China has not ruled out further relaxation of its family planning policy as the country grapples with a rapidly greying society and shrinking labour pool.
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The Hong Kong Underwater Photo and Video Competition, co-organised by the government’s Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department and Hong Kong Underwater Association, attracted a total of 436 entries between May and October.
A new photo exhibition, “Under Our Shelter”, aims to raise awareness of the long history of refugees in Hong Kong. Organised by Christian Action, the collection of about 60 photos is currently on display at Loft 22 in Central.
Uruguay is a small country of 3.3 million people, but national ballet company director Julio Bocca has ambitions of turning it into one of the best in the world. About 70 professional dancers train for several hours each day, with Bocca often watching silently during rehearsals.
The Communist Party’s 19th National Congress, China’s most important political event, has begun. During the congress the party’s leadership is chosen and major policy decisions are made for the next five years.
Dutch photographer Marcel Heijnen is releasing “Hong Kong Market Cats”, a book of photos capturing cats as they prowl through Hong Kong wet markets, hiding under tofu stalls, climbing onto rooftops and sleeping in paper boxes.
Ben Li, a Hong Kong designer who has been in Beijing for 14 years, has created some very special Mao statues.
Beijing's 3rd Ring Road is famous for its terrible traffic, we took a trip around it in an hour.
After four months of fighting between the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces and Islamic State militants, Raqqa is free.
Delegates from every part of China have convened in Beijing to hear President Xi Jinping’s report to the 19th Party Congress. The day after his speech, most of the delegations held open sessions where the press could ask questions, but in reality, very little was revealed.
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Low wages and a lack of privacy can inflict a high cost on the health and mental well-being of domestic helpers working overseas. As a workforce, helpers sometimes only have rudimentary education and lack formal skills.
This visualisation is of the squads announced by the Premier League up to August 10, 2017, and includes the total players announced by each club. The proportion of foreign to domestic players might alter when the Premier League clubs register their final 25-man squads on September 1, 2017.
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.