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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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May 2017

One More Nyonya Kuih for the Road?

These teatime snacks find their way back into the hearts – and tummies – of locals.

FEATURE
May 2017

Suukee Nang: What it Means to be Hainanese

Local Hainanese take pride in their esprit de corps.

FEATURE
May 2017

The MICE Industry Matures

The stage is set for Penang's business events sector to soar.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

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

ODDLY ENOUGH
May 2017

Understand That Your Wisdom May be Worthless…

We need to safeguard ourselves against the onslaught of “alternative facts”.