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INFOGRAPHIC: The great divide

INFOGRAPHIC: The great divide

23 Jan 2015

Most of the world has become more unequal in recent years, with the trend set to continue.

POLLUTION INTERACTIVE: China's air pollution in 2014

INTERACTIVE: China's air pollution in 2014

27 Jan 2015 Interactive

Growing air pollution levels in China's cities have been the flip side to these past decades’ economic boom. Through official data collected from the Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP) website, we take a look at one of the country’s gravest public health hazards.

MILITARY INTERACTIVE: Slow boat to China — the long, troubled journey of the Varyag from the Black Sea to Dalian

INTERACTIVE: Slow boat to China — the long, troubled journey of the Varyag from the Black Sea to Dalian

20 Jan 2015 5 comments Interactive

In this interactive, Joe Lo illustrates the path that the former Soviet aircraft carrier, the Varyag, took to get from Ukraine's Black Sea Shipyard to Dalian in China's Liaoning province, taking more than two years to complete.

HIV/AIDS INFOGRAPHIC: Dead reckoning

INFOGRAPHIC: Dead reckoning

19 Jan 2015

Cardiovascular disease claims three out of 10 people as the world’s leading cause of death. In wealthy countries, seven people in 10 die aged 70 or over, mainly through chronic diseases.

POLICY ADDRESS Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying attends a press conference on his policy address at Central Government Offices, Tamar. Photo: K. Y. Cheng

INTERACTIVE: Behind the soundbites from Leung Chun-ying’s 2015 Policy Address

14 Jan 2015 Interactive

After an eventful autumn, Hong Kong Chief Executive CY Leung gave his third policy address on Wednesday January 14, 2015. Readers can use this interactive graphic created by the SCMP to search and visualise terms appearing in policy addresses since mid-2005. You may use quotes for finding full phrases.

POLLUTION INFOGRAPHIC: Pollution profile

INFOGRAPHIC: Pollution profile

5 Jan 2015

On November 12 last year, China and the United States announced new targets for greenhouse gas emissions as part of a deal to help curb global climate change.

ACADEMICS INFOGRAPHIC: Studying in capitalism’s capital

INFOGRAPHIC: Studying in capitalism’s capital

6 Jan 2015

China is the nation with by far the most students in the network of American universities. Spectacular growth in recent years means China accounts for almost 30% of foreign students in the US

INFOGRAPHIC: The damage caused by China's polluting marine emissions

INFOGRAPHIC: The damage caused by China's polluting marine emissions

30 Dec 2014 1 comment

Having seven cities ranked in the world’s top 10 busiest container terminals is no mean feat, but unfortunately for China, it has also become one of the biggest culprits in emitting an immense amou

Satellite INFOGRAPHIC: The 1,234 satellites orbiting earth

INFOGRAPHIC: The 1,234 satellites orbiting earth

29 Dec 2014

Satellites are fundamental to our daily lives. Take a closer look at the man-made constellation of hi-tech machinery hovering above the earth.

Interactive 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

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

5 Jan 2015 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.