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BOOK REVIEW
Aug 2017

An Ultimate Reference Guide to Penang Hill

A bookish journey through the quaint and colourful history of the Hill.

FEATURE
Aug 2017

More Amazing and Amusing Museums

Private museums offer an extra dimension to experiencing Penang’s history and heritage.

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
Aug 2016

An Arts Agenda for Penang

The state's arts scene has grown organically into a colourful, vibrant landscape. Even so, could it also benefit from the establishment of an executive agency for arts and culture?

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2016

Enough to Please Most Eyes

The recently opened National Gallery Singapore aims to be a main player in the regional arts ecosystem.

COVER STORY
Mar 2016

MAKE A DATE WITH NATURE - Tourism Turns Green with age

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

COVER STORY
Dec 2015

One Heck of a Hill

Much loved by all who have been up it, Penang Hill faces some careful but exciting upgrading.

COVER STORY
Jan 2015

A city’s status and its civil society

The doggedness of Penang NGOs, from classic Chinese kongsi and Indian leagues to contemporary consumers' associations and heritage trusts, in devoting themselves to their individual causes, gives rise to a robust civil society that sets the city apart.

COVER STORY
Nov 2014

A history of local elections in Penang Part I: Democracy Comes Early

Did you know that Penang had its rst show of political protest in 1800? For this month and the next, we delve into a two-part history of local elections in Penang.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2014

Art space expands in Penang

Streets become blank canvases and colonial buildings turn into art galleries as alternative art spaces mushroom in Penang.

FEATURE
Mar 2013

Teeming, Tranquil Hanoi

Hanoi, where ancient and modern history live side by side.

FEATURE
Dec 2012

A prayer for FEATURE WORLD PEACE IN PENANG

Faith Watson returns to Penang to wash away memories of bland food and pray for world peace.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Nov 2012

Why not go for the Lee Kuan Yew world city prize?

Goh Ban Lee argues that it is time for Penang to compete on the international stage.

PROFILE
Oct 2012

Cheah Cheng Hye

Dr Ooi Kee Beng sits down with Penang's very own Warren Buffett.

FEATURE
Jul 2012

Digital art to promote heritage

Video projection mapping comes to Penang and Suffolk House.

FEATURE
Jul 2011

The past is the present

Novelist Gabija Grusaite takes us on a tour of Armenian Street, peeling away its layers and uncovering its gems.

PHOTO ESSAY
Apr 2011

Penang’s forgotten scene

We take a step back in time and celebrate Penang’s legendary musicians of the 1940s and 1950s.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2011

Hoy Cheong the Art-ivist

An internationally-renowned artist, Wong Hoy Cheong is known for his subversive creative bent.