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FEATURE
Feb 2017

Back To Beca

It's time to make Penang's iconic trishaws thrive again.

FEATURE
Nov 2016

Trishaws – Another Sunset Industry

One repairs trishaws, the other pedals them. Both share uncertain futures in an industry on the wane.

COVER STORY
Nov 2015

The ringgit and sen of festivals

They draw crowds and provide a platform for local talents, but just how economically beneficial are festivals?

PENANG ECONOMIC INDICATOR
Oct 2015

The tourists keep coming!

We examine the mobility of tourists in Penang.

COVER STORY
Sep 2015

Putting Pulau Tikus on the map

Rich in history and rich in culture, this beloved township is drawing more attention than ever before.

FEATURE
Sep 2015

PARK(ing) Day: Reclaiming urban space, one bay at a time

Penangites get the chance to be creative with their public space.

PHOTO ESSAY
May 2015

The trishaw maker of George Town

Meet Saw Chin Choon, traditional trishaw maker extraordinaire.

PENANG PALETTE
Apr 2015

Seeing art in passing time and peopled space

The community at the People's Court on Lebuh Cintra, George Town, turns into an art-cheological project.

FEATURE
Jul 2014

Aiming for developed yet healthy cities

How can health fit in with development? Anthony Capon, public health physician and director of the International Institute for Global Health at United Nations University, discusses.

PENANG PALETTE
Dec 2013

Abundant treasures in Penang Batik's Painting Museum

Batik has long since transitioned from a craft tradition to an art movement.

VOICE IN THE CROWD
Oct 2013

Make our main roads Welcoming for Walkers

Penang's traffic woes can be alleviated by walking, but are there adequate quality facilities for pedestrians?

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.

COVID-19 EXCLUSIVES