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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.

FEATURE
Dec 2017

You Can Eat Healthy in Penang

Street food that is according to the doctor’s orders, perhaps?

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2017

A Nourishing Canvas

Food is a natural fixation for many artists.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Oct 2017

Climbing the Tiger

No, there are no striped beasts, but wondrous beauty awaits all along the way up.

BOOK REVIEW
Aug 2017

An Ultimate Reference Guide to Penang Hill

A bookish journey through the quaint and colourful history of the Hill.

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
Jun 2017

Another Unesco Listing on the Cards for Penang?

The biosphere reserve listing would ensure Penang Hill's forests are preserved and researched.

COVER STORY
Mar 2017

Tanjung Bungah – More Popular Than Ever

With sun, sea and sand in close proximity and verdant hills as the backdrop, Tanjung Bungah is the ideal suburb.

PROFILE
Mar 2017

Between Rose and Thorn

Roja is not your average woman. This is her story.

FEATURE
Oct 2016

Men Who Ran PFS and Inspired Generations

Penang Free School turns 200 this month. We celebrate its three visionaries who made the grade.

PENANG PALETTE
Jun 2016

Bull Market for South-East Asian Art

The South-East Asian art market bears watching.

FEATURE
Apr 2016

Thrilled by the Western Twang

Country music is big in Borneo, as proven by the successful third edition of the Miri Country Music Festival.

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.

ODDLY ENOUGH
Mar 2016

Lessons from Journey to the West

Although now 400 years old, the Chinese satire remains resonant.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

The renewal of Butterworth continues

A Star lights up Butterworth, bridging island and mainland in light.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Dec 2015

A hike to the top via Moongate

A simple climb through the jungle makes the Hill so much more enjoyable.

FEATURE
Oct 2015

One country’s Merdeka is another’s damage control

To gain a fuller insight into Malaysia’s attainment of independence, we need to look at the adjacent puzzle pieces as well.

COVER STORY
Jan 2015

A city’s status and its civil society

The doggedness of Penang NGOs, from classic Chinese kongsi and Indian leagues to contemporary consumers' associations and heritage trusts, in devoting themselves to their individual causes, gives rise to a robust civil society that sets the city apart.

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
Sep 2014

For whom Malaysia’s highways toll

The stakes are high in the highway business. We reveal who owns what.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Sep 2014

When Penang became a Spice Island

Nutmegs and cloves were once worth more than their weight in gold, and so Penang got on the bandwagon.

TRAVEL
May 2014

Seoul subsumes old and new

The capital of South Korea has a vibrant and unique culture that blends modernity and the past.

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.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Apr 2013

Early Days in Balik Pulau

An “eyewitness” account of Balik Pulau in 1807

STREETS OF GEORGE TOWN
Sep 2011

Love And More Is All Around

Gabija Grusaite takes us through Love Lane, and uncovers a vibrant and thriving lile micro-cosmos. 

UTTER ECONOMICS
Sep 2011

The Wider Implications of Minimum Wage

Chan Huan Chiang takes on minimum wage and its many aspects and consequences. 

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