On Monday, a week after he stunned Singapore when he nearly fainted while giving an annual policy speech live, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong is due back at work. Following medical leave of seven days, it may be business as usual for him.
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Joao Moreira has bad news for his rivals in Hong Kong after an extraordinary six win haul at Sapporo Racecourse: he is only just approaching full fitness and is determined to improve again when the new season starts on Saturday.
China’s Olympic medallists had a packed schedule on the second day of their visit to Hong Kong. The star athletes showed off their world-class skills in front of thousands of fans, and got up close and personal with members of the public.
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Mourners applaud to show their respect for 35 victims of Italy's earthquake, as their coffins are placed in hearses following a state funeral. (Photo: Reuters)
France's highest administrative court suspends a controversial ban on the burqini by a French Riviera town after it was challenged by rights groups. (Photo: Reuters)
Hong Kong's first rabbit cafe offers customers the opportunity to play with bunnies while having a bite to eat, but vets warn that this could stress the fluffy animals. (Photo: Reuters)
The owner of Kam Mong, a nondescript restaurant in Mong Kok, has introduced four robot waiters to serve customers. The hi-tech dining experience has changed the ambience, with curious visitors thronging to get a glimpse of the robots.
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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.