The central government has taken a dramatic step to bolster flagging growth by trimming the unusually large amount of cash reserves lenders must hold at the central bank, in a bid to boost lending to small businesses and the rural economy.
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Overnight leader Kiradech Aphibarnrat fought back from two shots down with two holes to play yesterday to win the Shenzhen International in a dramatic play-off and end teenager Li Haotong's dream of a maiden European Tour victory
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A bus travels through the snow corridor on the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route after the Japanese road opened yesterday for the first time in 41⁄2 months, Love for China is expressed on a roof in Lushan county in Sichuan province, and more ...
Sport in Pictures - 15 April 2015
It has been a year since the sinking of the South Korean ferry, the Sewol, which claimed 304 lives, most of them students from Danwon High School in Ansan.
Students taking their professional examination in pet grooming in Hunan, while a counterfeit iPhone 6 is displayed in Hong Kong over copyright infringements, and more ...
A 42.3-metre-tall statue of the sea goddess Mazu in Tianjin, while a family of five black bears is pictured roaming an Alaska neighbourhood, and more ...
The highlands around the Colombian capital are scattered with small buildings that look like out-of-place igloos but are in fact innovative houses made from the tires that litter the country's roads.
The search area for flight MH370 will double in size to encompass a vast Indian Ocean corridor if wreckage remains elusive, Malaysia, Australia and China say, asserting their commitment to finding the plane.
China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson dismissed Philippine President Benigno Aquino's warning that the Asian giant's actions in the South China Sea should "engender fear for the rest of the world", stating that the Philippines should "return to the negotiation table to resolve the disputes righte
South Korean researchers develop a 'smart' fabric which can generate electricity to power wearable devices.
Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov not only climbed to the top of the Shanghai Tower, but also scaled a crane on top of the building. The pair sneaked into the building site at midnight on Chinese New Year and spent almost two hours climbing up 120 floors to reach a height of 650 metres.
The government plans to rezone 150 sites of various types of usage to increase residential land. We selected 79 sites that required rezoning and mapped them against the backdrop of current zonings.
The Sony World Photography Awards, organised by the London-based World Photography Organisation, seeks to recognise and reward outstanding work in three categories: Professional, Open and Youth.
In a special report, the Post examines Myanmar's enduring links to China, its largest trading partner, ahead of the Southeast Asian country's first free general elections in a quarter-century next year.
An ordinary domestic helper from Manila reaches her dream city of Hong Kong – only to find herself at odds with a flawed and troubled labour system
The South China Morning Post's multimedia “ghost town map” offers one perspective on where the new ghost towns may be in the next five years.
Hong Kong’s hawkers will die out in less than 50 years, if current stringent policies don’t change. Talking to different hawkers from those manning dai pai dongs to itinerant hawkers selling fruit on carts and stall owners touting clothes on Mong Kok’s famous hawker streets, the South China Morning Post reports on what is pushing the trade into extinction.
Two years into President Xi Jinping's massive anti-corruption campaign in China, we have collected all the Communist Party's announcements of graft probes since Xi's rise to power.
The data show how graft probes have spread across the nation and intensified since early 2014.
A two-part special report on how Hong Kong copes with tropical cyclones