The source said the free port status for Penang is part of a move to improve the tourism appeal of both Penang and Langkawi and attract high-net investors to both islands.
- Free Port by Martí Guixé (design-milk.com)
- Penang -The Pearl of the Orient (mydestiny2011.com)
- Penang for the New York Times (davidhagerman.typepad.com)
- The Pikom PC Fair at Straits Quay Convention Hall, Penang (lspeng1951.wordpress.com)