August 2012 PHOTO ESSAY
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The ancient art of kickboxing, better known as Muay Thai, is popularly practiced in Kelantan. Here, the locals call it Tomoi. After a 15-year ban by the state's ruling party, PAS, on the grounds of being "un-Islamic", Tomoi tournaments are now regularly held since 2006.

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