The Japanese Film Festival is back to serve up an exciting array of Japanese films, providing an exciting opportunity to deepen your familiarity with Japanese culture and society. Notable highlights are the screening of the popular manga Chihayafuru trilogy and films that were shot in Japan and directed by Malaysian directors such as Lim Kah Wai, Edmund Yeo, Lydia Lubon and Shamyl Othman.

  • Date: September 13-16
  • Venue: GSC Gurney Plaza
  • Ticket Prices: From RM8.50
  • Contact: +603 228 46228 (Liyana)
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Penang Institute, as a strategic partner to the Penang Women ’ s Development Corporat ion, welcomes you to participate in the Women in Economy Conference: Rethinking Entrepreneurship for Today’s Women. The conference is proud to present Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, Deputy Prime Minister cum Minister of Women, Family and Community Development; and Cynthia Hwang Siew Peng, executive director of Suiwah Corporation, as keynote speakers.


The St. Nicholas' Home Carnival 2018 offers a vast variety of freshly prepared food to satiate your hunger. Stalls open between 9am to 2pm, with free admission for everyone.

  • Date: September 8
  • Time: 9am-2pm
  • Venue: St. Nicholas' Home
  • Contact: +6011 6229 0800
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Catch Yusof Bakar’s Tanpa Lafaz Cinta (Without the Utterance of Love), a story of love that needs no words, at Wayang di SINKEH. A Bakawalee Penang production, the show is in Bahasa Malaysia with English subtitles.

  • Date: August 31-September 16
  • Time: 8.45pm
  • Venue: Sinkeh Studio
  • Tickets: From RM35
  • Contact: +604 261 3966
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The 1st Asia Pacific Masters Games (APMG) is the first-ever masters multi-sport event in Asia. APMG features 21 sports such as badminton, golf and archery. The games are hosted by the Penang state government and Penang Island City Council.


Soft skills and human resources naturally go hand in hand, but soft skills or baseline skills can be indistinct. What skills do employers really have in mind for their HR staff? Register your seat at the HR Soft Skills Mini Series to learn more.

  • Date: September 4-6
  • Time: 2-6pm
  • Venue: MECA Centre for Industrial Relations (northern branch)
  • Fees: RM300 for MECA members and RM450 for Non-Members (fully HRDF claimable)
  • Contact: +6012 627 7423 (Kenny Liew) or +6012 6277424 (Michelle)
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