Hong Kong’s drone enthusiasts gathered on Sunday for the city's first drone aerial videography and racing contest in Clear Water Bay. Veteran drone polit Rapeal Pirker won in the racing section and local drone pilot Yip-Tak yuen won in the videography section. (Cover photo: SCMP's K.Y. Cheng)
Officials say the death toll from Nepal's magnitude 7.9 earthquake is skyrocketing after the quake sent tremors throughout northernIndia and triggered a fatal avalanche on Mount Everest. (Cover photo: AP)
In the face of strong competition from China, the keffiyeh, a traditional, locally produced Palestinian headscarf, has put up a show of resistance, successfully pulling itself back from the brink of extinction.
Albano Martins, president of Anima – the Society for the Protection of Animals (Macau) – claims 30 animals are killed every month at the Canidrome. A report in 2011 exposed the industry which killed 400 dogs annually.