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Lelisa Desisa won his first Boston Marathon in 2013. He didn’t have much time to celebrate.
A few hours after the Ethiopian broke the tape on Boylston Street on Patriots’ Day, two bombs near the finish line turned what should be the pinnacle of any distance runner’s career into an afterthought.
The grisly murder of a Hong Kong police officer by one of hi...
Factories are the new fun palaces
The city is booming but at what cost?
Evolution of luxury
We meet five Hong Kong dance award nominees
A group of North Korean escapees is plotting to oust Kim Jon...
Zhuhai is perfect for a fun-packed weekend
Vivienne Tam: the queen of China chic
Hong Kong's top chefs work their magic on the humble tomato ...
Get a refreshing boost from a new generation of designers .....
Taste for love
Local chefs create spicy menus for the more adventurous dine...
Alfresco dining is gaining popularity among busy Hongkongers...
Space invaders: ‘The final frontier’ is ready for touris...
Inside China’s booming contemporary-art market
A knot of damaged cars lies in a parking tower in Taipei following a magnitude 6.3 earthquake off the northeast coast of Taiwan yesterday morning, Thai customs officers display four tonnes of African elephant ivory worth US$6 million that was seized at a Bangkok port in a container labelled as be
An elephant “kisses” a visitor during a performance at an elephant training school in Xishuangbanna, Yunnan province, Indonesian army personnel on motorcycles prepare to conduct security patrols at the Asia-Africa Conference in Jakarta, and more ...
Selected works by SCMP's veteran political cartoonist Harry Harrison from April 2015.
A bus travels through the snow corridor on the Tateyama Kurobe Alpine Route after the Japanese road opened yesterday for the first time in 41⁄2 months, Love for China is expressed on a roof in Lushan county in Sichuan province, and more ...
Sport in Pictures - 15 April 2015
With the Hubble Space Telescope celebrating its 25th anniversary on 24 April 2015, AFPTV takes a look at Hubble's control room and gets a sneak peek inside the space center assembling the James Webb Telescope - Hubble's successor, which will help scientists learn even more about the origins of th
Thai customs officers display four tonnes of African elephant ivory worth US$6 million that was seized at a Bangkok port in a container labelled as beans, in the kingdom's largest ever haul of its kind. (Cover photo: EPA)
Renault's CEO says it's in everybody's interest for electric cars to be developed in China, the largest automobile market, as the world's car manufacturers meet for the Shanghai Auto Show 2015.
South Korean researchers develop a 'smart' fabric which can generate electricity to power wearable devices.
Hong Kong is set to build a third runway for Chek Lap Kok airport, but there are some stubborn physical constraints.
Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov not only climbed to the top of the Shanghai Tower, but also scaled a crane on top of the building. The pair sneaked into the building site at midnight on Chinese New Year and spent almost two hours climbing up 120 floors to reach a height of 650 metres.
The Sony World Photography Awards, organised by the London-based World Photography Organisation, seeks to recognise and reward outstanding work in three categories: Professional, Open and Youth.
The government plans to rezone 150 sites of various types of usage to increase residential land. We selected 79 sites that required rezoning and mapped them against the backdrop of current zonings.
An ordinary domestic helper from Manila reaches her dream city of Hong Kong – only to find herself at odds with a flawed and troubled labour system
The South China Morning Post's multimedia “ghost town map” offers one perspective on where the new ghost towns may be in the next five years.
Hong Kong’s hawkers will die out in less than 50 years, if current stringent policies don’t change. Talking to different hawkers from those manning dai pai dongs to itinerant hawkers selling fruit on carts and stall owners touting clothes on Mong Kok’s famous hawker streets, the South China Morning Post reports on what is pushing the trade into extinction.
Two years into President Xi Jinping's massive anti-corruption campaign in China, we have collected all the Communist Party's announcements of graft probes since Xi's rise to power.
The data show how graft probes have spread across the nation and intensified since early 2014.
A two-part special report on how Hong Kong copes with tropical cyclones