A barrister representing the three founders of Hong Kong’s 2014 pro-democracy Occupy movement demanded on Tuesday for prosecutors to account for the fate of 700 other arrested protesters who have yet to face legal proceedings.
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High jumper Cecilia Yeung Man-wai is ready to raise her game and compete at world level after wrapping up her season with medals in all Asian events she entered this year.
For Chinese couples, wedding photos are not simply about having a photographer show up on the big day. They can be elaborate affairs involving costumes, make-up artists, trips overseas and sometimes even underwater, and take up as much as a quarter of the wedding budget.
The Saturn spacecraft Cassini comes to the end of its 20-year journey, diving into the gas giant's atmosphere and sending back real-time data until it loses contact with Earth. During its mission Cassini collected invaluable data and images of the planet and its atmosphere, moons and rings.
Photoville is a large-scale photo festival held at Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York City. The event also features workshops, night-time screening and beer garden for photo lovers to chill out and appreciate photography together.
The Weather Photographer of the Year competition is run by the UK’s Royal Meteorological Society and the Royal Photographic Society. About 2,000 entries have been submitted from over 60 countries. Here are the shortlisted photos for this year’s event.
China and Russia began joint drills near North Korea yesterday, while the US and South Korea carried out bombing drills over the Korean peninsula on the same day.
The 4th China International Helicopter Expo showcased the latest in helicopter technology, including China’s first unmanned attack helicopter.
Elle Kealy, personal trainer and a former dance instructor, who specialises in teaching beginners, created a unique fitness method called Corio. It combines dance, fitness, body sculpting, resistance training and high intensity interval training. (Photo: SCMP’s Jonathan Wong)
Lam Wai-long, the 75-year-old chairwoman of the Incorporated Owners of Chungking Mansions, reveals to SCMP how she helped make the infamous mansions a safe destination.
The Japanese, like many other food-obsessed cultures – are great at incorporating outside influences into their cuisine.
SCMP’s food and wine editor Susan Jung demonstrates how to make the angel hair pasta aglio e olio as a yoshoku (Japanese-style Western food).
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Low wages and a lack of privacy can inflict a high cost on the health and mental well-being of domestic helpers working overseas. As a workforce, helpers sometimes only have rudimentary education and lack formal skills.
This visualisation is of the squads announced by the Premier League up to August 10, 2017, and includes the total players announced by each club. The proportion of foreign to domestic players might alter when the Premier League clubs register their final 25-man squads on September 1, 2017.
May 16, 2016, marks the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.
INTERACTIVE SPECIAL: One of the world's longest bridges is being built in Hong Kong - what does it look like now and how much will it cost?
When completed, the 42km-long Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge will be one of the longest bridges above water in the world, constructed with the mission to speed up integration of cities in the Pearl River Delta. Will it be worth its staggering cost?
Multimedia special: Can the gambling mecca of Macau find its identity and turn around its flagging fortunes?
Sixteen years after its return to China, Macau is a city at the crossroads. In this South China Morning Post multimedia package, Raquel Carvalho delves into its chequered history, charts its meteoric rise and asks what the future holds.
China announced it would abandon the one-child policy. Reuters photographer Carlos Barria shot these intimate portraits of young Chinese people born since the start of the policy in 1979 and captured their raw thoughts on the prospect of having a sibling.
Tree maintenance has come into sharper focus recently following the government’s controversial decision to cut down four giant century-old banyans in August, and the collapse of a number of trees in recent months that have caused injuries. With experts expressing concern over the health and maintenance of trees citywide, the South China Morning Post has put together an interactive guide to the condition of more than 3,000 trees across Hong Kong, based on the latest data contained in a register originally created by the Development Bureau in 2010. Our map contains information on the health of more than 900 trees included in the register along with 2,700 others deemed "failed" or which were removed and not found on the register.