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Art becomes virtual reality: Chinese artist Lin Yilin teams up with Nonny de la Peña, the ‘godmother of VR’
A roller coaster first day at Sha Tin for Matthew Poon Ming-fai included a maiden winner but ended with the apprentice in hospital and in doubt for next Sunday after he was trampled and knocked unconscious in a nasty pre-race incident.
Carrie Lam has become Hong Kong's first female chief executive. The 1,194-member Election Committee voted for the city’s new leader at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai on Sunday.
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An emotional John Tsang held back tears as he faced supporters after losing the chief executive election to Carrie Lam. Meanwhile, Lam vowed to defend Hong Kong’s "core values". (Photo: SCMP's Sam Tsang)
A three-cornered contest with four outcomes: these are the possible scenarios for Hong Kong's chief executive election.
From highly charged debates to public transport misadventures, SCMP looks back at some of the crucial moments that reveal the personalities of the three chief executive candidates.
SCMP politics and education reporters Joyce Ng and Shirley Zhao speak with a class of Hong Kong primary school children about the coming chief executive election, what they think of the candidates, and what they think the major issues are.
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.