Lunar New Year is celebrated across China and in many parts of Asia and the world where Chinese communities can be found. It is often marked by time off work or school and includes family visits, meals together, and games like mahjong.
Officials should be giving a reason as to why the Democratic Party’s successful bid for a dry goods stall at the Victoria Park Lunar New Year Fair was rejected.
Annual festivals make living in Hong Kong fun, but for this Briton November 5 wasn’t the same without Guy Fawkes Night, when bonfires and fireworks mark the foiling of a bomb plot in 1605.
Growing concerns about the market’s slump have made Times of Negative Property Value, a book on the collapse of Japanese housing prices, a must-read for many Chinese during the Lunar New Year holiday.
For some it may be mere superstition, but when stick No 11 was drawn the last time, in the previous Year of the Rabbit in 2011, Hong Kong’s economy saw positive developments. Will history repeat itself this time?
The Lunar New Year is a time for optimism, and this year, more than most, there is a good reason to be positive as we enter a post-pandemic era. But, as usual, that optimism must be tempered with caution.
Four vendors successfully place bids ranging from HK$180,000 to HK$220,000 to secure food stalls at Victoria Park fair.
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Big Tech firms agree day off on Lunar New Year’s Eve in move that may soften their reputation for punishing work schedules.
Health secretary Lo Chung-mau says sewage tests carried out since Covid-19 pandemic hit had helped predict start of outbreaks and could also signal increased flu infection rate.
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About a million tourists visit city from September 29 to October 4, but retailers say no major sales benefits were seen.
City comes alive and offers masses of special deals as part of government’s plan to put the pizzazz back into nightlife
Industry leader Simon Wong says trio of night bazaars will be set up at Wan Chai promenade, and waterfront areas in Kwun Tong and Sheung Wan.
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Promotional effort to take place in three stages – Mid-Autumn Festival at end of September, Christmas and Lunar New Year in February.
Younger generations are losing interest in the profession but the trade is unlikely to disappear as incense is a ‘core element of spiritual life’ in Vietnam.
Value of spending vouchers equal to about month’s worth of retail sales, Chief Executive John Lee says.
With their ancient cultural and historical sites – plus ‘very good shopping’ – the Gulf monarchies such as Saudi Arabia and the UAE have their sights set on enticing a new wave of luxury travellers from China.
Emperor Cinemas Group says it will offer selections of favourites from Lunar New Year break and last year alongside new titles for campaign’s ‘Cinema Day 2023’.
Any list of city’s top draws will never be definitive, but locals agree on top 20 attractions that should be on every tourist’s itinerary.
Airline says passenger numbers improved after Lunar New Year holiday and end of coronavirus restrictions.
Number of visitors jumps threefold after end of Covid-19 restrictions and launch of Hello Hong Kong campaign, but recovery has not met expectations.
More than three years after China’s central bank started digital currency trials, adoption in one of the initial test beds, Suzhou, remains lethargic.
Cosmetic retail leader says popular lipstick shades flying off shelves, with industry-wide sales during first quarter expected to rise 20 per cent from year before.
The world’s largest smartphone market saw average weekly sales in January reach 6.7 million units, much higher than the average of 5.5 million in 2022.
Amount is second-highest paid for number plate in city after “W” plate sold for HK$26 million in 2021.
A pact between the US, Japan and the Netherlands is expected to further restrict China’s access to certain chip manufacturing equipment and technologies.
Tangyuan glutinous rice balls should be eaten on the final evening of the 15-day-long Lunar New Year celebration. Here’s why they’re important, and where to find the best in Hong Kong.
Recent attacks in which Asian-Americans were both victims and suspects have elicited a special pain and a search for answers within the community.
Workers would normally return to Guangzhou and other major factory hubs next week, but long lines for jobs this week show how keen they are to earn a pay cheque after a difficult 2022.