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Art to the rescue: Old US police, fire boxes get breath of life

Decades after they helped save lives in the US capital, police and fire department call boxes still stand on city corners, relics of a time when firefighters used horse-drawn wagons and cops walked the beat.


People boating in a polluted area of Dal Lake in Srinagar, Kashmir. Photo courtesy: AFP


Sumo wrestling students attending a practice session in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Brazil, which houses the largest Japanese population in the world outside Japan, has seen a growth of interest in sumo wrestling in recent years.

Children health and well-being

Should a parent try to force a child to eat?

A classical Chinese wedding with retro palanquin

A young couple is definitely thinking very much out of the box by having a classical Chinese style wedding, with the groom arriving in an antique bicycle, and a palanquin manned by eight bearers for his bride.

A 'house' for homeless Abu

To Philip Wong, an art creation that also helps a needy person is itself more than a piece of artwork.

School uniform for impoverished schoolgirl

A kindhearted primary school teacher in Cameron Highlands is offering a hand to help an impoverished Orangasli schoolgirl by giving her a set of school uniform.

A Hindu temple that also houses Chinese deities

The Sri Sanggili Karuppar Swami Temple in Batu Pahat brings under the same roof Indian and Chinese deities for the worship of their devotees,

Honey heals wounds of war in Colombian village

Covered from head to toe in a protective suit, Yina Ortiz peers through a veil to check in on her beehive.

Chili map

Aerial photo showing people walking among an image of a Chinese map and a national flag formed with dried chili peppers during the harvest season in Zhangye in China's northwestern Gansu province, as farmers celebrate the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.


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