China slowdown fears rattles U.S. markets

Spotlight on China's Qing Dynasty at Sotheby's fall sale

The long commute: how two young students travel over 2 hours from Shenzhen to Hong Kong every day for school

Along the China-Russia border, stories of persecution and terror dating back to Mao

China slowdown fears rattles U.S. markets

September 2, 2015

Weak economic data out of China stoked fears the world's second largest economy is slowing down which could hamper global growth. (Photo: AFP) 

Spotlight on China's Qing Dynasty at Sotheby's fall sale

September 2, 2015

Sotheby's showcases Chinese works of art ahead of autumn auction and expects a good turnout despite China's economic slump. (Photo: K. Y. Cheng/SCMP) 

The long commute: how two young students travel over 2 hours from Shenzhen to Hong Kong every day for school

September 1, 2015

For her first day ever at school today – the first day of Hong Kong’s school year – six-year-old Ma Ho-chun will take at least two hours to get to her primary school in Wong Tai Sin from her home in Shenzhen. Ho-chun's sister, seven-year-old Ma Wang-ka, has been doing this for a year since she was admitted to Baptist Rainbow Primary School, the same school Ho-chun will be studying at. (Photo: SCMP's Edward Wong) 

Along the China-Russia border, stories of persecution and terror dating back to Mao

September 1, 2015

Savagely beaten and accused of spying for Moscow, China's few citizens of Russian descent recount their stories of persecution and terror during Mao’s cultural revolution.