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SCMP best of 2013

SCMP.com takes a look back at the most popular stories, videos and virals of 2013.

Our daily faces: SCMP front pages for the past 365 days

In 2013, we saw some of the biggest stories in perhaps a decade - Edward Snowden, the Bo Xilai trial, to name a few. But the year was also shaped by hundreds of other events.

Friday, 10 January, 2014, 3:36pm

Video: SCMP.com's satirical look back at 2013's big stories

SCMP.com's Charley Lanyon presents a tongue-in-cheek look back at the big stories of the year as reported in the South China Morning Post.

8 Jan 2014 - 6:35pm 1 comment

SCMP.com's top 10 most popular Hong Kong stories of 2013

Typhoons, whistleblowers, lunar missions and the Post's 110th anniversary: 2013 saw it all – and the SCMP was there to report it.

31 Dec 2013 - 8:53am 2 comments

SCMP.com's top 10 most popular China stories of 2013

For China, it was President Xi Jinping's first year as leader – and the introduction of a far-reaching crackdown on corruption in his party. But for readers of SCMP.com, it was the more unusual stories that proved most popular. Here, we look at the top 10 most viewed stories of 2013. 

31 Dec 2013 - 8:52am

SCMP.com's top 10 videos of 2013

Video on SCMP.com was more popular than ever in 2013 as our team brought readers a wide range of content from Hong Kong and around the world. Here, we look at the top 10 most popular videos of the year.

31 Dec 2013 - 8:52am 1 comment

SCMP.com's most popular polls of 2013

Readers of SCMP.com took to their keyboards and voted with their fingers during 2013 as we set them daily poll questions.

Occupy Central, a near riot in Mong Kok and Edward Snowden were all hot topics when it came to casting votes.

But one poll in particular struck a chord with readers: would Hongkongers vote to return to a British overseas territory, given the option?

31 Dec 2013 - 9:03am

2013: the year of talking dangerously

Outspoken personalities from all walks of life dominated the pages of the South China Morning Post during 2013. There was the former American spy agency contractor turned whistle-blower who broke cover in Hong Kong, sparking a global fallout over US government spying; and the Chinese princeling whose public trial for corruption and abuse of power riveted the nation.

30 Dec 2013 - 3:51pm 1 comment

2013: A visual year in review on SCMP.com

Corruption, whistle blowers and celebrity outbursts: 2013 had it all - and the South China Morning Post was there to cover it. Here, we bring you an interactive look back at the year's most popular stories, videos and polls in terms of page views on SCMP.com.

31 Dec 2013 - 9:37am