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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.

COVER STORY
Nov 2017

Penang in the Age of Social Media

Do you Facebook? Find out how Penang folks use social media.

PHOTO ESSAY
Oct 2017

Waterfalls in our Backyard

Penang's mesmerising waterfalls in photos.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Malaysia: Absolutely a Secular State

According to the Constitution, Malaysia is a secular state. But this notion is lost on many.

FEATURE
Sep 2017

George Town’s Diversity Safeguards its Religious Harmony

The gentle equilibrium among George Town's many races is its strength.

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Making Penang Their Home – By Cheering Up Others

It began as a support network for women living away from home.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

Air Itam: So Busy. So Beguiling.

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

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.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2015

Calmness caught in epic colours

Syed Thajudeen – artist, philosopher, poet and magician – returns with a grand flourish.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

Malaysia – Where politics must be ethnically inclusive and exclusive at the same time

Whichever way one looks at it, Malaysia is a multi-ethnic country – and it should be the same for its politics.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Aug 2015

The “banality of evil” in Malaysia

What happens when people cease to consider the moral implications of what they do?

PENANG PALETTE
May 2015

So much of Ismail Hashim to unpack or repack

A tribute? A retrospective? Or an archival reconnaissance lab test? The Unpack/ Repack exhibition on the late Ismail Hashim definitely pushes the envelope.

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.

PERSPECTIVES
Jan 2015

The more individual stories we acknowledge, the more authentic our national history

There is a disease in Malaysia called "Politicititis", where memory loss is the main symptom; what we remember or forget are dictated by the politically powerful. The cure? Freedom of speech.

FEATURE
Jan 2015

The bookman who embraced Penang

Marco Ferrarese interviews the passionate figure behind independent bookshop Gerakbudaya, Gareth Richards.

COVER STORY
Dec 2014

A history of local elections in Penang Part II: A legacy to protect

Turmoil in the 1960s spelled the end of local government elections in Penang, and throughout a fledgling Malaysia. Find out more about what transpired in the second part of our two-parter on local elections.

COVER STORY
Oct 2014

Malaysia’s special role in the South China Sea

We take a look at the South China Sea situation and assess the pivotal role that we can potentially play.

FEATURE
Oct 2014

Highlights of George Town Festival 2014

We take a look at what worked (and what didn't) at George Town Festival 2014.

TALK-TALK ONLY
Sep 2014

Why such fear of unity?

Negara-ku – a movement that aims to promote unity, peace and harmony, and oppose racism, hatred, extremism and violence – has been vilified by certain quarters from the day of its inception.

FEATURE
Oct 2013

The Future Must Be Green

The environment should not take a back seat in the face of development.

FEATURE
Aug 2013

Langkawi where eagles fly

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