A little enclave of unity

THERE is a kopitiam in Ipoh that offers not only excellent coffee but also a delightfully muhibbah environment, with all sorts of communities forming its regular clientele, from Chinese and Indians to Punjabis, Eurasians, and more.

Lately, a Malay chap has begun performing music in the space, singing mostly evergreen English songs – but occasionally surprising everyone with a couple of Cantonese hits. I must say his pronunciation is flawless!

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