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Adorable runway fall at kids fashion show in China warms hearts
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.
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7 pieces of advice for a successful career (and life) from Jack Ma
Subscribe our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ 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
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Jack Ma career advice: You don’t have to be smart to be successful
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ 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.
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Elderly golden retriever’s final walk prompts owner’s touching letter
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ A Taiwanese dog owner’s touching letter to her deceased pet went viral on Chinese social media. Pudding, a 15-year-old golden retriever, suffered from bone spurs pressing on her nerves. Her owner had taken her for a walk, letting Pudding enjoy the breeze, only for the dog to refuse to leave. Little did they know that it would be Pudding’s final walk - she died two days later.
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Jack Ma’s hiring tip: ‘If you think he will be your boss in five years, hire him’
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.
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Lorong Buangkok: Inside the last village in Singapore
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
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Extreme poverty in China: A family portrait of the “Ice Boy”
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ 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.
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Update: Attacked stray dog Little Strong has a happy ending
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
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Jack Ma: Education is the biggest challenge
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.
Meet the 16-Michelin man - chef Gordon Ramsay
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Gordon Ramsay, host of Hell Kitchen, television personality and one of the UK’s best-known chefs, attends the opening of his third Hong Kong restaurant, maze Grill. His restaurants have been awarded 16 Michelin- stars. The Post got a chance to talk with him one-on-one.
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Ip Chun (葉準), 84-year-old Wing Chun legend
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。
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Jack Ma’s 5 top tips for entrepreneurs
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.
Live in a water pipe: potential answer to Hong Kong's housing crisis
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ 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.
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Tight squeeze for Hong Kong's young professionals
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ 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.
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Free cool drinks for China’s ‘city supermen’
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ A fridge was left unattended in a street in Hangzhou, in eastern China’s Zhejiang province. The idea was to provide cool drinks to what the event organisers called “the city’s supermen” - people like delivery men, police officers and cleaners.
A father’s touching letter on his daughter’s wedding day
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ An elderly man in Taiwan wrote a touching letter to his new son-in-law on his daughter’s wedding day. His daughter said that her father sometimes forget how to write words, but he insisted on penning his thoughts for the big occasion.
Timeline: How rescuers found the missing soccer team alive in a Thai cave
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Twelve boys and their soccer coach have been found alive after being trapped in a cave for nine days. They entered Tham Luang Khun Nam Nang Cave in northern Thailand after soccer practice on June 23. But they were trapped after the cave complex flooded.
Typhoon Mangkhut smashes through Hong Kong
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Hong Kong suffered widespread infrastructural damage as Typhoon Mangkhut lashed across the city on Sunday.
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Safety cord tied to Chinese tourist unfastens mid-jump on high-altitude bridge
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ A Chinese tourist’s safety harness came undone while he was leaping across a high-altitude gap bridge at the Wansheng Ordovician Theme Park in southwestern China’s Chongqing city. It was later confirmed as a safety harness malfunction.
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Chinese pilot recalls critical moments after cockpit window blown out
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ The pilot of Sichuan Airlines Flight 3U8633 recalled the critical moments when a cockpit window fell out,9,750 metres (32,000 feet) in the air. He had only a few seconds to make a decision - perform an emergency landing.
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Inside Hong Kong's Kowloon Walled City
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.
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China’s last cave people
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.
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Learn how to make dim sum from Hong Kong's top chef
Subscribe our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ SCMP.tv's Bernice Chan learns to make shrimp dumplings and chive dumplings from The Peninsula Hong Kong's Chef Fong Li-hing. Read the full story here: http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-drink/article/1934156/dim-sum-has-bright-future-hong-kong-despite-decline-chef
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Man builds US$500,000 mansion for his dog
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ This Chinese man wanted his dog to have a better childhood than he did — so he built a US$500,000 mansion for it.
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After he tries to eat off poster, boy’s fried chicken dreams come true
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ A three-year-old boy in the Philippines just couldn’t deal when he found out a fried chicken restaurant was closed - he tried grabbing the food off a poster. There was a happy ending. The restaurant sent him buckets of fried chicken after he went viral on social media.
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Dr Michio Kaku's FutureCar
http://www.scmp.com/video Watch footage of the new Discovery Science show FutureCar and hear noted physicist Dr Michio Kaku explain his vision of the automobile and the industry in the year 2030. The futurist elaborates on the innovations that carmakers will introduce and on how our cities will look down the track.
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Fake monk: Buddhist crusader catches one on London street
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Hong Kong actress and lawyer-turned-Buddhist-crusader Mary Jean Reimer caught a Chinese man posing as a Buddhist priest in the UK. She confronted the man and forced him to disrobe on the street. But her behaviour has created some indignation in the Buddhist community, with some saying she had used violence to deal with violence.
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Indonesia earthquake 2018: The devastating power of tsunami, soil liquefaction and more
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ The 7.5 magnitude earthquake that rocked Palu in Sulawesi, Indonesia on September 28 triggered a series of events, including a tsunami and soil liquefaction, which turned the ground to jelly. Footage shows people running to find solid ground as buildings shifted and collapsed around them. Some neighbourhoods were swept away by rivers of mud.
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How did North and South Korea become divided?
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ After nearly 7 decades officially at war, North and South Korea may be one step closer to peace with an upcoming meeting between the two countries' leaders. But how did Korea become divided in the first place and how did we get here?
Tim Ho Wan: Cheapest Michelin-starred Dim Sum Delights
'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.
McRefugees: homeless people in Hong Kong are sleeping in 24-hour McDonald restaurants
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Soaring property prices and a severe shortage of affordable housing are pushing more people onto the streets in Hong Kong, with many seeking shelter at McDonald's restaurants.
Cinematographer Christopher Doyle reveals his favourite Hong Kong locations
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.
Chinese woman’s amazing make-up transformations
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Wang Jiawen, a Chinese internet star, can use make-up to transform into practically anyone, from actor Leonardo DiCaprio and singer Justin Bieber to the late Hong Kong entertainer Leslie Cheung.
Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara: "I'm still trying to figure out the meaning of life"
Japanese artist Yoshitomo Nara launched his first solo exhibition "Life Is Only One" in Hong Kong. The 55-year-old said frankly that he is still trying to figure out the meaning of life. Watch more videos, go to http://www.scmp.com/video/scmp-originals
Michelin Guide features Hong Kong street food for the first time
Michelin has released its eighth edition to the Michelin Guide Hong Kong Macau. For this year, a new section has been added to the guide on street food that has been compiled by the Michelin’s Hong Kong-based inspectors. SCMP's Bernice Chan and Michael Ellis, International Director of the Michelin guide, visited three of the 23 listed places and tasted their signature dishes. Read the full story here: http://www.scmp.com/lifestyle/food-drink/article/1875635/all-new-michelin-guide-street-food-hong-kong-and-macau
Inside Hong Kong's high-speed trains
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ The Post got a glimpse at the high-speed train at MTR’s Shek Kong stabling sidings. The Guangzhou-Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link is expected to open on September 23, 2018.
The destruction caused when Typhoon Mangkhut ripped into Hong Kong
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Smashed windows, falling scaffolding and more destruction from the storm.
Residents swelter in Hong Kong’s subdivided flats
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
Hong Kong’s high-speed railway: all you need to know
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Hong Kong is getting ready to open its high-speed rail link to mainland China. Here’s all you need to know.
Full interview: Mahathir talks about China and Malaysian politics
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ In an exclusive interview with the South China Morning Post, Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad talks extensively about his stance when it comes to China. He had previously criticised former prime minister Najib Razak for "selling off" Malaysia to Beijing. Mahathir also talks about Malaysian politics, and the suggestion that his Pakatan Harapan coalition could be vulnerable when it comes to the Malay vote.
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Collecting for rent in pricey Hong Kong, one cardboard box at a time
Dawn has yet to break as 79-year-old Dai Mui begins her daily routine: collecting cardboard boxes from a 24-hour convenience store near her home. At 5am, Dai has already filled her metal pushcart with boxes, cans, plastic bottles, and satchels of expired bread. Read the full story here: http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1624253/cardboard-dreams-day-hong-kong-elderly-woman-who-must-scavenge
Zen Buddhist nun Jeong Kwan’s Korean temple food philosophy
Korean Buddhist nun Jeong Kwan became famous after starring in the Netflix series Chef’s Table – even though she insists she is not a chef. She was recently in Hong Kong to present traditional Korean vegan temple cuisine at the Asia Society Hong Kong as part of the Festive Korea promotion. Full story: http://sc.mp/lpaEKu
Dreamland or homeland: the Venezuelan Chinese dilemma
In the past five years, an estimated 80,000 Chinese business people have left Venezuela, fleeing the political and social unrest that continues to rock the South American nation. Most were born in Enping, Guangdong province, but many have found it hard to blend back into local life since returning to the city. After getting a taste of financial success in Venezuela, many are considering leaving their hometown once more to try luck overseas a second time. (Photo: SCMP’s Lea Li)
World’s first digital art museum lights up Tokyo, Japan
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ A new art museum in Japan doesn’t just allow visitors to stand around and admire what’s on display. It encourages them to immerse themselves in the artwork by interacting with each exhibit. The Mori Building Digital Art Museum: Epson teamLab Borderless in Tokyo is the world’s first digital art museum. It contains unique artworks by Japanese art group teamLab, which have been displayed at exhibitions around the world and now have a permanent home. (Photo: AFP)
Hugs for LGBT support in China
Subscribe to our YouTube channel here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ China’s version of Twitter, Weibo, last week announced that it would remove pornographic, violent or gay videos and cartoons in a three-month campaign. The announcement sparked an outpouring of anger online, with people accusing the company of smearing homosexuality by lumping it with pornography. A video showing activists asking passers-by on the streets of Chengdu for hugs to show their support went viral on China’s social media.
What do Chinese people really think about Donald Trump?
Subscribe our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ Donald Trump is a high-profile figure in China and the focus of extensive coverage in state media, but what do Chinese people think of the US president? We asked people on the streets of Beijing.
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Turning pages into art
http://www.scmp.com/video/ Su Blackwell's artwork proves that there's more than one way to appreciate a good book. These mini-masterpieces, which can take up to a month to complete, depict scenes from books which resonate with the artist. Her work is framed in books containing fairy tales, poetry, and even how-tos. In this video, we examine Su's work as it is exhibited in Shatin before she demonstrates the techniques she uses to create the artwork.
The twins effect: RyanDan
Classical pop twins RyanDan stopped by Hong Kong as part of their whirlwind tour to promote their self-titled debut album, and performed live at Langham Place. They share aspects of their success and twins' mischief with features reporter David Momphard.
How mobile payments impact people’s lives in China
Mainland China has become the world’s largest and fastest-growing market for proximity mobile payments. People in China are now comfortable paying with their mobile phones rather than with cash. But some experts warn the public to be concerned about the security of these online payments, especially about how it can be used for personal data collection. In order to ensure currency stabilization, the Central Bank plans to take more action in the e-payment industry that may limit the development of online payments in China. Full story:
Chinese woman refuses security check at Beijing airport
Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/2kAfuvJ A 32-year-old Chinese woman - claiming to be a foreigner - was detained for 15 days, after she refused to undergo a security check at Beijing Capital International Airport.
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