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.


For almost a month, the unseen wander the earth and Buddhists offer prayers, food and entertainment to appease them. By Su Aziz
Penang’s a nice mix of calm holiday island, productive economy and charming contradictions of cultural habits that result in a unique vibe and endearing traits. By Su Aziz.
The percolating Café culture is spreading from the island to mainland. Back to Butterworth area, in conjunction with the inaugural Butterworth Fringe Festival (of George Town Festival 2015), here is a list of recommendations by Ken Tho on where-to-go for the maximization of your precious time.
A long-weekend in Penang has never been more super or heroic with this marathon event and its festive mood buoyed by various other activities.
Here’s a glimpse into the mind of a global citizen and photographer responsible for the gorgeous portraits in the photographic exhibition, Totem. By Su Aziz.
This is a guide to help you zero-in on a few top picks during George Town Festival 2015 happening in Penang this August. By Su Aziz
Once a year a hundred thousand Catholic believers, if not more, make their way to Bukit Mertajam in Penang for a 10-day saint’s day celebration. By Su Aziz.
Do not judge the King of Fruits by its thorny exterior because inside, it has a creamy, soft centre that has lured millions to Penang. By Su Aziz.
The biggest Muslim festival is Hari Raya Aidil Fitri and it is a celebration that marks the end of Ramadan and the beginning of Syawal. By Su Aziz.
The George Town Walkabout Tour summarises the UNESCO World Heritage Site's two centuries worth of history into a condensed yet insightful 1.5 hour tour. Cheng Sim found out that is indeed insightful.
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