Lunar New Year

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Asia rings in Year of the Sheep with fireworks, festivities

19 February 2015 | 8:33 am Fireworks illuminated the skies across China as millions around Asia ushered in the Year of the Sheep on Thursday, kicking off festivities with an annual televised gala that got a thumbs down on social media for heavy Communist Party propaganda. Wednesday night, or Lunar New Year's eve, was marked by loud booms as people shot off firecrackers in various parts of the country, filling the air with … http://finance.yahoo.com/news/asia-rings-sheep-fireworks-festivities-062209760.html

Toxic 'Tet' kumquats highlight Vietnam's pesticide problem

19 February 2015 | 6:43 am At Lunar New Year, most Vietnamese families buy a kumquat tree — a symbol of prosperity — but where once its fruits were candied and enjoyed as a delicacy, now they are left uneaten as food safety scandals batter consumer confidence in local produce. While communist Vietnam may not make as many global headlines for safety lapses as neighbouring China, the problems facing its consumers are … http://finance.yahoo.com/news/toxic-tet-kumquats-highlight-vietnams-pesticide-problem-064337222.html

The 20-minute fireworks display was the first large-scale fireworks display ever in the United States

19 February 2015 | 4:01 am NEW YORK, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) — A dazzling fireworks show, marking the first major global celebrations of the Chinese Lunar New Year, took place here Tuesday evening over the Hudson River. http://english.eastday.com/auto/eastday/nation/u1ai8477085.html

New Clothes for New Year's Day (Hardcover) tagged “lunar new year” 4 times

6 May 2009 | 1:43 am New Clothes for New Year's Day New Clothes for New Year’s Day (Hardcover)By Hyun-joo Bae 23 used and new from $20.29 Customer Rating: 4.8 Customer tags: korean childrens picture book(6), lunar new year(4), traditional dress(2), korean(2), korean american childrens book(2), korean culture, multicultural kids, asia, asian children http://www.amazon.com/New-Clothes-Years-Day/dp/1933605294?tag=cclub-20

Storify: How people travel during Lunar New Year Lonely Planet …

18 February 2015 | 11:24 am This time of travel chaos results from the fact that many Chinese people get only one holiday a year. For them, Chinese New Year is a chance to head to their hometowns for a seven-day rest, eat traditional foods, set off a few … http://www.lonelyplanet.com/blog/2015/02/18/storify-how-people-travel-during-lunar-new-year/

Chinese (Lunar) New Year 2015: How to celebrate the year of the …

17 February 2015 | 6:05 pm Edward Hemmings, Director of Facilities and Safety, hangs red lanterns that will remain up for two weeks after February 19, Chinese New Year's Day. Lan Su Chinese Garden prepares for the Year of the Ram. They had a … http://www.oregonlive.com/entertainment/index.ssf/2015/02/chinese_lunar_new_year_2015_ho.html

Former EXO Member Luhan Apologizes For Cancelled Lunar New …

16 February 2015 | 4:29 pm Luhan and Kris (Wu Yifan,) both of whom left SM Entertainment's popular idol group EXO in 2014, were reportedly forced to cancel their appearance on CCTV's Lunar New Year TV program following legal action by SM … http://www.kpopstarz.com/articles/175225/20150216/former-exo-member-luhan-apologizes-for-cancelled-lunar-new-year-appearance.htm

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