Strategic and political goals are likely to be behind China’s unusual disclosure this week of advances in one of its antiballistic missile systems, analysts say.
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South China captain Chan Wai-ho has made an impassioned plea for fans to show their support for Saturday afternoon’s exhibition match against Italian Serie A champions Juventus as the current hot weather and lack of star players threaten to scupper the event.
Hong Kong Indigenous leader Edward Leung Tin-kei is running for the city’s Legislative Council election in September. In an interview with SCMP.tv back in March, he stated the group’s mission and revealed where his localism ideas came from. (Photo: SCMP's David Wong)
The 2016 Olympic Games will kick off with an opening ceremony on August 5 in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.
Hong Kong will send a squad of 38 athletes to the Rio Games competing in nine sports. Here are five we suggest are worth keeping an eye on.
A factory in Taiwan could be the answer to a prayer, building ready-made temples which can be delivered to customers in just weeks. (Photo: Reuters)
Apple's revenue falls 33% inChina, meaning the country is no longer its number two market, and Tim Cook's company has a big task ahead if it wants to claw back market share. (Photo: Reuters)
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.