Europe's biggest bank HSBC posted a 4 percent rise in first-quarter pretax profit, after investment banking revenue bounced back. The better than expected results come as HSBC considers moving its headquarters back to Asia.
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.