China executed about 2,400 people last year, according to estimates by the US-based Dui Hua Foundation. That total is down from about 12,000 in 2000. Exact figures for China are anavailable because they are considered a state secret.
The idea of uniting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans via Nicaragua has been cherished since the nineteenth century. Now, and infraestructure development foim from Hong Kong is undertaking the enterprise, wich will be one of the biggest engineering feats in history. Infographic page for South China Morning Post.
From time to time governments across the world need to control crowds, demonstrations and riots. Here we take a close look at the means available for law enforcement and the latest developments of the protests in Hong Kong.
The Police Force's Special Duties Unit, popularly known as the Flying Tigers, is celebrating 40 years of service this year. Established in 1974 to target international terrorism, it is the force's elite tactical unit. Infographic for SCMP.
Ebola is one of the deadliest viruses on earth, with a mortality rate of up to 90 per cent, higher than influenza viruses. Currently, the virus is spreading in West Africa, leading the WHO to say that it is spreading faster than efforts to control it. Infographic for South China Morning Post.
An unprecedented boom in China in the popularity of reproduction Ming and Qing Dynasty furniture made with rosewood - known as hongmu - is putting unsustainable demands on the forests of Southeast Asia. Infographic for South China Morning Post.
While Germany take Argentina in Monday (Hong Kong time) World Cup final, the real winner is China. The country may not have sent a team to Brazil but is manufacturing might ensured China's presence was felt at every level throughout the tournament.
Esta noche jugarán la final Argentina contra Alemania, pero el verdadero ganador de la Copa del Mundo será China, que sin haberse clasificado siquiera para jugarla es en realidad la nación que más presentetada está en todos los niveles del campeonato.
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South China Morning Post infographic: Adolfo Arranz
Toca reflejar el balance productivo del pasado año. He tenido la suerte de haber cosechado numerosos premios este año por el trabajo infográfico realizado durante 2013 en el South China Morning Post, Así que aquí va un resumen.
Time to reflect the productive stock of the past year. I have been fortunate to have garnered numerous awards this year for the infographic work in the South China Morning Post, so here's a summary.