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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
Feb 2017

A Mortar Board Does Not Guarantee Employability

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

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2016

No Smooth Sailing for the Second Half of 2016

Forecast for the Malaysian and Penang economy for the second half of the year.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2016

Wanted: Employees!

As labour demand increases, labour supply struggles to catch up.

FEATURE
Jan 2016

Time to Reform Public Universities

Our public universities struggle to catch up with the rest of Asia. With the recent budget cut, what options do they have left in trying to regain former glory?

COVER STORY
May 2015

Crisis ahead for private higher education – and solutions

With unemployable graduates and a financial status that runs in the red, can private schools survive in Malaysia?

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
Oct 2014

Taking education outside the school

While our education system has yet to shift its focus to Science, Technology, English and Mathematics (STEM), learning centres fill the gap.

STATES OF REFORM
Jun 2011

Reversing The Brain Drain Requires A Paradigm Shift

The competition for the highly skilled occurs between cities more than between countries.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Nov 2010

Keeping Applied Engineering certification alive

In spite of the waning appeal of basic certification programmes, they are still vital to the manufacturing sector.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
May 2010

Human resource for the halal industry

PSDC is offering on-the-job training for new workers to meet the growing demands of the halal industry.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Feb 2010

Climbing the value chain

The road to a knowledge-based economy will be a long and difficult one.

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