Hong Kong man spends HK$400,000 on helicopter wedding proposal

As possible pieces of MH370 wing arrive at a lab in France, churchgoers pray for flight's victims on Reunion Island

164 skydivers break world record with flower formation

China's state-backed curlers hope for Winter Olympic sweep

Hong Kong man spends HK$400,000 on helicopter wedding proposal

August 1, 2015

Hongkonger Victor Tang asked his girlfriend of just more than a year to marry him in an elaborate wedding proposal which included a helicopter flying over Victoria Harbour with a banner saying, "I love you, Stephanie BB, will you marry me?". Tang also booked a suite at Hong Kong's Ritz-Carlton to help him carry out the task. (Photo: SCMP's Edward Wong)

As possible pieces of MH370 wing arrive at a lab in France, churchgoers pray for flight's victims on Reunion Island

August 3, 2015

Prayers are held for victims of missing flight MH370 as investigators prepare to examine debris which may have come from the plane. 

164 skydivers break world record with flower formation

August 2, 2015

Flying head-down, 164 skydivers break the world record with the largest ever vertical skydiving formation. (Photo: AP) 

 

China's state-backed curlers hope for Winter Olympic sweep

August 2, 2015

When Liu Jinli first heard the soft rumble of curling stones slipping over ice in China's frosty northeast a decade ago, the sport was virtually unknown in the country, but China's rapid rise up the curling world rankings reflects a wider growth in ice and snow sports in the country, as Beijing wins the big to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. (Photo: AFP)