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20 Jun 2018 - 4:40PM
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20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Manny Pacquiao to run for Philippine Senate

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao said on Monday that he planned to run for a post in the influential Philippine Senate despite a lacklustre stint as a congressman.

Philippine boxing hero Manny Pacquiao said on Monday that he planned to run for a post in the influential Philippine Senate despite a lacklustre stint as a congressman.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
19 May 2015 - 1:39PM
Apple finally unveils smartwatch (but solid gold version will set you back US$17,000)

Apple launched an assault on the fledgling wearable tech market Monday, unveiling a high-end smartwatch that offers new ways to stay connected and to track health and fitness.

Apple launched an assault on the fledgling wearable tech market Monday, unveiling a high-end smartwatch that offers new ways to stay connected and to track health and fitness.

16 Apr 2015 - 11:30AM
7 Apr 2014 - 4:07PM
One Chinese crew dead, eight missing after ships collide near Tokyo

A mainland Chinese crew member was killed and eight others were missing after their Taiwanese-owned freighter collided with another ship at the mouth of Tokyo Bay and sank yesterday.

A mainland Chinese crew member was killed and eight others were missing after their Taiwanese-owned freighter collided with another ship at the mouth of Tokyo Bay and sank yesterday.

19 Mar 2014 - 3:18AM
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15 Dec 2013 - 10:48AM
Staying true to tradition is secret behind Hong Kong's Michelin restaurant

The owner of Ho Hung Kee restaurant in Causeway Bay says winning the coveted Michelin star in 2011 is 'a recognition of Hong Kong’s dining culture'. Patty Ho, the daughter-in-law of the restaurant’s founders and its current owner, said she has stuck to original recipes because she wants customers to experience a “traditional eating culture”. 

The owner of Ho Hung Kee restaurant in Causeway Bay says winning the coveted Michelin star in 2011 is 'a recognition of Hong Kong’s dining culture'. Patty Ho, the daughter-in-law of the restaurant’s founders and its current owner, said she has stuck to original recipes because she wants customers to experience a “traditional eating culture”. 

29 Jan 2013 - 10:59AM
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18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Swing states too close to call in early US results (live video)

CNN electoral vote projection: Romney 169, Obama 157
New York Times electoral vote projection: Romney 160, Obama 148

BBC electoral vote projection: Obama 172, Romney 163 

updated at 11:50 am HK

CNN electoral vote projection: Romney 169, Obama 157
New York Times electoral vote projection: Romney 160, Obama 148

BBC electoral vote projection: Obama 172, Romney 163 

updated at 11:50 am HK

7 Nov 2012 - 11:52AM
1 Jan 2013 - 6:11PM
Jackie Chan’s comments on ‘corrupt’ US cause internet frenzy

SCMP.com readers took to their keyboards to post a record number of comments on the story, in which the controversial star told Phoenix TV that America was "the most corrupt country in the world".

SCMP.com readers took to their keyboards to post a record number of comments on the story, in which the controversial star told Phoenix TV that America was "the most corrupt country in the world".

21 Jun 2018 - 2:55PM
19 Nov 2012 - 10:58AM
Helen Mirren becomes Hollywood royalty as she gets star on Walk of Fame

British actress Helen Mirren, who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Elizabeth II in The Queen, on Thursday received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

British actress Helen Mirren, who won an Oscar for her portrayal of Elizabeth II in The Queen, on Thursday received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

4 Jan 2013 - 4:26PM
Hang Seng slides 1.3pc on euro zone fears

Hong Kong shares fell 1.32 per cent on Tuesday, losing all their gains for 2013 after elections in Italy failed to produce a winner, fuelling fears of gridlock that could spark a new crisis in the euro zone.

Hong Kong shares fell 1.32 per cent on Tuesday, losing all their gains for 2013 after elections in Italy failed to produce a winner, fuelling fears of gridlock that could spark a new crisis in the euro zone.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
Great Firewall 'upgrade' hits internet users as China prepares crackdown

China looks poised to launch another crackdown on its social networks after two newspapers carried editorials defending restrictions on the internet.

China looks poised to launch another crackdown on its social networks after two newspapers carried editorials defending restrictions on the internet.

21 Jun 2018 - 2:55PM
18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
North Korea video depicts invasion of South, US hostages

Hundreds of North Korean paratroopers descend on Seoul. Their mission: to take thousands of US citizens living in South Korea hostage. This is the fantasy scenario at the centre of the latest propaganda video released by the government to bolster animosity towards America.

Hundreds of North Korean paratroopers descend on Seoul. Their mission: to take thousands of US citizens living in South Korea hostage. This is the fantasy scenario at the centre of the latest propaganda video released by the government to bolster animosity towards America.

23 Mar 2013 - 12:07AM
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28 Mar 2013 - 2:58PM
Chinese official sacked after receiving piggyback during visit to flood victims

A Chinese official was removed from his post on Monday after a picture of him being given a piggyback because he was wearing expensive shoes sparked an online uproar.

A Chinese official was removed from his post on Monday after a picture of him being given a piggyback because he was wearing expensive shoes sparked an online uproar.

15 Oct 2013 - 2:19PM