Echoes of the Great Depression may be seen in the pitiful conditions faced by many workers around the world today. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fO0-EXS69gM?rel=0&w=480&h=274] This is a photo exhibit, using Dorothea Lange's photos from the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl of...
As you can see, Penang once had an eco-friendly public transport system. Thanks to Ric for this photo from the 1950s. Click on the photo to view a full-screen version. Here you can see a trolleybus passing by the...
Reader Grandma sends us her recollection of how well public transport was organised around Maxwell Road (next to present-day Prangin Mall). [googlemaps https://maps.google.com.my/maps?q=maxwell+road+penang&oe=utf-8&client=firefox-a&ie=UTF8&hl=en&hq=&hnear=Jalan+Maxwell,+Georgetown,+10100+George+Town,+Penang&t=m&vpsrc=6&ll=5.414427,100.332406&spn=0.009613,0.009656&z=16&iwloc=A&output=embed&w=450&h=450] I lived in Maxwell Road which is parallel to Prangin Road until the demolition to make way...
Look who's cycling together at the “1 Malaysia Charity Ride for Education 2011”. Cycle diplomacy? Guan Eng, former Penang chief minister Koh Tsu Koon, Yen Yen and Penang Umno Liaison Committee chairman Zainal Abidin Osman were reportedly at the...
Ever wondered what happened to the cast of Sound of Music? Here they are reunited 45 years after the movie. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqMmI40e5bc?rel=0&w=470&h=265]