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World War II veteran James Ma reflects on how serving in the Kuomintang army saved his life

SCMP's China editor Josephine Ma interviews her father, James Ma, about his experiences during World War II. The older Ma served in the Kuomintang army when he was 16, and said he was in his 20s so he would not starve. (Photo: SCMP's Jonathan Wong) 

SCMP's China editor Josephine Ma interviews her father, James Ma, about his experiences during World War II. The older Ma served in the Kuomintang army when he was 16, and said he was in his 20s so he would not starve. (Photo: SCMP's Jonathan Wong) 

31 Aug 2015 - 11:06AM
24 Sep 2015 - 10:02AM
Hong Kong canto-pop singer and award-winning actress Ivana Wong on her relationship with long-time collaborator Alex Fung Hong-ming

Ivana Wong will make her debut with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra on October 16-17 for a pop concert that reunites her with long-time collaborator and former classmate Alex Fung Hon-ming.

Ivana Wong will make her debut with the Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra on October 16-17 for a pop concert that reunites her with long-time collaborator and former classmate Alex Fung Hon-ming.

28 Aug 2015 - 7:15AM
24 Sep 2015 - 10:03AM
What do Hongkongers think of a new development project coming to the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront?

The government has conditionally approved a controversial development project along the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront that will see three new buildings built along the Avenue of Stars and limit access to the popular walkway for as many as three years. SCMP.tv spoke to some Hong Kongers to see how they feel about the new changes to come. (Photo: Edmond So) 

The government has conditionally approved a controversial development project along the Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront that will see three new buildings built along the Avenue of Stars and limit access to the popular walkway for as many as three years. SCMP.tv spoke to some Hong Kongers to see how they feel about the new changes to come. (Photo: Edmond So) 

17 Feb 2016 - 3:09PM
What Hong Kong Canadians think about being denied a vote

The recent court ruling on federal elections creates the impression long-term expats are "not real Canadians", says one of those affected; another, who's still paying Canadian taxes, asks why prisoners get a vote, but not him.

The recent court ruling on federal elections creates the impression long-term expats are "not real Canadians", says one of those affected; another, who's still paying Canadian taxes, asks why prisoners get a vote, but not him.

19 Aug 2015 - 8:09PM
NBA great Shaquille O'Neal says China will have another Yao Ming soon

Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal talks about basketball in China as he visits Hong Kong. (Photo: AFP)

Former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal talks about basketball in China as he visits Hong Kong. (Photo: AFP)

19 Aug 2015 - 7:53AM
8 Oct 2015 - 6:33PM
24 Sep 2015 - 10:05AM
Meet Hong Kong’s first all-women e-sports gaming team

Girls HK by Logitech is a newly formed all-girl amateur gaming team who compete in tournaments playing League of Legends. (Photo: SCMP's Edmond So)

Girls HK by Logitech is a newly formed all-girl amateur gaming team who compete in tournaments playing League of Legends. (Photo: SCMP's Edmond So)

10 Aug 2015 - 11:49AM
How long does it take two wheelchair users to travel on the MTR?

SCMP went undercover to see how long it takes for two wheelchair users to travel from Mong Kok to Kowloon Tong on the MTR. 

SCMP went undercover to see how long it takes for two wheelchair users to travel from Mong Kok to Kowloon Tong on the MTR. 

12 Aug 2015 - 9:53AM
Hong Kong man spends HK$400,000 on helicopter wedding proposal and more

Hongkonger Victor Tang asked his girlfriend of just more than a year to marry him in an elaborate wedding proposal which included a helicopter flying over Victoria Harbour with a banner saying, "I love you! Stephanie BB, will you marry me?". Tang also booked a suite at Hong Kong's Ritz-Carlton to help him carry out the task. (Photo: SCMP's Edward Wong)

Hongkonger Victor Tang asked his girlfriend of just more than a year to marry him in an elaborate wedding proposal which included a helicopter flying over Victoria Harbour with a banner saying, "I love you! Stephanie BB, will you marry me?". Tang also booked a suite at Hong Kong's Ritz-Carlton to help him carry out the task. (Photo: SCMP's Edward Wong)

6 Aug 2015 - 8:53AM
24 Sep 2015 - 9:53AM
Hong Kong's iconic music venue Backstage Live to go off stage due to increasing rent

Surging rent is forcing music venue Backstage Live to shut up shop - frustrating musicians who say officials are not doing enough to help the creative industries.

Surging rent is forcing music venue Backstage Live to shut up shop - frustrating musicians who say officials are not doing enough to help the creative industries.

10 Aug 2015 - 12:35PM
Meet some of the coolest cosplayers from Hong Kong's Ani-Com 2015

SCMP.tv visits Hong Kong's Ani-Com & Games 2015 to talk to some of the coolest cosplayers about their costumes. 

SCMP.tv visits Hong Kong's Ani-Com & Games 2015 to talk to some of the coolest cosplayers about their costumes. 

28 Jul 2017 - 9:55AM
24 Sep 2015 - 9:46AM
What's it like for Hong Kong ethnic minority students to take DSE, the city's university entrance exams?

As Hong Kong secondary school students get their DSE (Hong Kong's university entrance exams) results Wednesday, SCMP.tv talks to some of the city's ethnic minority students to find out what's it like for them to take DSE. 

As Hong Kong secondary school students get their DSE (Hong Kong's university entrance exams) results Wednesday, SCMP.tv talks to some of the city's ethnic minority students to find out what's it like for them to take DSE. 

5 Aug 2015 - 9:52AM
Hong Kong student leaders Joshua Wong and Nathan Law charged with obstructing police in last year's protest

Two prominent Hong Kong student leaders Joshua Wong and Nathan Law were charged on Tuesday with obstructing police officers during a protest outside the central government’s liaison office a year ago. (Photo: AFP) 

Two prominent Hong Kong student leaders Joshua Wong and Nathan Law were charged on Tuesday with obstructing police officers during a protest outside the central government’s liaison office a year ago. (Photo: AFP) 

25 Aug 2015 - 1:39PM
24 Sep 2015 - 9:45AM
Reducing Hong Kong’s waste, one upcycled product at a time

Industrial design graduate Kevin Cheung rummages through rubbish for items he can turn into something useful. Now he's out to spread the word about how to reduce the city's waste.

Industrial design graduate Kevin Cheung rummages through rubbish for items he can turn into something useful. Now he's out to spread the word about how to reduce the city's waste.

2 Jul 2015 - 8:28AM
Upcycling: How Hong Kong's trash can be turned into musical instruments

Kevin Cheung, an upcycling product designer, shows off some of the musical instruments he has made from things he's found in landfills. 

Kevin Cheung, an upcycling product designer, shows off some of the musical instruments he has made from things he's found in landfills. 

5 Aug 2015 - 8:02AM
Hong Kong reform package defeated, pro-Beijing lawmakers walk out before vote

To little surprise, Hong Kong's legislature this afternoon voted down the government's electoral reform plan for the 2017 chief executive election. But, what was a little perplexing was that only eight pro-establishment lawmakers voted in support of the proposal after members of their own camp staged a surprise walk-out.

To little surprise, Hong Kong's legislature this afternoon voted down the government's electoral reform plan for the 2017 chief executive election. But, what was a little perplexing was that only eight pro-establishment lawmakers voted in support of the proposal after members of their own camp staged a surprise walk-out.

5 Aug 2015 - 7:59AM
Hong Kong political debate brings universal suffrage supporters back to Legco

After a build-up dominated by security jitters and predictions of mayhem, more than two years of fevered debate over political reform culminated yesterday in a comparatively quiet day on the protest front lines outside the Legislative Council in Admiralty.

After a build-up dominated by security jitters and predictions of mayhem, more than two years of fevered debate over political reform culminated yesterday in a comparatively quiet day on the protest front lines outside the Legislative Council in Admiralty.

5 Aug 2015 - 7:59AM