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BOOK REVIEW
Aug 2017

An Ultimate Reference Guide to Penang Hill

A bookish journey through the quaint and colourful history of the Hill.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Dec 2016

A Wrong Turn to Adventure!

An unintended turn during a hike at Air Itam becomes a fascinating experience.

COVER STORY
Sep 2016

The Mainland Awakens

Seberang Perai is undergoing massive transformation – but not without its own unique challenges.

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.

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
May 2016

Will Getting Around Penang Without A Car Become Possible Again?

We take a look at the alternative ways of commuting in Penang.

FEATURE
May 2016

New Cycling Lanes are Changing the Penang Experience

One can cycle from George Town to Batu Maung – comfortably!

PEAKS AND PARKS
Dec 2015

A hike to the top via Moongate

A simple climb through the jungle makes the Hill so much more enjoyable.

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
Dec 2015

Who gains and who loses in Budget 2016?

From cash handouts to tax cuts, we analyse how Budget 2016 affects all tiers of household income.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Oct 2015

The tourists keep coming!

We examine the mobility of tourists in Penang.

COVER STORY
Sep 2015

Putting Pulau Tikus on the map

Rich in history and rich in culture, this beloved township is drawing more attention than ever before.

FEATURE
Jan 2015

The bookman who embraced Penang

Marco Ferrarese interviews the passionate figure behind independent bookshop Gerakbudaya, Gareth Richards.

FEATURE
Nov 2014

Decentralisation offers solutions – and snags

A highly centralised government has certain drawbacks, but can decentralising the management of public goods result in a better Malaysia?

FEATURE
Jul 2014

Aiming for developed yet healthy cities

How can health fit in with development? Anthony Capon, public health physician and director of the International Institute for Global Health at United Nations University, discusses.

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Towards a bicycling Penang

It's no secret, Penang's gearing up for a pedal-istic future.

FEATURE
Jan 2014

Transforming transport the earlier the better

Prof Eric Britton, founder of World Car Free Days, was brought in to envisage solutions to Penang's traffic deadlock.

COVER STORY
Jan 2014

Penang in 2014: trends and forecasts

What's Penang's outlook in the face of global change? Penang Monthly provides a 17-page analysis.

FEATURE
Nov 2013

Straits Green – towards more quality public space for Penang

The "playground by the sea" offers Penangites an accessible public space for the community to bond, play and relax.

FEATURE
Jun 2013

Carmageddon is not inevitable

Can Penang turn itself into a model in easing tension between cars and cycles for the East and West?

FEATURE
Dec 2012

Make Walking Our Way of Life Again, Please!

A need to turn Penang into a walking, running and cycling state.

FEATURE
Jun 2012

Secondary Cities are An Untapped Resource

How secondary cities can contribute to a nation's economy and change how we view development.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jun 2012

Penang and East Sumatran Ports 1824

A reminder of what the cultural, commercial and political diversity in the Straits of Malacca looked like before colonialism divided the region.

COVER STORY
Mar 2012

The Common Good in Penang's Progress

For development to truly benefit everyone, consensus must be achieved among the community, private businesses and the government.

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?

FEATURE
Apr 2011

Best Step Forward For Public Transport

The Bridge Express Shuttle Transit (BEST) has just been launched in Penang. Is this the future of integrated public transport?

STORY
Jan 2011

Lim Chong Eu Revisited

We sit down with a few men who worked with and for Tun Dr Lim, and find out what it was like dealing with a true visionary.

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