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ODDLY ENOUGH
Jul 2017

Hang Tuah as an Icon for Malaysia

He was not afraid of pluralism and multiculturalism.

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

REVIEW
Mar 2016

The Penan’s Lament: “The Forest is Our Skin”

Books that look at the plight of Sarawak’s forest nomads.

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.

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2015

Choong Kam Kow – A this-worldly visionary

With 258 selected works and some 57 years of toil, artist Choong Kam Kow is finally getting his hugely deserved moment.

COVER STORY
Aug 2013

Catching the East Asian wind

The inaugural Penang Economic Conference takes a look at the region’s global economical potential and challenges that come with progress.

FEATURE
May 2013

A Little Island That Danced

Musicians from three continents came to Penang to jam together for the Penang World Music Festival.

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?

FEATURE
Apr 2010

Penang blueprint

SERI executive director Liew Chin Tong introduces the Penang Blueprint Roundtable Series.

A DAY IN THE LIFE
Apr 2010

Qigong instructor promotes spontaneous health

A former construction worker and computer repairman finds himself in a role he could never have envisioned.

FEATURE
Jan 2010

Studying others and staying unique

George Town is but one of many World Heritage Sites in the world. There is much it can learn from the successes of others. But can it do so and still retain its identity?

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