Penang was granted Cyber-City status on 21 June, 2004.
At the World Heritage Committee Session in July 2008, Georgetown and were listed as .
Journey time on 401E to the airport can take as much as 90 minutes (September 2013).
If you are going to the northern beaches bus 102 runs there directly from the airport approx.
Direct international flights are available to , , , , , , , , , , , , and .
From the airport, you can take a bus to Komtar bus terminal for onward journey to other parts of Penang.
every 45 minutes, fare MYR4 to Batu Ferringhi (Dec 2014).
The driest months are usually January and February.
The island's western side is still relatively undeveloped and has a serene "kampung" lifestyle (village) feel about it.
Penang, like the rest of Malaysia, has an equatorial climate.
401, 401E and 102 from Lane 5 in Komtar bust terminal.
Note that exact fare is to be paid as the bus drivers do not give changes.
The state of Penang is made up of two parts, Penang Island, a turtle-shaped island in the Straits of Malacca 8km west of Peninsular Malaysia, and Seberang Perai (formerly Province Wellesley), a rectangular-shaped district that is part of the mainland.