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February 2010 COVER STORY

Parenting Penang's pride

Desmond and Ann-Marie David chat about raising a national icon.

Also in this issue

PHOTO ESSAY

One temple, many faiths

One of Penang's most iconic religious sites, the Kuan Yin Temple, also symbolises the island's unique brand of multiculturalism.

PROFILE

Meeting a legend thatgrows and grows

In our interview with Nicol David, we discover what makes the squash sensation tick, and that the best is yet to come.

FEATURE

Think globally, act locally A blueprint for Penang's transformation

Lim Guan Eng lays out a blueprint for Penang's transformation.

PENANG PROFILE

Stormy weather in Penang

Penang's musical talents face a tough audience.

PHOTO ESSAY

Penang Island Jazz Festival 2009

For four days in December 2009, the island came alive as some of the best jazz musicians in the world arrived in Penang and brought the house down.

VOICE IN THE CROWD

Remember the city status of George Town

George Town has been a city since 1957, even if the government chooses to ignore it.

FEATURE

From 'Malay Town' to Acheen Street (Lebuh Acheh)

The legacy of Tengku Syed Hussain lives on today.

STATES OF REFORM

Making green policies sustainable

With growing concerns over the environment, how should Malaysia's urban centres position themselves?

A DAY IN THE LIFE

Some peace in store

In the middle of an economic downturn, Patsy Gooi opened a Dharma outlet in the heart of George Town, and hasn't looked back since.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS

Climbing the value chain

The road to a knowledge-based economy will be a long and difficult one.

PENANG PALETTE

Promise of things to come

Who are Penang's emerging art stars?

UTTER ECONOMICS

Penang's economic fate: A tale of three cities

Penang needs a rapid industrial transformation, or risks falling further behind.

FEATURE

Ko-Tai the city

Penang's colourful heritage is brought to life in song and dance.

BOOK REVIEW

The Penang Adventure

A romantic and whimsical take on Penang's history.

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COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

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

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.

STATISTICS
Jun 2017

Tourism and Ecotourism in Numbers

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

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.

FEATURE
May 2017

Suukee Nang: What it Means to be Hainanese

Local Hainanese take pride in their esprit de corps.