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IN PICTURES: Beyond the barricades: Police clear the streets of Mong Kok

Thursday, 27 November, 2014, 5:51pm 2 comments Developing

After almost 60 days of occupation, a court-ordered clearance operation finally began on Tuesday, starting with the removal of barricades and tents on Argyle Street. By Wednesday afternoon, traffic was again flowing through one of Mong Kok’s busiest intersections.  


INFOGRAPHIC: Everything you need to know about dengue fever

25 Nov 2014 1 comment

An acute mosquito-borne disease caused by the dengue virus, dengue fever can be found in tropical and sub-tropical regions. It is especially endemic in many countries in Southeast Asia.

Closing time: How Hong Kong’s street hawkers struggle to survive

24 Nov 2014 4 comments Interactive

Hong Kong’s hawkers will die out in less than 50 years, if current stringent policies don’t change. Talking to different hawkers from those manning dai pai dongs to itinerant hawkers selling fruit on carts and stall owners touting clothes on Mong Kok’s famous hawker streets, the South China Morning Post reports on what is pushing the trade into extinction.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Apec summit 2014

10 Nov 2014

In the 25 years since Apec was established, it has expanded from a loose grouping of a dozen countries to a regional bloc of 21 economies.


INFOGRAPHIC: Capital punishment in China

4 Nov 2014

China executed about 2,400 people last year, according to estimates by the US-based Dui Hua Foundation. That total is down from about 12,000 in 2000.

MAP: Hong Kong - a Michelin Star-spangled foodie heaven

18 Nov 2014 Interactive

Zoom in and explore Hong Kong's best restaurants, according to the latest


Show us the money: How corrupt Chinese official's 200m yuan stash might look

3 Nov 2014 12 comments

What does 200 million yuan in cash look like? A graphic representation of Wei Pengyuan's alleged pile of corrupt money.