Pictures worth a million words

For the fourth year running, the World Press Photo (WPP) Exhibition is being held in Singapore with its collection of award-winning pictures from around the world. Presented by The Straits Times, this year's exhibition features 161 photos by 42 photographers. They are winners of the WPP competition, which drew 73,044 entries from 4,548 photographers. Here is a selection of some of the world's most powerful images.


When: Until Oct 28

Where: National Museum of Singapore, Levels 1 and 2

Open daily from 10am to 7pm. Free admission. Register for talks at

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on October 16, 2018, with the headline Pictures worth a million words. Subscribe