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PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2017

A Nourishing Canvas

Food is a natural fixation for many artists.

COVER STORY
Nov 2017

Penang in the Age of Social Media

Do you Facebook? Find out how Penang folks use social media.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Jul 2017

Low Unemployment in Penang for Now

The recruitment market is expected to grow moderately in the second half of 2017.

FEATURE
Dec 2016

Making People Talk Business is Penang’s Business

There's another facet of tourism that is rapidly on the rise: business events.

FEATURE
Sep 2016

A Properly Financed Transport Plan for the Long Haul

Striking a balance is the rationale of the Penang Transport  Master Plan.

FEATURE
Aug 2016

Three Who Found the Call of Music Irresistible

Turning one’s passion into a career is a bold step few of us dare take.

FEATURE
Jun 2016

Going Back to Nature Comes Naturally

Pastoral delights abound at Balik Pulau.

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.

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.

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Oct 2015

Putting them up for the night

Penang's hotels continue to enjoy high occupancy rates.

COVER STORY
Aug 2015

RIDING THE TECH TIGER

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

STATISTICS
Aug 2015

Measuring creativity

We provide the numbers on the local creative industry.

FEATURE
Jun 2015

Plan, plan and you will succeed

With limited development choices left, Aspen Group is placing its bets on Batu Kawan.

FEATURE
Feb 2015

Foreign students learning the hard way

Is the convoluted process, along with unequal policies, hindering the growth of our higher education institutes?

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2014

The difficult art of raising artists

With the recent reunion of staff and students of the Kuala Lumpur College of Art, which closed down in 2002, Ooi Kok Chuen examines the realities of art education in Malaysia.

FEATURE
Nov 2014

Who says you can’t make videos in Penang?

Venus Khor, co-founder of local production house RisingOneMedia, is determined to make that happen.

PENANG PALETTE
Sep 2014

Musical wizard returns to the promise of paint

Datuk M. Nasir is not only a legend in music and film; he also dabbles in paint – and with great sensitivity and skill.

FEATURE
Jul 2014

As travellers get smart, hoteliers have to get smarter

The Internet age means travellers have a wealth of information at their fingertips. With that, how can hoteliers best promote themselves on the web?

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.

FOOTPRINTS
May 2014

Sabahans defend their heritage

Sabahans, and East Malaysians in general, are beginning to rediscover and recognise their rich and colourful history.

FEATURE
Mar 2014

Tokyo trippin’

Veronica Liew adores Tokyo's manic and magical atmosphere.

FEATURE
Jan 2014

Earning the business in the airline business

In the wake of Malaysia Airlines's massive third quarter losses, senior vice president for global sales and distribution Duncan Bureau has his work cut out for him.

FEATURE
Jan 2014

Letting Penang nurture creativity

Setting up creative spaces for the public is Goh Choon Ean's goal.

FEATURE
Dec 2013

George Town's DNA is its People

Communication designer and city specialist Sali Sasaki tells us what makes George Town unique.

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2013

Championing Chinese Ink- Perception Is What Is

Cheah Thien Soong reinvents and revitalises the Chinese ink tradition with East-West and Nusantara-inspired art.

FEATURE
Apr 2013

Behind the Burger Boom

Marshall's is a pioneer burger joint that means business. It's all in the patty.

FEATURE
Feb 2013

Cindy Gallop Connecting Change-makers

One of the featured speakers at the 2012 TEDxGurneyDrive, Cindy Gallop chats with us about being a feminist and changing the world.

STATES OF REFORM
Nov 2012

Change of Mayor Too High-Handed to Ignore

Petaling Jaya is still reeling from a string of surprise high-profile transfers.

FEATURE
Aug 2012

A Post-Industrial Future for Penang?

Penang needs to revitalise its manufacturing industry in order for innovation to thrive.

FEATURE
Jul 2012

Digital Art to Promote Heritage

Video projection mapping comes to Penang and Suffolk House.

FEATURE
Jun 2012

MPPP to Host Top Tourism Forum

This September, Penang will host the fifth Tourism Promotion Organization for Asia Pacific Forum.

PENANG PALETTE
Mar 2012

Penang – A Home for Malay Artists

Penang has been home to some of the most compelling Malay artists in the country.

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2012

Chew Teng Beng - A Pioneering Artist and Teacher

Dr Chew's success in the US has not stopped him from returning to Penang.

PENANG PALETTE
Jan 2012

PENANGPAC-The Latester Venture by Faritah and Joe

The theatre scene comes back to life with the opening of the Performing Arts Centre of Penang.

PENANG PALETTE
Nov 2011

Promise of a Renaissance

New art spaces are popping up in Penang, but can the state take advantage of this energy?

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Aug 2011

Malay Journalism Before The War

A glimpse at how things were in the old days.

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