George Town and Adelaide Come Together Again

By Ian McIntyre

December 2023 FEATURE
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IN THE ANNALS of modern Penang are a number of exceptional legacies left behind by the late Tun Dr. Lim Chong Eu, such as the Bayan Lepas Free Trade Industrial Zone and the sprawling 13.5km long Penang Bridge—once among the longest in Asia.Aside from visible structures are also the enduring human connections of friendship, tolerance and mutual benefit. One such testament are those to an Australian city that has striking similarities to Penang.The inking of sister-city ties between George Town,...

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Ian McIntyre

is a veteran journalist with over 25 years of experience reporting from mainstream and alternative media. He subscribes to a belief that what is good for society is likewise beneficial for the media.