The Communist Party will release a detailed set of rules governing the conduct of cadres, extending even into family life, amid a wider push to cleanse the upper ranks of sometimes overly cosy ties to lucrative businesses.
Dreaming of blue: Trip to Moroccan town of Chefchaouen akin to being on the set of a surrealistic Luis Bunuel film
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Chad le Clos – unhappy with only two silvers from Rio – is looking to end season in style at Hong Kong World Cup
Swimmer Chad le Clos aims to put a disappointing Rio Olympics behind him when the South African competes in Hong Kong in the final leg of the Airweave World Cup series at Victoria Park Swimming Pool over the weekend.
Retired judge Woo Kwok-hing launched his campaign for the Chief Executive election at a social service centre in Wan Chai. Woo is the first person to formally declare his intentions to run for the March 26 election.
Meet the 22 year old Malaysian comedian who conquered the Hong Kong International Comedy Festival competition and is headed to the USA for a coast to coast tour and her shot at comedy fame and fortune.
Apple unveiled a revamped MacBook Pro, adding a fingerprint reader, replacing function keys with a small touch screen and slimming down the workhorse of its computer notebook line.
"She has more experience and exposure to the presidency than any candidate in our lifetime... and yes, she happens to be a woman," says U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama during a rally for Democrat Hillary Clinton.
Legislative Council President Andrew Leung Kwan-yuen adjourned the council meeting today as lawmakers Sixtus ‘Baggio’ Leung and Yau Wai-ching attempted to retake their oaths today.
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China’s tiered cities
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.