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FEATURE
Dec 2017

Tastes of India, from North and South

There's never a dhall moment when it comes to Indian food.

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Facing Death and Surviving Grief

Death is not a fun subject, but it's a conversation we should be having.

FEATURE
Aug 2016

The Common Ice Cream Goes Upmarket

Penang’s frozen desserts are no longer taken for granted.

FEATURE
Apr 2016

Water is Everywhere, and it is Always Precious

Through outreach and education, WWF-Malaysia hopes to raise awareness on the value of water.

FEATURE
Dec 2014

Walking – and rocking – for animals

The World Animal Groove Festival, organised by the Sarawak Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, has Kuchingites walking and rocking for a good cause.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2014

The difficult art of raising artists

With the recent reunion of staff and students of the Kuala Lumpur College of Art, which closed down in 2002, Ooi Kok Chuen examines the realities of art education in Malaysia.

FEATURE
Oct 2014

An afternoon at the Malaysian Tamil barbershop

Ubiquitous in many Malaysian cities and towns, the Tamil barbershop is where folks of all races gather for their haircuts,
and a piece of life.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2013

Culture in the centre: Arts-ED makes full use of our heritage

In George Town, Arts-ED is leading the charge in sustaining the city's tangible and intangible heritage.

ASEAN INSIGHTS
Aug 2013

Around the region

We take a look at what's going on in South-East Asia.

RESTAURANT REVIEW
Jan 2013

On the Vegetarian Trail

A look at some of the amazing vegetarian restaurants in Penang.

FEATURE
Jun 2012

George Town: A Work in Progress

After the heritage listing, the city continues to evolve. But is it on the right track?

FEATURE
Jun 2012

Safeguarding Penang’s Water Supply

Will Penang soon be facing a water crisis?

FEATURE
Mar 2010

Caught in the net The Malaysian seafood industry waits in vain

The Malaysian seafood industry was hit hard by the government’s self- imposed ban on exports to the EU, and has yet to recover.

FEATURE
Jan 2010

Keeping Penang delightfully impure

Lucy Friedland encounters a glorious culture mishmash on her first visit to Penang. But why don't others -locals and tourists alike - see that?