My Sinchew/ Photo story

Tropical spalsh

A cast member spraying a bucketful of water towards guests during a special summer attraction called "Minnie's Tropical Splash" at Tokyo DisneySea.


Protest

Malaysians protesting outside the Russian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur over the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in eastern Ukraine which is controlled by Pro-Russian separatists.


Plus-sized parking spaces for Chinese women drivers

The parking spaces outside a Chinese shopping mall are distinctive: marked out in pink, signposted "Respectfully reserved for women", and around 30 centimetres wider than normal.


Flower tribute

A man lays flowers in front of the Dutch consulate in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Global outrage and shock mounted Friday after the apparent shooting down of a Malaysian airliner over strife-torn eastern Ukraine with nearly 300 people on board.


Grief-stricken

Relatives of a passenger on board Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur react over the news at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang.


Ninja show

Members of pantomime group Gabez clad in samurai and ninja costumes performing at Asakusa Shrine in Tokyo during a press preview for the new bus tour to enjoy ninja acts on the street and the ancient shrine.


Sculpture

"Hoop-La (2014)" an aluminum sculpture by Alice Aycock on Park Avenue in New York City during the "Park Avenue Paper Chase" exhibition.


Hot

People cooling off in the fountains of a park in Madrid, Spain, during a hot summer day.


Manhattanhenge

Traffic slows as tourists and pedestrians watch the Manhattanhenge phenomenon on 42nd Street in New York. The event happens when the sunset lines up with the New York City street grid.


China's own dreamliner prepares for takeoff

The cavernous building that will house the final assembly line of China's own passenger plane is virtually empty, except for an enormous Chinese flag and slogans to rally the workers who will one day produce the C919.