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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="16656" img_size="full" alignment="right" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_single_image image="16655" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text]   Kimberley Street; named after John Wodehouse, the Earl of Kimberley, who was the British Colonial Secretray in the 1870s. Stretched from Penang Road to Carnarvon...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16604" img_size="full" alignment="center" onclick="custom_link" img_link_target="_blank" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]This year, George Town celebrates the ninth anniversary of its listing as a UNESCO World Heritage Site (together with Malacca) with an exciting line-up of programmes and activities for locals and tourists...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16624" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]One might mistake Weld Quay as one of the original roads of Penang when Captain Francis Light first established George Town, as the road was built approximately 100 years after Light’s discovery. In reality,...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]At the bustling corner where Burmah Road and Penang Road meet stands a heritage building. Built nearly a century ago in 1919, the Loke Thye Kee, arguably the oldest restaurant in Penang, has endeared many generations of people...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16604" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The Heritage Celebrations is a yearly celebration to commemorate the inscription of George Town as a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 7 July 2008. It celebrates the living heritage of George Town - its...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16595" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Lying just on the fringes of George Town’s Heritage Zone, where Farquhar Street meets Jalan Sultan Ahmad Shah (formerly known as Northam Road), is the Old Protestant Cemetery (or less commonly known as the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16581" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]In 2016, there was a lot of buzz about the Majestic Theatre Penang reopening its doors after a few decades of being left alone. Old-timers waxed nostalgic about its heyday; new generations watched in...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] A Quick Guide to the Coolest Link Bike Stations in George Town The Link Bike Sharing System is a new feature in George Town, as part of an effort by the Penang government to promote cycling amongst its citizens....

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16549" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]「世紀鍾情」世界鍾靈藝術家邀請展 Chung Ling Centenary Invitational Art Exhibition Exhibition: 01 - 30 June 2017: 檳城州立畫廊 Penang State Art Gallery 11 - 18 June 2017: 鍾靈中學懷澤堂 Chung Ling High School (Hall) Opening: 10 June 2017 (4pm): 檳城州立畫廊 Penang State Art Gallery 11 June...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_single_image image="16534" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Innovations of tech-knowledge have seen a boom in the rise of information and technology, with a mounting number of platforms which drives content sharing. The Penang’s Digital Library aspires to smarten up the access...