The annual gathering of the party’s elite could see some shifts in domestic direction, but don’t expect a challenge to Xi’s agenda.
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Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Viking Wong hopes the National Olympic Committee consider Hong Kong’s case for a place in the Asian Games after a gold medal showing in their debut team event.
These images are just some of the winning photographs from the SPi Street Awards contest for 2018. The competition attracted entries from 137 countries.
With their vast repository of Buddhist art, the Dunhuang caves in China’s Gansu province have been acclaimed as an “encyclopaedia of the Middle Ages”. The Hong Kong Heritage Museum is featuring the treasures of the caves in an exhibition called “Digital Dunhuang - Tales of Heaven and Earth”.
Rock fishing is a high risk hobby, with anglers willing to take extra risks in the hope of hauling in a better catch than they might get from a spot on a beach or harbour wall. SCMP Photographer May Tse spent a day with two members of Hong Kong’s East-Well Angling Club.
Chef Yoshiharu Kakinuma walks us through the proper way of enjoying sushi in a sushi restaurant.
Iconic Hong Kong action star Bruce Lee died on July 20, 1973, aged just 32. But 45 years after his untimely passing, Lee's legacy lives on.
A woman bit a stranger on a subway train in the southwestern Chinese city of Chongqing. The police said that she had been experiencing “relationship problems with her husband”.
The 12 boys and their soccer coach who were dramatically rescued from a flooded cave in Thailand, have spoken to the media for the first time. The “Wild Boars” team members wore football jerseys when they entered the press conference room in Chiang Rai province.
A girl in eastern China’s Jiangxi province accidentally trapped her head between an escalator handrail and a wall at a shopping mall. Luckily, she was able to free herself.
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May 16, 2016, marks the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of the Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution.
INTERACTIVE SPECIAL: One of the world's longest bridges is being built in Hong Kong - what does it look like now and how much will it cost?
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?
Multimedia special: Can the gambling mecca of Macau find its identity and turn around its flagging fortunes?
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.