Panama's long-awaited canal expansion opens

Dramatic safety tests for glass-floor bridge in China

How Hong Kong's bravest battled the killer Ngau Tau Kok fire

US charity saves dogs at China's Yulin dog meat festival

Panama's long-awaited canal expansion opens

June 27, 2016

Panama opened the long-delayed expansion of its shipping canal on Sunday with just a dozen of the 70 heads of state invited to see the debut of the third set of locks attending the ceremony. (Photo: Reuters) 

Dramatic safety tests for glass-floor bridge in China

June 27, 2016

A brave few get to test the safety of China's newest glass bridge in Hunan province by whacking its panels with sledgehammers before it opens to the public. (Photo: Reuters) 

How Hong Kong's bravest battled the killer Ngau Tau Kok fire

June 25, 2016

On June 21, 2016, a fourth-alarm fire swept through an industrial building in Ngau Tau Kok in Kowloon, claiming the lives of two firemen. SCMP.com spent a day at the scene, documenting how Hong Kong's bravest fought this battle.

US charity saves dogs at China's Yulin dog meat festival

June 26, 2016

A California animal welfare charity says it's saved 1, 000 dogs from certain death at China's Yulin dog meat festival.  (Warning: video contains graphic images; Photo: Animal Hope and Welfare Foundation)