Penang Forum 4: Development and Good Governance is being held at the Caring Society Complex in Penang today. Penang Forum 4: Development and Good Governance
A couple of fascinating images of Chulia Street, showing early modes of public transport. This section of Chulia Street is likely to be between Chulia Lane and Love Lane. Notice the wide pavement for pedestrians. Unfortunately, the pavement...
The morning sunlight filters through the branches, lending an enchanted and mystical aura to the fabled tree It's official: The marble plaque beneath the Democracy Tree (Click to enlarge) Photos by Kinta Kid Kinta Kid reports from the Democracy Tree, Ipoh: Perak...
The Kampung Buah Pala land in Gelugor was once owned by David Brown, a wealthy spice plantation owner during the early British colonial era in Penang who died in 1825. Title to the land eventually reached one of his descendants,...
A glimpse from the past, this time a coffee shop along Church Street. tunglang who submitted this photo describes the scene as "Tham Chiak Kuis from Scandinavia salivating without 'Good Morning' mini China towel at my favorite Eng Loh...
The ruins of dormitories and leper homes, old reservoirs and undergound chambers, places of worship, jail cells, even a courtroom add an eerie touch to the island's natural greenery that should be preserved as a state treasure for Penang. I...
New photos have emerged of the ruins of a 121-year-old church in Pulau Jerejak located on the eastern coast of the island, just north of the Boustead shipyard. The ruins, now almost shrouded by trees and overgrowth, are believed...
While all attention is focused on the street art on Penang Island, Butterworth has quietly been stepping up its own street art scene with more murals on buildings, especially at the newly opened Butterworth Art Walk. The project is being...
The Cheong Fatt Tze Mansion along Leith Street In Penang has made it into a list of the top 10 greatest mansions and grand houses in the world. The selection was done by Lonely Planet with the following citation: Built...
This was the sort of day for me that encapsulated a lot of what it means to be Malaysian today. Interfaith dialogue, understanding one another In the afternoon, I dropped by at the St Anne's Catholic Church in Bukit Mertajam, which...

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