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International Monetary Fund "solid and strong" despite Greek debt, says managing director Christine Lagarde
Hong Kong's sports community can breathe a sigh of relief after HK$62.7 million in pre-construction funds for the Kai Tak Multi-purpose Sports Complex was approved last night.
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There probably was not a soul in Hong Kong that needed to be told, but last month was the hottest June the city has experienced since records began more than a century ago. The average mean temperature last month was 29.7 degrees Celsius, the highest since records began in 1885.
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Selected works by SCMP's veteran political cartoonist Harry Harrison from July 2015.
A man has an egg smashed on his head to raise money for charity in the north of England, while crowds of anxious elderly Greeks gather outside banks where they struggled to be allowed to withdraw money, and more ...
Dozens march in New York to protest against a new Dominican law that could have hundreds of thousands of Haitian immigrants and Dominicans of Haitian descent deported. (Photo: Reuters)
Eleven people, most of them South Koreans, are killed in a bus crash in northern China. (Photo: Xinhua)
Five blind or visually-impaired people walked across the French Vosges mountains last week in almost complete autonomy, with nothing but their walking-sticks and GPS technology. (Photo: AFP)
Crowds gather to watch an extra second being added to Japan's standard clock, in line with a UN body decision to harmonize atomic time. (Photo: AFP)
Vadim Makhorov and Vitaliy Raskalov not only climbed to the top of the Shanghai Tower, but also scaled a crane on top of the building. The pair sneaked into the building site at midnight on Chinese New Year and spent almost two hours climbing up 120 floors to reach a height of 650 metres.
The Sony World Photography Awards, organised by the London-based World Photography Organisation, seeks to recognise and reward outstanding work in three categories: Professional, Open and Youth.
Hong Kong welcomed more than 2.5 million overseas visitors in 1981, drawn here by the world famous harbour, bargain shopping, and, if the official tourist guide is anything to go by, topless bars and bikini-clad escorts.
In a special report, the Post examines Myanmar's enduring links to China, its largest trading partner, ahead of the Southeast Asian country's first free general elections in a quarter-century next year.
Four years after much of Japan's northeastern coast was devastated by a tsunami, a chain of cement sea walls stretching nearly 400km is under construction. Some of the walls will be five storeys high in places.
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
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.
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