Yang Linxuan grew up amid the choking fumes and mechanical clatter of electronic appliances being broken down for scrap.
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Sarah Lee Wai-sze’s pursuit of a hat-trick of gold medals at the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games remains firmly on track going into the keirin in Turkmenistan on Friday night after she led Hong Kong to victory in the women’s team sp
Tiny stores found under the city’s staircases are slowly disappearing as urban development progresses. Post photographer Dickson Lee tells the stories about the craftsmen, who keep traditions alive.
Playful seals, nuzzling bears and a valiant-looking bald eagle are featured in phenomenal images from the finalists of the 53rd Wildlife Photographer competition. This year’s competition attracted almost 50,000 entries from professionals and amateurs across 92 countries.
Migrants from the countryside recreate village life, eating in outdoor communal areas, playing games and having haircuts in the street.
For Chinese couples, wedding photos are not simply about having a photographer show up on the big day. They can be elaborate affairs involving costumes, make-up artists, trips overseas and sometimes even underwater, and take up as much as a quarter of the wedding budget.
A robot dentist in China has successfully carried out an implant surgery, aiming at resolving the shortage of dentists and frequent surgical errors.
The 99 year old Yufo temple in Shanghai has been slowly and carefully moved 30 metres to accomodate more pilgrims in front of the main hall. The whole process took two weeks and the old structure was moved at a rate of 6 metres per day.
Based on a 1998 home video, in which an anonymous girl dressed in red shows up at a family’s hiking trip, the “little girl in red” mystery is known to all Taiwanese.
U.S. President Donald Trump gave his boldest threats to North Korea at the U.N. General Assembly. It's the latest in a long line of dramatic moments at the U.N.
South African actor David Dennis plays Bernadette, a transgender drag queen in the musical Priscilla Queen of the Desert. The musical is premiering in Hong Kong in late September.
SCMP goes backstage to find out how the actor transforms into the character he plays.
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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.