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COVER STORY
Jul 2016

Where the Sea Meets the City is Where the World Meets Penang

Intrinsically linked to the water, George Town's waterfront is where it all began – and it still continues to amaze.

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
Oct 2015

Going Dutch: Lessons in urban amenity from Amsterdam

Holland's capital balances the competing needs of tourists and locals.

FEATURE
Jul 2015

Profiling Penang as a culture hub

As the creative economy burgeons, Penang digs its spurs in.

FEATURE
Jul 2015

Penang: Malaysia’s stepchild or prodigal child?

Scratching at the surface of the 11th Malaysia Plan reveals its shortfalls – and one very worrying exclusion.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Aug 2014

Making Penang Island a city

Penang Island has the requirements to be called a city, but its residents need to be more civic conscious to earn that status.

FEATURE
Apr 2014

Making the young Think Green

Environmental consciousness needs to be nurtured in our young.

FEATURE
Jan 2014

Transforming transport the earlier the better

Prof Eric Britton, founder of World Car Free Days, was brought in to envisage solutions to Penang's traffic deadlock.

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.

FEATURE
Jul 2013

A steadfast patron of the George Town Festival

How Dell Malaysia helped the George Town Festival grow into the spectacle it is today.

THINK TANK THOUGHTS
Mar 2013

A Fresh Paradigm for Penang

A comprehensive development agenda to transform Penang into an international and intelligent state.

PENANG PALETTE
Jul 2012

Hong Kong Vibrant Art World

What can Penang learn from the Hong Kong art world?

VOICE IN THE CROWD
May 2012

Non-compliance - A Bane of Urban Governance

In spite of some positive signs, local authorities are simply not doing enough to enforce the law.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Dec 2011

Give Butterworth A Coastal Park

Something needs to be done to transform Butterworth’s image.

COVER STORY
Aug 2011

Making A City Liveable The Secret Is Economic Growth From Below

In transforming Penang into a city of the future, public participation is key.

COVER STORY
Jul 2011

George Town –Where Design and Culture Must Continue to Merge

Change is coming to George Town. How can conservation bridge the gap between the old and the new?

FEATURE
Dec 2010

Transforming Bus Stops To Transform City Living

Suzy Sulaiman urges a rethink of the way we use our bus stops in order to empower citizens and town planners.

COVER STORY
Dec 2010

The State of The Economy

If Malaysia is get out of the middle-income trap, economic decentralisation must happen first.