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FEATURE
Oct 2017

Empowering Penang’s MICE industry

With an estimated RM808mil economic impact, business events in Penang are big business.

FEATURE
May 2017

The MICE Industry Matures

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

COVER STORY
Jan 2017

Will 2017 Crow or Croak?

Global developments expose Malaysia and Penang's economies to uncertainties.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

Air Itam Takes its Famous Street Food Seriously

Generations of practitioners have perfected the delicate (yes, delicate) art of street food.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

Making People Talk Business is Penang’s Business

There's another facet of tourism that is rapidly on the rise: business events.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

Doing heritage diplomacy in Europe

From Oxford to Chantilly, Penang is being positioned as an economic model and an intelligent city.

FEATURE
Oct 2015

Penang targets non-traditional tourists

Be it for work or sports, Penang is a magnet for many.

COVER STORY
Oct 2015

Is Penang’s tourism on the right track?

Striking the right balance is key to success for George Town’s tourism.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Oct 2015

Putting them up for the night

Penang's hotels continue to enjoy high occupancy rates.

COVER STORY
Sep 2015

Putting Pulau Tikus on the map

Rich in history and rich in culture, this beloved township is drawing more attention than ever before.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2015

Seeing art in passing time and peopled space

The community at the People's Court on Lebuh Cintra, George Town, turns into an art-cheological project.

PENANG PALETTE
Mar 2014

Raising the stakes in Asia’s art world

Art Stage Singapore 2014 is a sign that the island republic is nudging its way towards becoming the epicentre of the arts in Asia.

COVER STORY
Dec 2012

Jefferey Sachs: Growth & Equality are compatible

World renowned economist Jeffrey Sachs talks to us about development and the income gap.

STATES OF REFORM
Dec 2011

What do the state budgets of Penang and Selangor tell us?

Tricia Yeoh takes a closer look at the Penang and Selangor state budgets.

COVER STORY
Apr 2010

Taking tourism to the next level

Several of Penang’s key tourism players tell Penang Economic Monthly why they’re so optimistic about the future.

PHOTO ESSAY
Mar 2010

Suffolk House-keeping

After decades of neglect, Suffolk House has been restored to its former glory.

FEATURE
Mar 2010

Welcoming the old and disabled to Penang

For all of Penang’s tourist att ractions, the lack of accessibility for disabled tourists is troubling.

INVESTMENT
Dec 2009

Penang’s way forward

The global crisis has definitely arrived, bringing with it opportunities as well.