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FEATURE
Oct 2017

Empowering Penang’s MICE industry

With an estimated RM808mil economic impact, business events in Penang are big business.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Between Fact and Fiction

Mei Fong and Zen Cho make reverberating impacts in their respective genres.

FEATURE
Sep 2017

Of Heroes Unsung, and Mortals Undead

This year's George Town Literary Festival is yet another feast for the soul.

COVER STORY
Aug 2016

An Arts Agenda for Penang

The state's arts scene has grown organically into a colourful, vibrant landscape. Even so, could it also benefit from the establishment of an executive agency for arts and culture?

PENANG PALETTE
Mar 2016

A Massive Show that is Managing

Even when toned down, the Sixth Art Stage Singapore still sparkled at Singapore Art Week.

FEATURE
Jan 2016

Private Schooling Getting Popular

International schools have doubled in number over the past five years. We explore why.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

When art espouses politics…

There's a new form of youth political activism in Malaysia.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2015

Paris – Source of inspiration for local artists

The city of romance is also the muse to many Malaysian artists.

FEATURE
Jun 2015

Plan, plan and you will succeed

With limited development choices left, Aspen Group is placing its bets on Batu Kawan.

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.

FEATURE
Jul 2014

Social entrepreneurs: Just who are they?

They are embraced as the fourth force after the government, the private sector and the NGOs. These change

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Price Among Slaves: An 18th-century slave story still relevant for Malaysia

Who was Abdul Rahman Ibrahim Sori, and how can we learn from his story?

COVER STORY
Jan 2014

Penang in 2014: trends and forecasts

What's Penang's outlook in the face of global change? Penang Monthly provides a 17-page analysis.

FEATURE
Jun 2013

The promise George Town's back lanes hold

The George Town Back Lanes Project hopes to turn Penang into a pedestrian-friendly city.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
May 2012

Skilling Future Workers

Industrial Penang and its talent requirement scenario.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2012

Of Women Artists and Their Art

Women artists of Malaysia have clearly made an impact in the arts industry over the years.

COVER STORY
Jan 2012

Think City Catalyst For Revitalising George Town

In 2009, a small team set about transforming and rejuvenating the city.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Dec 2011

Give Butterworth A Coastal Park

Something needs to be done to transform Butterworth’s image.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Aug 2011

Pricing The Homemaker

The daily contributions of Malaysian homemakers remain overlooked.

COVER STORY
Jul 2011

George Town –Where Design and Culture Must Continue to Merge

Change is coming to George Town. How can conservation bridge the gap between the old and the new?

STATES OF REFORM
Apr 2011

The Many Sides of Good City Living

The national economy depends on the health of its cities.

FEATURE
Jun 2010

Celebration of culture

The George Town World Heritage Office is set to win the hearts and minds of tourists and Penangites.

PROFILE
Apr 2010

Rising from the ashes

Outspoken maverick architect Jimmy Lim talks about his design philosophy, and setting the bar even higher for himself.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Jan 2010

A dream for Penang

Kee Thuan Chye dreams of a Penang cultural renaissance. 

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