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FEATURE
Jun 2017

Protected and Precious

Spotlight on Penang's green sanctuaries.

FEATURE
May 2017

Planting Our Green Future

Saving the earth, one community at a time.

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Cows and the City

Meet Penang's urban bovines and their handlers.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

Penang and Kuching Redefine Malaysia’s Urban Cool

The two cities are revitalising through the arts.

FEATURE
May 2016

Will Getting Around Penang Without A Car Become Possible Again?

We take a look at the alternative ways of commuting in Penang.

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2015

Worshipping women: Confident, conscious and complex

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

FEATURE
Sep 2015

Penang people are more diverse than you think…

We explore three of the unique communities nestled in Pulau Tikus.

STREETS OF GEORGE TOWN
Apr 2015

A walk on the Cheapside

Lorong Cheapside is a treasure trove for hardware and DIY enthusiasts, and a lingering reminder of George Town's working class days.

FEATURE
Jan 2015

All that glitters in George Town

The Hars have been making traditional votive paper flowers in George Town for over 70 years. Soon-Tzu Speechley documents their story, and that of the city's doubled-edged gentrification.

FEATURE
Nov 2014

Penang’s heritage wealth goes way beyond the Unesco site

While historic buildings within George Town's Unesco site are protected, the same cannot be said for those that lie beyond the border.

FEATURE
Aug 2014

Working for ghosts

Making funeral effigies may not be a job to die for, but it brings in the bucks and keeps traditions alive.

FEATURE
Dec 2013

Penang's secret hash society

Hashers take running to a whole different level of fun.

ALL OVER THE PLACE
Oct 2013

George Town remains young at heart

Young entrepreneurs give George Town a quirky edge.

FEATURE
Jun 2013

Penang way back when... and not so long ago either

Take a trip down memory lane to what Penang was like more than 20 years ago from the eyes of a USM graduate.

FEATURE
Oct 2011

Chinese and Muslim Societies As Natural Allies

In late 19th century cosmopolitan Penang, Muslim and Chinese societies rose above racial and cultural differences to work together.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Feb 2011

In between heaven and earth

The director of Corporate Finance at the World Bank chats about what Malaysia needs to do to bring people back.

FEATURE
Oct 2010

What’s up with Penang properties?

Property prices are soaring; we find out why.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Dec 2009

George Town as an engine of growth

Penang may now be more than two centuries old, but it has all the assets needed for future growth.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Dec 2009

Accommodating heritage

Like cities in developed countries, the old town needs revitalisation. Its intrinsic value has been ignored for too long.