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Singapore hands extra trespass charges to German 'vandals' facing cane for graffiti

Two Germans, who could face jail and caning in Singapore for breaking into a train depot and spray-painting graffiti on a carriage, have been charged with two extra counts of trespassing.

Friday, 28 November, 2014, 5:54pm 1 comment

China's answer to Breaking Bad: 'Real-life Walter White made 400,000 yuan a week'

A laid-off chemical factory worker in Guangzhou has been arrested for allegedly selling the raw materials to make methamphetamines and teaching others how to make the drug.

28 Nov 2014 - 2:32pm 4 comments

New SCMP footage shows Apple Daily photographer’s arrest in Mong Kok


A video taken by a Post reporter showed an Apple Daily photographer had been holding onto his camera before he was accused of assaulting police officers during protests in Mong Kok on Thursday night.

28 Nov 2014 - 6:43pm 22 comments More on Occupy Central

Beijing says it has ensured stability with air defence zone

Beijing's controversial ADIZ over the East China Sea has ensured safety and security, the Defence Ministry said, dismissing criticism that it had exacerbated regional tension.

28 Nov 2014 - 9:18am 8 comments More on Air Defence Identification Zone

Argentina accuses HSBC in US$3b tax evasion cases


HSBC Holdings on Friday strongly denied charges from Argentina’s tax bureau that the bank had helped citizens in the South American country evade some US$3 billion in taxes.

28 Nov 2014 - 5:36pm

Lavish Chinese wedding leaves social media stunned amid anti-corruption crackdown

Chinese social media users were stunned by online images of the lavish multimillion-yuan wedding of a mainland energy and real estate tycoon's son.

28 Nov 2014 - 5:30pm 2 comments

Li Ka-shing’s Hutchison may bid for EE or O2 in UK mobile market


Hutchison Whampoa is preparing a bid for EE or O2, the mobile groups already in talks on a deal with BT Group, several sources familiar with the matter said.

28 Nov 2014 - 4:43pm

In South Korea, unregistered Bluetooth 'selfie sticks' could land the seller in prison

Take care when brandishing a selfie stick in South Korea - it could land the person who sold it to you a three-year jail term.

28 Nov 2014 - 5:38pm

Hong Kong banks accused of racism after Pakistani man is asked why he wants to open account

When Rashid Mehmood walked into an HSBC branch in Lok Fu two weeks ago to try to open an account, the bank employee's first question to him was, "What's your nationality?"

28 Nov 2014 - 5:22pm 10 comments

Joshua Wong: Students won’t try to retake Mong Kok after police show of strength

Students will not attempt to retake Mong Kok, Scholarism convenor Joshua Wong Chi-fung said, as such a plan is not likely to succeed under a heavy police presence.

28 Nov 2014 - 5:13pm 37 comments More on Occupy Central

Australia set to tighten rules for foreign property buyers

An Australian parliamentary committee recommended strengthening rules on foreign investment in the housing market, calling enforcement of the current framework "severely lacking".

28 Nov 2014 - 10:16am 1 comment

Taiwanese voters test waters ahead of 2016 presidential poll

28 Nov 2014 - 6:17pm 1 comment

After Mong Kok Occupy clearance, students vow to target government buildings

28 Nov 2014 - 9:44am 77 comments

Instagrammers earn six-figure salaries as companies eye new advertising market

28 Nov 2014 - 12:33pm

Beijing auditors inspect management of national lotteries after transparency fears

28 Nov 2014 - 5:03am 1 comment

Hong Kong must prepare itself for the age of the renminbi

28 Nov 2014 - 8:01am 1 comment

Countries told to end climate blame game ahead of key Paris talks

28 Nov 2014 - 6:19pm 1 comment

Nigeria seeks death penalty for child bride, 14, accused of murdering husband

28 Nov 2014 - 12:48pm

'965,000 yuan spent on cinema tickets' sparks probe into China government department

28 Nov 2014 - 5:07am 1 comment

Scientists in Yunnan unlock secrets of 'magical' microbe-killing plant

28 Nov 2014 - 5:40am

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28 Nov 2014 - 9:28am 1 comment

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28 Nov 2014 - 9:31am

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Can China really reach its ambitious goals for clean energy?


Russian President Vladimir Putin was not prominent at the Beijing Apec summit. Instead, what was probably on his mind was a second energy deal with China in the face of a looming "second cold war" with the West.

28 Nov 2014 - 4:31pm


Can Taipei mayoral candidate Dr Ko Wen-je really heal the partisan divide?

Lawrence Chung

Dr Ko Wen-je's remarks at a campaign rally on Sunday had their intended effect on Howard Lai, a 27-year-old market planner.

28 Nov 2014 - 10:23am 1 comment

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Singapore hands extra trespass charges to German 'vandals' facing cane for graffiti

Two Germans, who could face jail and caning in Singapore for breaking into a train depot and spray-painting graffiti on a carriage, have been charged with two extra counts of trespassing.

28 Nov 2014 - 5:54pm 1 comment



Nigeria seeks death penalty for child bride, 14, accused of murdering husband

The father of a 14-year-old child bride accused of murdering her husband said on Thursday he was appealing to a Nigerian court to spare his daughter the death sentence.

28 Nov 2014 - 12:48pm

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Stabbing death after cat abused; armed bank robber forced to wait; student repels sex attacker using taekwondo

28 Nov 2014

Two out of every five foreign-educated Chinese earn below 5,000 yuan a month: study

27 Nov 2014

Drone sparks military alert; taxi driver saves suicidal woman - three times

27 Nov 2014

Beijing considers permanent odd-even ban on vehicles after success of 'Apec blue'

27 Nov 2014 1 comment
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'Game of Thrones' comes to China as Tencent joins forces with HBO

27 Nov 2014

Gold offered for lost dog; 'disabled girl raped'; drugs gang busted

27 Nov 2014

Boy, 6, attacked; police targeted with hot tea; head of family at 8

27 Nov 2014

'We have lagged too far behind': China hits back at US calls to stop island project

25 Nov 2014 3 comments

Chinese photographer spoofs famous ancient painting with images of modern social ills

24 Nov 2014

Goats overdose on vaccine; Thief makes off with cash from traffic police office; Fugitive's 16-year run ends in car crash

27 Nov 2014

Popular Chinese pirated-video site closed amid official pressure

25 Nov 2014

Woman student leader powers on to wing strength contest; Boyfriend survives girlfriend's murder plot

22 Nov 2014

Poor couple on trial for selling children; Teen leaps to death after cheating accusation

21 Nov 2014

Pro-Beijing scholar wants to set up platform to counter West's 'bad-mouthing' of China

21 Nov 2014 9 comments

HK gallery's periodic offer of free space to unknown artists is a winner

Last year Nic Kwok Ting-fung had an idea. Since his father opened the Wan Fung Gallery in 1986, they have faced the same problem that plagues many of the big galleries: the gallery is in limbo with nothing new to bring in art lovers in the down times between the monthly exhibitions.

28 Nov 2014 - 5:39pm More on LIFE

Japanese poster exhibition an eclectic mix

27 Nov 2014

Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera returns

27 Nov 2014

Fine dining at Fanling Industrial Estate

Fanling Industrial Estate isn't the most obvious location for a fine dining restaurant, especially one that not only wants to offer its customers a menu with the expected emphasis on presentation and flavour, but also claims to serve healthy food.

27 Nov 2014 - 7:51pm

Dine-Art is the latest in a trend for art-oriented restaurants

28 Nov 2014

China loves red wine, but white may become more popular

27 Nov 2014

Scientists in Yunnan unlock secrets of 'magical' microbe-killing plant

Scientists say they have discovered that the pepper-like fruit of a plant native to Yunnan can kill germs as efficiently as antibiotics, with few side effects.

28 Nov 2014 - 5:40am

Tweeting about a revolution

27 Nov 2014

Space station espresso machine a giant leap for mankind

26 Nov 2014




Sean Abbott 'broken' after delivering ball that killed Phil Hughes

A “broken” Sean Abbott faced rebuilding his life Friday after delivering the ball that killed Australian batsman Phillip Hughes, although the young bowler was holding up well given the circumstances.

28 Nov 2014 - 10:16am

Europa League round-up: Spurs and Everton through but holders Sevilla on the brink

Feyenoord’s Karim El Ahmadi scored a superb goal to help them into the Europa League last 32 with a 2-0 win over Sevilla on Thursday that left the holders facing a winner-takes-all final game to stay in the competition.

28 Nov 2014 - 10:07am

World mourns the sudden death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes

28 Nov 2014

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Eddie Redmayne dove into science for his role in The Theory of Everything

Portraying genius physicist Stephen Hawking proved the biggest challenge yet for rising star Eddie Redmayne.

28 Nov 2014 - 1:05pm

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