British former banker Rurik Jutting denies murder but admits manslaughter over the deaths of two Indonesian women in Hong Kong.
Security was tight in Beijing on Monday around a downtown hotel run by the country's military where a key Communist Party meeting was believed to open on Monday.
Soaring death tolls, broken families and overcrowded jail: a close-up view of Duterte’s war on drugs
Since Rodrigo Duterte became president of the Philippines on June 30, over 3,600 people have died in drug-related killings. The SCMP travelled to the Philippines to witness Duterte’s drug war at the ground level.
Actor Bill Murray, 66, received the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on Sunday night at the Kennedy Center, joining several other "Saturday Night Live" alumni to win the annual award. (Photo: AP)