My Sinchew/ Photo story

Billboard

A 24-million-pixel display billboard measuring more than 25,000 square feet at the Times Square in New York City. Illuminated by the world's highest resolution video display screen of its size, nearly as big as a football field, the panel located on the side of a hotel is eight stories tall and is intended for advertisements similar to those on dozens of other screens lining the bustling New York crossroads.


Message

Men from the Pacific island nations of Tonga and Fiji performing a traditional Haka after arriving in Sydney, Australia. Traditional Pacific island canoes sail into Sydney Harbour after a vast journey across the ocean, bringing an urgent message to the world about climate change.


Highest

People working on a 12-meter-high sand castle that aims to be the world's highest, in Niteroi, Brazil. The sand castle is created by US artist Rusty Croft on the initiative of two US companies attempting to make their brands popular in the Brazilian market.


Record-breaking

Moulin Rouge dancers posing with the 2015 Guinness book certificate after breaking the record of the simultaneous demi-grand rond de jambe cancan kicks by a single chorus line in 30 seconds under a Guinness Records book judge's control at the cabaret in Paris. Opened in 1889, the Moulin Rouge celebrates its 125th anniversary this year.


Urban farm

Apartments next to a gardening field in Hong Kong.


Anniversary

A woman grieves in front of crosses during a memorial ceremony marking the first anniversary of Super Typhoon Haiyan at a mass grave in the village of Vasper, Tacloban City, in central Philippines.


The sound of the future? Amazon launches speaker with personal assistant

The Amazon Echo is a wireless speaker with an integrated personal assistant waiting to respond to your voice commands.


Berlin Wall

People walking by sections of the Berlin Wall at the Berlin Park in Madrid. The three segments of the wall were given to Spain in November 1990.


Water festival

Boat rowers taking part in the Water Festival in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.


Pet hotel

Staff taking dogs for a swim in a bone-shaped pool at the Wagington luxury pet hotel in Singapore. The hotel, a converted colonial-era bungalow, offers an array of facilities including a bone-shaped swimming pool and an artificial turf garden for pack walks.