Hong Kong will return to Singapore the nine armoured vehicles it seized two months ago, the city-state’s foreign ministry announced on Tuesday, bringing an end to a diplomatic row that plunged its ties with Beijing to a low point.
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Hong Kong’s Olympic committee chief Timothy Fok Tsun-ting laments the lack of consultation with stakeholders by the government over the plan to remove the Wan Chai Sports Ground – the home of athletics in the city.
Villagers in the New Territories have preserved many traditional Chinese customs which are particularly visible during the Lunar New Year. Paper artisan Kenneth Mo Cheuk-ki has more than 25 years of experience making traditional lanterns and flower altars.
President Donald Trump signs three orders on withdrawing the US from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, freezing the hiring of federal workers and hitting foreign NGOs that help with abortion.
Home prices have bucked government control measures, spurring tiny "coffin homes".
Trainer John Moore's highly rated runner takes the first leg of the four-year-old series at Sha Tin on Sunday. Photo: Kenneth Chan/SCMP
President Donald Trump responds on Sunday to the huge crowds of protesters with tweets asking why didn't they vote and then saying he recognizes the rights of people to protest peacefully.
President Donald Trump’s tough talk on immigration was a central part of his campaign messsage. Last November he announced he wanted to deport up to three million undocumented immigrants.
Throughout history, great sculptors have expressed the spiritual through their art, leaving for posterity many statues of great size, beauty and artistic scope, the majority of which are dedicated to religious figures, gods or prophets.
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.