• Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:05:18
    Live ping pong for New York Philharmonic's Lunar New Year
    The New York Philharmonic is marking the Chinese New Year with a performance that features a novel musical instrument -- live ping pong.
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  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 17:36:39
    As ang pao probe continues, police chief addresses link to ‘Aoun Loyfa’
    Metropolitan Police Bureau commissioner Lt-General Charnthep Sesawet on Tuesday admitted that the Thai amulet expert known only by the alias “Aoun Loyfa” and his team had visited and offered New Year blessings to him last year when he served as Metropolitan Police Area 1 chief.
  • Tue, 20 Feb 2018 06:00:00
    Police quagmire as officer’s ‘ang pao’ largesse probed for gambling links
    A POLICEMAN’S Chinese New Year’s gifts to fellow officers did not constitute a crime, but might have been a breach of discipline, Metropolitan Police Bureau commissioner Lt-General Charnthep Sesawet said yesterday.
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:35:54
    Malaysian rapper probed over Lunar New Year dog video
    A rapper in Muslim-majority Malaysia is under police investigation for allegedly insulting Islam with a Lunar New Year video that features dancers wearing dog masks and performing suggestive moves, reports said Monday.
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  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:03:22
    Police officer’s New Year largesse investigated
    A senior policeman’s Chinese New Year gifts to fellow policemen did not constitute a crime, but might have been a breach of discipline, a Metropolitan Police Bureau commissioner said on Monday.
  • Mon, 19 Feb 2018 01:00:00
    Changing spending trends in the Chinese New Year
    As we enter the “golden week” of the Chinese New Year we can see how China is changing – especially in terms of consumer spending habits. For several years, the Chinese government has been attempting to stimulate consumer spending and this is definitely happening.
  • Sun, 18 Feb 2018 09:16:45
    Airbnb lists recommended travel destinations based on Chinese zodiac
    According to Chinese beliefs, many aspects of people’s lives are determined by the 12 Chinese zodiac signs. Hence, in this Lunar New Year, United States online home-rental service Airbnb has shared several travel destinations suggested for the 12 signs.
  • Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:31:52
    Policemen ‘took angpao from alleged gambling den owner’
    Sixty policemen from four police stations in Bangkok are facing a disciplinary probe for having allegedly received angpao – or Chinese New Year gift money – from an alleged gambling den owner.
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 21:13:00
    Gateway to the Chinese new year
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:30:00
    Performing arts take centre stage at CentralWorld
    CentralWorld joins with the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) and the China Cultural Centre in inviting shoppers to discover hard-to-find art and cultural shows from the People’s Republic of China in “The Great Chinese New Year 2018: The World of Blessing”.
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 15:30:00
    Of zodiac creature and digital angpao
    Don’t miss the last three days of the “Siam Delightful Chinese New Year” or the special “Digital Angpao (Red Envelope)” that allows you to give your blessings away via such platforms as Facebook. It’s spread over Siam Paragon, Siam Center and Siam Centre and runs though Sunday.
  • Fri, 16 Feb 2018 08:47:28
    New Year’s Eve fire damages Chinese shrine, shophouses in Bangkok
    A fire broke out at a Chinese shrine located in a shophouse in Bangkok’s Sathorn district and spread to three other shophouses early Friday morning.
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  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:44:24
    China confirms first human case of H7N4 bird flu
    China has confirmed the first human case of H7N4 bird flu, prompting Hong Kong to issue a health warning for those travelling to the mainland during the busy Lunar New Year holiday.
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  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:34:56
    The Mall tempts with 10 auspicious dishes
    “The Mall Happy Chinese New Year” has 10 auspicious dishes being served at restaurants at its shopping centres, along with Gangsai jewellery, Chinese keepsakes and more.
  • Thu, 15 Feb 2018 15:23:59
    More than 20,000 queue for ‘ang pao’ from sugar plant owners
    A couple who own a sugar factory in Udon Thani began distributing Bt5 million in cash on Thursday as Chinese New Year gifts to poor people in the Northeastern province.
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