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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.

World  /  China

China’s Chang’e 5 overcomes first major hurdle after entering ...

China’s latest lunar mission has got off to a solid start as the spacecraft Chang’e 5 successfully entered the moon’s orbit, overcoming a hurdle that has foiled several space expeditions in the past.The test for Chang’e 5 came on Saturday night, a...


Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says she gets around sanctions by ...

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Hong Kong Leader Carrie Lam said she has been getting around sanctions that limit her ability to do banking by collecting her salary in cash. An in interview with th...


Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam explains why her job is one of the...

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Speaking to the South China Morning Post, Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam would not say whether or not she would be seeking a second term in 2022. But she expla...


Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam still believes she did the right t...

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam said she still stands by trying to pass the controversial extradition bill that sparked months of social unrest in 2019 and po...


Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam to get tough on Covid-19 preventio...

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said the government is considering getting tougher on enforcing social distancing measures as Covid-19 cases i...


Dozens dead after twin suicide bombings targeting Afghan autho...

At least 34 people were killed on Sunday in two separate suicide bombings in Afghanistan that targeted a military base and a provincial chief, officials said.There were no immediate claims of responsibility for the attacks, which took place as Afg...


Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s fourth wave ‘will be more severe’ tha...

Hong Kong authorities are warning of an even more severe fourth wave of coronavirus infections after identifying a new group of cases at three restaurants that may be linked to the ever-expanding “super-spreader” dance venue cluster.More than 10 s...


Matthew Chadwick in hospital after fall, Neil Callan fined for...

Matthew Chadwick will miss Wednesday night’s Happy Valley meeting after coming down during the opening race at Sha Tin on Sunday.The 30-year-old was dislodged from Lucky Fun in the opening race when Danny Shum Chap-shing’s first starter clipped he...


World  /  Asia

The Chinese touch behind Indian tea: documentary shows sweeter...

At a time when ties between India and China stand at their lowest in decades, a new documentary reveals a different dimension to the neighbourly relationship.Those 4 Years looks at a little-known strand of migration from 1865 to 1869 – of Chinese ...


Unapologetic over last year’s unrest and ready to get tough on...

She is back to her old self, confident in her leadership, unapologetic about what she has done to restore order, and more resolute than ever about fixing Hong Kong’s problems her way, regardless of the polarisation in society and the blame many co...


Tony Piccone gets the monkey off his back after 12-meeting dro...

Tony Piccone is the first to admit he was miffed as to how it took him 12 meetings to land a winner in Hong Kong this season, so you could hardly wipe the smile off his face after Team Spirit saluted at Sha Tin to break the drought on Sunday.The F...


World  /  China

Tibet hydropower plans will boost international cooperation, s...

A hydroelectric project in Tibet will protect China’s national security and foster international cooperation, the head of a leading state-owned construction firm has said.But the Yarlung Tsangpo project risks further inflaming India, which shares ...


World  /  Asia

South Korea bans year-end parties, some music lessons as virus...

South Korean authorities announced a ban on year-end parties and some music lessons on Sunday and said public saunas and some cafes must also close after coronavirus infections surged at their fastest pace since the early days of the pandemic.Sout...


Sexual harassment victims in China given a voice by exhibition...

Inside a darkened room in Beijing, a large photograph of a man’s face peers out from a white background. The room is filled with the sound of monologues recorded by victims of sexual harassment, playing on a loop from speakers arranged on the floo...


Caspar Fownes can’t wait for Classic Series as ex-Godolphin ga...

The Classic Mile cannot come quick enough for Caspar Fownes after the red-hot trainer landed a one-two punch with a pair of impressive four-year-olds at Sha Tin on Sunday.After Sky Darci saluted in the Class One Chevalier Cup (1,600m), former Godo...


World  /  China

Meet the man fighting the Chinese internet’s fake news epidemic

So much fake news from other countries is spilling over onto Chinese social media that a Shanghai journalist has started a fact-checking project for Chinese readers, many of whom have limited English skills and little direct access to mainstream m...


World  /  Asia

How Syria’s civil war drew Uygur fighters and shaped the separ...

When the US last month removed the East Turkestan Islamic Movement (ETIM) from its list of terrorist organisations, China hit back at its “two-faced approach” to confronting extremist groups. Beijing blames ETIM for attacks in Xinjiang province, h...


Exciting sprinter Super Axiom atones for breaking Chad Schofie...

Super Axiom broke Chad Schofield’s hand at trackwork earlier this month but the exciting sprinter made amends for it at Sha Tin on Sunday with a dominant debut victory.The jockey’s hand got caught in the reins when the precocious three-year-old “w...