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FEATURE
Aug 2017

Borneoans in Penang

The state is second home to a vibrant and active Borneoan community.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Meet the Mee Goreng Family!

Three generations of Malaysian fusion cooks.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

Malaysia is Like a Plate of Nasi Kandar

From its origins as a simple meal to fill the tummy, nasi kandar has become a Malaysian institution.

FEATURE
Nov 2015

Festivals of significance: A writer’s view of literary festivals

Tan Twan Eng writes about his experience participating in literary festivals – and their importance.

FEATURE
Sep 2015

A heritage trail of nostalgia (and food)

Yeoh Siew Hoon joins the Pulau Tikus Heritage Trail and takes a walk down memory lane.

FEATURE
Jun 2015

Bukit Mertajam offers some rare authenticity

Marco Ferrarese takes a walk down Bukit Mertajam and finds plenty of things to enjoy.

PENANG PROFILE
Apr 2015

Penang’s frontline survivor

From the inside of a Burmese jail to the Thai-Cambodian border at the height of its tragedy in the 1970s, Kim Gooi has seen a lot.

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.

REVIEW
Dec 2014

Chronicling the peaceful Penans of Sarawak

Marco Ferrarese speaks to Paul Malone, who has documented the Penan plight in his book, The Peaceful People.

PROFILE
Nov 2014

Christine Das: Stroking animals to life

Penang-born artist Christine Das finds her passion in nature.

FEATURE
Oct 2014

A brewery of cultures

At Antarabangsa in George Town, the mingling of cultures takes place at the bottom of a beer bottle.

FEATURE
Jun 2014

Chowrasta Market undergoes change

As the century-old market gets a much-needed face lift, some traders are torn between the convenience of selling their goods by the roadside and the comfort of an indoor stall.

TRAVEL
Apr 2014

Unveiling iran thumb by thumb

Marco Ferrarese goes under the radar in Iran.

FEATURE
Mar 2014

Penang’s punk rock haven

Punk rockers gravitate to Soundmaker Studio in George Town for a healthy dose of underground music.

RESTAURANT REVIEW
Jan 2013

On the vegetarian trail

A look at some of the amazing vegetarian restaurants in Penang.