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COVER STORY
Feb 2018

Speedy Growth for Cruise Tourism

Along with it is the increase in the need for integrated planning.

FEATURE
Dec 2017

A Snack Well Worth Waiting For

Call it ban chien kueh or apam, a pancake by any other name would taste just as sweet.

FEATURE
Dec 2017

You Can Eat Healthy in Penang

Street food that is according to the doctor’s orders, perhaps?

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2017

A Nourishing Canvas

Food is a natural fixation for many artists.

FEATURE
Dec 2017

A Whiter Shade of Apricot

Fourth generation vendors continue the sweet legacy of their forebears.

FEATURE
Nov 2017

The Travel Industry Awaits Smart Local Apps

As mobile usage changes our behaviour, the landscape is ripe for more start-ups.

FEATURE
Nov 2017

The Bastion of Early Catholicism in Penang Restored

George Town's Church of the Assumption gets a much-needed face lift.

FEATURE
Nov 2017

George Town Festival at a Crossroads

Now in its eighth year, Penang's festival of the arts has come a long way.

STATISTICS
Nov 2017

Social Media Usage Among Penangites

A breakdown of social media use in numbers.

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.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Oct 2017

Climbing the Tiger

No, there are no striped beasts, but wondrous beauty awaits all along the way up.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

The Waterman of Penang

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

FEATURE
Sep 2017

Of Heroes Unsung, and Mortals Undead

This year's George Town Literary Festival is yet another feast for the soul.

FEATURE
Sep 2017

From Persia to Penang: Boria Bops On

We explore Penang's cultural export, the vibrant boria.

FEATURE
Sep 2017

George Town’s Diversity Safeguards its Religious Harmony

The gentle equilibrium among George Town's many races is its strength.

PHOTO ESSAY
Sep 2017

Whiteaways – Where Art Hangs Out

Mesmerising works of art take the centre stage at Whiteaways.

BOOKS UNBOUND
Aug 2017

Conversations and Explorations: Leela Devi Panikar - Spinning Short Stories

Brevity, fleetness and attention to the smallest detail – all necessary for the short story form.

FEATURE
Aug 2017

Chance Decides at The Italian Restaurant

Mark your calendars for a play like no other.

FEATURE
Aug 2017

Walking a Street of Art

Each painting tells a story at Bagan Luar's back alleys.

FEATURE
Aug 2017

More Amazing and Amusing Museums

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

FEATURE
Jul 2017

Voicing George Town’s Many Mores

George Town World Heritage Day is held to understand – and celebrate – local culture.

FEATURE
Jul 2017

The Saints are Still Marching in

A little ode to the school that has shaped generations of Penangites.

FEATURE
Jul 2017

Who’s Afraid of Bad Wolves?

A community development platform seeks to draw out the artist in Penangites.

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.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jun 2017

The Botanic Gardens: A Tale of Gloom and Bloom

At over a century old, Penang's Botanic Gardens have an illustrious past.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Another Unesco Listing on the Cards for Penang?

The biosphere reserve listing would ensure Penang Hill's forests are preserved and researched.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Is it a Plane, is it Superman? No, it’s a Bird!

Penang's birdwatchers seek thrills of the feathery kind.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Meet the Mee Goreng Family!

Three generations of Malaysian fusion cooks.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Jun 2017

A Mini Beach Adventure in George Town

Hiking along Northam Beach is a worthwhile challenge.

FEATURE
May 2017

The MICE Industry Matures

The stage is set for Penang's business events sector to soar.

FEATURE
May 2017

Convent Green Lane Stretches Tall Again

A new school building marks a new beginning for the institution.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

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

FEATURE
May 2017

One More Nyonya Kuih for the Road?

These teatime snacks find their way back into the hearts – and tummies – of locals.