Table of Contents January, 2015
The doggedness of Penang NGOs, from classic Chinese kongsi and Indian leagues to contemporary consumers' associations and heritage trusts, in devoting themselves to their individual causes, gives rise to a robust civil society that sets the city apart.
An art exchange on Penang's walls and streets
Penang's art galleries are spilling out onto its streets as its first international street art festival, Urban Xchange, defies tradition.
Compiling George Town's cultural heritage
From perfumers to rattan weavers and garland makers, George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI) lovingly archives Penang's rich and distinct living heritage.
Ripples from global events threaten local economy
In light of global economic trends, Penang's trade outlook might appear to be optimistic, but it had better prepare for a shift in economic activities.