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PENANG PALETTE
May 2017

The Freedom Young Artists Can Enjoy

The Young Contemporary Artists competition sees some quirky work.

COVER STORY
May 2017

Penang Hokkien On Life Support

With the dialect in danger of disappearing, passionate parties step up and take charge.

FEATURE
Feb 2016

Filming the Intangible

The Kaki Lima Short Film Competition seeks to capture Penang's rich intangible heritage.

PENANG ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Jan 2016

The Knowledge Economy is Penang’s Future

The target is to transform Penang into a high-skilled and technology-driven knowledge-based economy.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2015

Paris – Source of inspiration for local artists

The city of romance is also the muse to many Malaysian artists.

STATISTICS
Aug 2015

Measuring creativity

We provide the numbers on the local creative industry.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2015

Moving towards high-performing shared services and outsourcing

From a traditional transactional services hub to higher value-added knowledgebased activities, Penang’s SSO industry is on the precipice of transformation.

FEATURE
May 2015

Penang able to handle the heat

What are Penang's successful private education institutions doing right?

FEATURE
Apr 2015

Does Malaysia’s animation industry have a future?

Ch'ng Chin Chin explores Malaysia's animation industry by talking to the experts.

PROFILE
Jan 2014

No such thing as failure

Think you know a lot about talented and persevering writer/cartoonist Boey Cheeming? Well, here's more.

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
Jun 2013

Astronomically awesome

The astrodome enthralled all at the Penang International Science Fair.

FEATURE
Aug 2012

George Town – A Ghost Town of The Future?

What are the long-term implications of the city's rising property prices?

FEATURE
Jul 2012

Digital Art to Promote Heritage

Video projection mapping comes to Penang and Suffolk House.

FEATURE
Feb 2012

Gurney Drive Memories

The iconic Gurney Drive has something for everyone.

BOOK REVIEW
Dec 2011

The Tiger That Lost Its Roar – A Tale of Malaysia’s Political Economy

Toh Kin Woon reviews this collection of articles on the federal government’s management of the economy.

FEATURE
Nov 2011

MCAT: Much room for improvement

The 1Malaysia Contemporary Art Tourism Festival 2011 was an opportunity to promote contemporary Malaysian art among tourists. Why did it fail?

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2011

Promise of a Renaissance

New art spaces are popping up in Penang, but can the state take advantage of this energy?

JUST A MINUTE
Oct 2011

Larger Than Life

A Lithuanian artist captures one of Penang's living heritage treasures on an Armenian Street wall.

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. 

FEATURE
Jul 2011

The Past Is The Present

Novelist Gabija Grusaite takes us on a tour of Armenian Street, peeling away its layers and uncovering its gems.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2011

Hoy Cheong the Art-ivist

An internationally-renowned artist, Wong Hoy Cheong is known for his subversive creative bent.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2010

The Art Market Is Booming

All of a sudden, Malaysians are starting to buy art.

FEATURE
Nov 2010

Stories to stir the soul

The inaugural pinks Festival was held recently, reminding us of the power and importance of storytelling.

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2010

Promise of things to come

Who are Penang's emerging art stars?

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2009

Penang art: Chance, renewal and sustenance

The Penang art scene is an aging one. The time has come for a renaissance.