New regulations from the Shanghai government are taking aim at corruption with a trial scheme to ban the families of senior officials from running businesses and restricting investments. (Cover photo: Reuters)
The last slum in Seoul's glitzy Gangnam district is finally set to be demolished after years of redevelopment plans.
Hong Kong-based Filipino maid survives earthquake in Nepal after her attempt to climb Himalayas Mountain
Liza Avelino, a 43-year-old Hong Kong-based domestic helper and mountaineer, tells SCMP about her attempt to climb a peak in the Himalayas and her brush with death when the earthquake hit Nepal on April 25.
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.