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.


Every meal of the day is an important one when in Penang and this attitude has fuelled the popularity of its street food for decades.
There are enough excuses to be in Penang but November and December offer a few more to add to that list that’ll make it a must-visit destination.
Penang is well-known for its tapestry of vibrant cultures, authentic cuisines and great attractions. Here’s how you can immerse yourself into the rich culture and lifestyle of the people in this northern region. By Janice Kua
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.
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