Rice Miller: A Projection of Penang’s Pioneer Spirit

By Andrea Filmer

July 2016 FEATURE
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Overcoming a string of hurdles and multiple delays, The Rice Miller Hotel & Godowns is on the verge of completion and will open its doors by Christmas.The hotel lobby.Residence living room.Located right in the heart of the inner city, facing the old jetties that sustained many of Penang’s early communities, lies the site of The Rice Miller Project. Covering over three acres of prime land – believed to be the last sizeable chunk of freehold land in George Town –...

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Andrea Filmer

is a freelance journalist who has lived in the US and Australia but, for reasons unknown to herself, finds it impossible to call anywhere but Penang home.