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Adorable runway fall at kids fashion show in China warms hearts
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ At a fashion show in China’s Shanghai, an adorable child model amused everyone in the audience with a funny fall.
Views: 2755947 South China Morning Post
7 pieces of advice for a successful career (and life) from Jack Ma
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Don't know what you want to do in life? Jack Ma did not know his calling either. He did not anticipate becoming either a teacher or an entrepreneur. He said that you should always aim to be the first - the first to solve challenges because with challenges lie unforeseen opportunities. Another takeaway was to remain happy and healthy. Read more: http://www.scmp.com/tech/leaders-founders/article/2102718/seven-more-lessons-successful-career-and-life-jack-ma
Views: 2941073 South China Morning Post
Chinese school principal teaches students shuffle dance during break
 
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UPDATE: the principal explained why teaching students a shuffle dance. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jyDjhF9b0jg Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube In Xi Guan Primary School in China’s Shanxi province, students can shuffle dance with their principal during break time. The principal, Zhang Pengfei, learned the shuffle dance himself and taught his students. Knowing that students tend to stay in front of computers and phones, he hoped every student would exercise more with the dance.
Views: 2454979 South China Morning Post
Jack Ma career advice: You don’t have to be smart to be successful
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Jack Ma, founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba discusses globalisation and trade, and shares tips on business at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.
Views: 2302072 South China Morning Post
Cambodian boy masters 12 languages selling souvenirs to tourists
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A Cambodian boy mastered 12 languages while selling souvenirs to tourists. The enterprising youngster works at the iconic Angkor Wat temple, a popular tourist spot. The boy says he is trying to make money to go to school.
Views: 945716 South China Morning Post
Blind girl, 8, sings to overcome her fears in hospital
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube An 8-year-old Chinese girl, who was born blind, sang to overcome her fears of hospital treatment in Michigan, US. She needs to receive treatment very often and has always been afraid of doctors. But this time she used music to sing through her fears.
Views: 1640902 South China Morning Post
Chinese magician performs world’s best magic trick
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Eric Chien, based in Beijing and raised in the US, has won an International Federation of Magic Societies' world championship title. The 26-year-old performed his magic trick “Ribbon”, mesmerising the audience and judges with the illusion. The contest runs every three years and is considered the “Olympics for magicians”. The 2018 edition was held in Busan, South Korea in July. Competing in the close-up award category, Chen is the first Asian magician to win a top prize in the contest.
Views: 1005641 South China Morning Post
Extreme poverty in China: A family portrait of the “Ice Boy”
 
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**Update again: We interviewed Ice Boy 1 year later and we have some good news: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONPeCDnt8Qc *Update: Sadly Ice Boy's life doesn't necessarily get easier after he get famous: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsUWMKc11zw Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube An SCMP reporter went to visit the famous “Ice Boy” in a mountain village in Yunnan province China. They talked to the child and his father to try and understand the tough situation they are facing. Follow us on: Website: www.scmp.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/scmp Twitter: www.twitter.com/scmpnews Instagram: www.instagram.com/scmpnews Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/south-china-morning-post/
Views: 2582012 South China Morning Post
China’s ‘ice boy’ gets new home, but family still struggles to make ends meet
 
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**In case you don't know Ice Boy's story, check out the original video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7IQH2HIVspg *And sadly Ice Boy's life didn't necessarily get easier after he became famous: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UsUWMKc11zw Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Wang Fuman became famous when a photo showing the Chinese boy with frozen hair went viral on Chinese social media in 2018. His family could not afford to buy him a hat to cover his head on his daily hour-long trek to school. Stories about the “ice boy” touched the hearts of people around the world, and many sent donations to help Wang and his family. A year after first meeting him, South China Morning Post video producer Tom Wang caught up with the “ice boy” and found out that while the young student and his family have a new home, they still struggle to make ends meet. Follow us on: Website: www.scmp.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/scmp Twitter: www.twitter.com/scmpnews Instagram: www.instagram.com/scmpnews Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/south-china-morning-post/
Views: 1590296 South China Morning Post
Live-streamers use scary make-up to look perfect on camera
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube To look perfect after camera filters, some Chinese live-streamers put on scary make-up. It enables them to have a fake visible collarbone and even fake abs.
Views: 610652 South China Morning Post
Tight squeeze for Hong Kong's young professionals
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube As housing prices continue to rise in Hong Kong, young professionals are living in ever-shrinking spaces. Finance worker Adrian Law, 25, paid more than HK$6 million (US$765,000) two years ago for his tiny 292 sq foot studio apartment. Meanwhile teacher Jezz Ng, 29, has chosen to live in a new co-sharing apartment, rather than shelling out for her own rent.
Views: 997062 South China Morning Post
Where Beijing's 'bottom of society' live
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Beijing’s population has grown rapidly in recent years, as migrants from all around China come to seek jobs. Urbanisation has led to economic growth for the city, but it has also brought in issues like traffic congestion and a housing shortage. To ease these pressures, the Chinese capital launched a massive campaign to drive out impoverished communities. Mr. Wang, who asked us not to publish his full name, runs 4 hostels on the outskirts of Beijing for migrant workers. And he organizes a get-together dinner every year to celebrate the Lunar New Year with those who can’t go home for the traditional reunions with their families.
Views: 442191 South China Morning Post
Father trains dog to supervise his daughter as she does homework in China
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A father in southern China’s Guizhou province trained the family dog, Riceball, to supervise as his daughter finished her homework. Follow us on: Website: https://scmp.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/scmp Twitter: https://twitter.com/scmpnews Instagram: https://instagram.com/scmpnews Linkedin: https://linkedin.com/company/south-china-morning-post/
Views: 1731716 South China Morning Post
Ip Chun (葉準), 84-year-old Wing Chun legend
 
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Subscribe our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Following the success of this year's action blockbuster Ip Man, biopic of the legendary Wing Chun grandmaster and mentor to Bruce Lee, a revival of the Chinese martial art has taken Hong Kong by storm. In this video we meet sifu Ip Chun, son and successor of none other than Ip Man. He currently teaches classes at the humble Ving Tsun Athletic Association's headquarters in Mong Kok which was established in 1967. Ip Chun prefers to see Wing Chun as a health regimen rather than just a form of combat. The spry 84-year-old tells us about all things Wing Chun and his thoughts on the future of the martial art in today's society. 今年推出的動作鉅片《葉問》以詠春宗師兼李小龍師傅葉問的傳奇一生為題材,大收旺場之餘,也在香港掀起一股詠春熱。 本視頻送上葉問之子葉準師傅的專訪。葉師傅現於有四十二年歷史的旺角詠春體育會任教。對他來說,詠春並非用以搏擊,而是強身健體之道。 現年八十四歲的葉師傅還會暢詠春的種種,以及對這種武術在當今社會承傳的展望。
Views: 16945243 South China Morning Post
Jack Ma: Education is the biggest challenge
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Jack Ma is now one of the world's richest men but failed – thrice – at entering university. The founder and executive chairman of e-commerce giant Alibaba Group was in Hong Kong on May 18 to receive an honorary doctoral degree from the University of Hong Kong. He urged the young to help solve Hong Kong's and the world's problems. To him, the greatest challenge of the future is to nurture independent and creative thinkers who are capable of doing what machines are not able to do. The South China Morning Post is owned by the Alibaba Group.
Update: Attacked stray dog Little Strong has a happy ending
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ A Chinese stray dog, attacked by two pitbulls a month ago, is on the mend. Nicknamed Little Strong for his spirit after the brutal assault, the dog had a leg amputated but is on the road to recovery and has gained weight - just in time for the offers of adoption flooding in. What's happened to this poor dog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CV9vYTtRi8A
Views: 309476 South China Morning Post
MMA fighter on a mission to expose 'fake' kung fu
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube He shot to fame defeating a tai chi master in seconds. But Xu Xiaodong says his mission to expose 'fake' kung fu has earned him verbal abuse.
Views: 1573368 South China Morning Post
Abused to tears, toll booth worker still puts on smile in China
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A toll booth worker in southwestern China’s Guizhou province was abused to the point of tears by drivers, but forced herself to put on a smile.
Views: 2681803 South China Morning Post
Jack Ma’s 5 top tips for entrepreneurs
 
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Get ready to make sacrifices if you want to be an entrepreneur, Alibaba founder Jack Ma said at the grand final of the Jumpstarter 2017 start-up competition in Hong Kong. Ma had plenty of advice for budding entrepreneurs during a fireside chat with Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam, drawing from experience gained from his 18-year journey turning Alibaba into one of the biggest technology companies in the world. Here are five of his tips.
Lorong Buangkok: Inside the last village in Singapore
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Singapore is known for its rapid urban development. In just five decades, the city-state has become a metropolis, with skyscraper office buildings and high-rise apartment blocks and condominiums making up its iconic skyline. But amid the concrete jungle lies a tiny, lush, green traditional village, where a handful of residents maintain a simple and communal way of life. The South China Morning Post paid a visit to Lorong Buangkok kampong
Views: 301412 South China Morning Post
Man builds US$500,000 mansion for his dog
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube This Chinese man wanted his dog to have a better childhood than he did — so he built a US$500,000 mansion for it.
Views: 1749292 South China Morning Post
Jack Ma’s hiring tip: ‘If you think he will be your boss in five years, hire him’
 
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Subscribe our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ In a wide-ranging interview with Charlie Rose at Alibaba’s Gateway ’17 event in Detroit, Jack Ma touched on topics like Taobao’s humble beginnings, the hiring tip he gives colleagues and the struggles of an entrepreneur. The founder and executive chairman shared how he has never stopped being a teacher, how he is planning for retirement and the opposition he faced in the early days of the internet in China.
Views: 305606 South China Morning Post
Rich Chinese man proposes with Lamborghini, rejected by Russian girl
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A man in southern China’s Hunan province presented a Russian girl with a Lamborghini, asking for her hand in marriage. He said repeatedly: “I’m very rich, I can buy you anything. Marry me.” But he was rejected eventually.
Views: 887651 South China Morning Post
First abdication by a Japanese emperor in over 200 years paves way for son to ascend the throne
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube When Japan’s 85-year-old Emperor Akihito retires on April 30, 2019, he becomes the first emperor in over two centuries to abdicate in the world’s oldest monarchy. His son Naruhito will take over as Japan’s next emperor, setting off a chain of events including a new name on traditional calendars for the era of his reign. Current Imperial Household Law, which dates back to 1947, dictates that the emperor is a “symbol of the state” with no political power, and limits succession to males in the family.
Views: 142089 South China Morning Post
Live in a water pipe: potential answer to Hong Kong's housing crisis
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube SCMP’s Alkira Reinfrank tried living in the Opod, which is a house made out of two concrete water pipes, for a night to see if it is a potential solution to Hong Kong's housing crisis.
Views: 447225 South China Morning Post
Meet 13-year-old CEO Hillary Yip
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube In the first of our new series Listen To Her, we meet with young Hongkonger Hillary Yip. She's only 13, the founder and CEO of a successful app, and she's just getting started.
Views: 462216 South China Morning Post
Golden retriever gets jealous of his master petting a toy dog in China
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A golden retriever got jealous of his master petting a toy dog in southern China’s Guangdong province. Once his master left, the dog began his revenge.
Views: 305081 South China Morning Post
Chinese man puts grandparents’ touching love story online, moving millions
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A man detailed his 91-year-old grandfather’s love story online, touching millions in China. Follow us on: Website: scmp.com Facebook: facebook.com/scmp Twitter: twitter.com/scmpnews Instagram: instagram.com/scmpnews Linkedin: linkedin.com/company/south-china-morning-post/
Views: 246936 South China Morning Post
The Mandarin duck - New York's most surprising celebrity
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A mysterious bird has become one of New York’s most unlikely attractions. The beautiful male Mandarin duck caught the attention of bird watchers in Central Park in October. Soon after, one of the surprised visitors – David Barrett, who runs the Twitter account Manhattan Bird Alert – posted a video of the fowl online, and it immediately went viral. Now the duck is drawing flocks of fans from all over the US, attracted by his feisty personality and the mystery of how a bird native to East Asia made it to middle of Manhattan.
Extreme poverty in Hong Kong: homeless life on a footbridge
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Nguyen Van Son and Eppie Yip were among the 17 homeless people who lived on a footbridge in Sham Shui Po, Hong Kong’s poorest district. After packing up their shelters in mid-July, some of them have moved to a nearby park. But the homeless problem still persists in the neighbourhood. Hong Kong property is the most expensive in the world. The monthly rent for low quality subdivided flats even smaller than a car park space can cost more than HK$4,000 or US$509, while public housing has a five and a half year long waiting list. Soaring rents, and inadequate public housing force the city’s poorest inhabitants to sleep rough.
Views: 1123904 South China Morning Post
Inside Hong Kong's Kowloon Walled City
 
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25 years ago in March, bulldozers moved in to tear down the Kowloon Walled City, a condemned slum area that now evokes fascination and revulsion in Hong Kong’s collective memory. The South China Morning Post's Infographics team took a look inside the walls at the lives of the people who lived in the walled city.
Views: 382612 South China Morning Post
Behind the scenes at BYD Auto: China’s biggest electric vehicle factory
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Chinese-owned BYD Auto is the world’s top-selling electric vehicle maker. Inside its factory in Shenzhen, a vehicle rolls off the production line every 90 seconds. China is aiming to be the global leader in electric vehicles, as part of its ambitious “Made in China 2025” initiative. The South China Morning Post got a rare look at BYD’s production line. Read more: https://www.scmp.com/article/616384/battery-maker-byd-export-electric-cars
Cinematographer Christopher Doyle reveals his favourite Hong Kong locations
 
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Cinematographer Christopher Doyle has shot some of Hong Kong’s most iconic cinema features, including Chungking Express and In the Mood For Love. He shares his favourite spots in the city and shares his memories of shooting on location.
The trade of a lifetime: Hong Kong's 99-year-old tinsmith
 
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Born in 1916, in the Shunde district of Guangdong province, Mak Sing-yin was about 18 years old when he followed the path of relatives, who roamed south running away from the Japanese occupation. Mak learned to craft tin for three years in kowloon, before moving to Sai Kung in the early 1950s. Read the article here: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1635337/last-his-kind-99-sai-kungs-tin-man-shows-no-sign-stopping
Views: 230704 South China Morning Post
How three brothers created Irvins, Singapore’s hottest salted egg snack
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Irvins Salted Egg's salted egg potato chips and salted egg fish skin are a big hit among Singaporeans as well as Hong Kong tourists.
Views: 133105 South China Morning Post
Jack Ma goes head to head with employees for Alibaba’s Singles’ Day (11.11)
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Singles’ Day is China’s largest online shopping day of the year, initiated 10 years ago by the Alibaba Group. The massive shopping extravaganza requires thousands of workers executing a variety of tasks to process millions of orders that come in by the second. This year, Alibaba co-founder Jack Ma took on a series of tasks on the supply chain and competed against some “experts”.
China’s last cave people
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Zhongdong Village, or Middle Cave, is China’s last cave village. It was built after the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949 by Miao ethnic minorities to evade bandits. For nearly seven decades, the villagers have lived off the land and maintained an agrarian lifestyle. But they might be soon forced to relocate by Chinese authorities aiming to ‘eliminate poverty’ by 2020.
Views: 853940 South China Morning Post
Inside China's first AI hot pot restaurant
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Welcome to Haidilao's 'smart' hot pot restaurant, the first of its kind in the world.
Extreme poverty in China: Only 3 kids left in a shrinking Chinese village
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube A mountainous farming region in one of China’s poorest provinces feels the drain as young parents migrate to the cities, and those left behind struggle.
Views: 484433 South China Morning Post
Huawei clash with US ‘inevitable’, says tech giant’s founder Ren Zhengfei
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Huawei Technologies founder Ren Zhengfei said in an interview with Chinese state media that he foresaw the tech giant’s clash with the US government. Ren said it was just a matter of time before the telecommunications equipment maker threatened US interests and prompted retaliation. But Ren insisted that the blacklisting of Huawei by the United States will not affect the company’s plans for developing 5G technology. Follow us on: Website: https://scmp.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/scmp Twitter: https://twitter.com/scmpnews Instagram: https://instagram.com/scmpnews Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/south-china-morning-post/
Philippines recalls diplomats from Canada in ongoing illegal waste row
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Canada has failed to meet a May 15, 2019, deadline to retrieve tonnes of rubbish it dumped in the Philippines in 2013-2014. Manila says at least 72 containers of trash were falsely labelled as recyclable waste. After the deadline was missed, the Philippines recalled its ambassador and consuls from diplomatic missions in Canada. Follow us on: Website: https://scmp.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/scmp Twitter: https://twitter.com/scmpnews Instagram: https://instagram.com/scmpnews Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/south-china-morning-post/
Deng Xiaoping’s role in transforming China
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Deng Xiaoping is regarded as the “father” or the “chief architect” of the reforms that opened up China to the rest of the world. It was 40 years ago that his ambitious economic reform and open-door policy was adopted at the Third Plenum of the Communist Party’s 11th Central Committee. Since 1978, the country has embarked on a remarkable journey of economic growth and transformation.
Young people in China want traditional Han clothing back in fashion
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Across China, some young people are switching from jeans and T-shirts to long dresses, silky robes and black hats. They’re not cosplayers or period drama actors, but rather members of a booming movement to turn Hanfu, or ethnic Han clothing, into everyday wear.
Views: 292579 South China Morning Post
How forty years of reform and opening up have transformed China
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ China’s economy has developed more rapidly than any other country in history. It went from a poverty stricken nation in the late 1970s to the engine of growth it is known as today. The rapid economic growth emerged from the vision late paramount leader Deng Xiaoping, who introduced capitalist reforms into a communist planned economy in 1978. In the 40 years since Deng’s ‘reform and opening up policy,’ China has completely transformed. But the development has come with a price and created new challenges.
Residents swelter in Hong Kong’s subdivided flats
 
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Nine residents, each living in a 40 sq ft cubicle, share one toilet, one kitchen and one window in a subdivided flat in Sham Shui Po. The poor living conditions and ventilation problems are becoming a nightmare in the summer heat. Full story: http://sc.mp/Rp7Ryh
Views: 146759 South China Morning Post
Donald Trump clashes with media at chaotic midterm election press conference
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube US President Donald Trump snapped at the media during a chaotic midterm elections news conference at the White House.
Views: 2435035 South China Morning Post
Japan’s ‘Valley of the Dolls’
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube In the Japanese village of Nagoro, where the youngest person is 55 years old, life-sized dolls outnumber living residents 10 to one. This 69-year-old woman has been making these dolls since 2003 as a way to liven up her empty village.
Hong Kong chef recreates The God of Cookery's ‘sorrowful rice’ dish for the masses
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ “Sorrowful Rice” was made famous in the 1996 Hong Kong comedy The God of Cookery. In the movie, a chef enters a cooking competition and creates the best dish he’s ever tasted: a variation of the classical Cantonese dish, char siu rice. Chef Dai Lung created the dish for the movie and over 20 years later he’s opened a restaurant to sell his creation.
Tim Ho Wan: Cheapest Michelin-starred Dim Sum Delights
 
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'Yum cha', or dim sum brunch is by far the most well-known Cantonese culinary tradition. It is a merry and loud occasion where family and friends gather to drink tea and eat 'dim sum' -- bite-sized snacks served in bamboo containers. In this episode of Uniquely Hong Kong, a well-known dim sum chef explains how the dim sum meal came to be and what the future holds for it.
Hong Kong Then and Now: Split screen tour shows the pace of Hong Kong’s transformation over 45 years
 
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Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Forty-five years ago, Hong Kong was in the midst of an economic boom. The first cross-harbour tunnel just opened to traffic, making the commute between Hong Kong Island and Kowloon much easier. The 52-storey, then newly-built Jardine House in Central became the tallest building in Hong Kong, transforming the city’s skyline. But the evolution did not stop there. Over the past four decades, Hong Kong has never failed to intrigue visitors from around the world with its new infrastructure and skyscrapers. The South China Morning Post takes a look at Hong Kong’s rapid development through a split-screen tour of the same streets in 1973 and 2018. Read more: https://www.scmp.com/photos/today-photos/2137403/then-and-now-transformation-hong-kongs-central-district