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Chinese New Year: All you need to know about 'Year of the Metal Ox'
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Chinese New Year: All you need to know about 'Year of the Metal Ox'

The Ox represents the first year of the 12-year zodiacal cycle, with 2020 being the 'Year of the Metal Rat'

Happy New Year 2021: Know which place ushers into new year first and which comes last
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Happy New Year 2021: Know which place ushers into new year first and which comes last

Due to the time difference across zones, clocks would strike 12 at different times and celebrate the new year hours before and after.

Economist Intelligence Unit lowers global growth forecast for 2020; cites new risks due to coronavirus outbreak in China
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Economist Intelligence Unit lowers global growth forecast for 2020; cites new risks due to coronavirus outbreak in China

The Economist Intelligence Unit's baseline scenario is that the public health emergency within China will be under control by end-March

Prayers and performances mark Lunar New Year as Chinese communities in Asia welcome 'Year of the Pig'
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Prayers and performances mark Lunar New Year as Chinese communities in Asia welcome 'Year of the Pig'

Chinese communities across Asia are welcoming the Year of the Pig on Tuesday, ushering in the Lunar New Year with prayers and family feasts.

Hundreds gather at Mumbai's Kwan Kung temple as musical parade, dragon dance mark Chinese New Year
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Hundreds gather at Mumbai's Kwan Kung temple as musical parade, dragon dance mark Chinese New Year

A musical parade, prayer meet and youngsters dressed as dragons ushered in the Chinese new year celebrations at the Chinese temple in Mumbai's Mazgaon.

Bigly Yuge: Donald Trump chickens will help China factory usher in Year of the Rooster
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Bigly Yuge: Donald Trump chickens will help China factory usher in Year of the Rooster

A Chinese factory is hatching giant inflatable chickens resembling Donald Trump to usher in the Year of the Rooster.

Mark Zuckerberg posts Facebook video along with daughter wishing everyone Lunar New Year
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Mark Zuckerberg posts Facebook video along with daughter wishing everyone Lunar New Year

Zuckerberg puts out his first Facebook video with daughter Maxima and wife Priscilla wishing everyone for the Lunar New Year in Mandarin Chinese.

Fading Little China: Chinese New Year celebrations show importance of a dwindling community in Kolkata
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Fading Little China: Chinese New Year celebrations show importance of a dwindling community in Kolkata

As the Chinese community in India is shrinking, the objective of this picture story is to demonstrate how they come alive during the festival in Kolkata.

Flying solo: This woman has flight all to herself due to heavy blizzard, Chinese New Year
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Flying solo: This woman has flight all to herself due to heavy blizzard, Chinese New Year

Travelling to one's hometown during the chaotic Chinese New Year is usually a nightmare.

Foxconn reports 20 percent sales slump for Apple's iPhone in December
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Foxconn reports 20 percent sales slump for Apple's iPhone in December

Taiwan's Hon Hai Precision Industry Co, which assembles the bulk of Apple Inc's latest smartphones, saw its December revenues slump by a fifth and full-year sales miss expectations.

Fortune tellers predict plane crashes, accidents as China rings in year of the sheep
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Fortune tellers predict plane crashes, accidents as China rings in year of the sheep

China welcomed the Year of the Sheep on Thursday, but with fortune-tellers are predicting accidents and an unstable economy.

 Chinese New Year celebrations around the globe ring in the Year of the Goat
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Chinese New Year celebrations around the globe ring in the Year of the Goat

A view of a Chinese New Year light display at the Fo Guang Shan Dong Zen Temple in Jenjarom, outside Kuala Lumpur.

Why Alibaba staff won't receive cash envelopes this year despite bumper IPO
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Why Alibaba staff won't receive cash envelopes this year despite bumper IPO

Internet tycoon Jack Ma has said his employees will not receive traditional Chinese New Year gifts because 2014 had not been "exceptional" for the company, despite its world-beating IPO listing on Wall Street.

Celebrations, fireworks marks Chinese new year
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Celebrations, fireworks marks Chinese new year

Celebrations will carry on into the early hours of Sunday, officially the first day of the Lunar New Year.

Chinese forces break up Tibetan protest with tear gas
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Chinese forces break up Tibetan protest with tear gas

Chinese security forces fired tear gas to break up a protest by Tibetans in the southwest province of Sichuan, an advocacy group said, the latest sign of spreading unrest in the region.

Images: China celebrates the Year of the Dragon
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Images: China celebrates the Year of the Dragon

Falling on 23 January this year, the Chinese Lunar New Year is also known as the Spring Festival. Images from the celebrations.

China GDP at 2-1/2 year low of 8.9 percent, but beats forecast
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China GDP at 2-1/2 year low of 8.9 percent, but beats forecast

China's economy grew at its weakest pace in 2-years in the latest quarter, and it appeared headed for an even sharper slowdown in the coming months as export demand fades and the housing market falters.

And now, give it up for Warren Buffett, the singer
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And now, give it up for Warren Buffett, the singer

Come 23 January, we'll find out if he still has a 'golden' voice, in addition to his golden investing touch.