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ODDLY ENOUGH
Nov 2017

Najib’s Kangkung Symbolism and Durian Reality

Who is really benefitting from BN’s economic model?

CARPE DIEM
Sep 2017

Bangsa Malaysia – A Dream Worth Fighting For

For young Malaysians, it is not so hard to imagine a united society.

FEATURE
Aug 2017

Time to Respect the Original Peoples

Too often are they neglected – and exploited for their lands.

FEATURE
Jul 2017

A Venue for a Culture City

For 45 years, Dewan Sri Pinang has played host to a myriad of events and functions.

COVER STORY
Jul 2017

AFLOAT AND AGILE: Its Broad Base Bodes Well for Penang’s Economy

While global developments present a challenge, local innovations keep the state in the black.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Another Unesco Listing on the Cards for Penang?

The biosphere reserve listing would ensure Penang Hill's forests are preserved and researched.

COVER STORY
Jun 2017

Tourism is Greener on the other side

Ecotourism brings travellers and ringgit to Seberang Perai.

FEATURE
May 2017

The MICE Industry Matures

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

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Cows and the City

Meet Penang's urban bovines and their handlers.

COVER STORY
Mar 2017

Tanjung Bungah – More Popular Than Ever

With sun, sea and sand in close proximity and verdant hills as the backdrop, Tanjung Bungah is the ideal suburb.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Mar 2017

More Than an Air Force Station

With amenities that range from a hospital to a radio station, the Royal Australian Air Force has certainly left its mark in Penang.

ADVERTORIAL
Feb 2017

A Summit to Survey

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

FEATURE
Feb 2017

Discover Penang Hainanese Food Before It’s Too Late!

Hainanese cuisine restaurant Hai Onn is as old school as it gets.

FEATURE
Feb 2017

Back To Beca

It's time to make Penang's iconic trishaws thrive again.

FEATURE
Jan 2017

BM High Celebrates its Prominent History

The need for secondary level English-language education spurred the birth of Bukit Mertajam High School.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Jan 2017

A Diverse Country Attracts a Diversity of Tourists

In the last decade, tourism has emerged as a vital component of the national economy.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

Air Itam: So Busy. So Beguiling.

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

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.

COVER STORY
Dec 2016

Why Change Has Not Been Possible

Malaysian politics is stuck in quicksand, and if we don’t construct an entirely new model soon to replace it, the future will be dire.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

Green Homes at the Edge of George Town

State-of-the-art architecture and a commitment to green living give the upcoming Sandilands project much appeal.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

A Return to Real Democracy

The restoration of local elections will ensure that our democracy can finally blossom.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

A Tranquil Town for Snaps and Seafood

Quaint and rich in history, Bukit Tambun transports us back in time.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Picking a Better, Cheaper, Faster Transport System

Hands up those who want a transport plan tailored for a better Penang.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Better, Cheaper, Faster – Really?

A look into ridership and population projection shows the Better, Cheaper Faster alternative transport model might be fundamentally flawed.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

It's Time to Cycle to Commute!

Could better facilities spark Penangites to switch from four wheels to two?

COVER STORY
Oct 2016

A Revolution in Science Education is Upon Us

While our schools may be found lacking when it comes to science and tech education, several impassioned groups in Penang are working hard to create a vibrant landscape with STEM programmes and cool equipment open to kids from all walks of life.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Pedestrians shall be King!

A campaign by the MBPP seeks to prioritise pedestrians.

COVER STORY
Sep 2016

The Mainland Awakens

Seberang Perai is undergoing massive transformation – but not without its own unique challenges.

FEATURE
Sep 2016

A Properly Financed Transport Plan for the Long Haul

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

PHOTO ESSAY
Sep 2016

Glimpses of Butterworth

In this series of vignettes, Jonathan Lim captures the enduring relevance of Butterworth.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Sep 2016

Do We Really Need Another Billion-Ringgit Airport for the North?

At the cost of RM1.6bil, a new airport is being proposed – less than an hour's drive from Penang.

COVER STORY
Aug 2016

An Arts Agenda for Penang

The state's arts scene has grown organically into a colourful, vibrant landscape. Even so, could it also benefit from the establishment of an executive agency for arts and culture?

FEATURE
Jul 2016

Public Transport Must be Affordable, Convenient – and Sustainable

For a public transport system to succeed, both pull and push factors are needed.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jul 2016

The Tongkang – Symbol of the Entrepot Age

Once an iconic figure during Penang Harbour’s heyday,discover the crucial role of the lighters that shuttled between massive hulking cargo ships and the port.

COVER STORY
Jul 2016

Where the Sea Meets the City is Where the World Meets Penang

Intrinsically linked to the water, George Town's waterfront is where it all began – and it still continues to amaze.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

The Changing Harbour Front

The waterfront mirrors Penang’s history.

FEATURE
Jun 2016

A New Lease of Life for Rumah Kampung

Traditional Malay houses are lovingly maintained south-west of the island.

FEATURE
Jun 2016

Durians are a Growing Industry

It's that time of the year again to savour the King of Fruits.

COVER STORY
Jun 2016

A New Era Comes to Balik Pulau

From affordable housing to quaint homestays and getting in touch with nature and the land, the township is undergoing an interesting revival.

FEATURE
May 2016

Will Getting Around Penang Without A Car Become Possible Again?

We take a look at the alternative ways of commuting in Penang.

COVER STORY
May 2016

A City For All Classes

Liveability is more than just making it to the top of a list; it is about ensuring quality of life is available to every spectrum of society.

FEATURE
May 2016

Komtar’s Hidden Gems

Penang's iconic landmark reveals some interesting secrets.

FEATURE
Apr 2016

The Panthers are Back!

After a five-year hiatus, the Football Association of Penang returns to the top flight.

FEATURE
Apr 2016

Penang a Mecca for Marathoners?

Bukit Mertajam becomes host to an ultra marathon – the only one with a 100-mile trail event.