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Mama K-pop awards in full: BTS dominate with eight wins, including best male group, song and album of the year; Twice score upset win

World-conquering boy band dominate the biggest annual K-pop awards for second year running, while Twice beat out hotly tipped Blackpink for the best female group award.

4 Dec 2019 - 9:43PM

World-conquering boy band dominate the biggest annual K-pop awards for second year running, while Twice beat out hotly tipped Blackpink for the best female group award.

Mama K-pop awards in full: BTS dominate with eight wins, including best male group, song and album of the year; Twice score upset win
Daniel Kang fans cheer K-pop star as he takes a break to deal with mental health issues amid spate of celebrity deaths

Daniel Kang’s fans have been tweeting #WeAreWithDaniel as they rally around the singer, who is dealing with mental health issues. The singer’s announcement comes in the wake of the deaths of fellow K-pop stars Sulli, Goo Hara and Cha In-ha

4 Dec 2019 - 4:43PM

Daniel Kang’s fans have been tweeting #WeAreWithDaniel as they rally around the singer, who is dealing with mental health issues. The singer’s announcement comes in the wake of the deaths of fellow K-pop stars Sulli, Goo Hara and Cha In-ha

Daniel Kang fans cheer K-pop star  as he takes a break to deal with mental health issues amid spate of celebrity deaths
Bruce Lee: 10 more things you probably didn’t know about the Hong Kong martial arts superstar

To celebrate Hong Kong martial arts superstar Bruce Lee’s birthday here are 10 lesser-known facts about the cultural icon, from his high school nicknames and why he took up kung fu to how he wooed an early girlfriend.

27 Nov 2019 - 2:34AM

To celebrate Hong Kong martial arts superstar Bruce Lee’s birthday here are 10 lesser-known facts about the cultural icon, from his high school nicknames and why he took up kung fu to how he wooed an early girlfriend.

Bruce Lee: 10 more things you probably didn’t know about the Hong Kong martial arts superstar
K-pop star Goo Hara makes comeback after apparent suicide attempt, with single and tour

Former member of girl group Kara was found unconscious at home by her manager in May 2019, after a suspected suicide attempt. She has released a single, Midnight Queen, and undertaken a four-date Japanese tour.

22 Nov 2019 - 3:25AM

Former member of girl group Kara was found unconscious at home by her manager in May 2019, after a suspected suicide attempt. She has released a single, Midnight Queen, and undertaken a four-date Japanese tour.

K-pop star Goo Hara makes comeback after apparent suicide attempt, with single and tour
Cancelled: Business of Design Week in Hong Kong, featuring Tom Dixon, Thomas Heatherwick and other star designers, falls victim to ongoing protests

The week-long event at the Convention and Exhibition Centre, first held 18 years ago, would have featured the biggest ever delegation of UK designers to Hong Kong, including Tom Dixon and Thomas Heatherwick.

20 Nov 2019 - 4:15PM

The week-long event at the Convention and Exhibition Centre, first held 18 years ago, would have featured the biggest ever delegation of UK designers to Hong Kong, including Tom Dixon and Thomas Heatherwick.

Cancelled: Business of Design Week in Hong Kong, featuring Tom Dixon, Thomas Heatherwick and other star designers, falls victim to ongoing protests
Amateur female MMA fighter Saeideh Aletaha dies after suffering brain injuries in UK fight

British-Iranian Saeideh Aletaha, 26, was left in critical condition after her bout with local promotion Fast and Furious in Southampton, England.

19 Nov 2019 - 12:28PM

British-Iranian Saeideh Aletaha, 26, was left in critical condition after her bout with local promotion Fast and Furious in Southampton, England.

Amateur female MMA fighter Saeideh Aletaha dies after suffering brain injuries in UK fight
#FightForWonho as Monsta X fans demand K-pop singer’s return after drug and debt rumours saw him quit

Fans of K-pop act Monsta X are pushing for the return of disgraced former member Wonho, with hashtag #FightForWonho trending on Twitter and even a billboard in New York’s Times Square urging the group to stay together.

19 Nov 2019 - 12:40AM

Fans of K-pop act Monsta X are pushing for the return of disgraced former member Wonho, with hashtag #FightForWonho trending on Twitter and even a billboard in New York’s Times Square urging the group to stay together.

#FightForWonho as Monsta X fans demand K-pop singer’s return after drug and debt rumours saw him quit
How to watch Macau Grand Prix: live stream and schedule for Formula Three, GT World Cup and touring cars on Sunday

Juri Vips leads the grid in the showpiece event that caps last day of action from Guia circuit.

17 Nov 2019 - 8:51AM

Juri Vips leads the grid in the showpiece event that caps last day of action from Guia circuit.

How to watch Macau Grand Prix: live stream and schedule for Formula Three, GT World Cup and touring cars on Sunday
Macau Grand Prix live: watch Formula Three qualifying and Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix on Saturday

Day starts with final qualification for Sunday’s showpiece and Juri Vips the driver to beat

16 Nov 2019 - 9:18AM

Day starts with final qualification for Sunday’s showpiece and Juri Vips the driver to beat

Macau Grand Prix live: watch Formula Three qualifying and Macau Motorcycle Grand Prix on Saturday
How to watch the Macau Grand Prix: day two live stream and schedule for Moto GP, Formula 3 and GT qualifying

Final day of practice and qualifying from famous street circuit ahead of the prize races on Saturday and Sunday.

15 Nov 2019 - 12:24PM

Final day of practice and qualifying from famous street circuit ahead of the prize races on Saturday and Sunday.

How to watch the Macau Grand Prix: day two live stream and schedule for Moto GP, Formula 3 and GT qualifying
US trade adviser Kudlow says deal with China in final stages after Beijing insists on tariff cut

China and the United States are getting close to a trade agreement, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday.

16 Nov 2019 - 3:40AM

China and the United States are getting close to a trade agreement, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said on Thursday.

US trade adviser Kudlow says deal with China in final stages after Beijing insists on tariff cut
South China Morning Post’s Eat Drink Asia and Inside China Tech podcasts win big at Asia Podcast Awards

The two podcasts were recognised for their exploration of food, entertainment and technology.

14 Nov 2019 - 11:07PM

The two podcasts were recognised for their exploration of food, entertainment and technology.

South China Morning Post’s Eat Drink Asia and Inside China Tech podcasts win big at Asia Podcast Awards
Tokyo 2020: watch Hong Kong go for rugby sevens Olympic qualification live in Games qualifier final

Hong Kong play China in the final of the Olympics qualifier for a ticket to Tokyo.

10 Nov 2019 - 4:43PM

Hong Kong play China in the final of the Olympics qualifier for a ticket to Tokyo.

Tokyo 2020: watch Hong Kong go for rugby sevens Olympic qualification live in Games qualifier final
What gemstones to wear for love and luck

The ancient trend of wearing semi-precious stones for protection from illness and evil translates into fashion and the timeless tradition of finding a lucky charm

8 Nov 2019 - 9:00AM

The ancient trend of wearing semi-precious stones for protection from illness and evil translates into fashion and the timeless tradition of finding a lucky charm

What gemstones to wear for love and luck
Oksana Voevodina, Russian ex-wife of Malaysian Sultan Muhammad V, posts Instagram photo of baby she says is their son

It was the latest twist in the divorce saga of 27-year-old Oksana Voevodina and Sultan Muhammad V, who through his lawyer had previously said it was unclear whether he was the biological father of baby Ismail Leon.

3 Nov 2019 - 5:06PM

It was the latest twist in the divorce saga of 27-year-old Oksana Voevodina and Sultan Muhammad V, who through his lawyer had previously said it was unclear whether he was the biological father of baby Ismail Leon.

Oksana Voevodina, Russian ex-wife of Malaysian Sultan Muhammad V, posts Instagram photo of baby she says is their son
‘Guess what? I’m coming back’: Zlatan Ibrahimovic hints he’s returning to Spain

The 38-year-old Sweden superstar says he’s returning to La Liga in an Instagram posting but offered no hint as to exactly who he’s joining

30 Oct 2019 - 4:02PM

The 38-year-old Sweden superstar says he’s returning to La Liga in an Instagram posting but offered no hint as to exactly who he’s joining

‘Guess what? I’m coming back’: Zlatan Ibrahimovic hints he’s returning to Spain
Hong Kong protests: how a Post journalist was hit by projectile during police operation

A video reporter who has covered the Hong Kong demonstrations every Sunday since they erupted in the summer lays out his experience from the front line.

29 Oct 2019 - 9:25AM

A video reporter who has covered the Hong Kong demonstrations every Sunday since they erupted in the summer lays out his experience from the front line.

Hong Kong protests: how a Post journalist was hit by projectile during police operation
Gamer Blitzchung streams footage of controversial video game ‘Liberate Hong Kong’

Professional video game player was suspended by gaming giant Blizzard after expressing support for Hong Kong demonstrations. Footage on his personal account via streaming site Twitch shows game is rudimentary and clearly in its early stages.

28 Oct 2019 - 7:54PM

Professional video game player was suspended by gaming giant Blizzard after expressing support for Hong Kong demonstrations. Footage on his personal account via streaming site Twitch shows game is rudimentary and clearly in its early stages.

Gamer Blitzchung streams footage of controversial video game ‘Liberate Hong Kong’
Former aide to late Chinese leader Zhao Ziyang pays his final respects

Communist Party boss, whose ashes were interred on Friday, ‘finally free and appeased’, 87-year-old Bao Tong says on Twitter.

23 Oct 2019 - 10:53AM

Communist Party boss, whose ashes were interred on Friday, ‘finally free and appeased’, 87-year-old Bao Tong says on Twitter.

Former aide to late Chinese leader Zhao Ziyang pays his final respects
Francesco Molinari and Patrick Reed join line-up for 2019 Hong Kong Open as Fanling kicks off European Tour’s Race to Dubai

Italian returns for the first time in 10 years while Reed will be making his fourth appearance at Hong Kong Golf Club

22 Oct 2019 - 11:01PM

Italian returns for the first time in 10 years while Reed will be making his fourth appearance at Hong Kong Golf Club

Francesco Molinari and Patrick Reed join line-up for 2019 Hong Kong Open as Fanling kicks off European Tour’s Race to Dubai
Liverpool hosts mini-edition of Shanghai Film Festival with Cai Guo-Qiang documentary among four films screening

Han Han comedy, Oscar winner Kevin Macdonald’s documentary about Chinese contemporary artist Cai Guo-Qiang, and Zhou Ziyan’s 2017 Golden Horse Award-winning family drama Old Beast among films showing.

15 Oct 2019 - 9:50AM

Han Han comedy, Oscar winner Kevin Macdonald’s documentary about Chinese contemporary artist Cai Guo-Qiang, and Zhou Ziyan’s 2017 Golden Horse Award-winning family drama Old Beast among films showing.

Liverpool hosts mini-edition of Shanghai Film Festival with Cai Guo-Qiang documentary among four films screening
Rugby World Cup: Japan beat Scotland in Yokohama thriller to qualify for last-eight and set up showdown with South Africa

Japan run out 28-21 winners and make history as first Asian team to reach quarter-finals of RWC.

13 Oct 2019 - 9:45PM

Japan run out 28-21 winners and make history as first Asian team to reach quarter-finals of RWC.

Rugby World Cup: Japan beat Scotland in Yokohama thriller to qualify for last-eight and set up showdown with South Africa
How Mao Zedong built up his cult of personality – from new Frank Dikötter book How to be a Dictator

Hong Kong-based historian Frank Dikötter, in his book How to be a Dictator, describes how Mao Zedong put himself at the apex of the new China, ensuring his portraits were everywhere, and that people sang songs glorifying him.

13 Oct 2019 - 1:00PM

Hong Kong-based historian Frank Dikötter, in his book How to be a Dictator, describes how Mao Zedong put himself at the apex of the new China, ensuring his portraits were everywhere, and that people sang songs glorifying him.

How Mao Zedong built up his cult of personality – from new Frank Dikötter book How to be a Dictator
UFC Tampa: Joanna Jedrzejcyzk scores big win over Michelle Waterson; calls out Weili Zhang

The 32-year-old marks her return to strawweight with a dominant win.

13 Oct 2019 - 1:26PM

The 32-year-old marks her return to strawweight with a dominant win.

UFC Tampa: Joanna Jedrzejcyzk scores big win over Michelle Waterson; calls out Weili Zhang
Wolves coach says Tsun Dai is making good progress at Premier League club

Former U23 chief Rob Edwards praises midfielder’s development after he grabbed his first goal for his new club in September.

11 Oct 2019 - 4:58PM

Former U23 chief Rob Edwards praises midfielder’s development after he grabbed his first goal for his new club in September.

Wolves coach says Tsun Dai is making good progress at Premier League club
Andy Murray set to return to Australian Open in 2020, a year after emotional farewell

The Scot, who has reached the final of the Australian Open five times, has slipped to No 289 in the world rankings.

8 Oct 2019 - 9:41AM

The Scot, who has reached the final of the Australian Open five times, has slipped to No 289 in the world rankings.

Andy Murray set to return to Australian Open in 2020, a year after emotional farewell
What is gender equality? A basic human right explained, and where inequality is most strongly felt

When looking at the representation of men and women in a range of roles, the imbalances in gender inequality become clear: for example, in 70 years, not one woman has been appointed to China’s highest governing body.

8 Oct 2019 - 5:28AM

When looking at the representation of men and women in a range of roles, the imbalances in gender inequality become clear: for example, in 70 years, not one woman has been appointed to China’s highest governing body.

What is gender equality? A basic human right explained, and where inequality is most strongly felt
Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai weighs in on Houston Rockets storm while James Harden says team ‘loves China’

Tsai, the governor of one of the 30 NBA teams, says the hurt this incident has caused will take a long time to repair.

8 Oct 2019 - 1:10PM

Tsai, the governor of one of the 30 NBA teams, says the hurt this incident has caused will take a long time to repair.

Brooklyn Nets owner Joe Tsai weighs in on Houston Rockets storm while James Harden says team ‘loves China’
Attack on JPMorgan banker in Hong Kong sparks outrage in mainland China

Mandarin-speaking employee was punched in the face by a protester outside the company’s main office in Hong Kong on Friday.

5 Oct 2019 - 11:31PM

Mandarin-speaking employee was punched in the face by a protester outside the company’s main office in Hong Kong on Friday.

Attack on JPMorgan banker in Hong Kong sparks outrage in mainland China
Hong Kong’s best luxury hotel staycation packages amid tourism downturn triggered by pro-democracy protests

Hong Kong’s tourism industry is suffering its worst downturn in more than a decade as protests, now in their 17th week, continue to rock the city. As a way to boost the industry some hotels are offering Hongkongers staycation packages.

3 Oct 2019 - 1:37PM

Hong Kong’s tourism industry is suffering its worst downturn in more than a decade as protests, now in their 17th week, continue to rock the city. As a way to boost the industry some hotels are offering Hongkongers staycation packages.

Hong Kong’s best luxury hotel staycation packages amid tourism downturn triggered by pro-democracy protests