China and the European Union should set aside differences on trade and strengthen cooperation on climate change to “act as a shield” to protect the landmark Paris climate accord, France’s environment minister said.
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“Crackland” is a notorious square in the centre of Sao Paulo, Brazil, where drugs are sold and smoked in broad daylight while police look on.
South Africa has the largest population of rhinos in the world. However over the past nine years a staggering 6,115 rhinos have been killed by poachers seeking to sell their horns to the lucrative traditional medicine business in Asian countries.
The World Solar Challenge, an epic 3,000-kilometre solar car race across outback Australia, has become one of the world’s foremost innovation challenges with teams looking to demonstrate designs that could one day lead to solar-powered cars for consumers that can carry passengers.
Dutch photographer Marcel Heijnen captures the life of Hong Kong’s shop cats keeping their owners company at work.
The stock exchange has not yet announced any closing ceremony for the trading hall but only said it plans to turn the hall into “a showcase to promote the city’s financial market and its history.”
Three Hong Kong women defy stereotypes and celebrate their bigger muscles. They are among a growing number of women getting into weightlifting and resistance training.
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Dickie Lee has strung racquets for top tennis players at 23 Grand Slam tournaments.
China says it has banned imports of North Korean seafood to comply with U.N sanctions.
But North Korean products are still making their way into China.
Xinjiang is one of the major chilli growing areas in China, and local growers are celebrating an annual bumper harvest. Chillis from Xinjiang aren’t just for cooking – they’re also used as raw material for the pigment in lipstick.
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Low wages and a lack of privacy can inflict a high cost on the health and mental well-being of domestic helpers working overseas. As a workforce, helpers sometimes only have rudimentary education and lack formal skills.
This visualisation is of the squads announced by the Premier League up to August 10, 2017, and includes the total players announced by each club. The proportion of foreign to domestic players might alter when the Premier League clubs register their final 25-man squads on September 1, 2017.
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.