Missing book publisher Gui Minhai ended up being detained by mainland authorities because he was operating a circulation office to distribute banned books there, a close associate has told the Post, dismissing claims his disappearance was linked to a book on President Xi Jinping
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The records of 10 Chinese runners are under a cloud after a letter surfaced detailing a regime of state-sponsored doping in the early 1990s – a time when China’s “Ma’s Army”, under coach Ma Junren, dominated women’s world middle-distance races.
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A sea lion pup is found sitting at a booth in a San Diego restaurant, prompting a call to SeaWorld for help.
The Zika virus, which has been linked to brain damage in thousands of babies in Brazil, has been predicted by the World Health Organization to spread to all countries in the Americas except for Canada and Chile.
Little Lunar New Year cheer for China's migrant workers as economic slowdown bites.
The world's largest mass human migration is underway in China as people rush back home to celebrate the Lunar New Year with their families.
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.
SCMP.tv interviewed Hongkongers from all walks of life about how the experience of Occupy Central has affected them one year on.