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New Zealand won the America’s Cup on Monday, almost white-washing the US holders with a revolutionary boat and a new superstar sailor to avenge a humbling defeat four years ago.
Hong Kong pro-democracy protesters draped black cloth over a statue symbolising the city's return to China by Britain, days before a visit by President Xi Jinping to mark 20 years since the handover.
Entrepreneur Bonnae Gokson is optimistic about the future of Hong Kong despite witnessing accumulated tensions in the past 20 years.
In 2012, she was honoured with SCMP’s “Women of our Time” award.
German chef Martin Kniss has worked at Cafe Deco in Hong Kong since it opened in 1994. He has seen the catering industry change after the handover and the local master chefs who have been bred.
Gregory Rivers, who named himself after Cantopop star Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing, talks to SCMP about how he went from a medical student in Australia to a well-known actor in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong is marking 20 years since it was handed back to China. But what prompted it – and what’s the story behind it? From China to Britain and back again, we break down everything you need to know about Hong Kong’s handover.
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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.