Chennai's Chinese restaurants whip up fare to welcome Year of the Goat

Welcoming the Chinese New Year - the Year of the Goat - Chinese cuisine restaurants here are whipping up special dishes as part of the celebrations.

Shanghai gets muted Chinese New Year after crush

Shanghai is toning down Chinese New Year celebrations by cancelling events and limiting people at tourist spots after a stampede killed 36 people seven weeks earlier.

China's Liang Wen-chong returns to Indian Open after seven-year lapse
China's Liang Wen-chong returns to Indian Open after seven-year lapse

Former winners Arjun Atwal, Jyoti Randhawa and Anirban Lahiri will lead the host country's challenge in the 51st Hero Indian Open which will also see Chinese star Liang Wen-chong returning to the event for the first time since his memorable victory in the 2008 edition.

No rats or bats on New Year's menu: Chinese government

With just a few days to go before the Chinese New Year, which people celebrate with an abundance of food and merrymaking, China's government has launched a campaign to prevent virus infections caused by eating "strange food" such as rats, snakes and bats.

NBA star Gary Payton starts China tour with clinic
NBA star Gary Payton starts China tour with clinic

Nine-time NBA All-Star Gary Payton launched the festivities and the inaugural NBA Chinese New Year Celebration Season of 'Giving initiative in China' with a basketball clinic for underprivileged students in southeast China's Fujian Province.

Chinese couples rush to avoid child birth in "unlucky" year

China is in the midst of a baby boom this year, the year of the horse, and pregnant women are rushing for caesarean operations to avoid the prospects of giving birth to a child in the upcoming year of sheep, regarded as the most inauspicious for child birth.

No answers, only hope as MH370 China father heads home

Almost two months after he dashed to Beijing following the disappearance of his son`s flight, Yan Jiacheng finally left a hotel he shared with other desperate Chinese relatives, still clinging to the hope that he could be alive.

China horses fight in Lunar New Year battles

Hooves clash in mid-air, a stallion bites his opponent while delighted spectators cheer wildly -- in southern China some saw in the Year of the Horse by watching the animals fight.

10 killed in fireworks display on Chinese New Year

Ten people were killed and over a thousand fire accidents reported during massive fireworks display all over China heralding the Chinese New Year on Friday.

10 killed in fireworks display on Chinese New Year

Ten people were killed and over a thousand fire accidents reported during massive fireworks display all over China heralding the Chinese New Year on Friday.

UN chief greets Chinese people on lunar new year

The Spring Festival is the most important Chinese traditional holiday, highlighting family reunions and renewal of seasons.

In China, 36 killed in fire accidents during New Year

At least 36 people were killed and 11 injured in fire accidents across China during the week-long Lunar New Year festivities.

Family reunions, dances mark Chinese New Year in Kolkata

Know how people in Kolkata ushered in the Chinese New Year Sunday with a spirit of renewal and family reunion.

China welcomes Year of the Snake

In Beijing, fireworks meant to ward off evil spirits, have been echoing in the skies for hours.

Celine Dion, Psy to perform at Chinese New Year gala

`Gangnam Style` hitmaker Psy and Canadian singer Celine Dion are all set to perform on different TV networks to help usher in the Chinese New Year.

Four dead, dozens hurt in Thai fireworks blast

A huge fireworks explosion at a
Chinese New Year celebration in Thailand left four people dead and almost 90 injured, while more than 100 homes were set ablaze.

China welcomes Year of the Dragon

From Beijing to Bangkok and Seoul to Singapore, people hoping for good luck in the New Year.

China shuts down as it enters `Year of Dragon`

China will literally shut down for a week from Sunday to celebrate the Lunar New Year.

World`s biggest annual migration begins in China

Millions of migrant workers started heading back to their villages in China to celebrate the Chinese New Year.