Source: South China Morning Post

China probes if ancient bronze vessel to be auctioned in UK was looted

(China; United Kingdom)

Yujing Liu (2018). China probes if ancient bronze vessel to be auctioned in UK was looted. South China Morning Post. 29 March.

Social media buzz around TV series on Chinese museums that could highlight country's 1.67 million 'stolen' objects

(China)

Louise Moon (2018). Social media buzz around TV series on Chinese museums that could highlight country's 1.67 million 'stolen' objects. South China Morning Post. 23 March.

Chinese antique dealer 'hired gang of tomb raiders and used stolen artefact as a coffee table'

(China)

Catherine Wong (2018). Chinese antique dealer 'hired gang of tomb raiders and used stolen artefact as a coffee table'. South China Morning Post. 10 January.

Chinese gang face charges over Buddhist temple raid

(China)

Alice Shen (2017). Chinese gang face charges over Buddhist temple raid. South China Morning Post. 22 November.

Tomb raider gangs arrested after Chinese police smash ring that stole priceless artefacts from Han dynasty graves

(China)

Zhen Liu (2017). Tomb raider gangs arrested after Chinese police smash ring that stole priceless artefacts from Han dynasty graves. South China Morning Post. 19 November.

Thai man faces prison for doubting story about ancient king

(Thailand)

Associated Press (2017). Thai man faces prison for doubting story about ancient king. South China Morning Post. 9 October.

Chinese monument being used as climbing wall by visitors

(China)

Laurie Chen (2017). Chinese monument being used as climbing wall by visitors. South China Morning Post. 27 September.

China's Peking University to investigate graffiti found on ancient bell

(China)

Laurie Chen (2017). China's Peking University to investigate graffiti found on ancient bell. South China Morning Post. 31 August.

Paris cabbie returns US$1.6m artwork forgotten in boot of his taxi

(France)

AFP (2017). Paris cabbie returns US$1.6m artwork forgotten in boot of his taxi. South China Morning Post. 3 May.

Chinese history buff uses feng shui knowledge to raid ancient tombs

(China)

Eva Li (2017). Chinese history buff uses feng shui knowledge to raid ancient tombs. South China Morning Post. 28 April.

Hundreds of Chinese temple paintings recovered, 23 theft suspects arrested so far

(China)

Kinling Lo (2017). Hundreds of Chinese temple paintings recovered, 23 theft suspects arrested so far. South China Morning Post. 23 March.

With an eye to national identity, Beijing vows to stem loss of cultural treasures

(China)

Jun Mai (2017). With an eye to national identity, Beijing vows to stem loss of cultural treasures. South China Morning Post. 20 February.

Date set for Chinese villagers' Dutch court battle over ownership of 1,000-year-old 'stolen' gilded statute

(Netherlands; China)

Kinling Lo (2017). Date set for Chinese villagers' Dutch court battle over ownership of 1,000-year-old 'stolen' gilded statute. South China Morning Post. 3 February.

Hong Kong lions Stephen and Stitt, Japanese looters and the legal battle to protect cultural property

(Hong Kong; Japan)

Steven Gallagher (2016). Hong Kong lions Stephen and Stitt, Japanese looters and the legal battle to protect cultural property. South China Morning Post. 19 December.

Why so little of Hong Kong's underwater heritage has been preserved

(Hong Kong)

South China Morning Post (2016). Why so little of Hong Kong's underwater heritage has been preserved. South China Morning Post. 3 October.

Current Hong Kong laws fail the test of heritage protection

(Hong Kong)

Steven Gallagher (2016). Current Hong Kong laws fail the test of heritage protection. South China Morning Post. 25 July.

Hong Kong MTR trains graffitied by fugitive American artist pair; China may be their next target

(Hong Kong)

Adam Wright (2016). Hong Kong MTR trains graffitied by fugitive American artist pair; China may be their next target. South China Morning Post. 13 July.

Tomb raiders: Far from the glamour of Lara Croft and Indiana Jones, these are thieves with a history of being difficult to legislate against

(Hong Kong)

South China Morning Post (2016). Tomb raiders: Far from the glamour of Lara Croft and Indiana Jones, these are thieves with a history of being difficult to legislate against. South China Morning Post. 9 May.

Chinese man arrested on suspicion of planning to sell ancient artefacts he found in tomb buried in backyard

(China)

Catherine Wong (2016). Chinese man arrested on suspicion of planning to sell ancient artefacts he found in tomb buried in backyard. South China Morning Post. 25 March.

Chinese 'tomb raider' and gang jailed for plunder of ancient relics

(China)

Alice Yan (2016). Chinese 'tomb raider' and gang jailed for plunder of ancient relics. South China Morning Post. 5 January.

China's ancient treasures under siege from army of tomb raiders

(China)

Celine Ge (2015). China's ancient treasures under siege from army of tomb raiders. South China Morning Post. 4 December.

Amazing journey: how China hid palace artefacts from Japanese invaders

(China; Japan)

Mark O'Neill (2015). Amazing journey: how China hid palace artefacts from Japanese invaders. South China Morning Post. 9 October.

Vanishing artefacts: China's cultural treasures stolen or destroyed from lack of resources

(China)

Reuters (2015). Vanishing artefacts: China's cultural treasures stolen or destroyed from lack of resources. South China Morning Post. 28 September.

Auction for bargain hunters! Bonhams puts 'cheaper' items under the hammer to attract new collectors

(China)

Lana Lam (2015). Auction for bargain hunters! Bonhams puts 'cheaper' items under the hammer to attract new collectors. South China Morning Post. 30 August.

Chinese police find stolen dinosaur skeleton and 213 fossilised eggs hidden in village house

(China)

Naomi Ng (2015). Chinese police find stolen dinosaur skeleton and 213 fossilised eggs hidden in village house. South China Morning Post. 6 August.

Chinese man fights for return of 100 million yuan in seized antiques, ancient artefacts

(China)

Ellis Liang (2015). Chinese man fights for return of 100 million yuan in seized antiques, ancient artefacts. South China Morning Post. 1 July.

Chinese court rejects family's right to treasures in their great-grandfather's tomb

(China)

Laura Zhou (2014). Chinese court rejects family's right to treasures in their great-grandfather's tomb. South China Morning Post. 8 July.

Private buyers from Hunan recover ancient bronze vessel, the Min Fanglei

(China)

Xo Donghuan (2014). Private buyers from Hunan recover ancient bronze vessel, the Min Fanglei. South China Morning Post. 22 March.

The Valley Where the Gods Have Vanished

(Nepal)

Martin Spice (2000). The Valley Where the Gods Have Vanished. South China Morning Post. 3 September.