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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.

EXTREME WEATHER

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

14 Jul 2014 Interactive

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

Map: Hong Kong's publicly accessible toilets

8 May 2014 Interactive

Where is the nearest WC when you need it? We made a map using data provided through the makers of the Toilet Rush app (map in Chinese).

Hopes and fears: Notes to victims of the Sewol ferry from Danwon High School

3 May 2014

The Sewol ferry capsized off the southern coast of South Korea on April 16, 2014.

INTERNET

INFOGRAPHIC: How does Southeast Asia perform in the internet speed race?

2 May 2014 3 comments

A new infographic has revealed that Singapore is the king of inte

INFOGRAPHIC: How to build a Terracotta Army in 16 easy steps

8 Apr 2014 1 comment Interactive

The Terracotta Army has stood guard in the dark since the late third century BC, only seeing light in 1974 when Xian farmers discovered them. So where did the warriors come from and who was their creator?

INFOGRAPHIC: Story of the Stratocaster, the world's most famous guitar

13 Apr 2014

A graphic celebration to mark the 60th anniversary of the world's most famous guitar.

HERITAGE

Dead in life, alive in death

7 Apr 2014 1 comment

On March 29, 1974, farmers drilling a well 25 kilometres from Xian unearthed fragments of pottery. They had stumbled across the Terracotta Army, thousands of sculptures depicting the armies of Qin Shi Huang, China's first emperor. Their purpose was to protect the emperor in the afterlife and they were buried with him between 210 and 209BC. Here we take an in-depth look at this incredible archaeological discovery

HONG KONG SEVENS

INFOGRAPHIC: Team-by-team historical results of every Hong Kong Sevens since 2000

31 Mar 2014 Interactive

Is a perfect run required to lift the Cup? How did your team fare in tournaments past? Find out by using this interactive infographic to explore the results of all the teams who have appeared at the Hong Kong Sevens since the start of the HSBC Sevens World Series.

AIR POLLUTION

You're choking: Where particulate matter comes from

31 Mar 2014 2 comments

Air pollution has long been a problem in Hong Kong, particularly the heavy smog that always seem to linger in the winter months. Here we examine how the tiny pollutants affect our health.

The new clues in the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370

20 Mar 2014

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 took a new turn after satellite images of an area some 2,350 kilometres off the coast of Perth identified "objects" floating in the sea possibl