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‘No rush to roll out crash-linked signal system on MTR,’ Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says

Hong Kong commuters face an extended period of disruption after Monday’s accident, with operations director admitting that clearing the wreckage is taking longer than expected.

19 Mar 2019 - 2:19PM

Hong Kong commuters face an extended period of disruption after Monday’s accident, with operations director admitting that clearing the wreckage is taking longer than expected.

‘No rush to roll out crash-linked signal system on MTR,’ Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says
Flattery for sale: Paying for praise is the new thing in China social media

The mood and messages in praise groups are positive and uplifting as opposed to the denigration and trolling that social media is often criticised for.

16 Mar 2019 - 9:16AM

The mood and messages in praise groups are positive and uplifting as opposed to the denigration and trolling that social media is often criticised for.

Flattery for sale: Paying for praise is the new thing in China social media
China promises companies ‘we will keep your secrets’ with new foreign investment law

Updated foreign investment law due to come into effect from January 2020 and stipulates equal treatment for overseas firms.

13 Mar 2019 - 11:55AM

Updated foreign investment law due to come into effect from January 2020 and stipulates equal treatment for overseas firms.

China promises companies ‘we will keep your secrets’ with new foreign investment law
iPhone maker distances itself from ‘unauthorised’ agency discriminating against China’s Uygur and Tibetan ethnic minorities

Li Zhong Human Resources near Foxconn’s factory in Zhengzhou said it did not accept applications from workers from China’s Uygur and Tibetan minorities.

12 Mar 2019 - 1:11AM

Li Zhong Human Resources near Foxconn’s factory in Zhengzhou said it did not accept applications from workers from China’s Uygur and Tibetan minorities.

iPhone maker distances itself from ‘unauthorised’ agency discriminating against China’s Uygur and Tibetan ethnic minorities
Son of former Chinese president Hu Jintao parachuted into top job in scandal-hit Xian

Hu Haifeng to be promoted to Communist Party boss of Xian as his father’s successor faces challenges at home and abroad.

11 Mar 2019 - 11:29PM

Hu Haifeng to be promoted to Communist Party boss of Xian as his father’s successor faces challenges at home and abroad.

Son of former Chinese president Hu Jintao parachuted into top job in scandal-hit Xian
Six key takeaways from China Premier Li Keqiang’s annual policy blueprint

Unpacking Beijing’s 2019 government work report, in which economic growth target for 2019 was set and significant cut in value-added tax rate for manufacturers was announced.

5 Mar 2019 - 5:17PM

Unpacking Beijing’s 2019 government work report, in which economic growth target for 2019 was set and significant cut in value-added tax rate for manufacturers was announced.

Six key takeaways from China Premier Li Keqiang’s annual policy blueprint
Hong Kong budget explainer: sweeteners, subsidies – and who stands to benefit from what

Hong Kong finance chief Paul Chan lays out spending plan with tax breaks for workers and businesses, as well as subsidies for students and the elderly.

28 Feb 2019 - 7:01AM

Hong Kong finance chief Paul Chan lays out spending plan with tax breaks for workers and businesses, as well as subsidies for students and the elderly.

Hong Kong budget explainer: sweeteners, subsidies – and who stands to benefit from what
STYLE Edit: what makes Richard Mille’s Bonbon collection eye candy for the wrist?

There are 10 bold works of art, four in the Sweets line and six in the Fruits line

27 Feb 2019 - 12:27PM

There are 10 bold works of art, four in the Sweets line and six in the Fruits line

STYLE Edit: what makes Richard Mille’s Bonbon collection eye candy for the wrist?
Can Exultant, a likely Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup racing favourite, defy history and actually win?

No horse has claimed the Longines Hong Kong Vase and then gone on to secure victory in the Gold Cup since Indigenous in 1998-99

15 Feb 2019 - 10:03AM

No horse has claimed the Longines Hong Kong Vase and then gone on to secure victory in the Gold Cup since Indigenous in 1998-99

Can Exultant, a likely Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup racing favourite, defy history and actually win?
Sibling rivalry returns to racing in the Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup

Brothers Glorious Forever and Time Warp are set to compete against each other again in Sunday’s Group One race at Sha Tin

12 Feb 2019 - 12:59PM

Brothers Glorious Forever and Time Warp are set to compete against each other again in Sunday’s Group One race at Sha Tin

Sibling rivalry returns to racing in the Citi Hong Kong Gold Cup
Xi Jinping and Donald Trump ‘may meet in Da Nang, Vietnam’ at the end of February

Source familiar with discussions says the two sides are considering a meeting in the coastal city on February 27 and 28.

4 Feb 2019 - 7:29AM

Source familiar with discussions says the two sides are considering a meeting in the coastal city on February 27 and 28.

Xi Jinping and Donald Trump ‘may meet in Da Nang, Vietnam’ at the end of February
Donald Trump set to hold talks with China’s Vice-President Wang Qishan in Davos

High level meeting expected to take place on sidelines of annual World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

5 Jan 2019 - 11:14PM

High level meeting expected to take place on sidelines of annual World Economic Forum in Switzerland.

Donald Trump set to hold talks with China’s Vice-President Wang Qishan in Davos
Your favourite Chinese and Korean TV dramas from 2018

The favourites include two Chinese imperial stories from the Qing dynasty. The Korean dramas include a 19th century tale and an augmented reality story.

1 Jan 2019 - 5:39PM

The favourites include two Chinese imperial stories from the Qing dynasty. The Korean dramas include a 19th century tale and an augmented reality story.

Your favourite Chinese and Korean TV dramas from 2018
Year in review: Asian Games success headlines Hong Kong sporting triumphs in landmark 2018
  • Our reporters look back at the sporting highlights and low points of the last 12 months
30 Dec 2018 - 9:17PM
  • Our reporters look back at the sporting highlights and low points of the last 12 months
Year in review: Asian Games success headlines Hong Kong sporting triumphs in landmark 2018
2018 China tech review: look back at a year when gaming was whacked, AI moved ahead and technology took centre stage in trade war

2018 was an eventful year, with the continued ascendance of Chinese smartphone brands, wider deployment of AI technology, e-commerce moving offline, and the first roll out of China’s home grown electric cars.

24 Dec 2018 - 4:16PM

2018 was an eventful year, with the continued ascendance of Chinese smartphone brands, wider deployment of AI technology, e-commerce moving offline, and the first roll out of China’s home grown electric cars.

2018 China tech review: look back at a year when gaming was whacked, AI moved ahead and technology took centre stage in trade war
Clockenflap 2018: live from the music festival

Hong Kong’s biggest annual music festival is here and the Post will be bringing you all the action and excitement.

11 Nov 2018 - 6:17PM

Hong Kong’s biggest annual music festival is here and the Post will be bringing you all the action and excitement.

Clockenflap 2018: live from the music festival
How the US midterm elections unfolded, as Americans delivered a verdict on Trump

US President Donald Trump will have to face Democrats armed with subpoena power, after they took control of the lower house of Congress in midterm elections Tuesday.

7 Nov 2018 - 1:56PM

US President Donald Trump will have to face Democrats armed with subpoena power, after they took control of the lower house of Congress in midterm elections Tuesday.

How the US midterm elections unfolded, as Americans delivered a verdict on Trump
Six of Hong Kong’s biggest transport achievements in the 115 years the South China Morning Post has been in publication

With the South China Morning Post’s 115th anniversary hot on the heels of the express rail link and ‘mega bridge’ to Macau and Zhuhai opening, we celebrate six transport milestones that demonstrate how dynamic Hong Kong has never been a city to sit still.

9 Nov 2018 - 6:17AM

With the South China Morning Post’s 115th anniversary hot on the heels of the express rail link and ‘mega bridge’ to Macau and Zhuhai opening, we celebrate six transport milestones that demonstrate how dynamic Hong Kong has never been a city to sit still.

Six of Hong Kong’s biggest transport achievements in the 115 years the South China Morning Post has been in publication
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s 2018 policy address brings good news for working mothers and house-hunters

But chief executive’s 40-minute speech does not go into detail on sensitive political issues such as calls for city’s independence or national security laws.

10 Oct 2018 - 4:10PM

But chief executive’s 40-minute speech does not go into detail on sensitive political issues such as calls for city’s independence or national security laws.

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam’s 2018 policy address brings good news for working mothers and house-hunters
STYLE Edit: Boucheron taps actress Zhou Dongyu to launch its Quatre Red Edition

The new jewellery collection comprises a ring and a pendant and uses red ceramic for the first time

2 Oct 2018 - 9:00AM

The new jewellery collection comprises a ring and a pendant and uses red ceramic for the first time

STYLE Edit: Boucheron taps actress Zhou Dongyu to launch its Quatre Red Edition
Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Hong Kong ramps up preparations, with clearer picture of storm’s direction possible by Friday

Hong Kong ramps up preparations for incoming Mangkhut, now hurtling towards the Philippines’ most populous island.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Hong Kong ramps up preparations for incoming Mangkhut, now hurtling towards the Philippines’ most populous island.

Super Typhoon Mangkhut: Hong Kong ramps up preparations, with clearer picture of storm’s direction possible by Friday
‘This one is very different’: Super Typhoon Mangkhut threatens Hong Kong, Philippines and Taiwan

Too early to predict if ‘strongest storm ever to threaten Hong Kong’ will be a direct hit, Observatory says, but authorities are taking no chances.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Too early to predict if ‘strongest storm ever to threaten Hong Kong’ will be a direct hit, Observatory says, but authorities are taking no chances.

‘This one is very different’: Super Typhoon Mangkhut threatens Hong Kong, Philippines and Taiwan
Mystery over disappearing Chinese newspaper report on X-men actress Fan Bingbing’s alleged travel ban
Jho Low ‘not in China’ as searches for fugitive prove fruitless after Malaysian tip-offs
Thousands march in Hong Kong to express discontent with city’s governance

Reduced turnout seen at annual July 1 pro-democracy rally, while many defy police order to not join procession midway.

2 Jul 2018 - 8:25AM

Reduced turnout seen at annual July 1 pro-democracy rally, while many defy police order to not join procession midway.

Thousands march in Hong Kong to express discontent with city’s governance
Can China’s electric car market keep growing if Beijing pulls the plug on subsidies?

The government’s hand-holding is beginning to taper off, with subsidies set to end by 2020. It also plans to penalise carmakers that do not produce NEVs from next year

3 Jul 2018 - 8:22PM

The government’s hand-holding is beginning to taper off, with subsidies set to end by 2020. It also plans to penalise carmakers that do not produce NEVs from next year

Can China’s electric car market keep growing if Beijing pulls the plug on subsidies?
Alternative Fifa World Cup 2018 predictions – what will happen off the pitch in Russia?
Chinese diaspora in US, Canada and Australia new targets for phone scammers claiming to be mainland diplomats, Hong Kong police say

The force sees a shift away from Hong Kong amid a sharp drop in such swindles in the city.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

The force sees a shift away from Hong Kong amid a sharp drop in such swindles in the city.

Chinese diaspora in US, Canada and Australia new targets for phone scammers claiming to be mainland diplomats, Hong Kong police say
June 4 vigil turnout beats expectations as Hong Kong organisers call for mass showing at next year's 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square crackdown

Peaceful commemoration in Victoria Park ends with march to Beijing's liaison office in city, while central government slams US call for China to disclose details of the crackdown, accusing it of issuing statements of ‘gratuitous criticism’ every year.

29 Sep 2018 - 2:36PM

Peaceful commemoration in Victoria Park ends with march to Beijing's liaison office in city, while central government slams US call for China to disclose details of the crackdown, accusing it of issuing statements of ‘gratuitous criticism’ every year.

June 4 vigil turnout beats expectations as Hong Kong organisers call for mass showing at next year's 30th anniversary of Tiananmen Square crackdown
Three more places for great Taiwanese food in Hong Kong – and some of the best fried chicken going

Taiwanese restaurants are a rarity in Hong Kong, so, having recently tried newcomer Liu Liang San in Tsim Sha Tsui, we checked our archives for a few other places fans of the island’s favourite dishes can try in the city

20 Jul 2018 - 8:47PM

Taiwanese restaurants are a rarity in Hong Kong, so, having recently tried newcomer Liu Liang San in Tsim Sha Tsui, we checked our archives for a few other places fans of the island’s favourite dishes can try in the city

Three more places for great Taiwanese food in Hong Kong – and some of the best fried chicken going