Editor's Note

The Spring Festival, or Chinese Lunar New Year, is the most important traditional festival for family reunions. It begins on Feb 3 this year and marks the start of the Year of the Rabbit, according to the Chinese zodiac.

Millions of Chinese take the week-long holiday from Feb 2 to Feb 8 to go home despite unbelievable difficulties, like waiting for hours in chilly weather to buy a railway ticket. >>>

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More spend Chinese New Year overseas

More Chinese tourists decided to spend their Spring Festival holidays overseas this year, despite a sharp rise in the cost of such foreign vacations.


Lunar new year gains in status

I always like to send my wishes to friends on their birthdays, as our birthday is the only day out of 365 that belongs to us in a very special way.

Chinese Way

Holiday sees spirituality in demand

Tens of thousands of people visited temples to burn incense and pray for good fortune during the Spring Festival holiday, amid a rising demand for spiritual comfort throughout the country.

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