About a dozen survivors found of the 458 people on board. One elderly passenger trapped inside the capsized vessel rescued. Five others may be alive inside the ship, say rescuers
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Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke was not involved in the US$10 million payment mentioned in the US corruption probe rocking soccer’s governing body, FIFA said on Tuesday.
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Selected works by SCMP's veteran political cartoonist Harry Harrison from June 2015.
The anti-smoking campaign has been gathering momentum across the nation. Youngsters, such as those above in Handan, Hebei province, promoted World No Tobacco Day, which took place on Sunday. Left, a child puts up a poster at a school in Lingnan, Zhejiang province.
Newly married couple from Poland hug each other next to a fence covered in “love locks” at a bridge in Paris, while an Ukrainian boy beats a doll depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin, and more ...
High in the Qinling mountains of Shaanxi province, Bai Zilin and his wife Hou Jie have set up a private school teaching classic Chinese culture. Zhongnan Mountain Academy has nine pupils, aged eight to 16. The children get up at 5.30am and take part in an hour’s meditation from 6am.
Ducks crossing a street in Kyoto, Japan, are given a police escort as they make their way past camera-toting onlookers, rescuers search for survivors yesterday after a suspected gas explosion at a residential building in Huludao, Liaoning province, caused part of the structure to collapse, and mo
Chinese rescuers search for hundreds missing after a passenger ship carrying more than 450 people capsized in the storm-hit Yangtze river, with several survivors reportedly trapped in the upturned hull. (Photo: Xinhua)
Workmen remove padlocks from the Pont des Arts bridge in Paris, afraid the sheer weight of the romantic tokens was putting the 19th century structure at risk. (Photo: Reuters)
Singapore police shoot dead a man and detain two others near a hotel where U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter was staying.
Check your phone to see if the beer is ready with Brewie, a fully automated home beer brewing machine and app that does all the hard work for you
Able Friend has taken Hong Kong racing by storm this season, winning six straight races and being crowned the equal top-rated horse in the world.
Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov not only climbed to the top of the Shanghai Tower, but also scaled a crane on top of the building. The pair sneaked into the building site at midnight on Chinese New Year and spent almost two hours climbing up 120 floors to reach a height of 650 metres.
The Sony World Photography Awards, organised by the London-based World Photography Organisation, seeks to recognise and reward outstanding work in three categories: Professional, Open and Youth.
Tens of thousands of Hongkongers crammed onto ferries to visit the outlying island of Cheung Chau on Monday to witness the Bun Scrambling Competition, the highlight of the annual Cheung Chau Bun Festival.
In a special report, the Post examines Myanmar's enduring links to China, its largest trading partner, ahead of the Southeast Asian country's first free general elections in a quarter-century next year.
In this interactive graphic, we show all the overseas mergers and acquisitions (excluding bonds) with a value above US$100 million that Chinese companies attempted from 2005 to the first half of last year.
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
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.
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