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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.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

The Art of Dismantling Cultural Pluralism

The soul of Malaysia has been under attack for decades.

PENANG PALETTE
Aug 2017

Remembering Tan Choon Ghee in Ink and Watercolour

His large collection is now at the Penang State Art Gallery.

FEATURE
Jul 2017

Much to Learn on this Walk in the Forest

Canopy walkways allow visitors to enjoy Air Hitam Dalam's enthralling sights.

COVER STORY
Jun 2017

Tourism is Greener on the other side

Ecotourism brings travellers and ringgit to Seberang Perai.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Another Unesco Listing on the Cards for Penang?

The biosphere reserve listing would ensure Penang Hill's forests are preserved and researched.

FEATURE
Jun 2017

Is it a Plane, is it Superman? No, it’s a Bird!

Penang's birdwatchers seek thrills of the feathery kind.

STATISTICS
Jun 2017

Tourism and Ecotourism in Numbers

The industry is the second main source of income for Penang.

PHOTO ESSAY
Mar 2017

The Cape of Flowers

A pictorial ode to Tanjung Bungah.

PROFILE
Feb 2017

Making Waves with Molluscs

One woman's passion for research on giant clams is helping communities all over Malaysia.

FEATURE
Jan 2017

Penang Malays: Icons of Reform and Tolerance

Malay-Muslims in Penang make up a colourful, progressive community.

PHOTO ESSAY
Jul 2016

By the Water’s Edge

Jonathan Lim captures the hustle and bustle of George Town’s waterfront.

COVER STORY
Jul 2016

Where the Sea Meets the City is Where the World Meets Penang

Intrinsically linked to the water, George Town's waterfront is where it all began – and it still continues to amaze.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

The Changing Harbour Front

The waterfront mirrors Penang’s history.

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
Nov 2015

Festivals of significance: A writer’s view of literary festivals

Tan Twan Eng writes about his experience participating in literary festivals – and their importance.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Sep 2015

A very well-kept secret jungle trail

Deliciously hidden, Taman Rimba offers spectacular views and high adventure to hiking enthusiasts.

FEATURE
Mar 2014

Penang’s punk rock haven

Punk rockers gravitate to Soundmaker Studio in George Town for a healthy dose of underground music.

FEATURE
Mar 2014

Asean’s response to Typhoon Haiyan

How did Asean's humanitarian response and disaster relief efforts measure up to the rest of the world's?

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Feb 2014

Resurrecting Sungai Pinang

We need to improve our mentality for the sake of our rivers and seas.

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
Sep 2013

Bahasa Indonesia championed by Chinese

Why did Indonesia end up adopting a language primarily used by Chinese traders as its national language?

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.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Aug 2013

Penang's growth cries out for more local councils

Penang has gone through drastic changes and it’s time to increase the number of local authorities.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Jun 2013

Penang has decided – time for fulfilling the promises

Now that the Pakatan government is beginning its second term, more concerted efforts are possible in order for it to fulfil its promises.

FEATURE
Apr 2013

The Sabah-Sulu Crisis Threatens The Palm Oil Supply Chain

Will the recent crisis in the coastal zone in the eastern part of Sabah affect our oil palm development?

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