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FEATURE
Dec 2017

Butterworth Food Trail

There's something to eat, anytime of the day, in Butterworth.

FEATURE
Dec 2017

You Can Eat Healthy in Penang

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

FEATURE
Dec 2017

Tastes of India, from North and South

There's never a dhall moment when it comes to Indian food.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Being There for Needy Families

Their primary mission is to care for community health.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2017

Bridging Distance and Ideology through Art

The Malaysia-China art blend is a harmonious affair.

COVER STORY
Jul 2017

AFLOAT AND AGILE: Its Broad Base Bodes Well for Penang’s Economy

While global developments present a challenge, local innovations keep the state in the black.

PROFILE
May 2017

A Man with a Mission

It takes courage to make decisions, as businessman and cancer survivor SK Sundaram discovers.

FEATURE
May 2017

One More Nyonya Kuih for the Road?

These teatime snacks find their way back into the hearts – and tummies – of locals.

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Cows and the City

Meet Penang's urban bovines and their handlers.

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
Mar 2017

Managing Changes in Tanjung Tokong

Folks at Kampung Tanjung Tokong take the changing landscape in their stride.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jan 2017

Account of an Early Transit in Penang

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

FEATURE
Jan 2017

Chronicling Nyonya Cuisine

Delicious delicacies are recorded for posterity.

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
Sep 2016

The Kopitiam – Where Cultures Congregate

By serving halal fare, two coffee shops on the mainland prove that food unites.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Sep 2016

Penang: The Rebel State (Part One)

Discontent with the Federation of Malaya led the Straits Chinese elite of Penang to begin a push towards secession.

FEATURE
Jun 2016

Going Back to Nature Comes Naturally

Pastoral delights abound at Balik Pulau.

FEATURE
Apr 2016

Taking a Goddess for a Bath

Thousands travel from all over Malaysia to the Sri Singhamuga Kaliamman Temple for Teppa Tiruvizla.

FEATURE
Nov 2015

A city of cafes

With cafes mushrooming in George Town, we take a look at three unique joints.

FEATURE
Sep 2015

Penang people are more diverse than you think…

We explore three of the unique communities nestled in Pulau Tikus.

HEALTH
Aug 2015

Best to breastfeed

Breastfeeding gains traction in Malaysia, and baby-friendly institutions lead the way.

FEATURE
Mar 2015

Is Malaysia becoming a welfare state?

Government officials insist that Malaysia is not a welfare state, but taking a look at its policies, one might think otherwise.

PHOTO ESSAY
Dec 2014

Penang: From dawn to dusk

Freelance photographer Ivan Lim documents Penang from dawn till dusk and captures the natural – and rarely seen – beauty of his home state.

FEATURE
Sep 2014

Leaning on no man

Gender inequality is sometimes unquestioned and undetected by even the most modern of minds. At a recent Lean In workshop in Penang, participants were encouraged to voice their concerns about the challenges faced by women.

FEATURE
Feb 2013

Off The Beaten Track in Hong Kong

Hong Kong still holds plenty of surprises for the jaded traveller.

RESTAURANT REVIEW
Jan 2013

On the Vegetarian Trail

A look at some of the amazing vegetarian restaurants in Penang.

FEATURE
Nov 2012

Film review: The Rights Of The Dead

A steady look at the tragedy of Teoh Beng Hock.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2012

Sex, Truths and Photographs

Ismail Hashim challenges the fastpaced world of modern photography.