When education authorities across China begin releasing results on Friday for the biggest exams in the country’s academic calendar, the scores will not only decide entry into Chinese universities – they will open more academic doors in the United States.
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Christian Eriksen’s superb opener was cancelled out by Mile Jedinak’s penalty as Denmark and Australia drew 1-1 at the World Cup on Thursday to ensure group C would go down to the final round of matches.
Seven years after a deadly tsunami ripped through the Tokyo Electric Power plant, tour organisers are bringing curious sightseers to the region as residents who fled the nuclear catastrophe trickle back.
The fourth edition of International Yoga Day will be observed across the world on June 21.
The rate of climate change. In less than a generation, present trends in greenhouse gas emissions are pushing the Earth’s system into an unprecedented global mean temperature rate of change. The speed of change will challenge the world to live through and adapt to a much warmer world.
Amid slightly breezy weather, boat races took place at locations including Stanley, Aberdeen and Sai Kung as part of a ritual that has roots stretching back more than 2,000 years.
The Syrian city of Aleppo was ravaged by war, and at Kfar Naha, an opposition-held area, 170 cats were in need of help. Mohammed Alaa al-Jaleel, also known as the Cat Man of Aleppo, runs a sanctuary in Kfar Naha.
Macau, a Chinese city that was a Portuguese colony for over 130 years, is celebrating the World Cup and embracing its Portuguese heritage.
Described as the “King of Fruit”, durian is popular among millions of people across Asia. But it’s strong smell divides opinions. Lovers call it fragrant, while detractors call it stinky. But how do you choose a good durian? We visited a popular stand in Singapore to find out.
The Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge is ready for its launch, which is scheduled for the second half of this year.
These are amazing aerial shots of the temples of Beijing’s Forbidden City, in China, taken in 1933.
In a wide-ranging exclusive interview with the South China Morning Post just over a month after he returned to power, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad explained why the Malay vote was split three ways in the election.
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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.