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Durian’s gag & glory

Durian’s gag & glory

There is so much more to durian other than indulging it raw. Durian is an acquired taste so for some it might be gagging but…
Penang
Nine Emperor Gods Festival

Nine Emperor Gods Festival

Words by Looi Sue-Chern Soft tortoise-shaped buns in striking hot pink are a common sight in Chinese bakeries in Penang, a state with hundreds of…
Penang
The Habitat Penang Hill

The Habitat Penang Hill

By Carolyn Khor To catch a glimpse of the elusive dusky leaf monkey, look no further than The Habitat on top Penang Hill. They can…
Penang
Luxury stay in George Town

Luxury stay in George Town

Celebrating its 2nd anniversary this year, The Royale Bintang Penang icontinues to be a blend of classic period charm with the very best in contemporary…
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