Australia's police force defends its involvement in a drug smuggling case that culminated in last week's executions of eight people in Indonesia.
Shila Amzah, the 25-year-old Malaysian Muslim singer, speaks to SCMP about how she rose to fame in China and what Hong Kong means to her.
Texas police shot dead two gunmen who opened fire outside an exhibit of caricatures of the Prophet Mohammad that was organized by an anti-Islamic group on Sunday.
Macau’s mighty casinos continue to see falling revenues as wealthy Chinese VIPs stay away, but the gambling hub is turning to star power to lure tourists back. (Cover photo: SCMP's Dickson Lee)