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.


This Muslim new year is celebrated with introspection, new resolutions and self-improvement amid a festive mood.
This nine days religious and cultural festival is celebrated by Hindu devotees of goddesses Gurda, Lakhsmi and Saraswati.
Penang was once a hub for traditional trades that are fading fast and rapidly replaced by things more in demand in today’s fast-evolving world. Get to know some of them before they are extinct. By Su Aziz
Find out why these cafés stand out among the many that have mushroomed in Penang. Notice a common thread influencing their uniqueness that has nothing to do with the food served. By Su Aziz.
The Penang shophouses’ clever space distribution has not only housed businesses but also burgeoning families the past few decades. By Su Aziz.
Penang, named as the food haven of Asia, is well-known for its wide variety of delicious, unique and authentic food. It is almost impossible to eat everything in a short period of time, so here is Janice Kua’s suggestion on the 10 must-eats in Penang.
This Penangite chats about, among other things, the most nostalgic Penang street food for her and more.
There may be no winter wonderland but Penang is not short of festivities during this end of the year season.
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