Passengers wait for their train at a Beijing railway station on Thursday, ahead of the biggest holiday of the year. Photo: AFP Passengers wait for their train at a Beijing railway station on Thursday, ahead of the biggest holiday of the year. Photo: AFP
Passengers wait for their train at a Beijing railway station on Thursday, ahead of the biggest holiday of the year. Photo: AFP
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Coronavirus: in China, packed cinemas and deserted trains mark ‘surreal’ Lunar New Year

  • Latest instalment in the Detective Chinatown movie franchise sets revenue records in first few days of holiday
  • Residents stay put for the break this year, heeding advice not to travel to their hometowns

Topic |   Cinema
Passengers wait for their train at a Beijing railway station on Thursday, ahead of the biggest holiday of the year. Photo: AFP Passengers wait for their train at a Beijing railway station on Thursday, ahead of the biggest holiday of the year. Photo: AFP
Passengers wait for their train at a Beijing railway station on Thursday, ahead of the biggest holiday of the year. Photo: AFP
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