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COVER STORY
Mar 2018

Feel the Pulse in Jelutong

This old suburb has shaken off its rough-and-tumble image, and is ready to become a dynamic township of the future.

COVER STORY
Feb 2018

Speedy Growth for Cruise Tourism

Along with it is the increase in the need for integrated planning.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

Penang and Kuching Redefine Malaysia’s Urban Cool

The two cities are revitalising through the arts.

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2016

Bull Market for South-East Asian Art

The South-East Asian art market bears watching.

REVIEW
Mar 2016

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

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

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.

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.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

To the summit, anyone?

For many, the way up to Penang Hill is via the funicular train.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

The high life: Growing up on the peak

What's it like to have spent a great part of one's life on Penang Hill? Meet two people who have done exactly that.

FEATURE
Sep 2014

For whom Malaysia’s highways toll

The stakes are high in the highway business. We reveal who owns what.

PHOTO ESSAY
Aug 2014

The beat of our souls: Kuda Kepang and the spiritual self

It is a well-touted symbol of Malaysian culture. Complex, spiritual and mystical, the rhythmic Kuda Kepang is captured in photos.

REVIEW
Aug 2014

NonserviaM lifts heavy metal higher

Punkhead Marco Ferrarese reviews homegrown melodic death metal band NonserviaM's debut album, A Spectral Ascension.

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Towards a bicycling Penang

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

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.

FEATURE
Jun 2013

Penang way back when... and not so long ago either

Take a trip down memory lane to what Penang was like more than 20 years ago from the eyes of a USM graduate.

FEATURE
Mar 2012

The Thought Bazaar

Innovation lurks in every corner.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Mar 2012

Epidemic Diseases in Penang, 1819

On the emergence of small pox and cholera in the 19th century.

STREETS OF GEORGE TOWN
Sep 2011

Love And More Is All Around

Gabija Grusaite takes us through Love Lane, and uncovers a vibrant and thriving lile micro-cosmos. 

PHOTO ESSAY
Jan 2011

PESTA PULAU PINANG

Every year, thousands of people flock to the Pesta site, drawn there by the bright lights, good bargains and thrilling shows at the Pesta Pulau Pinang.

FEATURE
Jul 2010

Baba Nyonya culture in Penang and Phuket

We explore the cultural similarities and rapport between Penang and Phuket.

FEATURE
Feb 2010

Ko-Tai the city

Penang's colourful heritage is brought to life in song and dance.

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