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FEATURE
Nov 2017

The Golden Stupas of Pulau Tikus

Many still flock to these temples to worship, or to adore their resplendence.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Jun 2017

A Mini Beach Adventure in George Town

Hiking along Northam Beach is a worthwhile challenge.

COVER STORY
Mar 2017

Tanjung Bungah – More Popular Than Ever

With sun, sea and sand in close proximity and verdant hills as the backdrop, Tanjung Bungah is the ideal suburb.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Picking a Better, Cheaper, Faster Transport System

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

BEGINNINGS
Sep 2016

The Evolution of Gurney Drive and Its Name

Did you know that the popular promenade was almost renamed “Pantai Merdeka”?

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.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Oct 2015

The swashbuckling municipal president of Penang

Sjovald Hoseason Cunyngham-Brown was a civil servant, soldier, adventurer, activist and more.

COVER STORY
Sep 2015

Putting Pulau Tikus on the map

Rich in history and rich in culture, this beloved township is drawing more attention than ever before.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jan 2015

George Town – From city to municipality to culture centre

George Town was Malaya's first city – and its only city until 1972. We examine the significance of this status, and its impact on recent times.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Dec 2014

What can we obey if we cannot obey simple municipal rules?

Without proper civic consciousness, we cannot truly be proud of our cities.

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.

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
Nov 2013

Heroes of Documentaries

Filming a documentary takes a lot of patience and dedication, and the folks at Image Farm are masters at it.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Oct 2013

Make our main roads Welcoming for Walkers

Penang's traffic woes can be alleviated by walking, but are there adequate quality facilities for pedestrians?

FEATURE
Jun 2013

Penang way back when... and not so long ago either

Take a trip down memory lane to what Penang was like more than 20 years ago from the eyes of a USM graduate.

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.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Apr 2013

Gurney Drive Must be Improved

Gurney Drive has changed over the years, not necessarily for the better.

COVER STORY
Feb 2013

Penang Hospital for the Orient

Medical tourism in the region is maturing fast, and Penang is taking advantage.

FEATURE
Feb 2013

Cindy Gallop Connecting Change-makers

One of the featured speakers at the 2012 TEDxGurneyDrive, Cindy Gallop chats with us about being a feminist and changing the world.

FEATURE
Feb 2013

Shaping George Town Festival

As the George Town Festival approaches its fifth year, Joe Sidek looks back on how far the festival has come.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Mar 2012

More and More Malls in Penang

Is there an oversupply of shopping malls in the state?

FEATURE
Feb 2012

Gurney Drive Memories

The iconic Gurney Drive has something for everyone.

PENANG NEWS
Dec 2011

Penang News

Highlights of what’s been happening the past month.

COVID-19 EXCLUSIVES