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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.

FEATURE
May 2017

Dialogue with a KL cabbie

Editor Ooi Kee Beng has an enlightening conversation on politics and religion.

COVER STORY
Apr 2017

Talking about Ageing: The Greying Elephant in the Room

Affordable and good healthcare; shelter and comfort: it’s time to address the realities of growing old in Malaysia.

COVER STORY
Mar 2017

Tanjung Bungah – More Popular Than Ever

With sun, sea and sand in close proximity and verdant hills as the backdrop, Tanjung Bungah is the ideal suburb.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Mar 2017

More Than an Air Force Station

With amenities that range from a hospital to a radio station, the Royal Australian Air Force has certainly left its mark in Penang.

FEATURE
Feb 2017

Aiming for Homes for All

Penang's property landscape is both diverse and dynamic.

ADVERTORIAL
Nov 2016

Green Homes at the Edge of George Town

State-of-the-art architecture and a commitment to green living give the upcoming Sandilands project much appeal.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

Trishaws – Another Sunset Industry

One repairs trishaws, the other pedals them. Both share uncertain futures in an industry on the wane.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2016

Working a Wonderful World

Sculptor Anthony Lau has an insatiable thirst for the unknown.

COVER STORY
Jul 2016

Where the Sea Meets the City is Where the World Meets Penang

Intrinsically linked to the water, George Town's waterfront is where it all began – and it still continues to amaze.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

A Pulsating Play that is a Stroll of Rediscovery

Pearl of the Eastern & Oriental promises audiences an enchanting story.

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.

COVER STORY
May 2016

A City For All Classes

Liveability is more than just making it to the top of a list; it is about ensuring quality of life is available to every spectrum of society.

COVER STORY
Feb 2016

TPPA – The Winners and the Losers

Malaysia makes a bold move in joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA). It will change the game for many Malaysian companies.

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?

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Oct 2015

The tourists keep coming!

We examine the mobility of tourists in Penang.

FOOTPRINTS
Aug 2015

Paddy planting: Rise of the machines (or maybe not)

The folks of Ba Kelalan in Sarawak find machine planting to be a bit of a hassle.

FEATURE
Jun 2015

An air ferry for Penang

The Chief Minister explains how the proposed Sky Cab will unite the island and the mainland.

COVER STORY
Jun 2015

Butterworth beckons A bright future awaits East Penang

Stepchild no more: Butterworth wants to climb out of George Town's shadow. We find out how it could do just that.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2015

So much of Ismail Hashim to unpack or repack

A tribute? A retrospective? Or an archival reconnaissance lab test? The Unpack/ Repack exhibition on the late Ismail Hashim definitely pushes the envelope.

STATISTICS
Jan 2015

Penang transportation by the numbers

We examine the transport situation in Penang and provide the statistics on the trends and modes of transportation availablein the state.

FEATURE
Oct 2014

An afternoon at the Malaysian Tamil barbershop

Ubiquitous in many Malaysian cities and towns, the Tamil barbershop is where folks of all races gather for their haircuts,
and a piece of life.

ADVERTORIAL
Oct 2014

A fusion of art

The "Palette Mix – a Fusion of Art" retreat brings together aspiring local architects, designers, photographers and writers to reimagine George Town’s public spaces and structures.

TRAVEL
Oct 2014

Garbage City of Cairo

Just outside the hustle and bustle of Cairo lies an entirely different world, and a community that makes a living out of
trash.

FEATURE
Sep 2014

Are you buying slavery?

Malaysia recently slipped down to Tier 3 on the US Department of State’s Trafficking in Persons Report. How much do you know about this crime, and are you inadvertently buying slavery?

FEATURE
May 2014

Migrate for what???

The grass is always greener on the other side. Or is it really?

FEATURE
Jan 2014

Transforming transport the earlier the better

Prof Eric Britton, founder of World Car Free Days, was brought in to envisage solutions to Penang's traffic deadlock.

ALL OVER THE PLACE
Dec 2013

The Budget Beleaguers Borneo

With the cut in sugar and fuel subsidies, folks in interior Sabah and Sarawak feel a harder pinch.

FEATURE
Nov 2013

Online Platforms That Run Errands For You

Fancy a cup of Starbucks, but can't leave the office to get it? Too busy to queue up for your bills? Online platforms like Task Amigo can help.

COVER STORY
Oct 2013

The GST & YOU

Penang Institute studies the potential impact of GST on the national economy and the common man.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Sep 2013

English is vital to Vision 2020

Languages in schools is a divisive issue, but that doesn't change the fact that English is crucial to development.