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FEATURE
Dec 2017

The Warung – A Pit Stop for Refreshment and Some Culture

Teh tarik satu, and one political debate coming right up.

PHOTO ESSAY
Aug 2017

A Portrait of Change: Bayan Lepas

A visual account of everyday life in and around Bayan Lepas.

FEATURE
Jul 2017

Much to Learn on this Walk in the Forest

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

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.

COVER STORY
Jun 2017

Tourism is Greener on the other side

Ecotourism brings travellers and ringgit to Seberang Perai.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jun 2017

The Botanic Gardens: A Tale of Gloom and Bloom

At over a century old, Penang's Botanic Gardens have an illustrious past.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

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

Penang's birdwatchers seek thrills of the feathery kind.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Pedalling to a Paradise

Emerald pools and a serene landscape await in Bukit Mertajam.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Oct 2016

Bukit Juru’s Short but Charming Trail

It's only 646 steps to the top of Bukit Juru, and a rewarding seafood treat awaits at the foothill.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Sep 2016

Do We Really Need Another Billion-Ringgit Airport for the North?

At the cost of RM1.6bil, a new airport is being proposed – less than an hour's drive from Penang.

FEATURE
Aug 2016

PDC – Making Penang Lead

The Penang Development Corporation has paved the way for progress since the 1970s.

FEATURE
Jun 2016

A New Lease of Life for Rumah Kampung

Traditional Malay houses are lovingly maintained south-west of the island.

PHOTO ESSAY
Jun 2016

Balik Pulau: A Pace Apart

Forty-five minutes from George Town, life moves at a different stride.

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.

FEATURE
Apr 2016

Penang a Mecca for Marathoners?

Bukit Mertajam becomes host to an ultra marathon – the only one with a 100-mile trail event.

PROFILE
Mar 2016

Dancing with Kindred Spirits

Through the wordless medium of dance, Aida Redza speaks for the community.

FOOTPRINTS
Dec 2015

Christmas in the mountains of Sarawak

Prayer and food – lots of it – mark the way the yuletide season is celebrated in Sarawak.

FOOTPRINTS
Aug 2015

Paddy planting: Rise of the machines (or maybe not)

The folks of Ba Kelalan in Sarawak find machine planting to be a bit of a hassle.

FOOTPRINTS
Jan 2015

Getting to know Malaysia, one trip at a time

Chok Yen Hau has come a long way to become one of the biggest champions of Malaysia travel.

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2014

In endless search for inspiration

Cheng Haw Chien brushes shoulders with master painters and travels far and wide for artistic stimulation.

ALL OVER THE PLACE
Jan 2014

Porous borders, vibrant cultures

Life at Malaysia's edge defies demarcations.

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2013

Championing Chinese Ink- Perception Is What Is

Cheah Thien Soong reinvents and revitalises the Chinese ink tradition with East-West and Nusantara-inspired art.

PHOTO ESSAY
Jan 2013

Fishy Business

Explore how anchovies end up from the sea to your plate.

PENANG PALETTE
Oct 2011

Eric Quah: A Beautiful Life

We profile the life and works of master painter Eric Quah.

PENANG PALETTE
Jul 2011

Toya: Stretching Batik to Its Limits

At 68, batik painter Toya is still pushing himself and his art. But he may end up being the last of his kind.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2011

Trying to unmask Khoo Sui Hoe

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

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