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Fiji launches monkey-themed stamps to mark Chinese New Year

Xinhua - ‎22 hours ago‎
SUVA, May 4, 2016 (Xinhua) -- A Post Fiji Limited employee showcases monkey-themed stamps and a first day cover at the Suva-based China Cultural Center in Fiji, May 4, 2016.

Chinese New Year Celebration in the Streets

The Gateway Online - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
Whether it's Lunar New Year or just another day, 97 street is always bustling. It hosts the annual Chinese New Year parade, where dragons and lions dance, and firecrackers burst. It quiets back down to its usual self for the rest of the year, but ...
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Uber's partnership with Alipay goes global

TechCrunch - ‎May 2, 2016‎
Liu said that the need for an expanded partnership between Alipay and Uber was illustrated during Chinese New Year. Uber recorded a tenfold increase in the number of rides Chinese Uber passengers took in other markets between Chinese New Year 2015 ...

Taste 80 years of tradition in this 'pugon'-roasted asado

Philippine Star - ‎14 hours ago‎
During Chinese New Year, Lido serves their exclusive Pata Tim, a Filipino-Chinese dish that consists of a whole pork leg slowly cooked in their sweet-and-salty secret sauce.
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US trade deficit in March smallest in 16 months

Montreal Gazette - ‎17 hours ago‎
Paul Ashworth, chief U.S. economist at Capital Economics, discounted the big drop in imports in March, saying it mainly reflected the impact of China's Lunar New Year holiday. He said Chinese producers ramped up shipments before the holiday, resulting ...

F&N Q2 earnings up

The Star Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
... the company said revenue from its food and beverages business grew by 8.4% to RM631.5mil from RM582.7mil the previous year, driven mainly by higher sell-in of its core products, stemming from its Chinese New Year festivity-driven consumer and trade ...
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Top Chinese singer tours disputed South China Sea islands

Daily Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
The singer, who is said to hold the rank of rear admiral in the PLA, often appears in the country's New Year gala, considered the most watched television programme in the world.

Woman raped thrice in public in 20 minutes

The New Paper - ‎8 hours ago‎
The victim, a performing artist from China who is now 27, was walking home along Martin Road around 3am on Feb 9, 2013, the eve of Chinese New Year, when she saw Lim crossing the road. DPP Zhuo told the court that she slowed down to let him pass.
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Cookies on the BBC website

BBC News - ‎16 hours ago‎
On the edge of a tiny Chinese town is a strange building where you can get an insight into the future - and only a handful of people know what is happening inside.
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52-year-old is first to be convicted for public drinking during prohibited hours

TODAYonline - ‎2 hours ago‎
“It was the 15th day of the Chinese New Year, I was on my way home and saw my friends, they told me to join them and I did so,” said Tan through an interpreter.

Sky lanterns to get second look

London Free Press - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Hundreds of people release lanterns into the air in hopes of good fortune and prosperity at the traditional lantern festival during the Chinese New Year in the Pingxi district of New Taipei City, Taiwan, Monday, Feb. 22, 2016. (AP Photo/Chiang Ying ...
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Man on trial for allegedly raping woman multiple times in public

Channel News Asia - ‎May 3, 2016‎
The victim, a Chinese national who was then 24 years old, testified that she was “waylaid” by Lim in the early hours of Feb 9, 2013 - the eve of Chinese New Year. Between 3.15am and 3.35am, Lim raped the young woman, a performing artiste, thrice. He ...
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Services Accelerate, Hiring Cools: U.S. Economic Takeaways

Bloomberg - ‎15 hours ago‎
While U.S. factories were still struggling with tepid overseas demand, purchases of foreign goods dropped by the most in seven years as companies worked off excess inventories.

One year on, mainland, Taiwan share more

Xinhua - ‎15 hours ago‎
Two days prior to Chinese New Year in February, a powerful earthquake killed 117 people in southern Taiwan. The following day, the counties of Beichuan and Lushan in southwest China's Sichuan Province, both having suffered greatly in the devastating ...

What's Century Aluminum's Outlook for the Aluminum Industry?

Market Realist - ‎14 hours ago‎
Previously, we looked at Century Aluminum's (CENX) 1Q16 earnings. As an investor, it's also important to look at the outlook and guidance provided by company management.

Understanding the Chinese consumer: How to master customer service in China - ‎1 hour ago‎
It added more tea and non-caffeinated beverages to the menu, as well as festival-themed moon cakes and special offers for Chinese New Year. In addition to a strong customer loyalty program, its cafés also provide a lifestyle space, where appreciative ...

Microchip Technology Announces Record Financial Results For Fourth Quarter And Fiscal Year 2016

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎10 hours ago‎
In the June quarter our business is typically stronger in Asia with the Chinese New year behind us, but slower in Europe compared to the March quarter.
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Fraser and Neave H1 earnings above CIMB Research forecast

The Star Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
The research house had on Thursday advised investors to accumulate F&N. It said the share price trading at 20 times to 19 times FY16-17F price-to-earnings (P/Es), which are below its five-year historical mean P/E (22 times) and peer average (20 to 21 ...

China women's football team looking for medals in Rio 2016

CCTV-America - ‎6 hours ago‎
The Chinese government recently announced an ambitious plan to transform the country into “a world football superpower” by the year 2050. As part of its ... She is the best inspiration for a new generation of China women´s football ahead of the Rio ...

China April data to show more modest loan, output growth, pick-up in inflation

euronews - ‎22 hours ago‎
April will give investors their first look at the state of the economy after the volatile first quarter when data can be distorted by the long Lunar New Year holidays. Stronger-than-expected March readings and a jump in prices of raw materials such as ...