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Ling Jihua next to generals Guo Boxiong, Xu Qiliang at the closing of the 18th Communist Party Congress at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing on 14 November 2012. Photo: AFP Infographics

Timeline: Life and career of Ling Jihua, the disgraced top aide of former Chinese leader Hu Jintao

Tuesday, 23 December, 2014, 2:47pm 1 comment Interactive

Ling Jihua, the one-time top aide to former president Hu Jintao, is being investigated by the Communist Party's anti-graft watchdog, it said on Monday. 

ARCHITECTURE INFOGRAPHIC: How world's tallest buildings through the ages reveal the values we hold dear

INFOGRAPHIC: How world's tallest buildings through the ages reveal the values we hold dear

23 Dec 2014

Throughout history the world's tallest buildings have acted as barometers, symbolising society's most highly held principles. Here, we rank the world's highest structures. 

OCCUPY CENTRAL MULTIMEDIA: Tracing the moments of Occupy in Hong Kong's streets

MULTIMEDIA: Tracing the moments of Occupy in Hong Kong's streets

12 Dec 2014 Interactive

Hong Kong's “Umbrella Movement” lost its major stage on Thursday with the police clearance of the main protest site in Admiralty. With this immersive multimedia, we take you to the places where history was made in the last 75 days.

biohazard incident INFOGRAPHIC: 30 years of night

INFOGRAPHIC: 30 years of night

8 Dec 2014

In the early hours of December 3, 1984 a toxic cloud invaded the city of Bhopal in central India.  Those that woke tried to flee in the midst of the ensuing chaos, but for many it was too late.

TAIWAN INFOGRAPHIC: Redrawing Taiwan's political map after KMT losses

INFOGRAPHIC: Redrawing Taiwan's political map after KMT losses

29 Nov 2014

The DPP were the biggest winners as Taiwan's ruling KMT suffered huge losses in local elections.

CHRISTMAS Illustration: Mario Rivera

24 ways to Christmas

8 Dec 2014

Follow our alternative advent calendar and you'll be in fabulous form to face the festive season, writes Jeanette Wang.

OCCUPY CENTRAL November 25, 2014: Police officers surround bailiffs as they clear barricades from the Mong Kok protest site. Clashes later broke out. Photo: Sam Tsang

IN PICTURES: Beyond the barricades: Police clear the streets of Mong Kok

27 Nov 2014 2 comments Developing

After almost 60 days of occupation, a court-ordered clearance operation finally began on Tuesday, starting with the removal of barricades and tents on Argyle Street. By Wednesday afternoon, traffic was again flowing through one of Mong Kok’s busiest intersections.  

DENGUE FEVER INFOGRAPHIC: Everything you need to know about dengue fever

INFOGRAPHIC: Everything you need to know about dengue fever

25 Nov 2014 1 comment

An acute mosquito-borne disease caused by the dengue virus, dengue fever can be found in tropical and sub-tropical regions. It is especially endemic in many countries in Southeast Asia.

HAWKERS Closing time: How Hong Kong’s street hawkers struggle to survive

Closing time: How Hong Kong’s street hawkers struggle to survive

8 Dec 2014 4 comments Interactive

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.

Adolfo's Umbrellas - a sketch diary of the Occupy movement

Adolfo's Umbrellas - a sketch diary of the Occupy movement

12 Nov 2014 Interactive

Drawings by SCMP’s Adolfo Arranz during the first month of the Umbrella Movement in Hong Kong

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