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FEATURE
Nov 2017

The Bastion of Early Catholicism in Penang Restored

George Town's Church of the Assumption gets a much-needed face lift.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Jazz – An Act of Liberation

Music is freedom, and none more so than jazz.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

With the dialect in danger of disappearing, passionate parties step up and take charge.

FEATURE
Mar 2017

The Little Big Hospital on the Hill

Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital has grown by leaps and bounds.

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Making Penang Their Home – By Cheering Up Others

It began as a support network for women living away from home.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Jan 2017

A Diverse Country Attracts a Diversity of Tourists

In the last decade, tourism has emerged as a vital component of the national economy.

PROFILE
Jun 2016

The Force behind the Festivals

Passionate and motivated by the search for excellence, Yeoh Jun Lin takes delight in organising the Borneo Jazz Festival and Rainforest World Music Festival.

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
Apr 2016

Thrilled by the Western Twang

Country music is big in Borneo, as proven by the successful third edition of the Miri Country Music Festival.

FOOTPRINTS
Apr 2016

Within Reach of Nature

There's a lot more to Miri than meets the eye.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Jul 2015

Let’s clean up our island city

With Penang's upgrade to city status, it's time to upgrade its level of cleanliness as well.

FEATURE
May 2015

Probing root problems with music, the Kareem Salama way

Country music came naturally to Egyptian-American Kareem Salama.

FEATURE
Feb 2015

Foreign students learning the hard way

Is the convoluted process, along with unequal policies, hindering the growth of our higher education institutes?

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Feb 2015

No automatic new start for Penang as a city

Penang is on its way to becoming a city– again. However, this does not mean that improvements will happen overnight.

REVIEW
Dec 2014

Chronicling the peaceful Penans of Sarawak

Marco Ferrarese speaks to Paul Malone, who has documented the Penan plight in his book, The Peaceful People.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Aug 2014

Making Penang Island a city

Penang Island has the requirements to be called a city, but its residents need to be more civic conscious to earn that status.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Oct 2013

Is Petronas feeding a fatal habit?

Our dependency on petrol is cause for concern.

COVER STORY
Sep 2013

Time for a second federation in Malaysia?

Malaysia is 50 years old. It's time for us to re-examine what our federalism means.

FEATURE
Aug 2013

Gun Killing on the Rise

What has caused this year’s surge in gun-related deaths in Malaysia?

FEATURE
May 2013

Raising Awareness in the Fight Against Cancer

It may come as a shock to most people that cancer is now Malaysia’s third biggest killer, but there is hope.

THINK TANK THOUGHTS
Mar 2013

A Fresh Paradigm for Penang

A comprehensive development agenda to transform Penang into an international and intelligent state.

PHOTO ESSAY
Nov 2012

World Indigenous Day Celebration

Organised by the Indigenous Peoples Network of Malaysia, the original peoples of Malaysia come together to celebrate their culture and history.

FEATURE
Jul 2011

Dell Celebrates The Arts

Dell is making its presence felt in the community.

FEATURE
Jun 2011

Sarawak Election Diary

The Sarawak elections are over. A DAP worker describes the challenges of campaigning in unfamiliar territory.

COVER STORY
Mar 2011

Keeping Penang watered

PEM takes an in-depth look at the Penang Water Supply Corporation and reveals how this public-private partnership has thrived and become a model for the rest of the nation.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Feb 2011

The day George Town grew up

George Town commemorates its city status.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Feb 2010

Remember the city status of George Town

George Town has been a city since 1957, even if the government chooses to ignore it.

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