One Heck of a Hill

By Matthew Tan Kiak Hin

December 2015 COVER STORY
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A bright future awaits Penang Hill, and keeping the balance between old-world charm and new innovations is the key.Visitors to Flagstaff Hill – the traditional name for Penang Hill – have more than doubled in the last five years. There may have been some complaints about the price hike on transport up the Hill following the upgrading of the Penang Hill Railway in 2010, but according to statistics from Penang Hill Corporation (PHC), an impressive 1.36 million people went up...

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Matthew Tan Kiak Hin

A passionate Penangite, Matthew Tan Kiak Hin believes in the power of the written word to spread ideas and enact change.