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PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2017

Bridging Distance and Ideology through Art

The Malaysia-China art blend is a harmonious affair.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jun 2017

The Botanic Gardens: A Tale of Gloom and Bloom

At over a century old, Penang's Botanic Gardens have an illustrious past.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Is it a Plane, is it Superman? No, it’s a Bird!

Penang's birdwatchers seek thrills of the feathery kind.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jan 2017

Account of an Early Transit in Penang

What was Penang like at the close of the eighteenth century?

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Men Who Ran PFS and Inspired Generations

Penang Free School turns 200 this month. We celebrate its three visionaries who made the grade.

PENANG PALETTE
Oct 2016

Fired by the Charm of Ceramics

A series of contemporary ceramic exhibitions in recent months has reignited interest in the art.

FOOTPRINTS
Sep 2016

Grow Your Own Greens Today!

An innovative idea makes planting one's own vegetables at home possible – and fun.

FEATURE
May 2016

Lessons on Democracy from the Middle East

Amid the strife post-Arab Spring is a sense of optimism, where ideals are kept alive.

COVER STORY
Mar 2016

MAKE A DATE WITH NATURE - Tourism Turns Green with Age

With an array of outdoor activities, ecotourism flourishes in Teluk Bahang.

REVIEW
Mar 2016

The Penan’s Lament: “The Forest is Our Skin”

Books that look at the plight of Sarawak’s forest nomads.

PENANG PALETTE
Aug 2015

Taking water and colours to new heights

Meet Chang Fee Ming, a game-changer known for pushing the parameters of his art.

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2015

Choong Kam Kow – A this-worldly visionary

With 258 selected works and some 57 years of toil, artist Choong Kam Kow is finally getting his hugely deserved moment.

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2014

An explosion of art shows

With the whole country engulfed in celebrations of art festivals and related art affairs, Malaysia seems to be having an art-tastic year.

FEATURE
Jul 2014

Hai Ki Xin Lor: Acknowledging Penang Hokkien

This August, famed local director Saw Teong Hin promises a dramatic close to the George Town Festival with Hokkien play Hai Ki Xin Lor.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2012

Sex, Truths and Photographs

Ismail Hashim challenges the fastpaced world of modern photography.

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