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PHOTO ESSAY
Jul 2017

Historical Heights of Penang

Towering over small and mighty are the sentinels of the skies.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

Air Itam: So Busy. So Beguiling.

The enchanting – and ever expanding – township has apace and charm of its own.

PHOTO ESSAY
Dec 2016

Air Itam in My Heart

We take a stroll through this pulsating town with one of its sons.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Dec 2016

A Wrong Turn to Adventure!

An unintended turn during a hike at Air Itam becomes a fascinating experience.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2015

Calmness caught in epic colours

Syed Thajudeen – artist, philosopher, poet and magician – returns with a grand flourish.

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.

FEATURE
Oct 2014

Highlights of George Town Festival 2014

We take a look at what worked (and what didn't) at George Town Festival 2014.

ALL OVER THE PLACE
Jan 2014

Porous borders, vibrant cultures

Life at Malaysia's edge defies demarcations.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2011

Bringing brilliance to heritage buildings

New art spaces are popping up in Penang, but can the state take advantage of this energy?

PENANG PALETTE
Jul 2011

Toya: Stretching batik to its limits

At 68, batik painter Toya is still pushing himself and his art. But he may end up being the last of his kind.

PENANG PALETTE
Mar 2011

Being a part of what you paint

We pay tribute to the memory of one of Penang’s greatest heritage artists.

BOOK REVIEW
Dec 2010

The regional span of Sun Yat Sen’s republicanism

Sun Yat Sen in Penang narrates the story of Dr Sun Yat Sen’s time on the island, just after the turn of the century.

FEATURE
Apr 2010

Placing Penang in Asia

Penang and Malaysia must give serious thought to what their international roles should be in the near future.