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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.

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.

BOOK REVIEW
Jan 2012

Heritage Trees of Penang

A labour of love that collects four years of meticulous botanical research.

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2011

Promise of a Renaissance

New art spaces are popping up in Penang, but can the state take advantage of this energy?

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Sep 2011

The Spice Island of Penang, 1834

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

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2011

Malihom–Arty Resort And Affluent Refuge

PEM takes a trip to the Malihom ecosanctuary, where artists can take a break, enjoy the scenery and do what they do best: create art.

FEATURE
Jun 2010

Gardens going to seed

The Penang Botanic Gardens have been making the news lately – all for the wrong reasons.

COVID-19 EXCLUSIVES