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COVER STORY
Mar 2018

Feel the Pulse in Jelutong

This old suburb has shaken off its rough-and-tumble image, and is ready to become a dynamic township of the future.

FEATURE
Dec 2017

Butterworth Food Trail

There's something to eat, anytime of the day, in Butterworth.

FEATURE
Jul 2017

Much to Learn on this Walk in the Forest

Canopy walkways allow visitors to enjoy Air Hitam Dalam's enthralling sights.

FEATURE
Jul 2017

The Saints are Still Marching in

A little ode to the school that has shaped generations of Penangites.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

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

Penang's birdwatchers seek thrills of the feathery kind.

COVER STORY
Jun 2017

Tourism is Greener on the other side

Ecotourism brings travellers and ringgit to Seberang Perai.

STATISTICS
Jun 2017

Tourism and Ecotourism in Numbers

The industry is the second main source of income for Penang.

FEATURE
May 2017

Planting Our Green Future

Saving the earth, one community at a time.

FEATURE
Sep 2016

Rich Music Resonates From Mount Santubong

There is no place more apt for the sounds of ethereal music than Kuching's Rainforest World Music Festival.

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.

COVER STORY
Dec 2015

One Heck of a Hill

Much loved by all who have been up it, Penang Hill faces some careful but exciting upgrading.

FEATURE
Jun 2015

Building Batu Kawan Brick by Brick

P E Land aims to create the retail future of Batu Kawan – from scratch.

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.

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.

BOOK REVIEW
May 2012

Master Photographers: The Professor & The Doctor

Cecil Rajendra reviews two books of photography by Ooi Cheng Ghee and Ismail Hashim. How do they stack up?

COVER STORY
May 2012

Social Resistance in A Semi-Democracy

Recent protests illustrate a widespread demand for meaningful participation in Malaysia's policy making process. Will the government listen?

FEATURE
Dec 2011

Ideas and Actions For A Green State

The state government has been taking initiatives to transform Penang into a leader in environmental practices.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Nov 2011

Reporting on Penang’s twin, Pulau Jerajah, 1787

We reproduce a letter by Captain Robert Kyd, believed to be the oldest written account of Jerejak Island.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2011

Trying to unmask Khoo Sui Hoe

Celebrating the life and career of a celebrated and enigmatic Penang artist.

FEATURE
Jul 2010

Cleaner, greener Penang

The Cleaner Greener Penang Initiative has been launched to improve the quality of life for Penangites.

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2010

Birdmen of Penang

Penang’s bird artists lament the decrease in the island’s bird population.

STATES OF REFORM
Feb 2010

Making green policies sustainable

With growing concerns over the environment, how should Malaysia's urban centres position themselves?

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