SCMP Chronicles are multimedia reporting projects that combine the new tools of immersive journalism, first-hand knowledge of the Post's experienced reporters and our historical archive from the last 110 years, to tell the bigger stories behind the headlines in Hong Kong, China and the world.
July 28, 2014 marks the centenary of the outbreak of World War One. The story of hundreds of thousands of Chinese workers, the largest non-European labour contingent in the war, is only slowly being rediscovered.Sunday, 27 July, 2014, 7:14pm
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 2013.28 Jul 2014 - 2:47pm
June 4, 2014 marked the 25th anniversary of a brutal military crackdown on pro-democracy protests led by students and residents in Beijing. Hundreds of people were killed and many more were wounded when People's Liberation Army units rolled into Tiananmen Square, ending more than a month of peaceful protests seeking political reforms.7 Jul 2014 - 2:34pm 59 comments
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.17 Jun 2014 - 2:06pm
Suffering and displacement endures in Japan after a devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2011 wreaked havoc.28 Jul 2014 - 2:48pm
In a two-part special report, the South China Morning Post examines the challenges of keeping Hong Kong's water supply flowing and clean.28 Jul 2014 - 2:52pm