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MH17

INFOGRAPHIC: Shot down over Ukraine

18 Jul 2014

A Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777-200 airliner en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam crashed near Donetsk in eastern Ukraine on Thursday. 

World cup 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Why China is the real winner at the World Cup

14 Jul 2014 2 comments

While Germany beat Argentina in the World Cup final, the real winner is China. The country may not have sent a team to Brazil but its manufacturing might ensured China's presence was felt at every level of the tournament.

TENNIS

INFOGRAPHIC: In men's tennis, how big are the Big Four?

7 Sep 2014 Interactive

This interactive graphic takes a look back at 15 years of tennis through the Grand Slam matches of four greats.

DEMOCRACY

Rally for democracy

3 Jul 2014

Since 2003, tens, and at times hundreds, of thousands of people have taken to the streets on the anniversary of Hong Kong’s handover to express demands ranging from the early introduction of univer

HUNTING

The hunters and the hunted

1 Jul 2014

On April 1 the International Court of Justice in The Hague ordered Japan to stop whaling in the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary around Antarctica.

EDWARD SNOWDEN

Multimedia: Edward Snowden in Hong Kong

28 Jul 2014 Interactive

South China Morning Post senior reporter Lana Lam was the only Hong Kong journalist to interview Edward Snowden during the whistle blower's brief stay in the city in 2013.

World cup 2014

Infographic: The World Cup’s great divide

26 Jun 2014 1 comment

While you can't put a price on a fan's passion for the beautiful game, we do know how much clubs are willing to pay for players.

ELECTRICITY

Power grid

23 Jun 2014

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

World cup 2014

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.

GAMBLING

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.

World cup 2014

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