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FEATURE
Nov 2017

George Town Festival at a Crossroads

Now in its eighth year, Penang's festival of the arts has come a long way.

FEATURE
Sep 2017

Of Heroes Unsung, and Mortals Undead

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

FEATURE
Dec 2016

Air Itam: So Busy. So Beguiling.

The enchanting – and ever expanding – township has apace and charm of its own.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

The Word and the World (Part Two)

Post World War II Malaysia – including Penang – bursts with literary work.

PROFILE
Nov 2016

With Enough Optimism, Success Will Come

Datuk Abdul Malik Abul Kassim has had his share of ups and downs in life, but sheer tenacity continues to pull him through.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Picking a Better, Cheaper, Faster Transport System

Hands up those who want a transport plan tailored for a better Penang.

COVER STORY
Sep 2016

The Mainland Awakens

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

FEATURE
Aug 2016

Three Who Found the Call of Music Irresistible

Turning one’s passion into a career is a bold step few of us dare take.

COVER STORY
Jun 2016

A New Era Comes to Balik Pulau

From affordable housing to quaint homestays and getting in touch with nature and the land, the township is undergoing an interesting revival.

FEATURE
May 2016

Komtar’s Hidden Gems

Penang's iconic landmark reveals some interesting secrets.

COVER STORY
Mar 2016

MAKE A DATE WITH NATURE - Tourism Turns Green with Age

With an array of outdoor activities, ecotourism flourishes in Teluk Bahang.

FEATURE
Nov 2015

A city of cafes

With cafes mushrooming in George Town, we take a look at three unique joints.

STATISTICS
Aug 2015

Measuring creativity

We provide the numbers on the local creative industry.

FEATURE
Jun 2015

An air ferry for Penang

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

FEATURE
Jun 2015

Plan, plan and you will succeed

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

FEATURE
Jun 2015

Building Batu Kawan Brick by Brick

P E Land aims to create the retail future of Batu Kawan – from scratch.

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2014

Valley of art

Klang Valley is simply bursting at the seams with art. Ooi Kok Chuen explores.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2014

Art space expands in Penang

Streets become blank canvases and colonial buildings turn into art galleries as alternative art spaces mushroom in Penang.

PENANG PALETTE
Mar 2014

Raising the stakes in Asia’s art world

Art Stage Singapore 2014 is a sign that the island republic is nudging its way towards becoming the epicentre of the arts in Asia.

FEATURE
Dec 2013

Tropfest comes to Penang

Penang gears up to host, for the first time in this part of the world, Tropfest South East Asia. 

PENANG PALETTE
Jan 2012

PENANGPAC-The Latester Venture by Faritah and Joe

The theatre scene comes back to life with the opening of the Performing Arts Centre of Penang.

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?

COVID-19 EXCLUSIVES