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- The 23-year-old Italian beat the ex-F1 driver in a Nations Cup race in Mexico with virtual racers saying it proves simulator drivers can make the step up
The Okhla landfill in the Indian capital took in 1,200 tonnes out of the 3,500 tonnes of waste collected from south Delhi every day. Although the site was declared full in 2010, the dumping still continues till date.
HSBC’s archive centre in Hong Kong offers a glimpse of banknotes from the bygone days.
An unusual set of celestial circumstances came together over Sunday night and the wee hours of Monday for sky watchers in Europe, Africa and the Americas, where the moon was fully obscured before lighting up again with a faint red glow.
Dianchi Lake is a large lake located on the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau close to Kunming in Yunnan, China.
As drums beat and the crowd cheers, a man leaps onto the back of a large bull and hangs tightly to its hump as the animal bucks and jumps.
The Chinese government has been implementing aggressive measures to curb air pollution around the nation. But efforts to reduce have yet to clear skies in many areas, and often have a negative impact on the livelihoods of people in rural.
A Chinese court sentenced Canadian Robert Lloyd Schellenberg to death for drug trafficking on Monday, January 14. The case further escalates China’s diplomatic conflict with Canada following the arrest of Huawei CFO Sabrina Mengin Vancouver in December 2018.
China’s Chang'e-4 lunar probe carried the makings of an experimental biosphere when it landed on the far side of the moon on January 3. Now there are signs of life from among its payload of six organisms – cotton, potatoes, Arabidopsis (rockcress), rapeseed, fruit fly pupae and yeast.
One in every three Christians in Asia are suffering from a “high level” of persecution according to a new report by the UK-based Christian advocacy group Open Doors.
Understanding political narratives is not always easy. Events often develop with many twists and turns but situations can be further exacerbated when politicians are seen to change their minds as often as the wind changes direction. The following is a visual thread of comments made by US President Donald Trump about the trade war with China.
On the morning of January 8, the oil tanker Aulac Fortune caught fire one mile south of Lamma Island, leaving one crew member dead. Here is what we know about the incident so far
Constance Wu has scored a Golden Globe nomination as best lead actress for her performance in Crazy Rich Asians. She is only the third actress of Asian descent to be given the nod in this category and, historically speaking, taking the award home will be a tall order
Many of the treasures in the ancient Forbidden City were evacuated when Japan invaded China. The Palace Museum’s collection took to the road for 14 years, traversing some 75,000km. The unique flight successfully preserved one of humanity’s most important artistic legacies
the South China Morning Post Graphics Team is pleased to present this 8 chapter collection about the future, present and past of one of the biggest museum collection in the world. Meet the life in the Palace, the collection odyssey running away from wars and the exquisite architecture of the once Forbidden City in our preferred way to tell stories... visually
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.