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COVER STORY
Mar 2018

Feel the Pulse in Jelutong

This old suburb has shaken off its rough-and-tumble image, and is ready to become a dynamic township of the future.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Penang in a Glove

It is the story of Penang, told using glove puppets.

FEATURE
Jul 2017

Voicing George Town’s Many Mores

George Town World Heritage Day is held to understand – and celebrate – local culture.

BOOK REVIEW
Jul 2017

A Convincing Case for Farquhar

Nadia Wright’s book continues the historical battle between the Farquhar and Raffles camps.

FEATURE
Jul 2017

Much to Learn on this Walk in the Forest

Canopy walkways allow visitors to enjoy Air Hitam Dalam's enthralling sights.

FEATURE
May 2017

One More Nyonya Kuih for the Road?

These teatime snacks find their way back into the hearts – and tummies – of locals.

FEATURE
Apr 2017

Cows and the City

Meet Penang's urban bovines and their handlers.

FEATURE
Mar 2017

Managing Changes in Tanjung Tokong

Folks at Kampung Tanjung Tokong take the changing landscape in their stride.

FEATURE
Feb 2017

A Model Village that Stays Vibrant

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

FEATURE
Jan 2017

Penang Malays: Icons of Reform and Tolerance

Malay-Muslims in Penang make up a colourful, progressive community.

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.

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.

REVIEW
Mar 2016

The Penan’s Lament: “The Forest is Our Skin”

Books that look at the plight of Sarawak’s forest nomads.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

Awas! The Organising of Radical Malay Women

Before the Alliance, there were the radicals.

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.

FEATURE
Feb 2016

A New Lease of Life for Traditional Puppet Theatre

Potehi thrives where other traditional arts have not.

REVIEW
Jan 2016

Is the Malaysian Extreme Music Scene Stagnant or Subtly Evolving?

Marco Ferrarese's new book, Banana Punk Rawk Trails, examines Malaysia's punk metal scene.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2015

Calmness caught in epic colours

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

REVIEW
Dec 2015

Small acts of courage to make the world a better place

Cheerful, witty and bold – that's what editor Ooi Kee Beng has to say about Azmi Sharom's Brave New World.

PROFILE
Dec 2015

Sow dissent, harvest freedom

Showing dissent does not mean wanting to topple the government, according to academician Khoo Ying Hooi.

FEATURE
Nov 2015

In Malaysia, every year is a year of festivals

With a myriad of festivals happening in Malaysia annually, one man decides to catalogue them.

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2015

Worshipping women: Confident, conscious and complex

A tribute to the late Yuen Chee Ling, who celebrated women through her art.

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.

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.

UTTER ECONOMICS
Sep 2015

Winners and losers as the Ringgit falls

Who stands to gain or lose from our sliding Ringgit?

FEATURE
Sep 2015

A balanced society? The planning must start now

It's time to talk about the future of planning in Penang.

FEATURE
Aug 2015

P. Ramlee: A Penang superstar

As P. Ramlee The Musical heads to our shores, we unravel the tumultuous life of the visionary man.

FEATURE
Aug 2015

A book that questions race and probes history

Ariffin Omar is not afraid to ruffle a few feathers with his book, Bangsa Melayu.

FOOTPRINTS
May 2015

Gerakbudaya – A book-based cultural movement

Bookshop and publisher Gerakbudaya is transforming Malaysia's cultural scene.

PROFILE
Mar 2015

Resisting the closing of the Malaysian mind

Prof Latif Kamaluddin, poet and intellectual, has quite a few things to say about the state of Malaysian literature and its authenticity.