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COVER STORY
Feb 2018

Speedy Growth for Cruise Tourism

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

FEATURE
Aug 2017

More Amazing and Amusing Museums

Private museums offer an extra dimension to experiencing Penang’s history and heritage.

PENANG PALETTE
Aug 2017

Remembering Tan Choon Ghee in Ink and Watercolour

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

COVER STORY
Jun 2017

Tourism is Greener on the other side

Ecotourism brings travellers and ringgit to Seberang Perai.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Better, Cheaper, Faster – Really?

A look into ridership and population projection shows the Better, Cheaper Faster alternative transport model might be fundamentally flawed.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Picking a Better, Cheaper, Faster Transport System

Hands up those who want a transport plan tailored for a better Penang.

COVER STORY
Sep 2016

The Mainland Awakens

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

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
Oct 2015

Is Penang’s tourism on the right track?

Striking the right balance is key to success for George Town’s tourism.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Oct 2015

The tourists keep coming!

We examine the mobility of tourists in Penang.

REVIEW
Oct 2015

Stories from some young Malay minds

New book Young and Malay captures the experiences of nine different types of modern Malay identities.

FEATURE
Sep 2013

The men with shaved legs

Bram Tan documents the trials of the Grimpeurs as they endure one of the toughest stages of the Tour de France.

FEATURE
Aug 2013

Langkawi where eagles fly

Sumitra Selvaraj explores the island in the sun from a different vantage point.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Dec 2011

Germany Wins Battle of Penang, 1914

In 1914, a furious naval battle was being waged.

FEATURE
Nov 2011

Yachting Awaits Development in Penang

Can Penang become a regional yachting hub? Herbert Poenisch and Oh Kean Shen take a look at Penang’s existing marinas and find that much more needs to be done.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jun 2011

Penang On The Brink of War,1821

Kedah’s Rajah Ahmad Tajuddin Halim Shah II fled to Penang to escape the Siamese, and war nearly broke out.

PENANG PALETTE
Mar 2011

Being a part of what you paint

We pay tribute to the memory of one of Penang’s greatest heritage artists.

COVER STORY
Apr 2010

Taking tourism to the next level

Several of Penang’s key tourism players tell Penang Economic Monthly why they’re so optimistic about the future.

A DAY IN THE LIFE
Feb 2010

Some peace in store

In the middle of an economic downturn, Patsy Gooi opened a Dharma outlet in the heart of George Town, and hasn't looked back since.

FEATURE
Jan 2010

Yesterday, today and tomorrow: Weld Quay

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

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