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FEATURE
Dec 2017

You Can Eat Healthy in Penang

Street food that is according to the doctor’s orders, perhaps?

ODDLY ENOUGH
Nov 2017

Najib’s Kangkung Symbolism and Durian Reality

Who is really benefitting from BN’s economic model?

FEATURE
Nov 2017

The Art of Developing Balik Pulau

The once-sleepy village is abuzz with new attractions.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Empowering Penang’s MICE industry

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

COVER STORY
Jul 2017

AFLOAT AND AGILE: Its Broad Base Bodes Well for Penang’s Economy

While global developments present a challenge, local innovations keep the state in the black.

COVER STORY
Jun 2017

Tourism is Greener on the other side

Ecotourism brings travellers and ringgit to Seberang Perai.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Is it a Plane, is it Superman? No, it’s a Bird!

Penang's birdwatchers seek thrills of the feathery kind.

FEATURE
May 2017

Suukee Nang: What it Means to be Hainanese

Local Hainanese take pride in their esprit de corps.

FEATURE
May 2017

A Migrant Worker’s Journey of Despair – and Hope

In seeking greener pastures, many migrant workers find themselves locked in a nightmare instead.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

Air Itam: So Busy. So Beguiling.

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

PEAKS AND PARKS
Aug 2016

On the Isle of Outcasts

A hike across Pulau Jerejak reveals remnants of the past.

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
Jun 2016

Going Back to Nature Comes Naturally

Pastoral delights abound at Balik Pulau.

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
Jan 2016

Home-schooling – An Applauded Option

It is a welcome alternative to mainstream education.

PENANG ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Jan 2016

Baiting a Billion-Ringgit Aquaculture Industry

An extremely lucrative fish-farming industry is raking in the money.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

Penang as an entrepreneurial state

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng talks about shaping a progressive economic policy in Penang that is investment-led, inclusive and sustainable.

FOOTPRINTS
Oct 2015

In the shelter of family trees

Family history is of essential importance to folks in Ba Kelalan, and for good reason.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Sep 2015

A very well-kept secret jungle trail

Deliciously hidden, Taman Rimba offers spectacular views and high adventure to hiking enthusiasts.

FOOTPRINTS
Aug 2015

Paddy planting: Rise of the machines (or maybe not)

The folks of Ba Kelalan in Sarawak find machine planting to be a bit of a hassle.

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2014

An explosion of art shows

With the whole country engulfed in celebrations of art festivals and related art affairs, Malaysia seems to be having an art-tastic year.

FOOTPRINTS
Oct 2014

Stateless in Sabah

A large number of Sabah’s inhabitants are saddled with a complicated legal status. They have been tolerated by locals albeit with some disdain, but of late, tension has been mounting.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Aug 2014

Penang’s Forgotten Protest: The 1967 Hartal

For almost two months in 1967, Penang was in a state of near-anarchy. What happened, and how did things get to that point?

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
May 2014

Empowering the rural poor in Thailand

We divulge Thailand's unique community development projects headed by Mr Condom, Mechai Viravaidya.

FEATURE
Oct 2013

The Future Must Be Green

The environment should not take a back seat in the face of development.

FEATURE
Feb 2013

Legacies of Leprosy

Descendants of Penang's leprosy patients attempt to reconnect with their past.