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FEATURE
Nov 2017

George Town Festival at a Crossroads

Now in its eighth year, Penang's festival of the arts has come a long way.

FEATURE
Aug 2017

Time to Respect the Original Peoples

Too often are they neglected – and exploited for their lands.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Another Unesco Listing on the Cards for Penang?

The biosphere reserve listing would ensure Penang Hill's forests are preserved and researched.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

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

Penang's birdwatchers seek thrills of the feathery kind.

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.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Jazz – An Act of Liberation

Music is freedom, and none more so than jazz.

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.

EVENTS
Mar 2017

Events

Events March 2017

FEATURE
Sep 2016

Rich Music Resonates From Mount Santubong

There is no place more apt for the sounds of ethereal music than Kuching's Rainforest World Music Festival.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Aug 2016

On the Isle of Outcasts

A hike across Pulau Jerejak reveals remnants of the past.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

Penang and Kuching Redefine Malaysia’s Urban Cool

The two cities are revitalising through the arts.

PROFILE
Jun 2016

The Force behind the Festivals

Passionate and motivated by the search for excellence, Yeoh Jun Lin takes delight in organising the Borneo Jazz Festival and Rainforest World Music Festival.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

Keeping the Spirit of Bruno Manser Alive

The struggle to protect the Penans continues.

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.

REVIEW
Mar 2016

The Penan’s Lament: “The Forest is Our Skin”

Books that look at the plight of Sarawak’s forest nomads.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Nov 2015

A trail charming and delightful

The Bukit Mertajam trail is challenging, but its payoff is breathtaking.

COVER STORY
Nov 2015

The ringgit and sen of festivals

They draw crowds and provide a platform for local talents, but just how economically beneficial are festivals?

PEAKS AND PARKS
Sep 2015

A very well-kept secret jungle trail

Deliciously hidden, Taman Rimba offers spectacular views and high adventure to hiking enthusiasts.

REVIEW
Dec 2014

Chronicling the peaceful Penans of Sarawak

Marco Ferrarese speaks to Paul Malone, who has documented the Penan plight in his book, The Peaceful People.

FEATURE
May 2014

Empowering the rural poor in Thailand

We divulge Thailand's unique community development projects headed by Mr Condom, Mechai Viravaidya.

FEATURE
Jun 2013

Bountiful beats of AkashA

AkashA, a band that produces global music that makes you feel at home.

FEATURE
Mar 2013

How Far can Indonesia's Consumption-Driven Growth Go?

Indonesia’s rapid growth rate may be impressive, but is it sustainable?

FEATURE
Apr 2012

Hooking The Young on Heritage

How digital media can be used to demystify heritage.

FEATURE
Mar 2012

Encore, Penang World Music Festival

After a four-year absence, the Penang World Music Festival returns with a bang.

PROFILE
Mar 2010

Living the poem

Lawyer/environmentalist/poet Cecil Rajendra chats with pem about his life’s work, and what makes one a good writer.

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