This is what Penang Road looked like in the early 20th century - we once had a car-free George Town, didn't we? (Click on picture to enlarge) The foreground is the intersection of Chulia Street (left) with Penang Road....
I was intrigued to read about a local academic claiming that proto-Malays from the Sunda Shelf had fanned out into the world to become the ancestors to the human population.  Read this piece "Proto Malays, the origin of the...
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 light rail or tramway once extended from the Weld Quay jetty to Penang Hill via Air Itam Road. This must be near the turn-off to the General Hospital (Jalan Utama) or Jalan York. This route is worth...
This was a unique roundabout in Penang, the intersection of six different roads - one of the 'happening' areas of old George Town. By the way, congrats to Ric for his book being selected among the "50...