China is testing large-scale deployment of underwater drones in the South China Sea with real-time data transmission technology, a breakthrough that could help reveal and track the location of foreign submarines.
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Hong Kong’s Taoist funerals: the superstition and how to stop your soul being dragged into the coffin
Shanghai Shenhua have slammed a report suggesting Argentinean Carlos Tevez is being paid his mega salary with the Chinese Super League side while teammates are not, with the Chinese Football Association “ruling out” the headline-grabbing so-called “wage crisis” in China.
SCMP’s Kevin Kwong and Susan Jung on a search for the best fast-food fried chicken in Hong Kong.
(Photo: SCMP’s May Tse)
Camel has been manufacturing glass vacuum flasks in Hong Kong for more than seven decades. The company's Kowloon Bay factory has now been transformed into a designer business hotel. SCMP spoke with the third generation owners of the family business about the brand's heritage.
CheckCheckCin aims to reach the modern masses with traditional Chinese medicine philosophy, pioneered by Cinci Leung.
People in Shanghai react to the news of Canadian singer Justin Bieber’s planned concerts in China being blocked by authorities due to his “bad behaviour”.
Rugby players play on rugby pitches, track athletes run on tracks, rock climbers climb rocks, mountain bikers go down mountains on bikes. So why should trail runners run on anything but trails?
Sources: North Central College; World War II Magazine; Dorling Kindersley; Encyclopaedia Britannica; National Geographic; World War II Database
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.