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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.

ODDLY ENOUGH
Dec 2017

Food and Politics

What has food got to do with politics?

STATISTICS
Oct 2017

Social Growth Factors in Numbers

Progress shown from socio-economic facets.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2017

Longing for A Penang Home

The state government takes active measures to house as many as possible who wish to live in Penang.

FEATURE
May 2017

The MICE Industry Matures

The stage is set for Penang's business events sector to soar.

COVER STORY
Apr 2017

Talking about Ageing: The Greying Elephant in the Room

Affordable and good healthcare; shelter and comfort: it’s time to address the realities of growing old in Malaysia.

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Managing Changes in Tanjung Tokong

Folks at Kampung Tanjung Tokong take the changing landscape in their stride.

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Gen Y Homeownership 101

When it comes to the property market, the Sandwich Generation faces a dilemma.

ADVERTORIAL
Feb 2017

A Summit to Survey

The Penang Property Summit is worth a visit for potential house buyers and stakeholders alike.

FEATURE
Feb 2017

Aiming for Homes for All

Penang's property landscape is both diverse and dynamic.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

Air Itam: So Busy. So Beguiling.

The enchanting – and ever expanding – township has apace and charm of its own.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Dec 2016

A Budget with Dubious Benefits

Looking past the handouts, we see a bleak reality.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

Trishaws – Another Sunset Industry

One repairs trishaws, the other pedals them. Both share uncertain futures in an industry on the wane.

COVER STORY
Sep 2016

The Mainland Awakens

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

FEATURE
Aug 2016

PDC – Making Penang Lead

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

COVER STORY
Jun 2016

A New Era Comes to Balik Pulau

From affordable housing to quaint homestays and getting in touch with nature and the land, the township is undergoing an interesting revival.

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
Dec 2015

Penang as an entrepreneurial state

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng talks about shaping a progressive economic policy in Penang that is investment-led, inclusive and sustainable.

STREETS OF GEORGE TOWN
Apr 2015

A walk on the Cheapside

Lorong Cheapside is a treasure trove for hardware and DIY enthusiasts, and a lingering reminder of George Town's working class days.

FEATURE
Jan 2015

All that glitters in George Town

The Hars have been making traditional votive paper flowers in George Town for over 70 years. Soon-Tzu Speechley documents their story, and that of the city's doubled-edged gentrification.

PERSPECTIVES
Oct 2014

No nuclear power please, we are Malaysians

While many governments are moving towards renewable energy sources, Malaysia seems bent on going nuclear.

FEATURE
Aug 2014

Heritage kept right

Heritage is not only about preserving an old building's infrastructure. It's also about preserving the intangibles.

FEATURE
Jun 2014

Crowdfunding: Leveraging the power of people, the Internet and social media

With the Internet and social media, crowdfunding has gained leverage as a feasible and important financial source.

ADVERTORIAL
Apr 2014

New Bob: Taking development to greener heights

The future of property development is green, according to Dr Lee Ville.

FEATURE
Feb 2014

New housing policies to help Penangites cope

Rising prices of properties call for housing policy interventions. 55 Penang Palette

COVER STORY
Dec 2013

Budget 2014 Changes that don't add up to a reform

The government’s spending habits have always been a major issue and this year’s budget, disappointingly, is no different.

COVER STORY
Jul 2013

Making home ownership possible for more

Shared equity models may be the way to go for Malaysia.

STATES OF REFORM
May 2013

An Election by Manifesto

An analysis of the promises given by the Penang and Selangor state governments in their respective manifestos.

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