Jelutong– Gone Upmarket

Vibrant and full of history, Jelutong straddles the new and the old, its high-rise apartments towering over pre-war shophouses, zinc-roofed automobile workshops and quaint fishing boats. Once a rough suburb, it is now an attractive, modern township that exudes a fascinating personality of its own.

Mohd Shahrizal is a Penang-based photojournalist. His works have been featured in publications such as the New York Times, Bloomberg, Huffington Post (Greece), Asialyst, The Malay Mail Online, Astro Awani and more.



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