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FEATURE

Gurney Drive memories

The iconic Gurney Drive has something for everyone.

PHOTO ESSAY

Through the Fog

Ernest Zacharevic captures the eerie aftermath of mosquito fogging in George Town.

STATES OF REFORM

Malaysians ! Know your governments

How the different tiers of government relate to each other.

FEATURE

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.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY

Slavery in Penang,1841

Penang had, at one point in its history, as many as 3,000 slaves.

PENANG PALETTE

Chew Teng Beng - A pioneering artist and teacher

Dr Chew's success in the US has not stopped him from returning to Penang.

SPECIAL FEATURE

Doctors made in Malaysia

The Allianze University College of Medical Sciences aims to locally produce world-class medical professionals.

FEATURE

Developing the hill is an uphill climb

The upgrading of Penang Hill moves slowly and cautiously for good reason.

UTTER ECONOMICS

The tale of two economies

In the world of derivatives, money is not what it seems!

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FEATURE
May 2017

Suukee Nang: What it Means to be Hainanese

Local Hainanese take pride in their esprit de corps.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jun 2017

The Botanic Gardens: A Tale of Gloom and Bloom

At over a century old, Penang's Botanic Gardens have an illustrious past.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

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

STATISTICS
Jun 2017

Tourism and Ecotourism in Numbers

The industry is the second main source of income for Penang.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Another Unesco Listing on the Cards for Penang?

The biosphere reserve listing would ensure Penang Hill's forests are preserved and researched.