Garbage dumps litter the shoreline of Baiyang Lake, 120km south of Beijing, and its waters contain high levels of pesticides from corn fields and antibiotics from animal farms.
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Overnight leader Bernd Wiesberger of Austria beat England’s Tommy Fleetwood at the first play-off hole to win the US$2.8 million Shenzhen International in China and secure his fourth European Tour title on Sunday.
Four years ago, Leon Yee was a fat, introverted, video gaming teenager training to be a chef. Now 23, he works as a professional pole dancer in Hong Kong and appears to be brimming with confidence, standing tall at more than six foot in his skyscraper heels.
One policeman was killed and two others wounded in Paris on Thursday night. The shooting, in which the assailant was also killed, took place on the Champs-Elysees shopping boulevard just days ahead of France's presidential election.
Over 200 stores on Des Voeux Road West, the “Dried Seafood Street”, are selling sea products, Chinese medicine and ingredients favoured by Chinese diners for both their tastes and supposed health benefits.
Adrian Anantawan has accomplished things most able people never even dream of. The Canadian performer became an acclaimed concert violinist, as well as earning degrees from both Harvard and Yale.
Star cars and the debut of futuristic concepts predicting the future of driving from the 2017 Shanghai Auto Show.
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.