Rain and protests mark National Day flag-raising ceremony

Business as usual in Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market after fire

Public display of panda cub cuteness

New Jersey train crash kills 1, injures more than 100

Rain and protests mark National Day flag-raising ceremony

October 1, 2016

Wet weather marred the National Day flag-raising ceremony, as lawmaker ‘Long Hair’ Leung Kwok-hung and a band of 20 protesters failed to gatecrash the event at Golden Bauhinia Square.

(Photo: SCMP's Jonathan Wong)

Business as usual in Yau Ma Tei Fruit Market after fire

September 23, 2016

During the day this mass of shabby market stalls looks utterly dead. It seems impossible that these old market booths, alleyways and parking bays could be the hub of a thriving exercise in commercial efficiency.
But don't be fooled, the Yau Ma Tei wholesale fruit market is unlike any other in the city. It only comes alive after midnight.

 

(Some footage captured by DJI Osmo)
 

Public display of panda cub cuteness

October 1, 2016

Giant panda cubs born in 2016 are seen on a display at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding in Chengdu, China.

This year, the research base has welcomed almost double the number of newborn pandas, according to state broadcaster CCTV. (Photo: Reuters)

New Jersey train crash kills 1, injures more than 100

September 30, 2016

U.S. transit officials say at least 1 person was killed and more than 100 injured, some critically, when a commuter train derailed and plowed through Hoboken station in New Jersey during the morning rush hour. (Photo: AFP)