that explores the thoughts of four successful business leaders in Penang.

COVER STORY
Dec 2010

The State of The Economy

If Malaysia is get out of the middle-income trap, economic decentralisation must happen first.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Oct 2010

E&E sector as a National Key Economic Area

The electrical and electronic sector is one sector that can help transform Malaysia’s economy under the New Economic Model.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Sep 2010

EMC lab to encourage product designing

Penang’s new emc lab is a long time coming, and will be a boon to the local industry.

A DAY IN THE LIFE
Mar 2010

Giving it everything

A software engineer starts his own business and braves Penang’s competitive IT industry.

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