SCMP politics and education reporters Joyce Ng and Shirley Zhao speak with a class of Hong Kong primary school children about the coming chief executive election, what they think of the candidates, and what they think the major issues are.
Art Basel Hong Kong 2017, the largest contemporary art fair in the city, kicked off at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
Over 242 international galleries from 34 countries are presenting installations, paintings, sculptures and digital art. This year's show features 29 new galleries and half of the galleries exhibiting have exhibition spaces in Asia and the Asia Pacific region.
Founded by gallerists in 1970, Art Basel supports the role that galleries play in nurturing of artists, and the development and promotion of visual arts.
(Photo: SCMP’s Nora Tam)
The case of a woman whose newborn child died in a busy maternity ward has highlighted the heavy demands facing Hong Kong's public hospitals. The 33-year-old tells her story.
Alvin Yeung Ngok-kiu, barrister and legislator of Hong Kong, started to play Lego since childhood.
He believes Lego relaxes him from work pressure and spurs his imagination.
(Photo: Xiaomei Chen)