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SCMP's best of 2012's look back at the best stories, videos and virals of 2012.

The best stories of 2012 from South China Morning Post

The best stories of 2012

It's been a year of unforgettable stories from Hong Kong, China and around the world.

Tuesday, 12 March, 2013, 3:36pm's most popular polls of 2012

A poll on mainland Chinese in Hong Kong was our most popular

Hongkongers were more vocal than ever in 2012, with protestors taking to the streets to speak out against national education plans and take part in Occupy Tamar. And SCMP readers reflected that online by voting in our daily polls. Here, we list the most popular polls of the year.

31 Dec 2012 - 10:22am's top 10 most popular China stories of 2012

The wreckage of the Ferrari in which the son of Ling Jihua died. Photo: SCMP
When it came to China news stories, cover-ups, riches and a beautiful First Lady dominated readers' interest on Here are the 10 most popular stories based on reader visits.
3 Sep 2013 - 1:00pm's top 10 most popular news stories of 2012

Property tycoon Cecil Chao. Picture. SCMP
Billionaire tycoons, super-typhoons and topless royals: 2012 had it all. And the South China Morning Post was there to cover it all. Here, lists the most popular stories of the year according to our readers.
31 Jan 2013 - 12:12pm

National education plan gets everyone talking online

National education had students up in arms. Photo: Felix Wong

'My Take' columnist Alex Lo proved to be the Post's king of controversy, with one of his articles attracting more reader comments than any other since began accepting reader comments in August.

30 Dec 2012 - 4:55am's top 10 videos of 2012's interview with an eye witness to the Lamma ferry disaster was our most viewed news video's video team put us on the map this year when we collected a gong at the Asian Digital Media Awards for footage accompanying the Neighbourhood Sounds series. More readers than ever are watching and sharing our videos which cover everything from news to entertainment.

Here, we look at the top 10 most viewed news videos of 2012.

28 Dec 2012 - 6:05pm's pick of the best Chinese virals of 2012

A scene from CCTV's happiness survey
For many, 2012 was the year that China's netizens took to their keyboards and made their presence known. And where virals and internet memes were concerned, they really marked their territory. Here, picks the China virals that took the world by storm in 2012. CCTV's happiness survey
30 Dec 2012 - 12:22pm

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