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COVER STORY
Jan 2018

Embracing A.I.

Growth may await Penang in the short term, but adapting to Industry 4.0 has to happen now.

FEATURE
Dec 2017

The Legacy of Taste

After several generations, they have perfected age-old family recipes.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Dec 2016

A Budget with Dubious Benefits

Looking past the handouts, we see a bleak reality.

FEATURE
May 2016

Smart Local Governance Brings Services to Remote Townships

A rural town in Taiwan enjoys the best of cloud computing technology, thanks to sound governance.

COVER STORY
Jan 2016

Education – Ever The Political Victim

It's out with the old and in with the new every time a crisis engulfs the country's leadership – and all at the expense of our children's education.

FEATURE
Oct 2015

Penang targets non-traditional tourists

Be it for work or sports, Penang is a magnet for many.

COVER STORY
Aug 2015

RIDING THE TECH TIGER

Penang invests in people taking risks in the region’s newest industry

FEATURE
Jul 2015

Can Malaysia achieve high-speed widely penetrative broadband by 2020?

With an Internet speed that lags behind Singapore, Vietnam and even Cambodia, we explore the realities of Malaysia's broadband situation.

FOOTPRINTS
Apr 2015

Through the eyes of a refugee child

One man embarks on a project to give refugee children a voice, through pictures.

PENANG PALETTE
Aug 2014

Time for Asean art to flourish

The regional art scene may be lacking in terms of shared identity consciousness, but things are certainly changing.

TRAVEL
Jun 2014

Four lakes and a tent

For an unforgettable (and also affordable) experience travelling around Europe, Bram Tan recommends you go old school, get a tent and go camping.

COVER STORY
Jan 2014

Penang in 2014: trends and forecasts

What's Penang's outlook in the face of global change? Penang Monthly provides a 17-page analysis.

FEATURE
Jan 2014

The internet cloud-y future

What's next for the Internet? Gary Thompson talks about CLOUD, Inc. and his motivation behind it.

FEATURE
Dec 2013

Penang's secret hash society

Hashers take running to a whole different level of fun.

FEATURE
Nov 2013

Online Platforms That Run Errands For You

Fancy a cup of Starbucks, but can't leave the office to get it? Too busy to queue up for your bills? Online platforms like Task Amigo can help.

ALL OVER THE PLACE
Nov 2013

What East Malaysians Care About

Winning rural East Malaysians over requires more than just handouts – it's about knowing what they need.

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

Is online freelancing the future?

Will online freelancing have an effect on the Malaysian labour force in the near future?

FEATURE
Aug 2012

Wireless in George Town

The state's Penang Free WiFi programme continues to grow.

COVER STORY
May 2011

Innovating Up To Speed – Measuring Penang’s Innovative Capabilities

The internationalisation of innovative capability is measured by the technological capability levels and speeds at which they have been built. What are the implications for Penang’s industry?

A DAY IN THE LIFE
Apr 2010

Qigong instructor promotes spontaneous health

A former construction worker and computer repairman finds himself in a role he could never have envisioned.

COVID-19 EXCLUSIVES