Penang, an Island of Splendours

From its early colonial days to the present, Penang has welcomed millions of visitors & future residents from around the world.

Today, this idyllic 285km2 island state, located off the north-Western coast of the Malaysia peninsula, has a diverse population of 1.5 million people. it is also strategically located between the economic powers of China & India.

Known as the "Pearl of the Orient", Penang offers many splendors including beaches, festivals, modern city living, multi-cultural cuisine & is a UNESCO World Cultural Heritage Site. The island was also ranked as the 9th most livable city in Asia by Employment Conditions Abroad Limited (ECA International) in 2010. There and more attractions make Penang the ideal home to work, live and play.