lunar year

China welcomes Year of the Dragon (Lead)

January 23rd, 2012 - 10:36 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 23 (IANS) China Monday welcomed its Lunar New Year or the Year of the Dragon with celebrations across the country.The day marks the end of the winter in ... Read more...

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Chinese get new year’s first haircut for good luck

March 6th, 2011 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 6 (IANS) Sunday, March 6, was the second day of the second lunar month in China. Considered a lucky day, many Chinese nationals got a haircut to give ... Read more...

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New Year fireworks set off 5,945 blazes in China

February 7th, 2011 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 7 (IANS) The tradition of bursting firecrackers on the occasion of Chinese New Year to ward off evil spirits has been blamed for rising number of fire accidents across the ... Read more...

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Singapore premier urges couples to have more babies

February 13th, 2010 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
Singapore, Feb 13 (DPA) Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong Saturday called on couples to have more children as the city-state's birth rate slipped to its lowest level in 2009. "Despite all our ... Read more...

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China welcomes Year of Ox

January 25th, 2009 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Jan 25 (DPA) China ushered in the traditional lunar Year of the Ox with a massive fireworks display Sunday night in its capital Beijing.China's transportation authorities reported an increase of more ... Read more...

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