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FEATURE
Nov 2017

Saluting Our Warriors

Saluting Our Warriors Penang's veterans association remembers the services of those who kept the peace.

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
Nov 2017

The City Stadium – Where Sports are Worshipped

The Penang City Stadium has indeed been an arena for stars.

FEATURE
Aug 2017

More Amazing and Amusing Museums

Private museums offer an extra dimension to experiencing Penang’s history and heritage.

HEALTH
Jun 2017

Deaf No More

Groundbreaking medical advancement means the hearing impaired can now have hope.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

A Return to Real Democracy

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

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Pedestrians shall be King!

A campaign by the MBPP seeks to prioritise pedestrians.

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
Aug 2016

PDC – Making Penang Lead

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

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.

FOOTPRINTS
Jun 2016

The 2008 Revolution Continues to Bear Unforeseen Fruits

A plucky entrepreneur returns post-12th General Elections to shake up the indie movement.

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
Mar 2016

A Market Made Marketable

Once physically shoddy, now safe – the Pulau Tikus Market.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

Doing heritage diplomacy in Europe

From Oxford to Chantilly, Penang is being positioned as an economic model and an intelligent city.

FEATURE
Oct 2015

A right time for novel fashion, retail and architecture

Gurney Paragon Mall is home to retail and F&B, as well as culture and heritage.

COVER STORY
Oct 2015

Is Penang’s tourism on the right track?

Striking the right balance is key to success for George Town’s tourism.

COVER STORY
Aug 2015

RIDING THE TECH TIGER

Penang invests in people taking risks in the region’s newest industry

COVER STORY
Jun 2015

Butterworth beckons A bright future awaits East Penang

Stepchild no more: Butterworth wants to climb out of George Town's shadow. We find out how it could do just that.

COVER STORY
Apr 2015

The Athi Nahappan Report revisited Part 2: Local elections are part of a larger reform agenda

In the second part of our cover story on local elections, we examine what the Athi Nahappan Report further recommends.

FOOTPRINTS
Feb 2015

Taking freedom with the press

From printing press to Pulp cafe, KL's Art Printing Works gets a new breath of life.

FEATURE
Nov 2014

Penang’s heritage wealth goes way beyond the Unesco site

While historic buildings within George Town's Unesco site are protected, the same cannot be said for those that lie beyond the border.

COVER STORY
Nov 2014

A history of local elections in Penang Part I: Democracy Comes Early

Did you know that Penang had its rst show of political protest in 1800? For this month and the next, we delve into a two-part history of local elections in Penang.

COVER STORY
Sep 2013

Time for a second federation in Malaysia?

Malaysia is 50 years old. It's time for us to re-examine what our federalism means.

THINK TANK THOUGHTS
Mar 2013

A Fresh Paradigm for Penang

A comprehensive development agenda to transform Penang into an international and intelligent state.

FEATURE
Sep 2012

The Mixed Impact of The Heritage Listing

It's been four years since George Town's Unesco listing. How has it affected the local economy and community?

FEATURE
Jul 2012

Digital Art to Promote Heritage

Video projection mapping comes to Penang and Suffolk House.

FEATURE
Jun 2012

George Town: A Work in Progress

After the heritage listing, the city continues to evolve. But is it on the right track?

FEATURE
Apr 2012

Hooking The Young on Heritage

How digital media can be used to demystify heritage.

FEATURE
Feb 2012

Developing The Hill Is An Uphill Climb

The upgrading of Penang Hill moves slowly and cautiously for good reason.

COVER STORY
Jul 2011

George Town –Where Design and Culture Must Continue to Merge

Change is coming to George Town. How can conservation bridge the gap between the old and the new?