9 bodies in nursing home after typhoon hits Japan

Lightning kills 300 reindeer in Norway

Caroline Wilson: Britain does not support the independence of Hong Kong

Lang Ping: From national star to “traitor” and back to heroine status again

9 bodies in nursing home after typhoon hits Japan

August 31, 2016

Nine bodies were found at a nursing home in Iwate Prefecture, northeastern Japan on Wednesday morning after a strong typhoon battered the area overnight.

Lightning kills 300 reindeer in Norway

August 30, 2016

Wildlife officials in Norway believe lightning from a powerful storm killed a herd of migrating reindeer, including 70 calves, in a remote area southwest of Oslo.

Caroline Wilson: Britain does not support the independence of Hong Kong

August 29, 2016

As Caroline Wilson departs her role as the British Consul General to Hong Kong and Macao, she states that "Hong Kong Independence is not a realistic option. UK will never take Hong Kong back." (Photo: SCMP's Felix Wong)

Lang Ping: From national star to “traitor” and back to heroine status again

August 29, 2016

China’s women’s national volleyball team ended 12 years of pain by beating Serbia to the gold medal at the Rio Olympics. The team’s head coach Lang Ping is being celebrated as a national hero.

Photo: SCMP's Felix Wong