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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
Dec 2017

The Legacy of Taste

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

FEATURE
Dec 2017

Taste, in Words

They write the stories that make the whole world hungry.

STATISTICS
Dec 2017

Our Food Draws the Crowd!

A glance at gastronomic figures.

FEATURE
Oct 2017

Rocking our Kopitiams

Penang's good ol' kopitiams take centre stage.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2017

Bridging Distance and Ideology through Art

The Malaysia-China art blend is a harmonious affair.

FEATURE
Jan 2017

Penang Malays: Icons of Reform and Tolerance

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

FEATURE
Dec 2016

Kampung Melayu – Preserving Tradition amid Change

The historic village straddles the modern and the archaic.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

Malaysia is Like a Plate of Nasi Kandar

From its origins as a simple meal to fill the tummy, nasi kandar has become a Malaysian institution.

FEATURE
May 2016

New Cycling Lanes are Changing the Penang Experience

One can cycle from George Town to Batu Maung – comfortably!

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2015

Calmness caught in epic colours

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

FEATURE
Nov 2015

A city of cafes

With cafes mushrooming in George Town, we take a look at three unique joints.

PENANG PROFILE
Sep 2015

A designer wise to the streets of Pulau Tikus

From his humble beginnings, Richard Rivalee describes how he became a bonafide fashion designer.

COVER STORY
Jun 2015

Butterworth beckons A bright future awaits East Penang

Stepchild no more: Butterworth wants to climb out of George Town's shadow. We find out how it could do just that.

COVER STORY
May 2015

Crisis ahead for private higher education – and solutions

With unemployable graduates and a financial status that runs in the red, can private schools survive in Malaysia?

FEATURE
Jan 2015

Making Malaysia’s literary capital work

What's it like organising literary festivals? Fresh off George Town Literary Festival, we ask its curator Umapagan Ampikaipakan.

BOOK REVIEW
May 2012

Master Photographers: The Professor & The Doctor

Cecil Rajendra reviews two books of photography by Ooi Cheng Ghee and Ismail Hashim. How do they stack up?

STATES OF REFORM
Sep 2011

Making Housing Affordable In Urban States

Some states are resisting the move to privatise solid waste management, and with good reason.

FEATURE
Jul 2011

The Past Is The Present

Novelist Gabija Grusaite takes us on a tour of Armenian Street, peeling away its layers and uncovering its gems.

FEATURE
Jun 2011

George Town Festival 2011 schedule

The George Town Festival is back, and it’s bigger than ever.

COVER STORY
Nov 2010

Returning power to the people

We take a look at how the relationship between state and federal governments can be enhanced for the good of all Malaysians.

COVID-19 EXCLUSIVES