Through the viewfinder of NORMAN HIU

NORMAN HIU / theSun ~ Local villagers wait in line to cast their ballots at SMK Kuala Besut in Terengganu.

NORMAN HIU / theSun ~ A woman visits a temple in preparation for Wesak Day.

NORMAN HIU / theSun ~ An emotional Chinese family member of a passenger from Beijing demanding answers before the start of the daily media conference at the Sama-Sama Hotel near the Kuala Lumpur International Airport, Sepang.

NORMAN HIU / theSun ~ A Buddhist monk prays during Wesak Day at a temple in Brickfields.

NORMAN HIU / theSun ~ Prime Minister Dato Seri Najib Razak (left) shares a light moment with Dewan Rakyat Speaker Pandikar Amin Mulia (Center) and Malaysian Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (Right) before an official photo opportunity after the first day of the first sitting of the 13th Parliament Session at Parliament House, Kuala Lumpur.

NORMAN HIU / theSun ~ A local villager sets up the UMNO party flag as decorations at Kampung Nail, Kuala Besut. The Kuala Besut by-election, the first after the 13th General Election, will be held during the fasting month.

NORMAN HIU / theSun ~ A model breaks and burns a cigarette stick during no tobacco day. No Tobacco Day calls for smokers to give up the habit for the day and this year's theme is to ban tobacco advertising and promotion.

NORMAN HIU / theSun ~ Azmin Ali during a PKR press conference.

NORMAN HIU / theSun ~ Diwali also called Deepavali or the "festival of lights" is one of the most important festivals of the year and is celebrated by families by performing traditional activities together in their homes.