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PROFILE
Mar 2017

Between Rose and Thorn

Roja is not your average woman. This is her story.

COVER STORY
Nov 2016

Halal: An Industry with a Bright Future

With an international market worth trillions of dollars, Penang is actively tapping into the highly lucrative halal business. But as with any thriving industry, it is not without its own unique set of challenges.

FEATURE
Sep 2016

Say “Yes” to Vaccines, for Your Children’s Sake

To vaccinate or not to vaccinate – that shouldn't even be a question.

COVER STORY
Jul 2016

Where the Sea Meets the City is Where the World Meets Penang

Intrinsically linked to the water, George Town's waterfront is where it all began – and it still continues to amaze.

FEATURE
May 2016

New Cycling Lanes are Changing the Penang Experience

One can cycle from George Town to Batu Maung – comfortably!

ODDLY ENOUGH
Apr 2016

Selfie Politics: Perhaps We Need Superheroes After All

The best solutions are those which are able to deal with the smallest of issues.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

A Market Made Marketable

Once physically shoddy, now safe – the Pulau Tikus Market.

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.

CARPE DIEM
Mar 2016

Time To Be Human

There should be no compromise when it comes to defending humanity.

FEATURE
Jan 2016

No Child Goes Hungry in New Taipei City

Convenience stores double as charity portals to feed disadvantaged minors.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

To the summit, anyone?

For many, the way up to Penang Hill is via the funicular train.

FEATURE
Oct 2015

Penang targets non-traditional tourists

Be it for work or sports, Penang is a magnet for many.

COVER STORY
Oct 2015

Is Penang’s tourism on the right track?

Striking the right balance is key to success for George Town’s tourism.

FEATURE
Sep 2015

Penang people are more diverse than you think…

We explore three of the unique communities nestled in Pulau Tikus.

COVER STORY
Sep 2015

Putting Pulau Tikus on the map

Rich in history and rich in culture, this beloved township is drawing more attention than ever before.

FEATURE
Jun 2015

Penang on the verge of a revolution in waste management

To combat Penang's massive food waste problem, one local company is going straight to the schools and markets with an innovative new machine.

FOOTPRINTS
Nov 2014

A festival that is small, and therefore big

The Pangkor Island Festival, in its second year, is about the community and its heritage.

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
Dec 2013

Homeless in Penang

Homelessness is more than the lack of a roof over one's head. We examine what it really means.

FEATURE
Nov 2013

Staying Prepared For natural disasters

What is the National Security Council, and what is its role in disaster management in the country?

FEATURE
Sep 2013

The men with shaved legs

Bram Tan documents the trials of the Grimpeurs as they endure one of the toughest stages of the Tour de France.

COVER STORY
Feb 2013

Penang Hospital for the Orient

Medical tourism in the region is maturing fast, and Penang is taking advantage.

COVER STORY
Jun 2012

MIND THE GAP On The Widening Gap Between The Rich and The Poor

While Malaysia has made great strides in reducing poverty and inequality, the gap between the rich and poor remains high.

STATES OF REFORM
Dec 2011

What Do The State Budgets of Penang and Selangor Tell Us?

Tricia Yeoh takes a closer look at the Penang and Selangor state budgets.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Sep 2011

Medical Devices Manufacturing: Penang Pursues The New Frontier (Part 2)

Penang has a big advantage in the medical devices industry, thanks to its experience with E&E.

FEATURE
Jun 2011

No Easy Answer to Environmental Sustainability

It is time for us to put in the hard work and improve public knowledge of environmental concerns.

PEOPLE ECONOMICS
Apr 2011

Dr Juergen Schloesser: Everything possible, nothing easy

Dr Juergen Schloesser talks about the growth of B.Braun Penang, and his management philosophy.