Thailand’s army chief said the man arrested in connection with the deadly Bangkok bomb blast was not cooperating, as police announced he was part of a people-smuggling gang.
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The Rex Tso Sing-yu juggernaut continued to steamroll towards a possible world title as Hong Kong’s Wonder Kid streaked to his 18th straight win as a professional last night with a seventh-round TKO victory of Australia’s Brad Hore in “Night of Champions II”.
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A selection of images from rugby games and news events which took place around the world this week.
An Iberian Midwife Toad is measured during a photocall at London Zoo to promote the zoo's annual weigh-in event, while Kwun Tong residents get a rare glimpse of a traditional event to mark the Hungry Ghost festival, and more ...
Russian President Vladimir Putin takes a closer look at a flying axe at an exhibition, while the carcass of a whale is lifted during a raising action in northern Poland, and more ...
Three protesters wear masks of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as at least half a million people rallied in India, while tanks belonging to the Lanzhou military region practise nighttime firing in Xinjiang, and more ...
Children enjoy flying soap bubbles during the 5th Bubble Blowing Day, while a migrant looks at his phone as he waits with others to board a ship to take them to the Greek port of Piraeus, and more ...
Thousands of demonstrators gathered in Kuala Lumpur to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak. (Photo: Reuters)
Police investigating Thailand's deadliest bombing arrested a foreigner they said matched the description of a man who left a bag at the crowded site of a blast in Bangkok nearly two weeks ago. (Photo: Reuters)
SCMP's China editor Josephine Ma interviews her father, James Ma, about his experiences during World War II. The older Ma served in the Kuomintang army when he was 16, and said he was in his 20s so he would not starve. (Photo: SCMP's Jonathan Wong)
Hong Kong’s 'Wonder Kid' one step closer to world title after his 18th straight win as a professional in “Night of Champions II”.
SCMP.tv visited the remains of what was The Heart Mountain War Relocation Center. The center was one of ten concentration camps used for the internment of Japanese Americans during World War II.
Five governments claim islands in the Spratlys archipelago of the South China Sea. Each has constructed structures and reclaimed land, but the speed and scale at which China has built has gone unrivalled so far. In this interactive graphic, we cut out man-made features from islands with available satellite imagery and displayed them at scale with each other.
The deadly explosion that ripped through Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine in a busy tourist area on Monday constituted a rare attack of that scale. Elsewhere in Thailand, however, the violence has been more palpable, with a sequence of bombings attributed to various groups over the past four years and many of the attacks occurring in the country’s restive south.
Shortly before midnight on Wednesday, a shipment of “dangerous goods” in a warehouse exploded and caused massive damage, killing at least 85 including 17 firefighters, at a container dock in the Chinese city of Tianjin - home to the world’s 10th busiest port. Some 700 people were wounded.
This week marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, days after atomic bombs killed a total of 200,000 in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The world is still not free from the threat of nuclear destruction, with nine countries possessing 19,000 nuclear weapons.
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.
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
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