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March 2016 COVER STORY

MAKE A DATE WITH NATURE - Tourism Turns Green with age

With an array of outdoor activities, ecotourism flourishes in Teluk Bahang.

Also in this issue

FEATURE

Making Sure Penang’s Taps Keep Flowing

What does the future of Penang's water supply look like?

WINDOW INTO HISTORY

A Water Supply System to Boast About

A legacy of the British, Penang's water infrastructure is part of the city's colonial inheritance.

FEATURE

A Market Made Marketable

Once physically shoddy, now safe – the Pulau Tikus Market.

PHOTO ESSAY

Encapsulating Teluk Bahang

The Bay of Heat exudes a timeless charm.

FEATURE

Sensitising Visitors to Mother Nature’s Wealth

Entopia seeks to be a place where nature and learning come together.

FEATURE

A Stroll through Fuan’s Wonderland

Nestled away in Teluk Bahang is a garden that borders on the fantastic.

FEATURE

A Shelter for Strays

Over 600 dogs have found sanctuary at 4PAWS.

PROFILE

The Evolving Life of a Librarian

Libraries have changed, and so have the duties of a librarian.

PROFILE

Dancing with Kindred Spirits

Through the wordless medium of dance, Aida Redza speaks for the community.

FEATURE

Transgenders Continue to Fight for Acceptance

Tolerance and respect – that's all they want.

FEATURE

Keeping the Spirit of Bruno Manser Alive

The struggle to protect the Penans continues.

REVIEW

The Penan’s Lament: “The Forest is Our Skin”

Books that look at the plight of Sarawak’s forest nomads.

FEATURE

Awas! The Organising of Radical Malay Women

Before the Alliance, there were the radicals.

CARPE DIEM

TIME TO BE HUMAN

There should be no compromise when it comes to defending humanity.

ODDLY ENOUGH

Lessons from Journey to the West

Although now 400 years old, the Chinese satire remains resonant.

FEATURE

A Hospital that Puts Fun into Patient Care

At the National Taiwan University Hospital, smiles come first.

FOOTPRINTS

Maintaining a Forest in Shah Alam by and for the People, Hopefully Forever

Seven residents in Shah Alam are working to get Setia Alam recognised as a community forest.

PENANG PALETTE

A Massive Show that is Managing

Even when toned down, the Sixth Art Stage Singapore still sparkled at Singapore Art Week.

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STATISTICS
May 2017

Dialects and Languages in Numbers

Which is the most spoken Chinese language in Malaysia and Penang, and how fare our students in language exams?

FEATURE
Jul 2017

A Venue for a Culture City

For 45 years, Dewan Sri Pinang has played host to a myriad of events and functions.

FEATURE
May 2017

Suukee Nang: What it Means to be Hainanese

Local Hainanese take pride in their esprit de corps.

STATISTICS
Jun 2017

Tourism and Ecotourism in Numbers

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

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

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