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FEATURE
Aug 2017

Walking a Street of Art

Each painting tells a story at Bagan Luar's back alleys.

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Making the Needs of Employees and Employers Meet

The Penang Skills Development Centre transforms Penang's workforce.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Pedalling to a Paradise

Emerald pools and a serene landscape await in Bukit Mertajam.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Brightening the Future of the Blind

Persatuan Tongkat Putih aims to empower the visually impaired.

FEATURE
Jun 2016

Where Students Return to be Teachers

At SMJK Sacred Heart, dedicated teachers inspire future generations of the school.

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.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2015

Calmness caught in epic colours

Syed Thajudeen – artist, philosopher, poet and magician – returns with a grand flourish.

FEATURE
Oct 2015

Going Dutch: Lessons in urban amenity from Amsterdam

Holland's capital balances the competing needs of tourists and locals.

PROFILE
Oct 2015

Living hyphenated

Malaysian-Australian writer, poet, musician and spoken word artist Omar Musa talks about identity and art.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Mar 2015

Managing longevity risk: Do not go gentle into that good night

Longevity risk has consistently been underestimated, leading to potentially serious economic implications.

FEATURE
Feb 2015

#jesuischarlie: Will the real Charlie please stand up?

Paris-based Penangite Bram Tan explores the identity behind Charlie, in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo shooting.

FEATURE
Sep 2014

Improving medicine through trial

It's not about lab rats. As a matter of fact, rodents do not feature in clinical trials at all. Researcher Ch'ng Chin Chin speaks to experts to uncover clinical research.

FEATURE
Jun 2014

Juniors with big dreams

Get ready for local teenage dance ensemble Dream Juniors as their infectious moves will get you on your feet in no time.

ADVERTORIAL
May 2014

Keeping George Town’s golden goose strong and fat

Head of USM’s Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster (STRC) Prof Badaruddin Mohamed talks about capacity measures and how to make George Town's tourism sustainable.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Mar 2014

A Malaysia lost

Kee Thuan Chye laments about Malaysia today, and reminisces about the Malaysia he used to know.

FEATURE
Mar 2014

Tokyo trippin’

Veronica Liew adores Tokyo's manic and magical atmosphere.

COVER STORY
Aug 2013

Catching the East Asian wind

The inaugural Penang Economic Conference takes a look at the region’s global economical potential and challenges that come with progress.

FEATURE
Jul 2013

Limits to growth in Singapore?

Singapore has enjoyed strong economic growth but the government faces its toughest challenge yet.

FEATURE
Jun 2013

The promise George Town's back lanes hold

The George Town Back Lanes Project hopes to turn Penang into a pedestrian-friendly city.

PROFILE
Feb 2013

WU LIEN-TEH The Father of Modern Medicine in China

A highly respected plague fighter, Dr Wu Lien-Teh remains largely unknown amongst his fellow Penangites.

FEATURE
Aug 2012

The Guardian of The Hill

Penang Hill Corporation turns two.

FEATURE
Aug 2011

Bersih 2.0 A Desire For Democracy

In spite of the government’s response to Bersih 2.0, the desire for electoral reforms remains strong.

PENANG NEWS
Jul 2011

Penang News

Highlights of what’s been happening the past month.

COVER STORY
Apr 2011

The Winning Formula: Why Investors Choose Penang

Multinational corporations today are known to implement a “China + One” strategy, putting money into a secondary site to off set the disadvantages China suffers from. But although Penang benefits from this, not all is going well.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Jul 2010

A personal Penang treasure that can be revived

Sungai Bakap has lost much of its glory, and awaits its turn to be resurrected.

STATES OF REFORM
Jul 2010

Democratising women

How have Malaysian women fared in the last two years?

FEATURE
Jan 2010

Yesterday, today and tomorrow: Weld Quay

The history of Weld Quay, and what the future can hold …