18 Dec'14 - Value Creation in Top Asian Firms Forum

18 December 2014, 7 pm - 9 pm, Hall Theatre 2, Level 5, Wawasan Open University Please ...

9 Dec'14 - Developing A Philosophy of Pluralism

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21 Nov'14 - The Great Debate - Penang Edition: Is Malaysia's historical legacy a hindrance to the country's future development?

21 November 2014 (Friday), 6.30 pm- 10.00 pm, Lecture Theatre 2 Wawasan Open University ...

15-16 Sept'14 - The “Federalism in Malaysia: Design and Practice” Conference

Penang Institute, the public policy think tank of the Penang state government is proud t...

  • 18 Dec'14 - Value Creation in Top Asian Firms Forum

  • 9 Dec'14 - Developing A Philosophy of Pluralism

  • 21 Nov'14 - The Great Debate - Penang Edition: Is Malaysia's historical legacy a hindrance to the country's future development?

  • Penang In History

  • 15-16 Sept'14 - The “Federalism in Malaysia: Design and Practice” Conference

economics
Economic Studies
The Economics Section undertakes active research into economics issues in Penang, Malaysia, South East Asia and Asia. We provide high impact, academically grounded, impartial and cutting edge analysis on the issues concerning the middle income trap, sustainable development and the growth of economies. We also look into business issues such as corporate governance, corporate financing and financial supervision.
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urban
Urban Studies
The Urban Studies research cluster develops research and evidence for the formulation of policy which can promote the long-term sustainable development of Penang. The thematic areas of focus; sustainable urban development, housing and transport are brought together holistically to promote more joined up policy thinking.
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stat
An analysis of Penang
Penang is geographically divided into two sections, Penang Island and Seberang Perai (SP). The two sections are then further subdivided into five districts. The North-East and South-West districts fall within the Penang Island, whereas SP consists of North, Central and South SP...
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nusantara
Nusantara Studies
Nusantara Studies serves as a platform to foreground the worldview of intellectuals, literary and cultural figures and institutions of knowledge that have relevance to Penang and also have connection with the cultures of the Nusantara. Penang, which was once a very cosmopolitan meeting point of trade, culture and knowledge, was responsible for forging changes in society.
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politics
Political & Social Analysis
A diverse team of scholars trained in political science, economics, international relations, gender studies, psychology and forensic science, we work on various issues and concerns related to political institutions and socio-economic policies in Penang and Malaysia. Our current projects cover federalism, constituency redelineation, social welfare policies in Penang, marginalization of Indians in Penang, women participation in workforce and education policy. Our works are part of the larger efforts of the
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heritage
History Studies
The History Studies of the Penang Institute focuses mainly on the history and heritage research of Penang and its region. This research intends to offer new ways to understand the connections between the past and present which throws light on social, economical, cultural and political changes in Penang and its surrounding states, but also Southeast Asia as a whole.
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Penang’s heritage wealth goes way beyond the Unesco site

123 Jalan Macalister in 2012.Photograph: Ganesh Kolandaveloo Outside of the George Town Unesco World Heritage Site, historic and often majestic buildings do…
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From the CEO's Desk

The impact of longevity on key economic areas

Longevity is one of the three important goals in life according to Chinese tradition (alongside prosperity and happiness). Whilst longevity is good on an…
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