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  • Aug 31, 2014
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Power grid

23 Jun 2014

The government recently completed its consultation on proposals for Hong Kong's future energy mix.

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World Cup 2014: Visualisation of group matches results and goals scored

12 Jul 2014 3 comments Interactive

Our visualisation condenses the information of rankings into an interactive graphic that shows how group matches were decided.


Raising the stakes

18 Jun 2014

China’s neighbours continue to profit from the mainland’s appetite for gambling. Macau already outperforms the Las Vegas strip and Singapore is fast catching up. Japan continues to warm to the idea of legalizing casinos for the run-up to the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. With Lawrence Ho Yau-lung investing in a Vladivostok casino and Tony Fung Wing-cheung in Australia, China is increasingly surrounded by gaming centres.

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Nocturnal affair for local football fanatics

13 Jun 2014 New

Due to the time difference with Brazil (we are 12 hours ahead of Manaus and Cuiaba, 11 ahead of the other venues), you will have to stay up pretty late on this side of the world to catch any of the

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The road to the 20th edition of the World Cup

13 Jun 2014 New

Thirty-two teams will compete in this year's World Cup after a mammoth qualifying process involving 203 of Fifa's 208 members (Brunei, Bhutan, Guam and Mauritania opted not to take part and Brazil


Voices from Tiananmen: Eyewitnesses look back to the spring of 1989

7 Jul 2014 59 comments Interactive

June 4, 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of a brutal military crackdown on pro-democracy protests led by students and residents in Beijing.

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INFOGRAPHIC: The road to the Maracana - travel paths to the final for each team at the World Cup

26 Jun 2014 Interactive

Teams hoping to reach the World Cup final in Rio de Janeiro on July 13 will have to travel vast distances across the world's fifth largest country.


Dragon at the doorstep: Myanmar’s changing ties with China

17 Jun 2014 Video

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.


INFOGRAPHIC: Troubled waters

30 May 2014

An oil rig deployed by Beijing in the South China Sea earlier this month caused outrage in Vietnam and led to protests in which at least four Chinese nationals were killed and more than 200 factories destroyed. Here we look at the sources of the maritime conflict between the two countries

On the blight side: Hong Kong's eyesores

23 May 2014 Interactive

For all its status as a tourist hotspot and modern marvel, Hong Kong does have an ugly side -- if a recent survey on the city's unsightliest features is an indication. From ill-designed buildings to ghastly pink tiles, these are just some so-called pockmarks on an otherwise impressive landscape.


INFOGRAPHIC: Here comes the rain again, Hong Kong's rainfall patterns since 1997

25 Aug 2014 Interactive

Hong Kong is seeing some severe weather this year. How does it compare with the Observatory's recorded history?