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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.

COVER STORY
Sep 2016

The Mainland Awakens

Seberang Perai is undergoing massive transformation – but not without its own unique challenges.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

The Changing Harbour Front

The waterfront mirrors Penang’s history.

FEATURE
Jun 2016

Durians are a Growing Industry

It's that time of the year again to savour the King of Fruits.

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.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2013

Seeking Inspiration in Balik Pulau

Balik Pulau has turned into a natural sanctuary for artists to settle and create their art.

PROFILE
Jun 2012

The Imam Guide in the Garden

Raja Mohamad Izan Raja Yusoff speaks on his faith and becoming an imam.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Sep 2011

The Spice Island of Penang, 1834

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

FEATURE
Feb 2011

Before palm oil, there was coconut oil...

In the past, Penang and Malaysia benefited from a booming coconut industry.

JUST A MINUTE
May 2010

Unripened spices

The rise and fall of Penang’s spice trade.

FEATURE
May 2010

The Prince of Wales Island Gazette

Introducing the first ever newspaper to be published in South-East Asia.

COVID-19 EXCLUSIVES