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Max Lee grabbed a slice of history and said he was hungry for more of the same at the Cathay Pacific Sun Hung Kai Financial Hong Kong Squash Open on Thursday, as he became the first local man to make the quarter-finals of the event.
The Spratlys Island known as Nansha in China is where Beijing has rapidly turned reefs into artificial islands, with facilities capable of military use, including extensive runways. Recently, China sent a first batch of six lighthouse watchmen to work in the disputed South China Sea.
Children with muscular diseases could have their strength boosted by a new wearable device designed by Tan Xin-yang, a Chinese student, who graduated from the Royal College of Art. The device, named Vigor, was recently shown off at London's Royal College of Art Design Show. Tan has set up a start
Confused by the difference between functional and geographical constituencies? Want to know the difference between the three aspects of polling - and why one is seen as undemocratic? Our explainer will get you up to speed before Hong Kong goes to the polls on September 4.
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake has struck central Italy, with at least 10 people reported dead in 2 towns. The quake hit at 09:36 (HKT), 100km (65 miles) north-east of Rome, at a shallow depth of 10km.
“My goal is to buy Hollywood companies and bring their technology and capability to China.” Wang Jianlin, chairman of real estate and entertainment conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group Co and China’s richest man, says he expects to announce two billion-dollar film-related deals this year.
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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.