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Luckin Coffee appoints liquidators, financial advisers to restructure and salvage business after accounting scandal

Luckin Coffee has appointed liquidators and external advisers to oversee a restructuring and negotiate with creditors to salvage its business, less than four months after shocking the market with an accounting fraud.

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Luckin Coffee has appointed liquidators and external advisers to oversee a restructuring and negotiate with creditors to salvage its business, less than four months after shocking the market with an accounting fraud.

Luckin Coffee appoints liquidators, financial advisers to restructure and salvage business after accounting scandal
Jackie Chan’s best movies: martial arts superstar’s top 10 films ranked, from Drunken Master to Project A to The Foreigner

Jackie Chan worked his way up from stuntman to film star in the US and Hong Kong. Here are his 10 best films, featuring some classic martial arts, comedy and even some dramatic moments.

28 Jun 2020 - 5:08AM

Jackie Chan worked his way up from stuntman to film star in the US and Hong Kong. Here are his 10 best films, featuring some classic martial arts, comedy and even some dramatic moments.

Jackie Chan’s best movies: martial arts superstar’s top 10 films ranked, from Drunken Master to Project A to The Foreigner
Biscuits, buses and boomerangs: Johnson opens free-trade talks with Australia and New Zealand

British PM posts videos highlighting existing trade ties with former colonies as well as popular products that would become more widely available.

18 Jun 2020 - 3:46PM

British PM posts videos highlighting existing trade ties with former colonies as well as popular products that would become more widely available.

Biscuits, buses and boomerangs: Johnson opens free-trade talks with Australia and New Zealand
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
China’s services sector shows strong first growth since start of coronavirus outbreak as controls eased

The Caixin/Markit services purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose to 55.0 in May from 44.4 in April, hitting the highest level since late 2010.

3 Jun 2020 - 10:32PM

The Caixin/Markit services purchasing managers’ index (PMI) rose to 55.0 in May from 44.4 in April, hitting the highest level since late 2010.

China’s services sector shows strong first growth since start of coronavirus outbreak as controls eased
China small factory activity rises in May as coronavirus lockdowns end

Chinese small factory activity rose in May on strong gain in production, but export orders fell again.

3 Jun 2020 - 10:51AM

Chinese small factory activity rose in May on strong gain in production, but export orders fell again.

China small factory activity rises in May as coronavirus lockdowns end
Tencent invests US$70 billion in the future, Baidu opens world’s largest self-driving car test ground

A wrap up of our leading stories this past week including Tencent’s plan to invest US$70 billion in digital infrastructure and Baidu’s new testing ground for self-driving cars

30 May 2020 - 6:32AM

A wrap up of our leading stories this past week including Tencent’s plan to invest US$70 billion in digital infrastructure and Baidu’s new testing ground for self-driving cars

Tencent invests US$70 billion in the future, Baidu opens world’s largest self-driving car test ground
Data without borders: sharing information ‘is key’ in race to track down deadly viruses

Major challenge in coronavirus response is to ensure that vaccines and treatments are safe and effective, researcher says.

18 May 2020 - 11:44PM

Major challenge in coronavirus response is to ensure that vaccines and treatments are safe and effective, researcher says.

Data without borders: sharing information ‘is key’ in race to track down deadly viruses
Coronavirus: China’s factory prices hit four-year low as pressure continues to mount on manufacturers

China’s producer price index fell to minus 3.1 per cent in April, the lowest point since April 2016, while the pace of consumer inflation also continued to fall amid the coronavirus pandemic.

12 May 2020 - 10:44PM

China’s producer price index fell to minus 3.1 per cent in April, the lowest point since April 2016, while the pace of consumer inflation also continued to fall amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus: China’s factory prices hit four-year low as pressure continues to mount on manufacturers
Hong Kong swelters on Mother’s Day as temperature hits half-century high

Temperature hits 32.2 degrees Celsius at the Hong Kong Observatory, triggering this year’s first ‘very hot weather warning’.

10 May 2020 - 6:34PM

Temperature hits 32.2 degrees Celsius at the Hong Kong Observatory, triggering this year’s first ‘very hot weather warning’.

Hong Kong swelters on Mother’s Day as temperature hits half-century high
Business reporters do the Post proud, bagging the top prize at Hang Seng University’s journalism awards

Enoch Yiu wins Hang Seng University’s ‘Business Reporter of the Year’ award, while Peggy Sito and Daniel Ren bag silver in the ‘Best Business Technology News Reporting’ category.

5 May 2020 - 11:22AM

Enoch Yiu wins Hang Seng University’s ‘Business Reporter of the Year’ award, while Peggy Sito and Daniel Ren bag silver in the ‘Best Business Technology News Reporting’ category.

Business reporters do the Post proud, bagging the top prize at Hang Seng University’s journalism awards
South China Morning Post graphics team wins 80 awards at competitions in the US, Europe and Hong Kong

Society for News Design announces awards for the ‘World’s Best-Designed Digital News Experience for 2019’ and the ‘World’s Best-Designed Newspaper’.

1 May 2020 - 10:58AM

Society for News Design announces awards for the ‘World’s Best-Designed Digital News Experience for 2019’ and the ‘World’s Best-Designed Newspaper’.

South China Morning Post graphics team wins 80 awards at competitions in the US, Europe and Hong Kong
Hong Kong journalist associations condemn arrest of reporters saying action impedes press freedom

The Next Magazine journalists were carrying out investigative reporting for a story related to the assistant police commissioner, one of the commanders handling the anti-government protests.

30 Apr 2020 - 12:08PM

The Next Magazine journalists were carrying out investigative reporting for a story related to the assistant police commissioner, one of the commanders handling the anti-government protests.

Hong Kong journalist associations condemn arrest of reporters saying action impedes press freedom
Coronavirus science latest updates: vaccines, treatments, reinfection and research

We highlight our latest coverage on the race to develop a vaccine, possible treatments, and more. When the virus jumped to humans, who is hit hardest and how it affects our immune system are among the recent developments.

21 May 2020 - 4:40PM

We highlight our latest coverage on the race to develop a vaccine, possible treatments, and more. When the virus jumped to humans, who is hit hardest and how it affects our immune system are among the recent developments.

Coronavirus science latest updates: vaccines, treatments, reinfection and research
South China Morning Post to cut pay of top management and put staff on three weeks unpaid leave as part of cost-cutting measures

Move part of cost-cutting measures during ‘truly unprecedented time’ as coronavirus hits global media industry hard.

22 Apr 2020 - 11:20PM

Move part of cost-cutting measures during ‘truly unprecedented time’ as coronavirus hits global media industry hard.

South China Morning Post to cut pay of top management and put staff on three weeks unpaid leave as part of cost-cutting measures
Martial arts star Sammo Hung on fighting Bruce Lee and why Jackie Chan was a ‘dummy’

Hong Kong movie legend Sammo Hung fought Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon and trained as a youngster with Jackie Chan and Yuen Biao. Here’s what he has said about those experiences, his early life and learning the nunchakus.

11 Jun 2020 - 9:57PM

Hong Kong movie legend Sammo Hung fought Bruce Lee in Enter the Dragon and trained as a youngster with Jackie Chan and Yuen Biao. Here’s what he has said about those experiences, his early life and learning the nunchakus.

Martial arts star Sammo Hung on fighting Bruce Lee and why Jackie Chan was a ‘dummy’
The long story: our 10 best reads during coronavirus lockdown

From a disgraced Hong Kong socialite to a pet serial killer and a corrupt police force, this selection of Post Magazine’s finest features offer plenty of distraction from the pandemic.

10 Apr 2020 - 11:30AM

From a disgraced Hong Kong socialite to a pet serial killer and a corrupt police force, this selection of Post Magazine’s finest features offer plenty of distraction from the pandemic.

The long story: our 10 best reads during coronavirus lockdown
Former employee of Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Office dies after falling from residential building

A 32-year-old killed himself in Tseung Kwan O five days after quitting his job on the government’s media team.

5 Apr 2020 - 1:26AM

A 32-year-old killed himself in Tseung Kwan O five days after quitting his job on the government’s media team.

Former employee of Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Office dies after falling from residential building
April fool: Coronavirus hoax K-pop star under investigation and could face prison sentence

A coronavirus hoax could land K-pop star Kim Jae-joong with a large fine or a prison sentence for spreading false information. Kim said his April Fool’s joke about being infected and in hospital was meant to raise awareness.

2 Apr 2020 - 5:29PM

A coronavirus hoax could land K-pop star Kim Jae-joong with a large fine or a prison sentence for spreading false information. Kim said his April Fool’s joke about being infected and in hospital was meant to raise awareness.

April fool: Coronavirus hoax K-pop star under investigation and could face prison sentence
‘I have Covid-19’: K-pop star’s April Fool’s Instagram post backfires as social media and fans react with anger

South Korean social media is reacting angrily to Kim Jae-joong’s Instagram post saying he had caught the coronavirus. He said it was an April Fool’s joke and he did it to raise awareness. The post was later deleted.

1 Apr 2020 - 6:00PM

South Korean social media is reacting angrily to Kim Jae-joong’s Instagram post saying he had caught the coronavirus. He said it was an April Fool’s joke and he did it to raise awareness. The post was later deleted.

‘I have Covid-19’: K-pop star’s April Fool’s Instagram post backfires as social media and fans react with anger
BTS on The Late Late Show Starring James Corden coronavirus special, and fan army tweet ‘We will all get through this together’

K-pop giants BTS performed on a special edition of The Late Late Show Starring James Corden, and band member RM had an upbeat message for fans: ‘It may seem like we’re isolated but we’re still connected through our … courage’.

31 Mar 2020 - 7:00PM

K-pop giants BTS performed on a special edition of The Late Late Show Starring James Corden, and band member RM had an upbeat message for fans: ‘It may seem like we’re isolated but we’re still connected through our … courage’.

BTS on The Late Late Show Starring James Corden coronavirus special, and fan army tweet ‘We will all get through this together’
Our top picks from the Bolshoi Theatre’s free YouTube screenings of ballet and opera amid coronavirus shutdown

Free live-stream recordings from Russian theatre amid coronavirus shutdown that arts fans shouldn’t miss include The Tsar’s Bride, with an all-star cast of dancers, and Boris Godunov. UK’s National Theatre Live to also offer free screenings.

1 Apr 2020 - 7:01PM

Free live-stream recordings from Russian theatre amid coronavirus shutdown that arts fans shouldn’t miss include The Tsar’s Bride, with an all-star cast of dancers, and Boris Godunov. UK’s National Theatre Live to also offer free screenings.

Our top picks from the Bolshoi Theatre’s free YouTube screenings of ballet and opera amid coronavirus shutdown
STYLE Edit: Van Cleef & Arpels’ L’École School of Jewelry Arts aims to ‘fill the gap’ of high jewellery for connoisseurs

The L’École School of Jewelry Arts in Paris has filled the gap between appreciation and education, and now the Hong Kong campus is doing the same

30 Mar 2020 - 2:07PM

The L’École School of Jewelry Arts in Paris has filled the gap between appreciation and education, and now the Hong Kong campus is doing the same

STYLE Edit: Van Cleef & Arpels’ L’École School of Jewelry Arts aims to ‘fill the gap’ of high jewellery for connoisseurs
Shanghai Fashion Week with Alibaba to live stream all runway shows, making it first fully digital fashion week of its kind

Shanghai Fashion Week has teamed up with Alibaba’s online marketplace Tmall to broadcast its entire roster of runway shows online on Taobao Live, with viewers able to buy items online while they watch.

24 Mar 2020 - 2:10PM

Shanghai Fashion Week has teamed up with Alibaba’s online marketplace Tmall to broadcast its entire roster of runway shows online on Taobao Live, with viewers able to buy items online while they watch.

Shanghai Fashion Week with Alibaba to live stream all runway shows, making it first fully digital fashion week of its kind
STYLE Edit: Why the ‘easy chicness’ of Saint Laurent’s Kaia satchel – named after supermodel Kaia Gerber – is such a big hit

Creative director Anthony Vaccarello riffs off Saint Laurent’s house codes for spring, giving us micro-shorts, waistcoats, blazers and knee-high cowboy boots

26 Mar 2020 - 12:05PM

Creative director Anthony Vaccarello riffs off Saint Laurent’s house codes for spring, giving us micro-shorts, waistcoats, blazers and knee-high cowboy boots

STYLE Edit: Why the ‘easy chicness’ of Saint Laurent’s Kaia satchel – named after supermodel Kaia Gerber – is such a big hit
How to stay sane during coronavirus pandemic social isolation

If you are getting bored during this time of social distancing, here are five creative ways to enjoy yourself, stay busy and keep sane while staying safe.

23 Mar 2020 - 11:43PM

If you are getting bored during this time of social distancing, here are five creative ways to enjoy yourself, stay busy and keep sane while staying safe.

How to stay sane during coronavirus pandemic social isolation
Will Wonho return to Monsta X after drug charges dropped? K-pop fans take to Twitter to pledge their support for the singer

The hashtag #WonhoIsAlmostHome began trending on Twitter after a drug abuse investigation against former Monsta X member Wonho was dropped, and fans are using social media to express their hopes he will return to the band.

16 Mar 2020 - 1:00PM

The hashtag #WonhoIsAlmostHome began trending on Twitter after a drug abuse investigation against former Monsta X member Wonho was dropped, and fans are using social media to express their hopes he will return to the band.

Will Wonho return to Monsta X after drug charges dropped? K-pop fans take to Twitter to pledge their support for the singer
Coronavirus live updates: Tom Hanks tests positive, US advises against foreign travel, NBA suspends season

The fallout from the global coronavirus pandemic hits Hollywood, sport, travel and politics.

12 Mar 2020 - 10:44PM

The fallout from the global coronavirus pandemic hits Hollywood, sport, travel and politics.

Coronavirus live updates: Tom Hanks tests positive, US advises against foreign travel, NBA suspends season
Mulan premiere: Jet Li, Christina Aguilera, Donnie Yen and Crystal Liu Yifei hit the red carpet in Hollywood

Martial arts titans and singer among the stars joining Mulan actress Crystal Liu Yifei on the red carpet for the world premiere of Disney’s live-action remake of mythical Chinese warrior tale at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

13 Mar 2020 - 10:41AM

Martial arts titans and singer among the stars joining Mulan actress Crystal Liu Yifei on the red carpet for the world premiere of Disney’s live-action remake of mythical Chinese warrior tale at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.

Mulan premiere: Jet Li, Christina Aguilera, Donnie Yen and Crystal Liu Yifei hit the red carpet in Hollywood
Boycott Crystal Liu Yifei's Mulan, anyone? Brie Larson, The Rock face backlash after tweeting support for Disney film's star

Hong Kong internet users take aim at social media posts looking forward to release of Disney film starring Crystal Liu Yifei – now postponed; actress angered many in city by posting support for police amid protests in 2019.

12 May 2020 - 8:38PM

Hong Kong internet users take aim at social media posts looking forward to release of Disney film starring Crystal Liu Yifei – now postponed; actress angered many in city by posting support for police amid protests in 2019.

Boycott Crystal Liu Yifei's Mulan, anyone? Brie Larson, The Rock face backlash after tweeting support for Disney film's star