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Hong Kong’s Kowloon Walled City: what life was like inside the City of Darkness

In March 1993, bulldozers moved in to begin condemning the Kowloon Walled City to Hong Kong’s history. These pictures from the Post’s archive show how strikingly it sat in the city’s landscape.

20 Sep 2019 - 10:45AM

In March 1993, bulldozers moved in to begin condemning the Kowloon Walled City to Hong Kong’s history. These pictures from the Post’s archive show how strikingly it sat in the city’s landscape.

Hong Kong’s Kowloon Walled City: what life was like inside the City of Darkness
Happy birthday, Hyoyeon. We look back at the Girls’ Generation star’s life and achievements

K-pop star Hyoyeon has been in showbiz since passing an audition for SM Entertainment, aged 11. She has been a DJ, TV personality, a dancer, and most recently, released a book on fashion and beauty.

20 Sep 2019 - 4:45AM

K-pop star Hyoyeon has been in showbiz since passing an audition for SM Entertainment, aged 11. She has been a DJ, TV personality, a dancer, and most recently, released a book on fashion and beauty.

Happy birthday, Hyoyeon. We look back at the Girls’ Generation star’s life and achievements
Insights into Hong Kong protests - SCMP Series

The Post goes behind the headlines to look at the underlying issues behind the protests that have rocked Hong Kong, the current state of affairs and where it is all heading.

18 Sep 2019 - 2:26PM

The Post goes behind the headlines to look at the underlying issues behind the protests that have rocked Hong Kong, the current state of affairs and where it is all heading.

Insights into Hong Kong protests - SCMP Series
The scary descent into Hong Kong’s old Kai Tak Airport, which closed in 1998

As the city’s international airport from 1925 to 1998, Kai Tak left residents with plenty of memories.

20 Sep 2019 - 3:14PM

As the city’s international airport from 1925 to 1998, Kai Tak left residents with plenty of memories.

The scary descent into Hong Kong’s old Kai Tak Airport, which closed in 1998
Looking back at Hong Kong’s iconic trams through the decades

Hong Kong’s iconic “ding ding” trams have trundled through the streets since 1904, the 115-year-old system a living symbol of the city’s rich history.

12 Sep 2019 - 1:42PM

Hong Kong’s iconic “ding ding” trams have trundled through the streets since 1904, the 115-year-old system a living symbol of the city’s rich history.

Looking back at Hong Kong’s iconic trams through the decades
SCMP denies publishing report that Hong Kong government will respond to another protest demand

Claims that SCMP reported an announcement is due at 4pm are false.

11 Sep 2019 - 2:56PM

Claims that SCMP reported an announcement is due at 4pm are false.

SCMP denies publishing report that Hong Kong government will respond to another protest demand
Carrie Lam’s speech in full: Hong Kong leader speaks to city on protests in TV address

In pre-recorded TV address Lam confirmed on Wednesday she would formally withdraw the extradition bill, as well as set up an independent study into city’s social issues.

5 Sep 2019 - 11:07AM

In pre-recorded TV address Lam confirmed on Wednesday she would formally withdraw the extradition bill, as well as set up an independent study into city’s social issues.

Carrie Lam’s speech in full: Hong Kong leader speaks to city on protests in TV address
Opinion | SCMP Opinion Series: Hong Kong’s summer of discontent

The Post’s columnists and regular contributors try to make sense of the tumult as Hong Kong fumbles for a resolution. Here are some of the best commentaries we’ve run

23 Aug 2019 - 4:34PM

The Post’s columnists and regular contributors try to make sense of the tumult as Hong Kong fumbles for a resolution. Here are some of the best commentaries we’ve run

SCMP Opinion Series: Hong Kong’s summer of discontent
Hong Kong protests: latest advisories to help you plan your travel

As protests continue in Hong Kong, here are useful links to help you plan your travel.

6 hours ago

As protests continue in Hong Kong, here are useful links to help you plan your travel.

Hong Kong protests: latest advisories to help you plan your travel
Tesla’s Chinese challenger Xpeng rolls out 10,000th SUV as electric vehicles chip away at China’s car market

The milestone puts Xpeng, whose investors include Alibaba Group and Foxconn, ahead of its start-up competitors in the past two months in deliveries to China’s growing legion of EV buyers

18 Jun 2019 - 11:02PM

The milestone puts Xpeng, whose investors include Alibaba Group and Foxconn, ahead of its start-up competitors in the past two months in deliveries to China’s growing legion of EV buyers

Tesla’s Chinese challenger Xpeng rolls out 10,000th SUV as electric vehicles chip away at China’s car market
Sultan Muhammad V, ruler of Malaysia’s Kelantan state, has baby boy with Russian wife Oksana Voevodina

Oksana Voevodina announced the birth of Tengku Ismail Leon Petra Tengku Muhammad V Faris Petra on Instagram with a picture of his feet.

5 Jun 2019 - 4:24PM

Oksana Voevodina announced the birth of Tengku Ismail Leon Petra Tengku Muhammad V Faris Petra on Instagram with a picture of his feet.

Sultan Muhammad V, ruler of Malaysia’s Kelantan state, has baby boy with Russian wife Oksana Voevodina
South China Morning Post teams up with Statista on a quest to find the fastest-growing companies in the Greater Bay Area

South China Morning Post will team up with Statista to compile a list of the fastest-growing companies in the Greater Bay Area (GBA).

27 Aug 2019 - 12:16PM

South China Morning Post will team up with Statista to compile a list of the fastest-growing companies in the Greater Bay Area (GBA).

South China Morning Post teams up with Statista on a quest to find the fastest-growing companies in the Greater Bay Area
WITHDRAWN: So will a big earthquake hit Hong Kong this week, as predicted by clairvoyant? Seismic experts weigh in
Hong Kong’s Siobhan Haughey awarded ‘highest honour’ by University of Michigan after Big Ten heroics

The 21-year-old becomes one of just three Michigan swimmers to receive honour just a few days after setting a new Hong Kong record

17 Apr 2019 - 3:45PM

The 21-year-old becomes one of just three Michigan swimmers to receive honour just a few days after setting a new Hong Kong record

Hong Kong’s Siobhan Haughey awarded ‘highest honour’ by University of Michigan after Big Ten heroics
Singapore Sevens: Hong Kong aim to recover in Challenge Trophy after three losses in a tough opening day

The invited team suffer losses against France, Argentina and Australia and face Wales in the quarter-finals of the second-tier competition

14 Apr 2019 - 8:55PM

The invited team suffer losses against France, Argentina and Australia and face Wales in the quarter-finals of the second-tier competition

Singapore Sevens: Hong Kong aim to recover in Challenge Trophy after three losses in a tough opening day
One Championship live stream: Martin Nguyen defends title; Bi Nguyen makes debut at Roots of Honor in Manila

Asian MMA organisation back with two title fights as Martin Nguyen joins the party and ‘Killer Bee’ gets set for first One bout at Mall of Asia Arena

12 Apr 2019 - 4:59PM

Asian MMA organisation back with two title fights as Martin Nguyen joins the party and ‘Killer Bee’ gets set for first One bout at Mall of Asia Arena

One Championship live stream: Martin Nguyen defends title; Bi Nguyen makes debut at Roots of Honor in Manila
SCMP wins Citi’s 2019 Journalistic Award with story about Sichuan’s cockroach farm, complete with swallowing a deep-fried insect

A facility in Xichang in Sichuan province breeds 6 billion cockroaches for medicinal use, turning them into 600,000 bottles every day for treating ulcers

10 Apr 2019 - 10:07PM

A facility in Xichang in Sichuan province breeds 6 billion cockroaches for medicinal use, turning them into 600,000 bottles every day for treating ulcers

SCMP wins Citi’s 2019 Journalistic Award with story about Sichuan’s cockroach farm, complete with swallowing a deep-fried insect
Editorial | Time for South Korea to be more open to migrants, minorities

In a nation ageing faster than any developed economy, the government has been slow to adopt legislation shunning racism and discrimination and protecting the rights of foreign workers

6 Apr 2019 - 11:45PM

In a nation ageing faster than any developed economy, the government has been slow to adopt legislation shunning racism and discrimination and protecting the rights of foreign workers

Time for South Korea to be more open to migrants, minorities
China’s aviation regulator asked to join FAA safety review of Boeing 737 MAX

Civil Aviation Administration of China has not decided whether to take up invitation to be part of task force looking into automated flight control system, according to state media.

6 Apr 2019 - 11:03PM

Civil Aviation Administration of China has not decided whether to take up invitation to be part of task force looking into automated flight control system, according to state media.

China’s aviation regulator asked to join FAA safety review of Boeing 737 MAX
Hong Kong E-Prix: Formula E makes an electrifying return to the city for third instalment
Angelababy in photos as the Chinese model and actress turns 30

Having started out as a model at 13, Angela Yeung Wing aka Angelababy is now one of China’s most famous faces. With the actress turning 30 tomorrow, we look back at her life in pictures from the SCMP archives.

27 Feb 2019 - 6:03PM

Having started out as a model at 13, Angela Yeung Wing aka Angelababy is now one of China’s most famous faces. With the actress turning 30 tomorrow, we look back at her life in pictures from the SCMP archives.

Angelababy in photos as the Chinese model and actress turns 30
If Xi Jinping wants Chinese culture to flourish, he should free it from Communist Party control
Japan Business Report - Feb 2019

The smallest of the four main islands that make up Japan, Shikoku is less visited compared to other parts of the country despite its mild climate, natural scenery, historical places and traditional festivals.

8 Feb 2019 - 9:46AM

The smallest of the four main islands that make up Japan, Shikoku is less visited compared to other parts of the country despite its mild climate, natural scenery, historical places and traditional festivals.

Japan Business Report - Feb 2019
Asia Briefing: The Philippines

Three of the most impactful and important stories from the Philippines: life after vicious armed conflict, a social media furore provoked by a beauty pageant and the ongoing struggle for a free press in one of the most dangerous countries for journalists.

15 Feb 2019 - 4:50PM

Three of the most impactful and important stories from the Philippines: life after vicious armed conflict, a social media furore provoked by a beauty pageant and the ongoing struggle for a free press in one of the most dangerous countries for journalists.

Asia Briefing: The Philippines
You Died

Two gamers break down the games they’re playing (and the ones they really want to)

2 Apr 2019 - 4:03PM

Two gamers break down the games they’re playing (and the ones they really want to)

You Died
Inside China Tech

Zen Soo and Chua Kong Ho present the most important news and trends in China tech. 

3 Aug 2019 - 9:55AM

Zen Soo and Chua Kong Ho present the most important news and trends in China tech. 

Inside China Tech
Eat Drink Asia

Beyond the reviews

28 Mar 2019 - 4:45PM

Beyond the reviews

Eat Drink Asia
The Adventure Trail

Do you run, jump, cycle, swim or climb?

2 Sep 2019 - 2:13PM

Do you run, jump, cycle, swim or climb?

The Adventure Trail
Behind the Story

Go beyond the headlines on the world’s biggest news

28 Mar 2019 - 4:49PM

Go beyond the headlines on the world’s biggest news

Behind the Story
Inside China

Want to learn more about China first-hand, from the reporters on the ground?

28 Mar 2019 - 4:51PM

Want to learn more about China first-hand, from the reporters on the ground?

Inside China