One of Asia’s most influential gaming industry figures has been forced to flee the Philippines after becoming a prime target of President Rodrigo Duterte’s crackdown on drugs and gambling.
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American-based jockey Florent Geroux is favourite for the Longines International Jockeys' Championship
Lest we forget: meet the former British soldier who has taken care of Hong Kong’s war cemeteries for two decades
Australia’s Hugh Bowman crowned a spectacular 2016 with the Longines International Jockeys’ Championship at Happy Valley on Wednesday night as little more than the width of a cigarette paper was all that separated Britain’s Ryan Moore from a third title.
Hugh Bowman of Australia wins the title with 18 points at Happy Valley on Wednesday night.
At least 41 people died and hundreds injured after a strong earthquake struck off Aceh province on Indonesia's Sumatra island.
The six-year-old gelding is a chance of winning the big race after bagging the Longines Jockey Club Cup last month. Photo: Kenneth Chan/SCMP
HSBC kicked off its pro-LGBT “Celebrate Pride, Celebrate Unity” campaign late last month.
But some anti-LGBT activists accused HSBC of trampling on family values. (Photo: SCMP/ Felix Wong)
Matt Damon criticised "outrageous" stories in the era of fake news as he responded Tuesday to accusations that his role in the new China-Hollywood co-production "The Great Wall" should have gone to an Asian actor. (Photo: Xinhua)
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.