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FEATURE
Dec 2017

A Snack Well Worth Waiting For

Call it ban chien kueh or apam, a pancake by any other name would taste just as sweet.

FEATURE
Dec 2017

You Can Eat Healthy in Penang

Street food that is according to the doctor’s orders, perhaps?

ODDLY ENOUGH
Dec 2017

Food and Politics

What has food got to do with politics?

ODDLY ENOUGH
Nov 2017

Najib’s Kangkung Symbolism and Durian Reality

Who is really benefitting from BN’s economic model?

PEAKS AND PARKS
Oct 2017

Climbing the Tiger

No, there are no striped beasts, but wondrous beauty awaits all along the way up.

BOOK REVIEW
Aug 2017

An Ultimate Reference Guide to Penang Hill

A bookish journey through the quaint and colourful history of the Hill.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2017

Low Unemployment in Penang for Now

The recruitment market is expected to grow moderately in the second half of 2017.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

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

Penang's birdwatchers seek thrills of the feathery kind.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Jun 2017

A Mini Beach Adventure in George Town

Hiking along Northam Beach is a worthwhile challenge.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Protected and Precious

Spotlight on Penang's green sanctuaries.

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.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Apr 2017

A Guided Hike that is Hard to Repeat

If you have an appetite for adventure, Bukit Relau is the hike for you.

PENANG PALETTE
Mar 2017

Art Fairs Faring Fairly Well

Despite economic headwinds, Art Stage Singapore 2017 was a subdued success.

EVENTS
Mar 2017

Events

Events March 2017

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Gen Y Homeownership 101

When it comes to the property market, the Sandwich Generation faces a dilemma.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Mar 2017

More Than an Air Force Station

With amenities that range from a hospital to a radio station, the Royal Australian Air Force has certainly left its mark in Penang.

FEATURE
Feb 2017

Aiming for Homes for All

Penang's property landscape is both diverse and dynamic.

PROFILE
Feb 2017

Making Waves with Molluscs

One woman's passion for research on giant clams is helping communities all over Malaysia.

COVER STORY
Jan 2017

Will 2017 Crow or Croak?

Global developments expose Malaysia and Penang's economies to uncertainties.

FEATURE
Jan 2017

BM High Celebrates its Prominent History

The need for secondary level English-language education spurred the birth of Bukit Mertajam High School.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Dec 2016

A Wrong Turn to Adventure!

An unintended turn during a hike at Air Itam becomes a fascinating experience.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2016

Still Promoting Art After All These Years

Art Expo Malaysia 2016 might be leaner, but it did not disappoint.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

Air Itam Takes its Famous Street Food Seriously

Generations of practitioners have perfected the delicate (yes, delicate) art of street food.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Pedalling to a Paradise

Emerald pools and a serene landscape await in Bukit Mertajam.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Oct 2016

Bukit Juru’s Short but Charming Trail

It's only 646 steps to the top of Bukit Juru, and a rewarding seafood treat awaits at the foothill.

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.

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.

STATISTICS
Sep 2016

Why Vaccinate?

Vaccine-preventable diseases are on the rise – as can be seen from the numbers.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Aug 2016

On the Isle of Outcasts

A hike across Pulau Jerejak reveals remnants of the past.

FEATURE
Jun 2016

Durians are a Growing Industry

It's that time of the year again to savour the King of Fruits.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Jun 2016

A Haunt in the Hills

A trail of adventure – and of the creepy sort!

FEATURE
Apr 2016

Making Extreme Sports Common

Penang's adrenaline junkies thrive in action sports.

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.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

Keeping the Spirit of Bruno Manser Alive

The struggle to protect the Penans continues.

FOOTPRINTS
Mar 2016

Maintaining a Forest in Shah Alam by and for the People, Hopefully Forever

Seven residents in Shah Alam are working to get Setia Alam recognised as a community forest.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

Making Sure Penang’s Taps Keep Flowing

What does the future of Penang's water supply look like?