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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="16838" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Organised by Mediamore Asia and JKSB Sdn Bhd, Music Fun Ride is a fun-filled event that will take place on 14 October from 6.00am at the longest bridge in South East Asia starting from...

[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="16833" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The Chinese Song Dynasty has had its glory years with an increase of literacy due to the invention of moveable type printing. This led to the widespread demand of wooden signboard for business owners...

[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="16796" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Looking for a weekend getaway? Try George Town, Penang’s capital city. Whilst two days may seem like a short amount of time, George Town offers the right mix of fun and fabulous tourist spots...

[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="16786" img_size="full" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Of rocking chairs, baskets, tables and birdcages neatly woven with rattans utilising them as furniture, handicrafts and other relevant materials; these are real evidence of a diminishing trend. Those were the days where our ancestors...

[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="16783" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Within George Town’s historic Heritage Core zone, on the tourist-friendly Armenian Street, lay the Penang Islamic Museum. Once the residence of an Acheh-based Arab pepper trader named Syed Mohammad Al-Attas, the building has now...

[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="16765" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The Penang Development Corporation (PDC), a state-owned Development Corporation, intended to develop an Arts District in George Town, Penang. The Penang Arts District (PAD) is envisioned to be the creative hub of Penang’s contemporary...

[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="16739" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]On the Westernmost side of Armenian Street lay the Sun Yat-sen Museum, dedicated to the medical practitioner, Kwong Wah Yit Poh founder, Chinese revolutionary, first president, and founding father of the Republic of China....

[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="16733" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]Penang has long been hailed as a food haven – it’s even been Lonely Planet-certified. Here’s a guide to the must-eats you just have to try when you’re in Penang.   Assam Laksa One of Penang’s...

[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="16745" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation=""][vc_column_text]The ancient textile art of batik is a craft on its own, with the application of wax and fabric dyes used to create visually unique imagery. Though dating back at least 1,5000 years 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_column_text]The annual Penang Coffee and Desserts Festival (PCDF) 2017 is back in action for the third consecutive year! Organised by TLM Event, co-organised by Gurney Paragon Mall and endorsed by the Penang State Government, the festival will be...