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A DAY IN THE LIFE
Oct 2017

The Saree Merchant

Ashok Kumar Poduval has been running Umayal Textiles on Lebuh Penang for over 30 years.

COVER STORY
Jul 2017

AFLOAT AND AGILE: Its Broad Base Bodes Well for Penang’s Economy

While global developments present a challenge, local innovations keep the state in the black.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Jun 2017

A Mini Beach Adventure in George Town

Hiking along Northam Beach is a worthwhile challenge.

BOOKS UNBOUND
Mar 2017

Doors of Perception and Translation

Langkawi-based writer, translator and publisher Jérôme Bouchaud reveals his literary journey.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

The Word and the World (Part Two)

Post World War II Malaysia – including Penang – bursts with literary work.

PHOTO ESSAY
Oct 2016

Bridging the Divide Through Music

George Town Festival's A+SEAN concert musically connects Malaysia and Indonesia.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

Penang and Kuching Redefine Malaysia’s Urban Cool

The two cities are revitalising through the arts.

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
Jul 2016

The Changing Harbour Front

The waterfront mirrors Penang’s history.

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.

CARPE DIEM
Mar 2016

Time To Be Human

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

REVIEW
Mar 2016

The Penan’s Lament: “The Forest is Our Skin”

Books that look at the plight of Sarawak’s forest nomads.

PROFILE
Feb 2016

A Dreamy Tribute in 35mm

British photographer Sam Carter pays homage to Penang through retro lenses.

PROFILE
Oct 2015

Living hyphenated

Malaysian-Australian writer, poet, musician and spoken word artist Omar Musa talks about identity and art.

PENANG PROFILE
Apr 2015

Penang’s frontline survivor

From the inside of a Burmese jail to the Thai-Cambodian border at the height of its tragedy in the 1970s, Kim Gooi has seen a lot.

PHOTO ESSAY
Apr 2015

Papua New Guinea: where colours and cultures clash in peace

Every year in August and September, Papua New Guinea explodes in a spectacular display of colours, dances and feathers.

PERSPECTIVES
Oct 2014

No nuclear power please, we are Malaysians

While many governments are moving towards renewable energy sources, Malaysia seems bent on going nuclear.

COVER STORY
Oct 2014

Malaysia’s special role in the South China Sea

We take a look at the South China Sea situation and assess the pivotal role that we can potentially play.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Sep 2014

When Penang became a Spice Island

Nutmegs and cloves were once worth more than their weight in gold, and so Penang got on the bandwagon.

COVID-19 EXCLUSIVES