PENANG STORIES
PENANG STORIES

Penang in all its complexity is presented in bite-sized stories, guides and interviews, to be taken in and savoured slowly.


There is much to discover on a walk through George Town today. New shops and cafes pop up at a dizzying pace, and a good number of these outlets are opened by young Penangites, bringing a chic vibe to this old town. By Carolyn Hong
Deepavali has long been embraced by the Hindu community as a significant event in the Hindu primary scripture. Cheng Sim discovers more to Deepavali than the victory of light over darkness.
'The Lost Giant I' is no ordinary exhibition but one that relives the nostalgia Penang's landmark and what could have been, should the mega development project had taken place. Cheng Sim unearths the fascinating stories of Komtar.
Hotels that have facilities for people with disabilities in Penang are growing in numbers and here are some of them. From George Town to Gurney Drive, these hotels are spacious, convenient and comfortable for travellers with disabilities. By Cheng Sim
Co-director of 'Hai Ki Xin Lor', Saw Teong Hin chats with Cheng Sim and shares an insight into his first Penang Hokkien play.
Following Little Penang Street Market's eighth anniversary last July, Cheng Sim speaks to committee member Lyndy Ong about the challenges and future of LPSM.
There's more to paper oblation craft than giant paper effigies and miniature replicas. Cheng Sim chatted with one of Penang's paper oblation craftsman.
Born and raised in Russia, artist Julia Volchkova channels her personal interpretation of street art in Penang and shares it with Cheng Sim.
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