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  1. Comment - Blogs - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Good year, bad year? Hong Kong weighs the scales

    Posted Feb 11th 2013, 04:24pm by Hong Kong Around the World

    ... featured prominently in a Reuters markets outlook for Year of the Snake. And don’t forget the 2,600 live snakes discovered by Hong Kong customs. The UK’s Telegraph, meanwhile, uses photos of Spring ...

  2. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Upholding tradition in the old clan villages

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... examples of such buildings. A carved dragon head adorns many of the tablets honouring Tang ancestors. The clan still upholds many customs including communal worship during the spring festival. ...

  3. News - China Insider - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Baidu uses data to track world’s largest human movement as Lunar New Year begins

    Posted Jan 29th 2014, 08:42pm by Paul Bischoff

    ... called Spring Festival in Chinese- 3.6 billion passenger trips will be made across all modes of transportation, making the Lunar New Year the largest annual mammalian migration on Earth. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Tens of thousands turn out for Lunar New Year fireworks

    Posted Feb 11th 2013, 07:57pm by JOANNA CHIU, LO WEI, Christy Choi

    ... Joanna Chiu, Lo Wei and Christy Choi In a puff of fire and smoke, the Dragon gives way to the Snake The Year of the Snake hit the city with a bang last on Monday night with 4.5 tonnes of explosives fired off in the fireworks display above Victoria Harbour ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Good-as-new banknotes gain Lunar New Year favour

    Posted Jan 31st 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com But the traditionalists are still prepared to queue to get their hands on the crispy new ones More are happy with good-as-new notes "Good-as-new" notes are gaining acceptance as Lunar New Year lucky money amid calls to pro ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Relief for vendors as Lunar New Year Fair stall prices down on last year

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 05:56am by Candy Chan

    ... of eight themed stalls- selling only Lunar New Year food, spring couplets, toys or decorations- drew record-breaking prices of HK$96,000 and HK$101,000. This mirrored results at Monday's ... this year will be shared with students from Kiangsu and Chekiang College, who will help sell snacks like red-bean pudding, spring-field pizza and traditional sweets. "Instead of starting our ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Flowers prices up 10 per cent over last Lunar New Year

    Posted Jan 30th 2013, 12:00am by JOLIE HO, LAUREN HO

    ... customers. The 2013 Lunar New Year Fair in Victoria Park runs from February 4 to February 10. While flower sellers peddle their colourful wares, political parties will peddle their messages. ...

  8. News - China - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Lantern Festival traffic and fireworks cause smog in Beijing

    Posted Feb 24th 2013, 06:32pm by AFP

    ... weeks has been blamed on coal-burning and auto exhaust emissions. 02-24-2013 18:00; PM2.5; 316.0; 366; Hazardous (at 24-hour exposure at this level) — BeijingAir (@BeijingAir) February 24, 2013 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Good fortune awaits as the Snake slithers in

    Posted Feb 09th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu, NG KANG-CHUNG

    ... Chill out Hongkongers, the economy in the Year of the Snake will be better than it was last year. That is the verdict of fung shui masters as the city bids farewell to the dragon and greets the snake tomorrow morning. The fung shui masters differ in their ...

  10. Lifestyle - Family & Education - LUNAR NEW YEAR

    Keeping Lunar New Year traditions alive

    Posted Feb 03rd 2013, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau elaine.yau@scmp.com Not all traditions are worth keeping but some Lunar New Year customs are a good way of bolstering heritage and family values, writes Elaine Yau The good old ways Photographer Simon Go Man-ching has an annual ritual: when Lun ...




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