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Chinese communities prepare for Lunar New Year – WOI

WOIBEIJING (AP) – Chinese communities around the world are gearing up Thursday for the Lunar New Year holiday that begins at midnight. Mainland China will virtually shut down for the next seven days, and many residents of the polluted capital, Beijing, …Speaker joins push for Lunar holidayTimesLedgerHow Korean New Year Traditions Differ from Neighbors’The Chosun […]

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China looks to halt New Year’s fireworks to curb air pollution – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBEIJING — Fireworks are as integral to Chinese New Year as pine trees are to Christmas. But with smog blanketing many Chinese cities these days, environmental activists, meteorologists and government officials are urging people to start the new year off …Chinese police check coaches ahead of Lunar New YearXinhuaChinese New Year 2014: London […]