Helping George Town Businesses Go Digital

loading A follow-up visit with the project's first applicant Lilian Tong, the museum director of the Pinang Peranakan Mansion. Photo: George Town World Heritage Incorporated.

A LIFESTYLE SWITCH can be difficult, which is why the “George Town in the New Normal” project was introduced. To cope with the economic toll brought on by the pandemic, the Penang State Government through George Town World Heritage Incorporated (GTWHI) has allocated RM1mil to aid the digital transition of Penang’s cultural heritage sector. The first phase of the project was launched on July 8. In line with Theme C of the Penang2030 vision – to empower people to strengthen civic participation – the project focuses on three main components, i.e. support local business, heritage repair and heritage video. Throughout the MCO ...


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