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  1. New year's wishes

    Posted Feb 07th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Looking ahead, what are your wishes for Hong Kong, China and the international community as we prepare to depart the Year of the Monkey and enter the Year of the Rooster? Share your views: write to us. ...

  2. Global festivities

    Posted Feb 16th 2007, 12:00am by Michelle Chan

    ... will celebrate this festive weekend. London The Lunar New Year festival and parade in central London are highlights of the city's events calendar. On Sunday (New Year's Day), the London ... the New Year,'; said Calvin Yeung, 20, a student at the University of Melbourne. ...

  3. Lunar New Year

    Posted Feb 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... around the world return to their homes to have reunion dinners with their families. Did you know? On the stroke of midnight on Lunar New Year's Eve, every door and window in the house should ... Lunar New Year, also known as Spring Festival or Chinese New Year, is the most important of the traditional Chinese holidays. Prepared by Karen Lee Bracher Nowadays many people do ...

  4. Should the tradition of giving red packets be stopped?

    Posted Jan 24th 2007, 12:00am by Phoenix Lee, Wong Hei

    ... and happiness in the new year. In the old days, no matter how old you were, as long as you were single, you had the right to demand a red packet from a married person. The amount of money was usually ... This is killing the original idea of red packets and is making the tradition superficial. For children, Lunar New Year is the chance to 'earn' money from their parents' friends ...

  5. New Year's propaganda?

    Posted Jan 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Frank Ching

    ... and other western countries. However, a survey of public opinion conducted for Global Times magazine, released on New Year's Day, showed that most people 'still regard Sino-US relations ... 6cm taller and about 3kg heavier than they were 30 years ago. In a New Year's speech, President Hu Jintao declared that in 2006, China took 'another firm step towards the goal ...

  6. 'China years' show quick-time changes

    Posted Sep 21st 2007, 12:00am by Tom Holland

    ... introduces the concept of 'China years';. Time measured in China years expresses how long it takes the mainland to change as much as another country changes in 12 months. For example, things ... Tom Holland Standing in Exchange Square staring up at the glittering Two IFC tower, a visiting New Zealand business executive observed yesterday, 'Hong Kong wasn't like ...

  7. Who said it?

    Posted Jan 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... [Giving birth] was very painful, but when I saw her face, I felt very touched. I told myself that it was worth going through all that pain Li Yuanna, who gave birth to daughter Pak Sze-nga on New Year's Day I received the decision letter this morning saying Gao Zhisheng is in Shaya prison in Xinjiang Gao Zhiyi, brother of the dissident lawyer (above) There are two nations ...

  8. Horoscope

    Posted Jan 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Robin Lynam

    ... speaking at that time of day. Scorpio (October 23- November 20) Frankly it is hardly worth your while getting up on New Year's Day. January is the month when the calamitously bad judgment ... Robin Lynam The year 2010 marks the bright optimistic dawn of a new decade- a time of peace, prosperity, productivity, happiness, and health- for some. Much depends, of course, on what ...

  9. Faat choi

    Posted Jan 30th 2005, 12:00am by Susan Jung

    ... it doesn't have much flavour of its own, faat choi is considered an essential ingredient to eat during the Lunar New Year because it is believed to bring wealth. It doesn't work (trust me ... it sold dried). It should be rinsed in cold water, soaked in water mixed with rice wine then rinsed again. For a simple Lunar New Year dish, make braised mushrooms with faat choi (real or fake) ...

  10. Cadres warned not to party too hard

    Posted Dec 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chow Chung-yan in Shenzhen Guangdong authorities have warned local cadres not to party excessively over the New Year, exchange luxury gifts or receive lai see. The Provincial Party Disciplinary Committee issued a notice to all cities and townships in Guangdong this week, warning officials to watch their behaviour over the New Year and the Lunar New Year. It said cadres would also ...




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