With more than half of its buses now electrified, Shanghai is racing to join Shenzhen, which now boasts the world’s first fully electric bus fleet.
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Belgian midfielder is set to receive a significant hike in wages, as Tottenham fan favourite leaves with ‘unbelievable feeling’ and ‘certain love’ for the club
These are the best photographs shot by our photojournalists in Hong Kong’s first two weeks of 2019.
The 50th edition of Hong Kong Fashion Week for Fall/ Winter started this week and runs until Thursday January 17 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
It took Smash customer Qiu Siyu just a few sharp blows with a baseball bat to wreck what looked like an old car radio, after which two friends battered telephones, audio speakers, rice cookers and even a mannequin.
The No Pants Subway Ride, staged every January, started in New York as a prank 18 years ago and has grown into an international ‘celebration of silliness’, with cities around the world taking part each year.
Dozens of abandoned cargo and passenger ships lie semi-submerged or completely sunk around the Gulf of Elefsina, near Greece’s major port of Piraeus. Now authorities are beginning to remove the dilapidated vessels.
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.
As President Donald Trump digs in his heels over demands for funding of a wall on the US border with Mexico, the SCMP has spoken with a veteran Korean photojournalist who earned worldwide attention for his image depicting the humanitarian crisis related to Washington's immigration policies.
Miss Universe 2018 Catriona Gray tells us why beauty pageants are popular in the Philippines and what it’s like to be a beauty queen.
Goldman Sachs Group, JPMorgan Chase and their peers have reported more than US$111 billion of profit for 2018. Morgan Stanley will soon make that number bigger.
Midway into January five Chinese companies are already likely to default on 3.5 billion yuan (US$446.25 million) worth of debt
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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
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.