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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  /  China

Biden push to reduce US dependence on foreign suppliers in key...

Despite US President Joe Biden’s push to put the power of the federal government behind an effort to reduce the nation’s dependence on foreign suppliers in key sectors, doing so will be very difficult, very expensive and take a long time, observer...


News  »  World  /  China

Covid-19 lockdowns give China breathing room on air quality ta...

Air quality in China improved so much during last year’s coronavirus-related lockdowns the country beat its national standard for levels of harmful PM2.5 particulates, a key pollution indicator.Liu Bingjiang, head of the environment ministry’s air...


News  »  Business

5G global standards won’t split despite scrutiny of Chinese te...

A geographic split of global 5G standards is not likely to happen, despite the ongoing trade and tech dispute between Washington and Beijing, according to a senior official of telecommunications trade body GSM Association.The participation of Chin...


News  »  World  /  Hong Kong

Loyalty, not love, key element of ‘patriots governing Hong Kon...

Love does not enter into the equation when it comes to city officials’ feelings toward the Chinese Communist Party under the precept of “patriots governing Hong Kong”, but loyalty certainly does, the city’s sole delegate to China’s top legislative...


News  »  World  /  Hong Kong

Hong Kong signals wider Connect scheme, counting on Chinese fu...

Hong Kong will expand its market reforms and cross-border investment channels with Shanghai and Shenzhen to tap investment from the world’s second-largest capital market, as the city battens down the hatches to raise funds for government coffers t...


News  »  World  /  Europe

German charged for leaking parliament plans to Russia

German prosecutors said on Thursday they have filed spying charges against a German man suspected of passing on data from parliament to Russian secret services.The suspect, named only as Jens F., worked for a company that was contracted by the Bun...


Cultural relics recovered from ancient tombs in China in race ...

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube More than 3,500 ancient tombs have been found at an airport expansion project on the outskirts of Xian in China’s northwestern province of Shaanxi. Xian is where the...


News  »  World  /  China

Hong Kong film producer and son denied visas to live in Taiwan...

Taiwan has rejected the dependent visa application by Charles Heung Wah-keung, a pro-Beijing Hong Kong film producer, for reasons that include violating the island’s national security law and having links with mainland government organisations.Heu...


All about Allbirds, sustainable shoe brand and Silicon Valley’...

Allbirds has already beaten the odds in the start-up world by raising a quarter of a billion US dollars and turning earth-friendly wool sneakers into a legit product category. But the company behind Silicon Valley’s favourite footwear now faces an...


News  »  World  /  China

China’s ‘two sessions’: Beijing must juggle competition and co...

China’s political elite will face a number of challenges when they gather in Beijing next month for the year’s biggest legislative set piece – the meetings of the National People’s Congress and the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conferenc...


At least 79 inmates killed during Ecuador prison gang riots be...

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube At least 79 inmates died in riots that broke out at prisons in Ecuador on February 23, 2021, with 18 of the victims reportedly being found dismembered at one site. B...


News  »  World  /  Asia

South China Sea: ‘reasonable’ for Asean nations to be worried ...

Southeast Asian countries are rightfully worried about China’s recently enacted coastguard law given that the law heightens the possibility that Beijing’s maritime patrols will use force when they encounter regional counterparts in disputed waters...


News  »  World  /  Hong Kong

Hong Kong pilot scheme to turn hotel, guest-house rooms into t...

A pilot scheme to turn underused hotels and guest houses into temporary housing for low-income Hongkongers has drawn at least 10 inquiries, while rent levels could be capped at 25 per cent of tenants’ income.Housing officials told lawmakers during...


News  »  World  /  Hong Kong

Man, 60, dies in hospital a week after being hit by taxi in Ho...

A 60-year-old man in Hong Kong has died in hospital after being knocked down by a taxi, marking the city’s seventh road fatality in two weeks.He was hit by the cab while crossing Hennessy Road near the junction of Tin Lok Lane in Causeway Bay last...


The Rescue movie review: Chinese disaster epic sees Dante Lam,...

3.5/5 starsFollowing the hugely successful Operation Mekong (2016) and Operation Red Sea (2018), Hong Kong action movie maestro Dante Lam Chiu-yin continues his mission to glorify every selfless hero he can think of in the ranks of China’s public ...


News  »  World  /  China

Covid-19 vaccines may give you antibodies that prevent you ent...

When 26-year-old Peter Zhou graduated from medical school in New York and wished to return to Shanghai last month, he was faced with a dilemma: the antibody protection he received from a Covid-19 vaccine jab might be the very reason he could not g...


News  »  Sports

CrossFit: Tia-Clair Toomey and the 10 women who could challeng...

With the retirement of five-time “Fittest Man on Earth” Mat Fraser, there has been little attention given to the women’s competition as the 2021 CrossFit Open draws closer. Perhaps that’s because there is an equally dominant force in four-time def...


News  »  World  /  Asia

Japan tells China it ‘can’t tolerate mass arrests’ under Hong ...

The Japanese government has criticised China’s tightening grip on Hong Kong, saying in a written reply to a politician’s question in its parliament, the Diet, that it “cannot tolerate mass arrests”.The government statement, issued on Wednesday, re...