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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_single_image image="16993" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Trishaw or more commonly known as "beca", has made an emblem for itself  as part of Penang’s reputable heritage. Trishaw’s existence in Penang dates back to eight decades ago. Penang would lose its identity...

[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="16961" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The Habitat is a world-class eco-tourism facility located at the border of a 130-million year old virgin rainforest on Penang Hill. The ecological attractions encompass a historical 1.6km Nature Trail consists of Canopy Bridges,...

[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="16970" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]In a world ruled by politicians, we are reminded of the time when immortals, the gods, ruled. Folklores pervaded our discernment of the earth and the universe where human beings remain fallible, and 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="16967" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Nine Emperor Gods Festival is immensely commemorated in Penang. In Penang Island, the temples of Nine Emperor Gods coexist in Macallum Street and Burma Road named Tow Boo Kong Temple and Tao Bo Kong...

[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="16939" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Christmas is just around the corner, the season to give and receive. Soroptimist International Club of Penang have taken the initiative to raise funds for their in-house Education Fund Program and other service projects through...

[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="16946" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The re-launch of Rosalie and Other Love Songs will be happening on 5th of November from 4pm to 6pm. To complement the agenda of this event, the celebration takes place in Penang House of...

[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="16916" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Most of the joss sticks in the market today are manufactured in factories for mass production. Due to technological advancement, traditional handcraft joss sticks made out of Indian or Australian sandalwood are difficult to...

[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="16899" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The glove puppet theatre, Potehi, was originated from Quanzhou, Fujian province of China back in the 13th Century. Potehi is proudly regarded as a traditional art form which shares themes and characters with Chinese...

[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="16902" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Paint Jam is back at Hin Bus Depot! Walk in to the exhibition space cum open studio, rent an easel and start spilling creative juices on the canvas. A guided sessions led by artists is provided...

[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="16881" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Leith Street, off Farquhar Street, lies within the buffer zone of George Town’s historic Heritage Zone. This street has comparatively lesser attractions than some of George Town’s more famous roads like Campbell Street or...