Helping George Town Businesses Go Digital

By Esther Ping Dominic

September 2020 FEATURE
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A follow-up visit with the project's first applicant Lilian Tong, the museum director of the Pinang Peranakan Mansion. Photo: George Town World Heritage Incorporated.
A LIFESTYLE SWITCH can be difficult, which is why the “George Town in the New Normal” project was introduced. To cope with the economic toll brought on by the pandemic, the Penang State Government through George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI) has allocated RM1mil to aid the digital transition of Penang’s cultural heritage sector. The first phase of the project was launched on July 8.In line with Theme C of the Penang2030 vision – to empower people to strengthen civic...

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Esther Ping Dominic

is a writer who is surprisingly still alive despite the saying “curiosity kills the cat”. Having been on the receiving end of undeserved kindness, she aims to live her life reflecting that.