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At least 14 schools more than doubled their fees for full-day pupils while others required parents to fork out HK$4,000 and above for half-day classes.
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When filmmakers descended on China’s ancient Shaolin Monastery to make the 1986 box office hit Martial Arts of Shaolin starring Jet Li, they were shocked to find no monks.
Malaysia’s vision to become a major regional e-sports hub is starting to take shape with fans and gamers eagerly awaiting their “gift to the people” – November’s Kuala Lumpur Major, which is part of the biggest Dota 2 circuit in the world.
Hurricane Florence, which hit the east coast of the US on September 14, 2018 - killing at least 37 people - saw parts of South and North Carolina still suffering major flooding and 343,000 people without power up to a week later.
Madeline Stuart is the first model with Down’s syndrome to stride down a runway at New York Fashion Week. With more than 60 catwalks under her belt – from London and Paris to Dubai – Stuart’s drive has not let up this year.
Coming Monday marks the Mid-Autumn Festival in Asia. SCMP photographer K. Y. Cheng visits a traditional bakery and record the making of mooncake, a sweet pastry for the festival, in Tuen Mun, Hong Kong.
Typhoon Mangkhut was the most powerful to hit Hong Kong since records began in 1946 and brought record levels of storm surge too, with flood waters reaching their highest since 1904.
The beachside village of Shek O in southeast Hong Kong was one of the areas hardest hit by Typhoon Mangkhut, the most intense storm on record to strike the city. Floodwaters pushed debris onto streets and caused extensive damage to homes and businesses.
Wanshouzai has been around for at least six decades, but how does a restaurant stand the test of time in modern Shanghai?
The Post got a glimpse at the high-speed train at MTR’s Shek Kong stabling sidings.
The Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link is expected to open on September 23, 2018.
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Cathay Pacific and Boeing sends the first Boeing 777 aeroplane to the Pima Air and Space Museum in Tucson, US. The aircraft will be showcased permanently at the museum.
Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa has been revealed as the first moon tourist by SpaceX, Elon Musk’s space transport company. Maezawa is the founder and chief executive of online fashion retailer Zozotown and a former punk rock band member.
The African swine fever virus - harmless to humans - can survive for more than a year in cured pork, which is how it probably took hold in Russia’s backyard farms last year, before spreading to China through illicit trade of hogs
Grandshores is hunting the next blockchain unicorns backed by a 10 billion yuan Hangzhou government-backed global fund
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When completed, the 42km-long Hong Kong–Zhuhai–Macau Bridge will be one of the longest bridges above water in the world, constructed with the mission to speed up integration of cities in the Pearl River Delta. Will it be worth its staggering cost?
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Sixteen years after its return to China, Macau is a city at the crossroads. In this South China Morning Post multimedia package, Raquel Carvalho delves into its chequered history, charts its meteoric rise and asks what the future holds.
China announced it would abandon the one-child policy. Reuters photographer Carlos Barria shot these intimate portraits of young Chinese people born since the start of the policy in 1979 and captured their raw thoughts on the prospect of having a sibling.
Tree maintenance has come into sharper focus recently following the government’s controversial decision to cut down four giant century-old banyans in August, and the collapse of a number of trees in recent months that have caused injuries. With experts expressing concern over the health and maintenance of trees citywide, the South China Morning Post has put together an interactive guide to the condition of more than 3,000 trees across Hong Kong, based on the latest data contained in a register originally created by the Development Bureau in 2010. Our map contains information on the health of more than 900 trees included in the register along with 2,700 others deemed "failed" or which were removed and not found on the register.