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FEATURE
Sep 2017

George Town’s Diversity Safeguards its Religious Harmony

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

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Mar 2016

A Water Supply System to Boast About

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

PROFILE
Mar 2015

Resisting the closing of the Malaysian mind

Prof Latif Kamaluddin, poet and intellectual, has quite a few things to say about the state of Malaysian literature and its authenticity.

FEATURE
Aug 2014

It begins with the narrative...

Founder and president of the Cordoba Foundation Dr Anas Al-Tikriti explains how yesterday’s conjured narratives have become the reality of today.

FEATURE
Jun 2013

Carmageddon is not inevitable

Can Penang turn itself into a model in easing tension between cars and cycles for the East and West?

FEATURE
Sep 2012

The mixed impact of the heritage listing

It's been four years since George Town's Unesco listing. How has it affected the local economy and community?

PHOTO ESSAY
Jul 2012

Hindu temples of Penang

Penang's Hindu temples are one of the legacies left behind by 18th and 19th century-era Indian migrants in search of a brighter future.

COVER STORY
Jul 2012

Towards clean governance in asean

Penang Institute hosts the inaugural Conference of the Asean Coalition for Clean Governance.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2011

Hoy Cheong the Art-ivist

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

COVER STORY
Oct 2010

City of birds

George Town’s lucrative urban swiftlet breeding industry has come under fire.

HISTORY TODAY
Oct 2010

Penang’s vanished spot on the pilgrim route

Until the 1970s, Penang had been the hub for haj pilgrimage in the region.

A DAY IN THE LIFE
Feb 2010

Some peace in store

In the middle of an economic downturn, Patsy Gooi opened a Dharma outlet in the heart of George Town, and hasn't looked back since.