Shareholders in Premier Exhibitions, the US firm that owns salvage rights to the Titanic, have cast doubt over the firm’s impending merger after the South China Morning Post revealed that one of the financiers of the deal is the teenage daughter of Chin
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China captain Zheng Zhi called me a ‘dog’, claims Hong Kong hero Yapp Hung-fai as World Cup draw turns nasty
Hong Kong hero Yapp Hung-fai claimed he was called a “dog” by China captain Zheng Zhi during a thrilling 0-0 draw in their World Cup qualifier in Shenzhen on Thursday night.
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More than 1,000 tractors began rolling into Paris as farmers tried to clog up the French capital’s roads in protest, while Burning Man 2015 "Carnival of Mirrors" arts and music festival is taken place in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, and more ...
Security arrangements for today's parade to mark the anniversary of the end of the second world war has turned parts of Beijing into veritable ghost towns, while German actor Jo Weil kissed 63 women in 30 seconds, and more ...
A man stands in the middle of rice plants at a paddy field in Zhejiang, and more ...
Selected works by SCMP's veteran political cartoonist Harry Harrison from September 2015.
Russian President Vladimir Putin shows off his physical prowess in the gym of one of his official residences, while a boy looks at a vintage Jaguar E-Type sports car driving past during the British Car Meeting in the village of Mollis, and more ...
Grieving father of two young Syrian brothers, drowned while attempting to reach the Greek island of Kos, tells his story to reporters and prepares to take the bodies of his sons to their home town of Kobani.
A robotic drone designed to collect spewing whale snot could potentially usher in a new hands-off approach to marine mammal research.
World leaders and citizens watch as China displays military might during a parade to mark 70 years of victory over Japan in World War Two. (Photo: EPA)
Born and raised in Hong Kong, Ping Lai said he was a hippie and skateboarder, but he never thought of being a world-famous car designer. (Photo: SCMP's Dickson Lee)
China marks the 70th anniversary of victory over Japan with a giant show of strength in Tiananmen Square. (Photo: AFP)
Yu Lan Ghost Festival, also known as Ullambana or the Hungry Ghost Festival, has been celebrated in Hong Kong for more than a century. In 2011, the Yu Lan Ghost Festival of the Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community was inscribed onto the National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Here we learn about the vibrant religious culture of the community
Five governments claim islands in the Spratlys archipelago of the South China Sea. Each has constructed structures and reclaimed land, but the speed and scale at which China has built has gone unrivalled so far. In this interactive graphic, we cut out man-made features from islands with available satellite imagery and displayed them at scale with each other.
The South China Morning Post's multimedia “ghost town map” offers one perspective on where the new ghost towns may be in the next five years.
An ordinary domestic helper from Manila reaches her dream city of Hong Kong – only to find herself at odds with a flawed and troubled labour system
Hong Kong’s hawkers will die out in less than 50 years, if current stringent policies don’t change. Talking to different hawkers from those manning dai pai dongs to itinerant hawkers selling fruit on carts and stall owners touting clothes on Mong Kok’s famous hawker streets, the South China Morning Post reports on what is pushing the trade into extinction.
Two years into President Xi Jinping's massive anti-corruption campaign in China, we have collected all the Communist Party's announcements of graft probes since Xi's rise to power.
The data show how graft probes have spread across the nation and intensified since early 2014.
A two-part special report on how Hong Kong copes with tropical cyclones