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FEATURE
Dec 2017

Slow Food is Good Food

The farm-to-table concept is taking off in Penang.

FEATURE
May 2017

Planting Our Green Future

Saving the earth, one community at a time.

FEATURE
Feb 2017

A Taste for Waste

Green living and zero waste are the goals for communities in Seberang Perai.

FOOTPRINTS
Nov 2016

Zero Waste for Quality Living

A greener lifestyle works wonders on the pocket, freeing one to truly enjoy life.

COVER STORY
Oct 2016

A Revolution in Science Education is Upon Us

While our schools may be found lacking when it comes to science and tech education, several impassioned groups in Penang are working hard to create a vibrant landscape with STEM programmes and cool equipment open to kids from all walks of life.

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.

FEATURE
Mar 2016

Making Sure Penang’s Taps Keep Flowing

What does the future of Penang's water supply look like?

FEATURE
Mar 2016

A Market Made Marketable

Once physically shoddy, now safe – the Pulau Tikus Market.

PENANG ECONOMIC OUTLOOK
Jan 2016

The Knowledge Economy is Penang’s Future

The target is to transform Penang into a high-skilled and technology-driven knowledge-based economy.

FEATURE
Dec 2015

Penang as an entrepreneurial state

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng talks about shaping a progressive economic policy in Penang that is investment-led, inclusive and sustainable.

PHOTO ESSAY
Oct 2015

Dreaming in Malaysia

They work in our construction sites and recycling plants; factories and households. Photographer Chris Jung sheds some light on the lives of our migrant workers.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Jul 2015

Let’s clean up our island city

With Penang's upgrade to city status, it's time to upgrade its level of cleanliness as well.

FEATURE
Jun 2015

Penang on the verge of a revolution in waste management

To combat Penang's massive food waste problem, one local company is going straight to the schools and markets with an innovative new machine.

HEALTH
May 2015

A mother's journey with autism

Taking care of a child with autism can be an uphill task, but Alina Gooi takes things in her stride.

TRAVEL
Oct 2014

Garbage City of Cairo

Just outside the hustle and bustle of Cairo lies an entirely different world, and a community that makes a living out of
trash.

FOOTPRINTS
Jul 2014

Talk about elections being local!

With low-level neighbourhood elections, democracy is not confined to just voting once every five years.

PERSPECTIVES
Jul 2014

Quick guide to a green life

Pamela Nowicka offers some tips on how to lead a healthy, greener lifestyle.

FEATURE
May 2014

Empowering the rural poor in Thailand

We divulge Thailand's unique community development projects headed by Mr Condom, Mechai Viravaidya.

JUST A MINUTE
May 2014

George Town goes dark for Earth Hour 2014

Penang celebrates Earth Hour 2014 by switching off the lights and going for a walk in the dark.

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Making the young Think Green

Environmental consciousness needs to be nurtured in our young.

ALL OVER THE PLACE
Oct 2013

George Town remains young at heart

Young entrepreneurs give George Town a quirky edge.

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.

STATES OF REFORM
Mar 2013

Ensuring Growth to Ensure Sustainability

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

FEATURE
Oct 2012

Rasa Sayang Goes Another Shade Greener

In a bid to cut down on plastic bottles, Rasa Sayang Resort & Spa opens its own bottling plant.

FEATURE
Feb 2012

Gurney Drive Memories

The iconic Gurney Drive has something for everyone.

FEATURE
Jan 2012

Building on The Past

As SERI transforms into the Penang Institute, we take a look at the think tank's past.

FEATURE
Dec 2011

Ideas and Actions For A Green State

The state government has been taking initiatives to transform Penang into a leader in environmental practices.

FEATURE
Oct 2011

Now Let’s See How Clean We Can Get

The MPPP's Penang Island Cleanliness Master Plan has just been completed.

STATES OF REFORM
Aug 2011

Keep Solid Waste Local

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

FEATURE
Jul 2011

Dell Celebrates The Arts

Dell is making its presence felt in the community.

FEATURE
Apr 2011

Eco-towns – The Asian Experience

At the Seventh Asia-Pacific Eco-Business Forum, the future of Asian Eco-towns comes into focus.

FEATURE
Mar 2011

Greening communities in Penang

With everyone talking about going green, a community in Bukit Mertajam is showing Penang how it can be done.

STATES OF REFORM
Nov 2010

We can’t afford bad waste management

Malaysia’s centralised political structure may get in the way of improving how we dispose of solid waste.

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