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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.

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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.


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.


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.

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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


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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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

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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.


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

10 Sep 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.


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

10 Sep 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.