The Chinese bogeyman helped Mahathir get elected, but now he is playing a new game – mending fences after cancelling projects worth US$22 billion. And with a visit to Beijing under his belt, he seems to be winning.
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Bangladeshi Jashim Salam beat competitors from 140 countries to claim the Grand Prize Winner Photographer of the Year Award at the 11th annual iPhone Photography Awards (Ippawards) for his entry “Displaced”. The first place Photographer of the Year Award
Summer is the best season for the people of the Dong ethnic group to make their traditional Dong cloth in ancient ways with natural materials.
These tournaments are run across Britain by a company called ‘The Knights of Royal England’ who want to bring medieval history to life.
Chinese company, Tianjin Sublue Ocean Science Technology, has developed an underwater drone that can operate up to 75 metres deep, and can film in high definition. They are hoping to become the DJI of underwater drones.
Poor air quality has been a problem Hong Kong has been trying to address for some time. The city met World Health Organisation air quality guidelines on just 150 days in 2017.
Mount Paektu, a huge volcano that sits on the border between China and North Korea, saw its first group of foreign visitors last week. Two Australians, two Norwegians and one New Zealander spent six days and five nights hiking around the remote area near the mountain.
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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.