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Saturday buses in Israel: a blessing for some, curse for others

The public bus glides down the road towards the beach on the horizon, but the ride is far from being as commonplace as it sounds in this Israeli city.

On Hanoi's Red River, fruitsellers forgo comfort for cash

Card games and karaoke help migrant workers pass the time on the cramped houseboats of Hanoi's Red River, swapping their privacy to eke out a living selling fruit for a few dollars a day.

Fire dragon

Participants taking part in the annual Tai Hang "fire dragon" event in Hong Kong, one of the highlights of the city's mid-autumn festival.

Tribute in Light

The Tribute in Light shines into the sky over Manhattan in New York City to mark the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks.

'We Are Family': perfect harmony in a tiny Melaka town

The minimarket's name “We Are Family” epitomizes the town's enviable intercommunity harmony.

Mother cat parade, frog weddings: unusual rain-seeking rituals around the world

People throughout the world perform traditional rituals to pray for rain during drought.

Pre-school Chinese class for Malay students

For the first time a Chinese primary school in Johor has started a free pre-school Chinese language tuition class for non-Chinese children.

Tamil fluency at a Chinese family of eight in Morib

Low Kok Hua and his whole family are among the very few Chinese Malaysians who speak very fluent Tamil.

Malay teacher offering free Chinese tuition for religious school students

“They are now learning religion, and I think I should teach them an additional language as this will be an advantage for them when they go out to work in future.”

Grab driver made an internet sensation by grateful Malay passenger's FB post

Wong Huang Chin never expected such a simple act could become a big thing for the passenger who subsequently posted the story on Facebook, and became viral.


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