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FEATURE
Dec 2017

The Legacy of Taste

After several generations, they have perfected age-old family recipes.

FEATURE
Dec 2017

Taste, in Words

They write the stories that make the whole world hungry.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2017

A Nourishing Canvas

Food is a natural fixation for many artists.

FEATURE
Nov 2017

The Golden Stupas of Pulau Tikus

Many still flock to these temples to worship, or to adore their resplendence.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Penang in a Glove

It is the story of Penang, told using glove puppets.

FEATURE
Aug 2017

More Amazing and Amusing Museums

Private museums offer an extra dimension to experiencing Penang’s history and heritage.

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
Feb 2017

Discover Penang Hainanese Food Before It’s Too Late!

Hainanese cuisine restaurant Hai Onn is as old school as it gets.

FEATURE
Jan 2017

Chronicling Nyonya Cuisine

Delicious delicacies are recorded for posterity.

FEATURE
Jun 2016

Balik Pulau – Where Cottage Industries Still Survive

Homemade, local and original, family businesses find ways to thrive.

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2015

Worshipping women: Confident, conscious and complex

A tribute to the late Yuen Chee Ling, who celebrated women through her art.

PENANG PALETTE
Oct 2015

Loving the art and the artist

For some artists, Cupid struck at the first brushstroke.

COVER STORY
Oct 2015

Is Penang’s tourism on the right track?

Striking the right balance is key to success for George Town’s tourism.

FEATURE
Feb 2014

A festival for all the senses

The In-Between Art Festival delivers sumptuous ethnic food along with exhilarating entertainment.

FEATURE
Sep 2013

Bridging the arts between Malaysia and Singapore

Singapore's CausewayEXchange comes to the George Town Festival.

BOOK REVIEW
Mar 2013

At Home with the Peranakan Chinese

A review of The Peranakan Chinese Home: Art and Culture in Daily Life by Ronald G. Knapp.

RESTAURANT REVIEW
Jan 2013

On the Vegetarian Trail

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

FEATURE
Sep 2012

The Mixed Impact of The Heritage Listing

It's been four years since George Town's Unesco listing. How has it affected the local economy and community?

PENANG PALETTE
May 2012

George Town's "Mr Festival"

George Town Festival director Joe Siek has speaks on how far now-iconic festival has come.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2012

Of Women Artists and Their Art

Women artists of Malaysia have clearly made an impact in the arts industry over the years.

A DAY IN THE LIFE
Oct 2011

Cooking From The Heart

Pearly Kee, a fifth-generation Penang Nyonya, has an encyclopaedic knowledge of Nyonya recipes, and her cooking classes have drawn students from around the world.

PENANG PALETTE
Oct 2011

Eric Quah: A Beautiful Life

We profile the life and works of master painter Eric Quah.

COVER STORY
Feb 2011

Life on the List

Two and a half years after its entry into the World Heritage List, PEM takes a look at how much George Town has changed, and what more needs doing.

A DAY IN THE LIFE
Feb 2011

Death and the undertaker

We chat with a funeral director and discover what it’s like working with the dead.

FEATURE
Oct 2010

Emilies of Emerald Hill

Director Saw Teong Hin puts a new spin on an old classic.

FEATURE
Jul 2010

By George Town! A festival to inherit

The George Town Festival 2010 is just around the corner! We talk to festival director Joe Sidek and highlight some big performances.

FEATURE
Jul 2010

Baba Nyonya culture in Penang and Phuket

We explore the cultural similarities and rapport between Penang and Phuket.