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PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2017

Bridging Distance and Ideology through Art

The Malaysia-China art blend is a harmonious affair.

PENANG PALETTE
Jul 2017

Tribute to a Visionary Virtuoso

John Lee Joo-for was one of the greatest acts in post-Independence Malaysian art.

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

Protected and Precious

Spotlight on Penang's green sanctuaries.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Jun 2017

The Botanic Gardens: A Tale of Gloom and Bloom

At over a century old, Penang's Botanic Gardens have an illustrious past.

FEATURE
Feb 2017

A Model Village that Stays Vibrant

The communal spirit of Kampung Seronok makes it a truly fun place to be.

COVER STORY
Sep 2016

The Mainland Awakens

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

EDITORIAL
Jul 2016

Penang’s Waterfronts May be Its Future Identity

Penang’s Waterfronts May be Its Future Identity

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
Apr 2016

A History of an Icon

Penang Monthly traces the beginnings and rise of the Chinese Recreation Club.

FEATURE
Apr 2016

Water is Everywhere, and it is Always Precious

Through outreach and education, WWF-Malaysia hopes to raise awareness on the value of water.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Mar 2016

A Water Supply System to Boast About

A legacy of the British, Penang's water infrastructure is part of the city's colonial inheritance.

COVER STORY
Mar 2016

MAKE A DATE WITH NATURE - Tourism Turns Green with Age

With an array of outdoor activities, ecotourism flourishes in Teluk Bahang.

FOOTPRINTS
Dec 2015

Christmas in the mountains of Sarawak

Prayer and food – lots of it – mark the way the yuletide season is celebrated in Sarawak.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2015

Calmness caught in epic colours

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

FEATURE
Oct 2015

Penang targets non-traditional tourists

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

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2015

Choong Kam Kow – A this-worldly visionary

With 258 selected works and some 57 years of toil, artist Choong Kam Kow is finally getting his hugely deserved moment.

ADVERTORIAL
Dec 2014

Is Lenggong the next hot tourist spot?

USM’s Sustainable Tourism Research Cluster and Centre for Archaeological Research is tasked to promote Lenggong Valley in Perak as a rich cultural and historical tourism destination, but progress is not as fast as it likes.

FEATURE
Oct 2014

Eight bountiful acres

Make a trip of fruitful discovery at 8 Acres, a tranquil getaway in Pahang, and prepare to have a fill of nature and her bounty.

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.

FEATURE
May 2014

Ballet illuminated!

We chat with Singapore Dance Theatre's senior artist Chihiro Uchida about ballet and dancing.

FEATURE
Mar 2014

Tokyo trippin’

Veronica Liew adores Tokyo's manic and magical atmosphere.

FEATURE
Oct 2013

The Future Must Be Green

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

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
Mar 2013

Teeming, Tranquil Hanoi

Hanoi, where ancient and modern history live side by side.

STATES OF REFORM
Mar 2013

Ensuring Growth to Ensure Sustainability

Malaysia needs long-term comprehensive measures to secure a stable future.

FEATURE
Jun 2012

Safeguarding Penang’s Water Supply

Will Penang soon be facing a water crisis?

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.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Oct 2011

Penang Hill — Nature’s Gift to The Public

With all the projects coming up on Penang Hill, we are in danger of forgetting who the Hill is meant for.

STATES OF REFORM
May 2011

Selangor Passes Two Key Reform Bills

Tricia Yeoh highlights two key bills that the Selangor government has passed, and what they mean for the state.

PENANG PALETTE
May 2011

Trying to unmask Khoo Sui Hoe

Celebrating the life and career of a celebrated and enigmatic Penang artist.

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