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PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2017

Longing for A Penang Home

The state government takes active measures to house as many as possible who wish to live in Penang.

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.

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

The Ten Best Quotes from Intrepid Women Travellers

Inspiring words from women who journey the world.

COVER STORY
Sep 2014

Making federalism REAL

If we can strike the right balance with federalism, we may just be able to strengthen Malaysia. But where and how should we start?

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Sep 2014

When Penang became a Spice Island

Nutmegs and cloves were once worth more than their weight in gold, and so Penang got on the bandwagon.

FEATURE
May 2014

Canvassing nebulous memories

Penang-born British artist Kate Hunt draws from her subconscious to create melancholic works of abstract art.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Feb 2012

Slavery in Penang,1841

Penang had, at one point in its history, as many as 3,000 slaves.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Feb 2012

The Tale of Two Economies

In the world of derivatives, money is not what it seems!

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Mar 2011

The enchanting hill of early Penang

A letter written in 1824 shows how a visit to Penang Hill helped lift a man’s spirits.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Jul 2010

A personal Penang treasure that can be revived

Sungai Bakap has lost much of its glory, and awaits its turn to be resurrected.

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