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Chinese volleyball player Zhang Changning slapped her abdomen and declared proudly “there is no fat”.
Archaeologists discover mummification workshop at the Saqqara necropolis in Egypt.
Air, sea and land forces from the People’s Liberation Army’s Hong Kong garrison have mounted their biggest anti-terror drill in the city since the base was established in 1997.
US space agency NASA launched a mission to touch the sun when it sent the Parker Solar Probe on its journey to our closest star on August 12.
Mangyongdae Revolutionary School for boys was originally set up by the North’s founder Kim Il-sung to educate orphans of those killed in the fight against Japanese colonial rule.
Hong Kong is one of the world’s most expensive cities to live in. To save costs, or to avoid the stifling heat of summer, more people are spending their nights in 24-hour McDonald’s restaurants
At least 18 people were injured when a 5.0-magnitude earthquake struck Tonghai County in southwest China's Yunnan Province on early Monday morning. At a hospital, nurses protected newborn babies while medical staff acted quickly to help a mother in labour.
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A persistent heatwave in northeast China’s Liaoning province has resulted in the death of tonnes of sea cucumbers, worth more than 6.78 billion yuan (US$1 billion).
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Gender inequality does not start in the workplace – many women are born into unsafe environments with inadequate access to health care and technology.
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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.