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March 2017 COVER STORY

Tanjung Bungah – More Popular Than Ever

With sun, sea and sand in close proximity and verdant hills as the backdrop, Tanjung Bungah is the ideal suburb.

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PROFILE

Between Rose and Thorn

Roja is not your average woman. This is her story.

FEATURE

A Museum that Sounds Like No Other

A tribute to Penang's music greats.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY

More Than an Air Force Station

With amenities that range from a hospital to a radio station, the Royal Australian Air Force has certainly left its mark in Penang.

PHOTO ESSAY

The Cape of Flowers

A pictorial ode to Tanjung Bungah.

FEATURE

Making Penang Their Home – By Cheering Up Others

It began as a support network for women living away from home.

FEATURE

The Little Big Hospital on the Hill

Mount Miriam Cancer Hospital has grown by leaps and bounds.

FEATURE

Managing Changes in Tanjung Tokong

Folks at Kampung Tanjung Tokong take the changing landscape in their stride.

a day in the life

The Uncle of All Burgers

Meet Uncle Burger, a fond fixture at Tanjung Bungah.

FEATURE

Gen Y Homeownership 101

When it comes to the property market, the Sandwich Generation faces a dilemma.

ODDLY ENOUGH

Tackling the Immigrant Issue Seriously

Ten critical approaches to the Malaysian immigration question.

FEATURE

Making the Needs of Employees and Employers Meet

The Penang Skills Development Centre transforms Penang's workforce.

BOOKS UNBOUND

Doors of Perception and Translation

Langkawi-based writer, translator and publisher Jérôme Bouchaud reveals his literary journey.

FEATURE

Helping Asean Friends in Need

The spirit of Asean solidarity during times of crisis.

PENANG PALETTE

Art Fairs Faring Fairly Well

Despite economic headwinds, Art Stage Singapore 2017 was a subdued success.

STATISTICS

Tanjung Bungah in Numbers

An infographic on the northern suburb.

EVENTS

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FEATURE
Oct 2017

The Waterman of Penang

Kam U-Tee toiled to bring water to all at an affordable price.

A DAY IN THE LIFE
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The Saree Merchant

Ashok Kumar Poduval has been running Umayal Textiles on Lebuh Penang for over 30 years.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Between Fact and Fiction

Mei Fong and Zen Cho make reverberating impacts in their respective genres.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Rocking our Kopitiams

Penang's good ol' kopitiams take centre stage.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Malaysia: Absolutely a Secular State

According to the Constitution, Malaysia is a secular state. But this notion is lost on many.