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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.

PEAKS AND PARKS
Apr 2017

A Guided Hike that is Hard to Repeat

If you have an appetite for adventure, Bukit Relau is the hike for you.

COVER STORY
Sep 2016

The Mainland Awakens

Seberang Perai is undergoing massive transformation – but not without its own unique challenges.

FEATURE
Jul 2016

The Changing Harbour Front

The waterfront mirrors Penang’s history.

FEATURE
Jun 2016

Durians are a Growing Industry

It's that time of the year again to savour the King of Fruits.

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.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2013

Seeking Inspiration in Balik Pulau

Balik Pulau has turned into a natural sanctuary for artists to settle and create their art.

FEATURE
Nov 2011

The green house –alternative living starts now

Located deep in Balik Pulau, Eric Chong’s Green Acres is the culmination of his dream to build a fully sustainable home.

WINDOW INTO HISTORY
Sep 2011

The Spice Island of Penang, 1834

Penang was a spice giant in the 19th century, before the blight. 

FEATURE
Feb 2011

Before palm oil, there was coconut oil...

In the past, Penang and Malaysia benefited from a booming coconut industry.

JUST A MINUTE
May 2010

Unripened spices

The rise and fall of Penang’s spice trade.

FEATURE
May 2010

The Prince of Wales Island Gazette

Introducing the first ever newspaper to be published in South-East Asia.

PENANG PALETTE
Feb 2010

Promise of things to come

Who are Penang's emerging art stars?

HISTORY TODAY
Jan 2010

Marketing Culture

Four years ago, a group of Penangites decided to hold a monthly street market. The Little Penang Street Market has grown into something that is so much more.