Alberto Lucas López

Alberto Lucas López

Graphics Director Alberto Lucas López moved to Hong Kong from Pamplona, Spain. A visual journalist of great distinction his work has been recognized with countless awards in the US, Asia and Europe. Alberto’s infographics stand out from the rest of the field because of his sophisticated and counter-intuitive concepts driven by his constant search for innovation. In 2015 alone, he won over 50 international awards. @alucaslopez

Latest from Alberto Lucas López

Dragon Boat Festival: how an ancient Chinese tradition became a global sport

Every year, on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, crews of paddlers re-enact the legend of Qu Yuan. They power boats mounted with ferocious dragon heads through the water to the frenzied beating of drums.

Every year, on the fifth day of the fifth lunar month, crews of paddlers re-enact the legend of Qu Yuan. They power boats mounted with ferocious dragon heads through the water to the frenzied beating of drums.

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GRAPHICS: Satellite images reveal scale of deadly warehouse explosion in Tianjin

Shortly before midnight on Wednesday, a shipment of “dangerous goods” in a warehouse exploded and caused massive damage, killing at least 85 including 17 firefighters, at a container dock in the Chinese city of Tianjin - home to the world’s 10th busiest port. Some 700 people were wounded.

Shortly before midnight on Wednesday, a shipment of “dangerous goods” in a warehouse exploded and caused massive damage, killing at least 85 including 17 firefighters, at a container dock in the Chinese city of Tianjin - home to the world’s 10th busiest port. Some 700 people were wounded.

4 Nov 2015 - 11:29AM
INFOGRAPHIC: What if an atomic bomb hit Hong Kong or Beijing, or where you live?

This week marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, days after atomic bombs killed a total of 200,000 in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The world is still not free from the threat of nuclear destruction, with nine countries possessing 19,000 nuclear weapons.

This week marks the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, days after atomic bombs killed a total of 200,000 in the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. The world is still not free from the threat of nuclear destruction, with nine countries possessing 19,000 nuclear weapons.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Balance of superpowers -- Comparing the armed forces of US and China

Even after several years of double-digit spending increases, China’s military reach is limited to its home territory. The reach of the US armed forces includes historical ties with traditional allies, geographic distribution and cutting-edge technology, as well as income through arms exports.

Even after several years of double-digit spending increases, China’s military reach is limited to its home territory. The reach of the US armed forces includes historical ties with traditional allies, geographic distribution and cutting-edge technology, as well as income through arms exports.

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INFOGRAPHIC: China’s overseas investments

In this interactive graphic, we show all the overseas mergers and acquisitions (excluding bonds) with a value above US$100 million that Chinese companies attempted from 2005 to the first half of last year.

In this interactive graphic, we show all the overseas mergers and acquisitions (excluding bonds) with a value above US$100 million that Chinese companies attempted from 2005 to the first half of last year.

4 Nov 2015 - 11:31AM
INFOGRAPHIC: China's Wanted 100

Beijing's anti-graft watchdog released on April 22 a detailed list of 100 fugitives it wants to extradite back to China as part of its "Sky Net" anti-graft operation. Here is our back page published on April 25, 2015 in print.

Beijing's anti-graft watchdog released on April 22 a detailed list of 100 fugitives it wants to extradite back to China as part of its "Sky Net" anti-graft operation. Here is our back page published on April 25, 2015 in print.

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INFOGRAPHIC: Where the money goes in Hong Kong's budget 2015

Health and social welfare get some of the biggest increases in spending this year under the budget plans, with education and the environment also benefiting.

Health and social welfare get some of the biggest increases in spending this year under the budget plans, with education and the environment also benefiting.

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