Cathay Pacific faces unrest and deep discontent among its US-employed cabin crew after halting contributions to their social security and health insurance “medicare” programmes.
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North Korea, protectionism still the biggest risks ahead of Sino-US relationship after election: said former U.S. Trade official
It only took Karis Teetan four attempts on Designs On Rome to get the ride right but he finally did it in the HK$4 million Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy, sweeping around the field at the halfway mark to cause an upset with the former horse of the year.
Soaring death tolls, broken families and overcrowded jail: a close-up view of Duterte’s war on drugs
Since Rodrigo Duterte became president of the Philippines on June 30, over 3,600 people have died in drug-related killings. The SCMP travelled to the Philippines to witness Duterte’s drug war at the ground level.
One person is killed and at least two injured by two near-simultaneous blasts in a Japanese park, the local fire department says. (Photo: AFP)
Hong Kong was hit by heavy rain and gale-force winds as Typhoon Haima made landfall 100km east of the city.
Waves lash against Kennedy Town waterfront as T8 signal is hoisted and prepares for Typhoon Haima.
Over 7 million Americans live outside of the U.S, an estimated 60 000 of them in Hong Kong. Julian Jesse lives with his wife and two children in Sha Tin, and plans to vote for the Democrat ticket.
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.