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Lunar newsletter: Kamala Harris, China’s ‘little sisters’ army and more

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter

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Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter

Lunar newsletter: Kamala Harris, China’s ‘little sisters’ army and more
Editorial | Call by Xi Jinping to end waste is food for thought

Warnings against complacency are timely and reflect sustained efforts to improve food security at a time of floods and in the wake of a health crisis

13 Aug 2020 - 10:15PM

Warnings against complacency are timely and reflect sustained efforts to improve food security at a time of floods and in the wake of a health crisis

Call by Xi Jinping to end waste is food for thought
Lunar newsletter: Thriving at any age, Cambodia’s dress code law, and more

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter

8 Aug 2020 - 12:59AM

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter

Lunar newsletter: Thriving at any age, Cambodia’s dress code law, and more
Weather forecast likely to involve rain, strong winds for Hong Kong’s first August weekend

Keep an eye on the forecast, and stay safe and dry.

31 Jul 2020 - 5:49PM

Keep an eye on the forecast, and stay safe and dry.

Weather forecast likely to involve rain, strong winds for Hong Kong’s first August weekend
Lunar newsletter: Indian Matchmaking, waistlines in a pandemic and more

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

7 Aug 2020 - 1:24PM

Lunar is a weekly curated selection of news, interviews and features dedicated to celebrating women in Asia and sharing stories that matter.

Lunar newsletter: Indian Matchmaking, waistlines in a pandemic and more
Legislative Council elections – SCMP Series

Beijing’s introduction of a national security law for Hong Kong has made for a tense build-up to the 2020 Legislative Council elections, which are scheduled to run amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

31 Jul 2020 - 9:57AM

Beijing’s introduction of a national security law for Hong Kong has made for a tense build-up to the 2020 Legislative Council elections, which are scheduled to run amid the Covid-19 pandemic.

Legislative Council elections – SCMP Series
The pandemic’s impact on China tech – SCMP Series

China has turned to tech like never before to combat the new coronavirus. But the pandemic has also posed challenges for the nation’s economy. This series looks at the impact of the crisis on China's tech industries.
 

28 Jul 2020 - 3:35PM

China has turned to tech like never before to combat the new coronavirus. But the pandemic has also posed challenges for the nation’s economy. This series looks at the impact of the crisis on China's tech industries.
 

The pandemic’s impact on China tech – SCMP Series
China-EU investment talks – SCMP Series

We analyse the potential for an EU-China investment treaty, focusing on negotiating positions, sticking points and geopolitical tensions.

29 Jul 2020 - 4:26PM

We analyse the potential for an EU-China investment treaty, focusing on negotiating positions, sticking points and geopolitical tensions.

China-EU investment talks – SCMP Series
China’s changing health system – SCMP Series

There are many challenges China’s health care system is facing during the pandemic, but drug developers and tech firms are among the forces fighting the country’s worst public health crisis in two decades.

13 Aug 2020 - 1:00PM

There are many challenges China’s health care system is facing during the pandemic, but drug developers and tech firms are among the forces fighting the country’s worst public health crisis in two decades.

China’s changing health system – SCMP Series
Rising US-China tensions – SCMP Series

Could the growing conflict between China and the United States escalate into a full-blown military clash? We examine the unfolding rivalry between the two superpowers.

24 Jul 2020 - 1:27PM

Could the growing conflict between China and the United States escalate into a full-blown military clash? We examine the unfolding rivalry between the two superpowers.

Rising US-China tensions – SCMP Series
HKDSE 2020 sees 7 top scorers, and fewer students meeting university entry requirements

Four boys and three girls made this year’s top scorer list.

21 Jul 2020 - 8:07PM

Four boys and three girls made this year’s top scorer list.

HKDSE 2020 sees 7 top scorers, and fewer students meeting university entry requirements
Coronavirus: Study finds immune system response varies between patients

The variation in responses could mean the difference between life and death.

17 Jul 2020 - 6:39PM

The variation in responses could mean the difference between life and death.

Coronavirus: Study finds immune system response varies between patients
Hainan: China’s new ‘free-trade port’ - SCMP Series

China’s plan to transform the tropical island into the world’s largest free-trade hub comes amid what Beijing perceives to be an increasingly hostile international environment.

17 Jul 2020 - 9:52AM

China’s plan to transform the tropical island into the world’s largest free-trade hub comes amid what Beijing perceives to be an increasingly hostile international environment.

Hainan: China’s new ‘free-trade port’ - SCMP Series
China’s Go West plan – SCMP Series

The Chinese government’s new Go West plan aims to develop the central and western regions of the country in response to growing challenges in the international environment

9 Jul 2020 - 12:15PM

The Chinese government’s new Go West plan aims to develop the central and western regions of the country in response to growing challenges in the international environment

China’s Go West plan – SCMP Series
Hong Kong national security law full text

Six chapters comprising 66 articles were only disclosed after the legislation came into effect in Hong Kong.

24 Jul 2020 - 3:25PM

Six chapters comprising 66 articles were only disclosed after the legislation came into effect in Hong Kong.

Hong Kong national security law full text
STYLE Edit: Moon rock on your wrist, or even Martian meteorite? Space is the limit for Hermès’ new Arceau L’Heure de la Lune watch range

Moon rock on your wrist, or even Martian meteorite? The French high-fashion maison has created new timepieces with actual space rock inside

30 Jun 2020 - 10:09AM

Moon rock on your wrist, or even Martian meteorite? The French high-fashion maison has created new timepieces with actual space rock inside

STYLE Edit: Moon rock on your wrist, or even Martian meteorite? Space is the limit for Hermès’ new Arceau L’Heure de la Lune watch range
National Security Law: Pepper spray and arrests at Hong Kong protest in mall on public holiday

Among those hit with pepper spray was opposition district councillor Lam Chun.

26 Jun 2020 - 11:52AM

Among those hit with pepper spray was opposition district councillor Lam Chun.

National Security Law: Pepper spray and arrests at Hong Kong protest in mall on public holiday
Video: Chinese tenor Warren Mok learns from his battle with Covid-19

Video with Warren Mok Wah-yeun, known as one of “China’s Three Tenors”, who tested positive for Covid-19 while entering Thailand for a holiday following a business trip to the United States. The Hong Kong-based musician spent 26 days in hospital in the Thai capital Bangkok before finally testing negative for the disease and being allowed to fly home. But after he arrived in Hong Kong, Mok tested positive again and had to spend two more weeks in hospital before being declared fully recovered and discharged.

24 Jun 2020 - 6:03PM

Video with Warren Mok Wah-yeun, known as one of “China’s Three Tenors”, who tested positive for Covid-19 while entering Thailand for a holiday following a business trip to the United States. The Hong Kong-based musician spent 26 days in hospital in the Thai capital Bangkok before finally testing negative for the disease and being allowed to fly home. But after he arrived in Hong Kong, Mok tested positive again and had to spend two more weeks in hospital before being declared fully recovered and discharged.

Video: Chinese tenor Warren Mok learns from his battle with Covid-19
Video: 'I just thought that's the end': British Covid-19 survivor on beating disease as part of low-cost steroid trial

Video of Katherine Millbank, a British Covid-19 survivor, who was among 2,100 participants who took part in clinical drug trial launched in March 2020, which shows a widely available, low-cost steroid can treat severely ill patients.

26 Jun 2020 - 3:02PM

Video of Katherine Millbank, a British Covid-19 survivor, who was among 2,100 participants who took part in clinical drug trial launched in March 2020, which shows a widely available, low-cost steroid can treat severely ill patients.

Video: 'I just thought that's the end': British Covid-19 survivor on beating disease as part of low-cost steroid trial
Washable nanotech face mask in development to meet demand amid coronavirus pandemic

A new type of face mask has been developed in Shanghai using nano technology.

15 Jun 2020 - 3:11PM

A new type of face mask has been developed in Shanghai using nano technology.

Washable nanotech face mask in development to meet demand amid coronavirus pandemic
Video: Decoding Covid-19

A video detailing some of the facts about the coronavirus officially known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

12 Jun 2020 - 3:41PM

A video detailing some of the facts about the coronavirus officially known as severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2).

Video: Decoding Covid-19
Infographic: the disease Covid-19 explained

An infographic detailing how the Covid-19 outbreak began and caused China to put much of the country into lockdown before the virus spread rapidly around the world, forcing many countries to quarantine travellers from overseas. 

12 Jun 2020 - 3:39PM

An infographic detailing how the Covid-19 outbreak began and caused China to put much of the country into lockdown before the virus spread rapidly around the world, forcing many countries to quarantine travellers from overseas. 

Infographic: the disease Covid-19 explained
Infographic: decoding Covid-19

An infographic detailing seven human coronaviruses in seven graphics.

12 Jun 2020 - 12:44PM

An infographic detailing seven human coronaviruses in seven graphics.

Infographic: decoding Covid-19
The Coronavirus Pandemic

A microsite containing all the latest information regarding the coronavirus pandemic. 

12 Jun 2020 - 3:40PM

A microsite containing all the latest information regarding the coronavirus pandemic. 

The Coronavirus Pandemic
Hong Kong protests, one year on – SCMP Series

As Hong Kong marks a year after the anti-government movement began, a series looking at how key players have fared since the June 9 mass rally in 2019.

12 Jun 2020 - 6:01PM

As Hong Kong marks a year after the anti-government movement began, a series looking at how key players have fared since the June 9 mass rally in 2019.

Hong Kong protests, one year on – SCMP Series
2009 East Asian Games football hero Chan Siu-ki hangs up his boots

The 34-year-old is pursuing a career in the restaurant and karaoke business after a 18-year-old career highlighted by gold at the 2009 East Asian Games

6 Jun 2020 - 9:53PM

The 34-year-old is pursuing a career in the restaurant and karaoke business after a 18-year-old career highlighted by gold at the 2009 East Asian Games

2009 East Asian Games football hero Chan Siu-ki hangs up his boots
‘Sars hero’ Zhong Nanshan - SCMP Series

In an exclusive, wide-ranging interview with the Post, veteran Chinese infectious disease expert Zhong Nanshan shares his insights into the global battle to control the Covid-19 pandemic.

4 Jun 2020 - 3:21PM

In an exclusive, wide-ranging interview with the Post, veteran Chinese infectious disease expert Zhong Nanshan shares his insights into the global battle to control the Covid-19 pandemic.

‘Sars hero’ Zhong Nanshan - SCMP Series
An update to the South China Morning Post’s reader comments section

Readers are encouraged to connect their SCMP account with a Facebook or Google-authenticated account.

21 May 2020 - 12:18PM

Readers are encouraged to connect their SCMP account with a Facebook or Google-authenticated account.

An update to the South China Morning Post’s reader comments section
China at a crossroads ahead of Two Sessions 2020 (Lianghui) - SCMP Series

A series examining the issues Chinese leaders face as they gather for their annual “two sessions” of the National People’s Congress and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

17 Jul 2020 - 9:57AM

A series examining the issues Chinese leaders face as they gather for their annual “two sessions” of the National People’s Congress and Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference.

China at a crossroads ahead of Two Sessions 2020 (Lianghui) - SCMP Series
The grim outlook for Chinese unemployment - SCMP Series

A series exploring the causes and consequences of the domestic unemployment crisis China may face following the coronavirus pandemic.

20 May 2020 - 11:17AM

A series exploring the causes and consequences of the domestic unemployment crisis China may face following the coronavirus pandemic.

The grim outlook for Chinese unemployment - SCMP Series