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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
Nov 2017

Penang in the Age of Social Media

Do you Facebook? Find out how Penang folks use social media.

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
Mar 2016

Making Sure Penang’s Taps Keep Flowing

What does the future of Penang's water supply look like?

PROFILE
Nov 2015

Marina Mahathir: Malaysia is my colour movie

Editor Ooi Kee Beng chats with Marina Mahathir about what it means to be Malaysian today.

FEATURE
Oct 2013

Time to mainstream forensic science

It's high time for Malaysia to integrate forensic science into its criminal justice system.

FEATURE
Aug 2013

Gun Killing on the Rise

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

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

Wireless in George Town

The state's Penang Free WiFi programme continues to grow.

COVER STORY
Jun 2012

MIND THE GAP On The Widening Gap Between The Rich and The Poor

While Malaysia has made great strides in reducing poverty and inequality, the gap between the rich and poor remains high.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jun 2012

Penang and East Sumatran Ports 1824

A reminder of what the cultural, commercial and political diversity in the Straits of Malacca looked like before colonialism divided the region.

FEATURE
Feb 2012

Small and Medium Enterprises – The Drivers of Change

SMEs are the backbone Penang's economy, but major challenges must be overcome if they are to evolve and survive.

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
Aug 2011

Making A City Liveable The Secret Is Economic Growth From Below

In transforming Penang into a city of the future, public participation is key.

FEATURE
Aug 2011

A Vertical Road to George Town

The minds behind the new Akram Khan Company production “Vertical Road” chat with PEM about their creative process.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Jul 2011

Taking Training Into New Territory

The American Society of Training & Development held its annual conference recently.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Dec 2010

Let’s Do What’s Needed To Make Penang Clean And Green

While its Cleaner Greener Penang initiative is commendable, the state government must ensure that it creates and maintain more open spaces and parks.

FEATURE
Oct 2010

Penang’s development still depends on the PDC

The Penang Development Corporation, one of the main drivers of Penang’s development, is reinventing itself for the 21st century.

FEATURE
Apr 2010

Placing Penang in Asia

Penang and Malaysia must give serious thought to what their international roles should be in the near future.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Apr 2010

Getting the private healthcare sector into shape

Penang’s private healthcare sector is facing a bottleneck.

COVER STORY
Mar 2010

Penang’s success is Malaysia’s success

Invest Penang chairman Datuk Lee Kah Choon talks to us about the challenges Penang faces in attracting investments, and shares his thoughts on the state’s future.

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