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Infographics

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

Wednesday, 23 April, 2014, 9:19am 1 comment

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

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.

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?

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

EXTREME WEATHER

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

3 Apr 2014 Interactive

Hong Kong saw some severe weather this week, including hail and torrential rain. How does it compare with the Observatory's recorded history?

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.

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.

OSCARS

And the Oscar goes to... Every winner in the history of the Academy Awards

3 Mar 2014 1 comment

We take a look back at the big players in the history of the Academy Awards, including the winners of the 86th Oscars held on March 2 where it honoured the best of 2013. (See full-screen version)

CHINA

The dead zone

27 Feb 2014

An outbreak of green algae, or hutai as the Chinese call it, has invaded the seawaters off eastern Shandong.