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Liveability Lies in Public Spaces being Properly Planned and Maintained

By Ooi Kee Beng, Penang Monthly editorial January 2020 In a rural setting, public spaces lie between households. These are spaces shared with neighbours. And as you walk out of the village centre, either up the hill, into the fields or down to the riverbank or the coast, Nature’s presence begins to dominate and you … Continue reading

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Securing Public Space in the post-imperial age

PEM Editorial — November 14, 2011 A HISTORY of Public Space in post-colonial countries is long overdue. Such a narrative would be a powerful one indeed if it also adopts the fall of empires as its background. We no longer ponder about the strange phenomenon of the string of empires – colonial or traditional – … Continue reading