China says Ottawa should have notified consular officials ‘without delay’ in line with a bilateral agreement, but Canada says notice of her detention was provided from day one.
Wagner’s sexually explicit opera and real-life mountain survival tale among 2019 Hong Kong Arts Festival highlights
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Palm oil is an ingredient in food and cosmetics, and oil palm plantations are a major agricultural activity in Indonesia. Yet it is having a negative environmental impact on the country, is contributing to global warming, and farmers are often underpaid and suffer health problems.
Yakutsk is considered to be the coldest city in the world. Winter temperatures in this remote eastern Siberian city can drop to minus 50C. At it’s marketplace, all the food comes ready frozen.
Scores of commuters in the Philippine capital Manila are ferried to their destinations by ‘trolley boys’ pushing metal carts along railway lines - dodging speeding trains along the way - for less than $10 a day.
The delicate purple leaves of the Crocus sativus plant hold just three or four of the even more delicate red stamen, better known as saffron, that sprouts for just 10 days a year.
The contest, hosted by Britain’s Chartered Institute of Building, features works of architectures from Russia to the US.
The Islamic city of Marawi in the southern Philippines became the battleground for a five-month war between security forces and ISIS-linked militants in 2017. More than 300,000 people fled the airstrikes and gunbattles that destroyed Marawi’s commercial centre and crippled the region’s economy.
Patrick Hsu, a young Hong Kong wing chun instructor thinks kung fu is more than teaching people how to fight and is determined to keep the culture alive.
An eccentric inventor in China, known as the country’s “‘useless’ Edison”, is planning to manufacture his inventions, letting his more than 3 million fans on social media buy his unusual creations.
Hong Kong-listed Chinese maker of high-speed steel and cutting tools Tiangong International said on Saturday it would appeal against an anti-dumping duty imposed by the United States, as it moves to bolster its exports to America amid the US-China trade war.
We explore the magnitude of the measures on urban families forty years after the opening up of the Chinese economy.
Trump and Kim agreed to work toward the ‘complete denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula’ during a meeting in Singapore in June
Forty years ago Shenzhen was a backwater town with a population of 20,000 and little industry or agriculture. But after Deng Xiaoping’s reforms the town developed rapidly and is arguably surpassing Hong Kong as China’s leading city for industry 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.
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