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COVER STORY
Mar 2018

Feel the Pulse in Jelutong

This old suburb has shaken off its rough-and-tumble image, and is ready to become a dynamic township of the future.

COVER STORY
Jan 2018

Embracing A.I.

Growth may await Penang in the short term, but adapting to Industry 4.0 has to happen now.

CARPE DIEM
Nov 2017

A Brave New World for the Talented is at Hand

We are living in the age of ideas, and the age of possibilities.

BOOKS UNBOUND
Mar 2017

Doors of Perception and Translation

Langkawi-based writer, translator and publisher Jérôme Bouchaud reveals his literary journey.

FEATURE
Feb 2017

A Model Village that Stays Vibrant

The communal spirit of Kampung Seronok makes it a truly fun place to be.

FEATURE
Jan 2017

Penang Malays: Icons of Reform and Tolerance

Malay-Muslims in Penang make up a colourful, progressive community.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2016

Still Promoting Art After All These Years

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

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Nov 2016

A Short History of Penang’s Malay Publishing Industry

The printing presses in Penang have been humming for over two centuries.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

The Word and the World(Part One)

Literary translators connect cultures from different parts of the globe, and Penang's role in the history of the art is by no means insignificant

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2016

Working a Wonderful World

Sculptor Anthony Lau has an insatiable thirst for the unknown.

FEATURE
May 2015

The punk artists of Mount Kinabalu

Using woodcut techniques, Malaysia's Bornean artists spread their message beyond the island.

FOOTPRINTS
Feb 2015

Taking freedom with the press

From printing press to Pulp cafe, KL's Art Printing Works gets a new breath of life.

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.

FEATURE
Aug 2014

What is the state of freedom of religion in Malaysia?

The boundaries governing legal, political and religious matters are unclear to many. Law professor Dr Azmi Sharom sheds some light on the subject.

FEATURE
Jul 2014

Keeping Silambam spinning

Silambam, the most ancient form of weapon-based martial arts in India, is an endangered sport, but there are those who are struggling to keep it alive.

FEATURE
Jun 2013

Carmageddon is not inevitable

Can Penang turn itself into a model in easing tension between cars and cycles for the East and West?

TALK-TALK ONLY
May 2013

Time to Free the Mass Media

It's time Malaysia's mass media is freed from the control of the central government.

FEATURE
Feb 2013

Legacies of Leprosy

Descendants of Penang's leprosy patients attempt to reconnect with their past.

FEATURE
Jan 2013

Auditor-General Report 2011: Critique of Selected Education Projects

How has the Ministry of Education tried to reduce the education gap between rural and urban schools?

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2012

Sex, Truths and Photographs

Ismail Hashim challenges the fastpaced world of modern photography.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Aug 2012

At 55, Malaysians Should Take Charge of Their Own Fate

Kee Thuan Chye says it's time to take stock of where we are and how much further we have to go.