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February 2010 COVER STORY

Parenting Penang's pride

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

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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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Of Heroes Unsung, and Mortals Undead

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