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FEATURE
May 2017

Convent Green Lane Stretches Tall Again

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

ADVERTORIAL
Feb 2017

A Summit to Survey

The Penang Property Summit is worth a visit for potential house buyers and stakeholders alike.

FEATURE
Sep 2016

A Properly Financed Transport Plan for the Long Haul

Striking a balance is the rationale of the Penang Transport  Master Plan.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Jul 2015

Let’s clean up our island city

With Penang's upgrade to city status, it's time to upgrade its level of cleanliness as well.

STREETS OF GEORGE TOWN
Apr 2015

A walk on the Cheapside

Lorong Cheapside is a treasure trove for hardware and DIY enthusiasts, and a lingering reminder of George Town's working class days.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Feb 2015

No automatic new start for Penang as a city

Penang is on its way to becoming a city– again. However, this does not mean that improvements will happen overnight.

FEATURE
Nov 2014

Penang’s heritage wealth goes way beyond the Unesco site

While historic buildings within George Town's Unesco site are protected, the same cannot be said for those that lie beyond the border.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Aug 2014

Making Penang Island a city

Penang Island has the requirements to be called a city, but its residents need to be more civic conscious to earn that status.

JUST A MINUTE
May 2014

George Town goes dark for Earth Hour 2014

Penang celebrates Earth Hour 2014 by switching off the lights and going for a walk in the dark.

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Making the young Think Green

Environmental consciousness needs to be nurtured in our young.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Feb 2014

Resurrecting Sungai Pinang

We need to improve our mentality for the sake of our rivers and seas.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Oct 2013

Make our main roads Welcoming for Walkers

Penang's traffic woes can be alleviated by walking, but are there adequate quality facilities for pedestrians?

FEATURE
Aug 2013

A reading room goes fourth to multiply

Promoting literacy by providing a place for people to relax and read.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Jun 2013

Penang has decided – time for fulfilling the promises

Now that the Pakatan government is beginning its second term, more concerted efforts are possible in order for it to fulfil its promises.

COVER STORY
Mar 2012

The common good in Penang's progress

For development to truly benefit everyone, consensus must be achieved among the community, private businesses and the government.

STATES OF REFORM
Sep 2011

Making housing affordable in urban states

Some states are resisting the move to privatise solid waste management, and with good reason.

COVER STORY
Sep 2011

Paradise Being Lost, All is not well on Penang’s beaches

As injuries and complaints mount, Batu Ferringhi’s famed beach is rapidly losing its lustre, thanks to an unregulated water sports industry and the absence of enforcement.

PENANG NEWS
Aug 2011

Penang news

Highlights of what’s been happening the past month.

FEATURE
Apr 2011

Best step forward for public transport

The Bridge Express Shuttle Transit (best) has just been launched in Penang. Is this the future of integrated public transport?

PENANG NEWS
Jan 2011

Penang's news

Highlights of what’s been happening in the past month.

COVER STORY
Oct 2010

City of birds

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

FEATURE
Jul 2010

Cleaner, greener Penang

The Cleaner Greener Penang Initiative has been launched to improve the quality of life for Penangites.

FEATURE
May 2010

Penang pledges to promote green transport

Penang joins nine other Asian cities in a pledge to promote sustainable transportation.