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ODDLY ENOUGH
Dec 2017

Food and Politics

What has food got to do with politics?

BOOKS UNBOUND
Aug 2017

Conversations and Explorations: Leela Devi Panikar - Spinning Short Stories

Brevity, fleetness and attention to the smallest detail – all necessary for the short story form.

FEATURE
Nov 2015

In Malaysia, every year is a year of festivals

With a myriad of festivals happening in Malaysia annually, one man decides to catalogue them.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2015

Seeing art in passing time and peopled space

The community at the People's Court on Lebuh Cintra, George Town, turns into an art-cheological project.

FEATURE
Aug 2014

A chance to confront death

It's a subject many avoid, but this August, one Penangite takes it head on in his art performance, Nine Deaths One Life.

FEATURE
Aug 2014

Working for ghosts

Making funeral effigies may not be a job to die for, but it brings in the bucks and keeps traditions alive.

FEATURE
Jul 2014

Hai Ki Xin Lor: Acknowledging Penang Hokkien

This August, famed local director Saw Teong Hin promises a dramatic close to the George Town Festival with Hokkien play Hai Ki Xin Lor.

FOOTPRINTS
Apr 2014

The streets of George Town are alive - maybe too alive

George Town runs the risk of becoming over-commercialised.

FEATURE
Dec 2010

A Short History of The Khoo Kongsi

While the Khoo Kongsi building is a well-known tourist attraction, its history is not widely known.

FEATURE
Sep 2010

Putting Penang’s waterfronts to work

There is much untapped potential in Penang’s waterfronts.

TALK-TALK ONLY
May 2010

In search of good Penang fiction

Where has all the good Penang fiction gone?

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