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China Lunar New Year

Two Kinds of Time: 2014 War Anniversaries in China and the West*

Jeffrey Wasserstrom | Posted 03.30.2014 | Politics
Jeffrey Wasserstrom

The continuing significance of 60-year cycles as well as centuries in Chinese timekeeping has relevance for how geopolitical tensions of the present moment are being put into long-term perspective.

LOOK: Stunning Photos From China's Lunar New Year

Posted 01.24.2012 | World

From performances with dragons to spectacular firework displays, China kicked off the Lunar New Year with a variety of stunning celebrations. The holi...

Nightmare Travel Rush In World's Largest Seasonal Migration

AP | By GILLIAN WONG | Posted 01.19.2012 | World

BEIJING -- Desperate to return home for China's most important holiday, migrant worker Li Zhuqing lined up for six chilly days and nights at a train s...

PHOTOS: China Prepares For 2012 Lunar New Year

Posted 01.18.2012 | Home

The City Wall New Year Lantern Festival, running from January 16 to February 21, is one of the traditional events held to celebrate the lunar new year...

Queering the Lunar New Year: We Are (All) Family

Ben de Guzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben de Guzman

As we in the LGBT community think about our life and times at this moment of challenge and adversity, the Lunar New Year hopefully signals a fork in the road for us to take and change our circumstances for the better.

Chinatown Celebrates Lunar New Year

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On Sunday, New York City's Chinatown hosted the annual Lunar New Year celebrations, welcoming the Year of the Tiger with a parade that wove along Can...

Loveless Chinese Rent Fiancées To Please Parents

Reuters | Yu Le in Beijing | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hundreds of millions of young Chinese are returning to their family homes in the countryside for the Lunar New Year holiday - and some have a secret. ...

Chinese New Year Marked With Fireworks, Celebrations (PHOTOS)

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

BEIJING — China greeted the arrival Monday of the Year of the Ox with fireworks and celebrations, bidding farewell to a tumultuous 2008 marked b...