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COVER STORY
Feb 2018

Speedy Growth for Cruise Tourism

Along with it is the increase in the need for integrated planning.

FEATURE
Dec 2017

Tastes of India, from North and South

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

FEATURE
Dec 2017

You Can Eat Healthy in Penang

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

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.

PROFILE
May 2017

A Man with a Mission

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

FEATURE
Nov 2016

Malaysia is Like a Plate of Nasi Kandar

From its origins as a simple meal to fill the tummy, nasi kandar has become a Malaysian institution.

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

FEATURE
Sep 2016

Three Historical Markets of George Town

Prangin Market, Chowrasta Market and Campbell Street Market have been the hubs of trade on the island for over a century.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

The Changing Harbour Front

The waterfront mirrors Penang’s history.

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.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

A Market Made Marketable

Once physically shoddy, now safe – the Pulau Tikus Market.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

Doing heritage diplomacy in Europe

From Oxford to Chantilly, Penang is being positioned as an economic model and an intelligent city.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

Penang as an entrepreneurial state

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng talks about shaping a progressive economic policy in Penang that is investment-led, inclusive and sustainable.

FEATURE
Nov 2015

A city of cafes

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

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jun 2015

The history of Bukit Mertajam Part I – From agrarian village to economic hub

Nicholas Chan takes a close look at how the village of Bukit Mertajam grew into a 20th century economic hub.

FEATURE
Oct 2014

Making Penang a slave-free state

Penang is not immune to human trafficking, but there are dedicated people involved in trying to eradicate this vice.

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.

FOOTPRINTS
Apr 2014

The streets of George Town are alive - maybe too alive

George Town runs the risk of becoming over-commercialised.

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?

RESTAURANT REVIEW
May 2013

Going down Abbey Road

Abbey Road Bistro Restaurant in Seberang Jaya, where quirky Beatles memorabilia and music meet delectable dining.

FEATURE
Dec 2012

A prayer for FEATURE WORLD PEACE IN PENANG

Faith Watson returns to Penang to wash away memories of bland food and pray for world peace.

PROFILE
Jun 2012

The Imam Guide in the Garden

Raja Mohamad Izan Raja Yusoff speaks on his faith and becoming an imam.

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.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Sep 2011

The Spice Island of Penang, 1834

Penang was a spice giant in the 19th century, before the blight. 

FEATURE
May 2011

Muslim Mercantile Activities in George Town Before The Second World War

Mahani Musa takes us back to a time when Muslim trade was at its most vibrant.