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FEATURE
Oct 2017

Empowering Penang’s MICE industry

With an estimated RM808mil economic impact, business events in Penang are big business.

A DAY IN THE LIFE
Oct 2017

The Saree Merchant

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

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Being There for Needy Families

Their primary mission is to care for community health.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Penang in a Glove

It is the story of Penang, told using glove puppets.

PHOTO ESSAY
Sep 2017

Whiteaways – Where Art Hangs Out

Mesmerising works of art take the centre stage at Whiteaways.

FEATURE
Aug 2017

Chance Decides at The Italian Restaurant

Mark your calendars for a play like no other.

PENANG PALETTE
Aug 2017

Remembering Tan Choon Ghee in Ink and Watercolour

His large collection is now at the Penang State Art Gallery.

HEALTH
Jul 2017

As Able to Work as Anyone Else

Thalassaemia patients are not any less capable than anyone else. 

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2017

Wandering Souls in a Forbidden Land

A tribute to the late Malaysian artist Zulkifli Mohd Dahalan.

FEATURE
May 2017

Ropewalk Bagan – A Treasure Awaiting Hunters

A wealth of antiques and memorabilia are in store for bargain hunters and the curious.

PROFILE
May 2017

A Man with a Mission

It takes courage to make decisions, as businessman and cancer survivor SK Sundaram discovers.

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Suicides are a social ill

Our society is ill-equipped to understand and react to mental health disorders – sometimes at a great cost.

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Making Penang Their Home – By Cheering Up Others

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

EVENTS
Mar 2017

Events

Events March 2017

COVER STORY
Feb 2017

Saving Our Schools

Education is more than exams; it's also about developing skills and ideas required for both the digital economy and students' individual well-being. Why is Malaysia still behind in this?

FEATURE
Feb 2017

A Model Village that Stays Vibrant

The communal spirit of Kampung Seronok makes it a truly fun place to be.

EVENTS
Jan 2017

Events

Events January 2017

FEATURE
Dec 2016

Making People Talk Business is Penang’s Business

There's another facet of tourism that is rapidly on the rise: business events.

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2016

A Journey into the Testy World of Colonial Art

The Artist and Empire: (En)countering Colonial Legacies exhibition at the National Gallery Singapore explores the issues of post-colonialism and decolonisation.

COVER STORY
Oct 2016

A Revolution in Science Education is Upon Us

While our schools may be found lacking when it comes to science and tech education, several impassioned groups in Penang are working hard to create a vibrant landscape with STEM programmes and cool equipment open to kids from all walks of life.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Incubating the Innovative

Startups are a challenging business, but with creativity and determination – and a little bit of help – dreams can be achieved.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Men Who Ran PFS and Inspired Generations

Penang Free School turns 200 this month. We celebrate its three visionaries who made the grade.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Brightening the Future of the Blind

Persatuan Tongkat Putih aims to empower the visually impaired.

FEATURE
Sep 2016

Hearing the Painting Before Seeing it

Poetry and art go hand-in-hand in "Reading Art".

FEATURE
Aug 2016

Zooming in on Bugs

Three photographer friends dedicate themselves to capturing life in the undergrowth.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

A Pulsating Play that is a Stroll of Rediscovery

Pearl of the Eastern & Oriental promises audiences an enchanting story.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

Penang and Kuching Redefine Malaysia’s Urban Cool

The two cities are revitalising through the arts.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

Rice Miller: A Projection of Penang’s Pioneer Spirit

The perseverance of the people behind The Rice Miller Project is an inspiration.

FEATURE
May 2016

Will Getting Around Penang Without A Car Become Possible Again?

We take a look at the alternative ways of commuting in Penang.

PROFILE
May 2016

TMI May Be Gone, But Much Was Achieved

We have a chat with Jahabar Sadiq about freedom of information.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

Keeping the Spirit of Bruno Manser Alive

The struggle to protect the Penans continues.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

Making Sure Penang’s Taps Keep Flowing

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

FEATURE
Mar 2016

A Shelter for Strays

Over 600 dogs have found sanctuary at 4PAWS.