DIPLOMACY Everything you need to know about Xi Jinping’s US visit: itinerary, issues and delegation

Everything you need to know about Xi Jinping’s US visit: itinerary, issues and delegation

4 Nov 2015 Interactive

Xi Jinping’s first state visit to the United States was formally announced by the White House earlier this week. The Chinese president will travel to Seattle on Tuesday, before going to Washington to meet President Obama and concluding his trip in New York a week later.

RWC 2015 INFOGRAPHIC: The Rugby World Cup in numbers

INFOGRAPHIC: The Rugby World Cup in numbers

19 Sep 2015

As the eighth Rugby World Cup kicks off, we take a look at its history in graphic form.

POLITICS INFOGRAPHIC: Timeline of China's long war of resistance

INFOGRAPHIC: Timeline of China's long war of resistance

3 Sep 2015 7 comments
FESTIVALS INFOGRAPHIC: Hungry Ghosts in Town

INFOGRAPHIC: Hungry Ghosts in Town

31 Aug 2015

Yu Lan Ghost Festival, also known as Ullambana or the Hungry Ghost Festival, has been celebrated in Hong Kong for more than a century. In 2011, the Yu Lan Ghost Festival of the Hong Kong Chiu Chow Community was inscribed onto the National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. Here we learn about the vibrant religious culture of the community

SOUTH CHINA SEA DISPUTE The scale of South China Sea reclamation projects

The scale of South China Sea reclamation projects

4 Nov 2015 Interactive

Five governments claim islands in the Spratlys archipelago of the South China Sea. Each has constructed structures and reclaimed land, but the speed and scale at which China has built has gone unrivalled so far. In this interactive graphic, we cut out man-made features from islands with available satellite imagery and displayed them at scale with each other.

THAILAND GRAPHICS: Bangkok shrine bombing kills at least 21 people, injuring more than 120

GRAPHICS: Bangkok shrine bombing kills at least 21 people, injuring more than 120

4 Nov 2015 Interactive

The deadly explosion that ripped through Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine in a busy tourist area on Monday constituted a rare attack of that scale. Elsewhere in Thailand, however, the violence has been more palpable, with a sequence of bombings attributed to various groups over the past four years and many of the attacks occurring in the country’s restive south.

INFOGRAPHIC: The toxic cocktail in warehouse at centre of fatal Tianjin explosions

INFOGRAPHIC: The toxic cocktail in warehouse at centre of fatal Tianjin explosions

18 Aug 2015   Click here to view the high-resolution image