More than 73,000 athletes will take to the city’s streets tomorrow for the Hong Kong Marathon. Hong Kong, like almost all major cities, suffers from air pollution.
Most of the world has become more unequal in recent years, with the trend set to continue.
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.
INTERACTIVE: Slow boat to China — the long, troubled journey of the Varyag from the Black Sea to Dalian20 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.
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.
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.