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South China Morning Post

Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos published worldwide by South China Morning Post, a Hong Kong English-language newspaper.

Checkout this section for curated News, Articles & Videos published worldwide by South China Morning Post, a Hong Kong English-language newspaper.

News  »  World  /  Asia

Coronavirus: no truth to India news reports on ‘Singapore vari...

Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has refuted news reports in India claiming of a “Singapore variant” of the coronavirus that causes Covid-19, adding that “there is no truth whatsoever in the assertions found within the reports”.“There is no ‘S...


News  »  World  /  Hong Kong

Greater Bay Area: researchers at Hong Kong-linked campus in Gu...

Academics at a new campus in mainland China run by a leading Hong Kong university must abide by the law when researching sensitive topics such as Beijing’s treatment of Uygurs in far-western Xinjiang, the head of the new branch has said.Professor ...


News  »  World  /  Asia

As Biden pledges 80 million Covid-19 vaccines for world, US ex...

Mai Le in Boston does not know when her parents will be able to get vaccinated. The Vietnamese Americans went to Vietnam last January to visit family members and have been stuck there since.With Vietnam now struggling with a fourth wave of Covid-1...


News  »  World  /  China

US delays China investment ban as Biden team aims to clarify p...

The Joe Biden administration extended the deadline to ban American investors from certain Chinese companies by two weeks as his team tries to clarify the scope of policies made under the Trump administration.In an announcement on Tuesday, the Trea...


News  »  World  /  China

European Parliament to vote on freezing China investment deal

This story is published in a content partnership with POLITICO. It was originally reported by Stuart Lau on politico.com on May 18, 2021.The European Parliament is expected to pass a motion on Thursday pushing to formally freeze the EU’s investmen...


Fragrance expert helps recovered Covid-19 patients regain sens...

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Some recovered Covid-19 patients who have yet to regain their sense of smell are seeking help from Sue Phillips, a fragrance specialist in New York. Phillips lets he...


News  »  World  /  Asia

Chinese envoy to Japan slams Quad as ‘100 per cent outdated’, ...

Chinese ambassador to Japan Kong Xuanyou on Tuesday criticised the Quad grouping comprising the United States, Japan, India and Australia as representing a “cold war mentality” and “100 per cent outdated.”In an interview with Kyodo, Kong urged Jap...


News  »  World

Death toll climbs in Israel-Gaza conflict amid UN deadlock

Heavy air strikes and rocket fire in the Israel-Gaza conflict claimed more lives on Tuesday as tensions flared in Palestinian “day of anger” protests in Jerusalem and the West Bank.Calls for a ceasefire intensified, but Prime Minister Benjamin Net...


News  »  Business

JD Logistics CEO takes an unlikely path into China’s Big Tech ...

As chief executive of JD Logistics, 38-year-old Yu Rui is poised to emerge as one of the most influential figures in China’s vast logistics services industry, as the company moves forward with the second multibillion-dollar initial public offering...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

US Congress passes bill to fight hate crimes against Asian-Ame...

Congress approved legislation on Tuesday intended to curtail a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders, sending US President Joe Biden a bipartisan denunciation of the spate of brutal attacks that have proliferat...


News  »  Business

Carbon neutral by 2050: how Hong Kong could be a leader in gre...

Hong Kong announced late last year that it would join the growing ranks of the cities, countries and companies aiming to be carbon neutral by 2050. With power generation contributing to almost two-thirds of the city’s carbon emissions, all eyes ar...


News  »  World  /  Asia

US exports to China grow at ‘expense’ of Australia after Beiji...

US exports to China of wine, cotton, log timber and wood have increased over the past year amid a block by Beijing on the same products from Australia, trade data shows.Exports of American coal have also risen since February after Australian shipm...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

Asians face ‘epidemic of invisibility’ in Hollywood’s top film...

Aside from action star Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s hit movies, Hollywood’s most popular films have rarely featured Asians or Pacific Islanders in leading roles on the big screen, according to an academic study released on Tuesday.The findings show...


News  »  World  /  US & Canada

‘Heartbroken’ British Columbians deserve answers about Post re...

British Columbia’s handling of Covid-19 in long-term care homes has come under fire in the Canadian province’s legislative assembly, in the wake of a South China Morning Post investigation that revealed at least 192 residents had died in homes whe...


Gua sha: benefits, techniques, skin prep, what to avoid and wh...

It’s all over TikTok: gua sha.In videos that are surging in popularity, people are seen gliding a smooth, stone tool across their faces and then relishing in the outcome. The effects show a range of results, from decreased puffiness to newly chise...


News  »  World  /  China

Coronavirus: UAE to offer third dose to recipients of China’s ...

The United Arab Emirates announced on Tuesday it will offer a third shot to recipients of the Chinese state-backed Sinopharm coronavirus vaccine six months after their initial two-dose regimen. The move appears to make the UAE the first country wo...


Couple create intimate home in a spacious New York loft, fille...

Janis Provisor and Brad Davis are painters, designers and carpet makers. Their careers have spanned five decades and three continents. And all of this is reflected in the spacious, eclectic loft they share in New York.The couple moved into the Tri...


News  »  World  /  Europe

Shock as Berlin zoo reveals beloved polar bear Hertha’s parent...

Animal lovers in Berlin got a shock on Tuesday when it was revealed that the parents of beloved polar bear Hertha are actually brother and sister.The young Hertha – named after the local football team – was born in the Tierpark zoo in east Berlin ...