Ringing in 2019
People across the world are welcoming 2019 with a bang.
The traditional fireworks displays began in Auckland, New Zealand and will continue to travel across the globe over the next 12 hours.
Fireworks explode near Petronas Twin Towers during New Year celebrations in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. (Reuters)
Thais pray to celebrate the New Year 2019 at the Golden Mountain temple or Wat Saket in Bangkok, Thailand. Strings attached are ceremonial threads given by Buddhist monks. (Reuters)
Revellers celebrate at a New Year’s Eve party in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines. (Reuters)