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FEATURE
Nov 2017

The Bastion of Early Catholicism in Penang Restored

George Town's Church of the Assumption gets a much-needed face lift.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Empowering Penang’s MICE industry

With an estimated RM808mil economic impact, business events in Penang are big business.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

The Waterman of Penang

Kam U-Tee toiled to bring water to all at an affordable price.

COVER STORY
Jun 2017

Tourism is Greener on the other side

Ecotourism brings travellers and ringgit to Seberang Perai.

FEATURE
May 2017

Convent Green Lane Stretches Tall Again

A new school building marks a new beginning for the institution.

FEATURE
May 2017

Suukee Nang: What it Means to be Hainanese

Local Hainanese take pride in their esprit de corps.

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Making the Needs of Employees and Employers Meet

The Penang Skills Development Centre transforms Penang's workforce.

BOOKS UNBOUND
Mar 2017

Doors of Perception and Translation

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

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Helping Asean Friends in Need

The spirit of Asean solidarity during times of crisis.

PROFILE
Nov 2016

With Enough Optimism, Success Will Come

Datuk Abdul Malik Abul Kassim has had his share of ups and downs in life, but sheer tenacity continues to pull him through.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

A Return to Real Democracy

The restoration of local elections will ensure that our democracy can finally blossom.

FOOTPRINTS
Oct 2016

Malaysia’s Oldest Pipe Organ Is Back In Shape

A community’s efforts and some serendipity have kept the Church of the Assumption’s majestic pipe organ in tip-top shape.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

Penang and Kuching Redefine Malaysia’s Urban Cool

The two cities are revitalising through the arts.

COVER STORY
May 2016

A City For All Classes

Liveability is more than just making it to the top of a list; it is about ensuring quality of life is available to every spectrum of society.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

Making Sure Penang’s Taps Keep Flowing

What does the future of Penang's water supply look like?

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2015

Art thefts are big business

Malaysian art gets stolen more often than you might think.

COVER STORY
Dec 2014

A history of local elections in Penang Part II: A legacy to protect

Turmoil in the 1960s spelled the end of local government elections in Penang, and throughout a fledgling Malaysia. Find out more about what transpired in the second part of our two-parter on local elections.

TRAVEL
Oct 2014

Garbage City of Cairo

Just outside the hustle and bustle of Cairo lies an entirely different world, and a community that makes a living out of
trash.

COVER STORY
Mar 2014

Out of gas weighing our energy options

With TNB's price hike earlier this year, we take the opportunity to review Malaysia's energy situation.

FEATURE
Apr 2013

Kid Stuff

Penang International Science Fair, making science fun and educational.

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.

FEATURE
Aug 2012

Shark Savers

The international shark preservation organisation comes to Malaysia.

FEATURE
Jun 2012

Safeguarding Penang’s Water Supply

Will Penang soon be facing a water crisis?

FEATURE
Mar 2012

PSC Pillars Talk Science

Penang Science Council leaders share their aspirations and experiences.

FEATURE
Mar 2012

Encore, Penang World Music Festival

After a four-year absence, the Penang World Music Festival returns with a bang.

COVER STORY
Nov 2011

Alive But Not Well, The State of Penang's SMEs

Even in today’s industrial climate, Penang’s SMEs can compete with the multinationals in the innovation arena, provided all the players do what they need to do.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2011

Living Life As Art

Ooi Kok Chuen pays tribute to the late Datuk Syed Ahmad Jamal. 

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?

FEATURE
Mar 2011

Greening communities in Penang

With everyone talking about going green, a community in Bukit Mertajam is showing Penang how it can be done.

COVER STORY
Mar 2011

Keeping Penang watered

PEM takes an in-depth look at the Penang Water Supply Corporation and reveals how this public-private partnership has thrived and become a model for the rest of the nation.

STATES OF REFORM
Nov 2010

We can’t afford bad waste management

Malaysia’s centralised political structure may get in the way of improving how we dispose of solid waste.

FEATURE
Oct 2010

Penang’s development still depends on the PDC

The Penang Development Corporation, one of the main drivers of Penang’s development, is reinventing itself for the 21st century.

FEATURE
May 2010

A forgotten lady philanthropist

An early 20th century Chinese woman’s charity has been all but forgotten, until now.

COVER STORY
May 2010

Halal – the next frontier

Penang’s halal industry is going global, and it has momentum on its side.

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