European Council President Donald Tusk called for joint efforts from China, the United States and Russia to avoid trade wars and to reform the World Trade Organisation to maintain the current global order.
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A month of high anxiety, high drama and high spirits has come to an end but what have we learned from the Russia 2018 World Cup?
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.
The 400-year-old annual San Fermin festival in Pamplona, Spain attracts thousands of tourists for an eight-day party punctuated by the daily running of bulls through the city’s streets.
To cope with the surge in fliers, Beijing is building a US$12.9 billion mega airport in a southern suburb that is expected to open in September 2019. It would accommodate as many as 100 million passengers annually.
As China overhauls production of everything from pork to milk and vegetables, farmers raising hens for eggs are also shifting from backyards to factory farms, where modern standardised processes are expected to raise quality and safety.
Torrential rains triggered massive flooding and landslides in Japan, leaving more than 100 dead and millions ordered to evacuate disaster-hit areas.
Archeologists in Egypt unveiled a new discovery in Memphis, Egypt, south of Cairo: a 2,500-year-old burial shaft and mummification workshop. Experts believe the findings will be crucial to identifying the chemical composition of the oils used in the mummification process.
Thousands of French people gathered at the Kerry Hotel in Hong Kong to witness their team’s victory at the 2018 World Cup final – 20 years after the country last won the tournament.
The Walking Dead television series has become hugely popular around the world. In Indonesia, a group of real-life ‘zombies’ has been strolling around the streets of the capital.
A distinct line has formed at the point where the muddy waters of China's second longest river merge with the Bohai Sea near Dongying in Shandong province.
The spectacular scene occurs annually in the flood season between July and October, when the Yellow River surges.
After a three-wheeler tipped over in northern China’s Inner Mongolia autonomous region, a passer-by kicked in the windscreen to help the driver escape the burning vehicle.
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Young athletes, at the top of the game, playing in elite leagues, on contracts worth millions and millions of dollars are idols to children across the planet. As such, they have a moral responsibility to set fans an example of sporting play and good behaviour.
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.