April 2016

A world-class mobile news reading experience

Over the last 18 months we have listened carefully to you our readers to learn more about what you liked and what you didn’t from the SCMP app. As a result of your feedback, we have rebuilt the SCMP mobile edition from the ground up with extensive new features and content. Our new app for iPhone and Android has an all new user interface to help you find the story you’re looking for and we’ve significantly improved the performance of the app to make it fast – lightning fast in fact. Plus, all our great content is now completely FREE to access!
What are you waiting for? Download or upgrade the app today.
Around-the-clock updates
The SCMP Mobile Edition is updated 24hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year
Expanded social sharing
Share articles via email, SMS, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Whatsapp, Facebook Messenger…
User comments
Comment directly within the app to join the conversation
Fast Fast Fast!
We’ve streamlined the app to make sure it loads as quickly as possible


    Breaking News Alerts
    Keep up-to-date with breaking stories as they happen.

    Daily Alerts
    Get the latest updates from your favourite sections.

    Personalise your menu
    Add/remove sections & topics and order them just the way you like them.

    Search our archive
    You can now search through our 20 year archive quickly and easily.
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    Find out which articles are most viewed, most shared and most commented.

    My Topics
    From Occupy Central to Edward Snowden, follow the topics that matter to you most.

    Apple Watch
    Receive notifications directly on your Apple Watch and save articles for later reading on your iPhone.

    Save Articles
    Save up to 20 of your favourite articles for reading offline.

For more information on the app including answers to common questions please see our
Frequently Asked Questions.