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PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2017

Alma Mater to Master Artists

The Malaysian Institute of Art has churned out countless talents.The Malaysian Institute of Art has churned out countless talents.

BOOK REVIEW
Aug 2017

An Ultimate Reference Guide to Penang Hill

A bookish journey through the quaint and colourful history of the Hill.

PENANG PALETTE
Aug 2017

Remembering Tan Choon Ghee in Ink and Watercolour

His large collection is now at the Penang State Art Gallery.

ADVERTORIAL
Nov 2016

Green Homes at the Edge of George Town

State-of-the-art architecture and a commitment to green living give the upcoming Sandilands project much appeal.

FEATURE
Sep 2016

Three Historical Markets of George Town

Prangin Market, Chowrasta Market and Campbell Street Market have been the hubs of trade on the island for over a century.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

The Changing Harbour Front

The waterfront mirrors Penang’s history.

FEATURE
May 2016

HDB Republic: Housing, Homeownership and Heritage in Singapore

In the face of a rapidly changing urban environment, Singapore’s Housing and Development Board gets things right.

FEATURE
May 2016

Hot Cafes at Raja Uda

Coffee culture thrives in Butterworth.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Dec 2015

A bungalow on the Hill

Writer Mike Gibby traces the history of the quaint Lomond Bungalow.

FEATURE
Nov 2015

Space for Penang’s local artists

Two establishments in George Town provide local artists with a platform to showcase their crafts.

FEATURE
Sep 2015

An avant-garde hotel for Pulau Tikus

The skyline of Persiaran Gurney is colourfully different at night – and here's why.

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.

PERSPECTIVES
May 2014

Malaysia’s music industry – Let’s make it real

How can an artist benefit the Malaysian economy? Ksatriya discusses.

ALL OVER THE PLACE
Oct 2013

George Town remains young at heart

Young entrepreneurs give George Town a quirky edge.

COVER STORY
May 2013

Watershed Elections for Malaysia

Malaysia’s Reformasi movement has been brewing for a long time now and has led to the highly competitive GE13.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2013

Seeking Inspiration in Balik Pulau

Balik Pulau has turned into a natural sanctuary for artists to settle and create their art.

ADVERTORIAL
Feb 2013

Macalister Mansion – contemporary with a quirky twist

Macalister Mansion seamlessly melds heritage with contemporary design.

FEATURE
Aug 2012

George Town – A Ghost Town of The Future?

What are the long-term implications of the city's rising property prices?

COVER STORY
Mar 2012

The Common Good in Penang's Progress

For development to truly benefit everyone, consensus must be achieved among the community, private businesses and the government.

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2012

Chew Teng Beng - A Pioneering Artist and Teacher

Dr Chew's success in the US has not stopped him from returning to Penang.

FEATURE
Jul 2011

The Past Is The Present

Novelist Gabija Grusaite takes us on a tour of Armenian Street, peeling away its layers and uncovering its gems.

COVER STORY
May 2011

Innovating Up To Speed – Measuring Penang’s Innovative Capabilities

The internationalisation of innovative capability is measured by the technological capability levels and speeds at which they have been built. What are the implications for Penang’s industry?

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2011

Making future artists better

Tay Mo-Leong has no plans to rest on his laurels