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FEATURE
Oct 2017

Between Fact and Fiction

Mei Fong and Zen Cho make reverberating impacts in their respective genres.

FEATURE
Sep 2017

Of Heroes Unsung, and Mortals Undead

This year's George Town Literary Festival is yet another feast for the soul.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Aug 2017

A History of the Malay Left: Part One

Distrust, fear, resentment – these gave rise to the Left.

FEATURE
May 2017

Ropewalk Bagan – A Treasure Awaiting Hunters

A wealth of antiques and memorabilia are in store for bargain hunters and the curious.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

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

PENANG PALETTE
May 2017

The Freedom Young Artists Can Enjoy

The Young Contemporary Artists competition sees some quirky work.

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Charity Starts at Home for the Aged

Staff and volunteers brighten the days of residents at Silver Jubilee.

BOOKS UNBOUND
Mar 2017

Doors of Perception and Translation

Langkawi-based writer, translator and publisher Jérôme Bouchaud reveals his literary journey.

COVER STORY
Feb 2017

Saving Our Schools

Education is more than exams; it's also about developing skills and ideas required for both the digital economy and students' individual well-being. Why is Malaysia still behind in this?

FEATURE
Dec 2016

The Word and the World (Part Two)

Post World War II Malaysia – including Penang – bursts with literary work.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

Technology Transforms the Halal Industry

Things are looking good for one of Malaysia’s sunrise industries.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Nov 2016

A Short History of Penang’s Malay Publishing Industry

The printing presses in Penang have been humming for over two centuries.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

The Word and the World(Part One)

Literary translators connect cultures from different parts of the globe, and Penang's role in the history of the art is by no means insignificant

CARPE DIEM
Sep 2016

Meaningless to Have Syariah Laws without Maqasid Syariah

Excessive preoccupation with the hudud agenda at the expense of the greater objectives of Islam is perilous.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2016

Enough to Please Most Eyes

The recently opened National Gallery Singapore aims to be a main player in the regional arts ecosystem.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

Awas! The Organising of Radical Malay Women

Before the Alliance, there were the radicals.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

Keeping the Spirit of Bruno Manser Alive

The struggle to protect the Penans continues.

FEATURE
Feb 2016

A New Lease of Life for Traditional Puppet Theatre

Potehi thrives where other traditional arts have not.

PROFILE
Dec 2015

In defence of the spirit of the Law

It's Azmi Sharom vs the Federal Court when it comes to freedom of speech.

FEATURE
Aug 2015

A book that questions race and probes history

Ariffin Omar is not afraid to ruffle a few feathers with his book, Bangsa Melayu.

HEALTH
Jun 2015

Increasing drug reliability through collective action

With so many medical trials available, the Cochrane review is crucial to help sift through the data and tell us what we need to know.

FEATURE
Jan 2015

The bookman who embraced Penang

From urban crime to science fiction, local independent publisher Fixi is bringing sexy back in books.

FEATURE
Aug 2014

It begins with the narrative...

Founder and president of the Cordoba Foundation Dr Anas Al-Tikriti explains how yesterday’s conjured narratives have become the reality of today.

FEATURE
Jul 2014

No Country A contemporary art exhibition without borders

The Guggenheim goes to Singapore! We speak to curator June Yap and the director of The Guggenheim Museum, Richard Armstrong.

FEATURE
Feb 2014

Between light and darkness

We chat with Apichatpong Weerasethakul, acclaimed director, Palme d'Or winner and Tropfest South East Asia's ambassador.

FEATURE
Nov 2013

Virtual Classrooms are virtually here

Today's classrooms are very different from the past, as technology takes over.

FEATURE
Nov 2013

Heroes of Documentaries

Filming a documentary takes a lot of patience and dedication, and the folks at Image Farm are masters at it.

IN MEMORIAM
Aug 2013

Ismail Hashim(1940-2013) Master Photographer

We take a look at what's going on in South-East Asia.

FEATURE
Jun 2013

Is online freelancing the future?

Will online freelancing have an effect on the Malaysian labour force in the near future?

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2013

In Awed Appreciation of PAGO-PAGO

Artist Latiff Mohidin is honoured through an extensive exhibition that mirrors his life.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Dec 2012

Documenting our Damaged Democracy

The integrity of the Malaysian election conduct is put into question.

FEATURE
Mar 2012

Cosmopolitanising Bahasa Malaysia

Any language needs to be inclusive and open to change, or risk being rejected.

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