Scroll to top

DISCOVER PENANG

DISCOVER WITH PENANG

PENANG MNC COMPANIES

Penang has grown from over 40 years of industrial experience evidenced by the presence of the multinationals companies (MNCs). Among the pioneers in Penang’s electronic industry and companies that have continuously invested and grow in Penang till today are AMD, Hewlett Packard (subsequently Agilent), Intel, Hitachi (now Renesas), Bosch and Osram which choose to remain and continue to expand their businesses in Penang. Penang’s initial manufacturing success has famed Penang as ‘The Silicon Valley of the East’.

PENANG SMART CITY 2030

Theme as a family focused green and Smart State to inspire the nation, the policy package is the state’s four-prong vision to increase livability to enhance quality of life, upgrade the economy, empower the people to strengthen civic participation an invest in the built environment.

SIGHTSEEING

Penang’s attractions are numerous and varied, so where do you start? To help you narrow down these choices, we’ve chosen some of the must-sees and unusual attractions to visit during your time in Penang.

Food

One way of getting to know Penang’s history and culture is by eating your way around this metropolis. We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite spots to grab a bite, from eastern classics, to western imports.

NIGHTLIFE

Penang offers visitors a varied and vibrant nightlife. Venues run the gamut from rooftop bars to British pubs and karaoke nooks. We’ve picked out a few of our favourites here, but if you’re in an adventurous mood, we’re sure a short walk through the right area will unearth a few gems.

Heritage & Culture

Pop by the capital of Georgetown and go on tour to explore the British colonial buildings and spot vibrant street art across the city. Explore a slice of Peranakan life at the Pinang Peranakan Museum, a refurbished Peranakan mansion-turned-museum, or hop on a heritage trishaw ride for a charming experience. We will also list down a few must-see museums.

Community

Penang has one of the most thriving startup scenes and active tech & creative communities in Malaysia. With a brimming potential to be Asia’s innovation hub, there are plenty of innovative projects and tech startups that can be found here.

Whether you’re a Penang resident or planning to relocate, there are a variety of co-working spaces available around the island, catering to every budget and everyone, from creative entrepreneurs to nomadic freelancers.

SIGHTSEEING

Penang’s attractions are numerous and varied, so where do you start? To help you narrow down these choices, we’ve chosen some of the must-sees and unusual attractions to visit during your time in Penang.

RESTAURANTS

One way of getting to know Penang’s history and culture is by eating your way around this metropolis. We’ve put together a list of some of our favourite spots to grab a bite, from eastern classics, to western imports.

NIGHTLIFE

Penang offers visitors a varied and vibrant nightlife. Venues run the gamut from rooftop bars to British pubs and karaoke nooks. We’ve picked out a few of our favourites here, but if you’re in an adventurous mood, we’re sure a short walk through the right area will unearth a few gems.

Herritage & Culture

Pop by the capital of Georgetown and go on tour to explore the British colonial buildings and spot vibrant street art across the city. Explore a slice of Peranakan life at the Pinang Peranakan Museum, a refurbished Peranakan mansion-turned-museum, or hop on a heritage trishaw ride for a charming experience. We will also list down a few must-see museums.

Community

Penang has one of the most thriving startup scenes and active tech & creative communities in Malaysia. With a brimming potential to be Asia’s innovation hub, there are plenty of innovative projects and tech startups that can be found here.

Whether you’re a Penang resident or planning to relocate, there are a variety of co-working spaces available around the island, catering to every budget and everyone, from creative entrepreneurs to nomadic freelancers.