Ethiopian Airlines' Spring Festival event brings warmth to Chinese travelers - Xinhua

An Ethiopian dressed up as the Chinese God of Wealth (R front) hands out gifts for Chinese passengers during the special event held at the Bole International Airport in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, Jan. 20, 2017. The Ethiopian Airlines has held a ...

Sanya caps hotel price at $870 for Spring Festival tourists - ecns

(ECNS) -- The popular resort of Sanya city in southern China's Hainan Province has capped the price for a standard hotel room at 6,000 yuan ($873) a night for the upcoming Spring Festival holiday to fight price gouging. With many holidaymakers expected ...

Man hides 18 'roosters' in spring couplets(1/8) - ecns

Guo Zengfa sells spring couplets he wrote near his house in Xi'an City, the capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Jan. 20, 2017. Chinese love to paste couplets on the sides of doors when celebrating Spring Festival, China's Lunar New Year.

Spring Festival: Bitter and sweet moments of journey - Chinadaily USA

Over the 40-day period of Spring Festival travel rush, Chinese authorities expect the country to make about 3 billion trips, equaling 40 percent of world's population, in a phenomenon called "chunyun", the largest human migration on the planet ...

Culture Insider: Traditional Spring Festival customs - Chinadaily USA

Spring Festival, which falls on the 1st day of the 1st lunar month, is the most important festival in China and a time for family reunion, like Christmas in the West. Traditionally, Spring Festival starts in the early days of the 12th month of the ...

Long noodles for the happy Spring Festival(1/7) - ecns

Photos taken on Jan. 20, 2017 show farmers make stretched noodles in traditional ways ahead of the Spring Festival, China's Lunar New Year, in a village in Duchang County, East China's Jiangxi Province. Locals have the traditional to make long ...

All the way back home for Spring Festival(1/12) - ecns

Migrant workers carrying their pet with them ride a motorcycle on their way home for the Spring Festival in Fujian Province, Jan. 18, 2017. Millions of Chinese people are now on the move. According to the Ministry of Transport, a record 2.98 billion ...

Renting dates for Spring Festival only a band-aid solution - Global Times

Life is like a box of chocolates, you never know what you are going to get, just like every time you go back home, you never know what issues you will face from your relatives. "What I do is for your own good," a recent hit of Chinese chorus song ...

The Chunyun Trend: Carpooling Home For Chinese New Year - What's on Weibo (blog)

The Chinese New Year travel season, also known as chunyun, is in full swing. This year, one of the most popular ways in which people try to make it home for the Spring Festival is by looking for shared rides through social media. Carpooling has now ...

Chinese Spring Festival celebrations thrill Rwandans - Xinhua

A Chinese female dance group on stage during Spring Festival celebration in Kigali on Jan. 19. (Xinhua). KIGALI, Jan. 21 (Xinhua) -- Hundreds of Rwandans and foreigners gathered at Kigali Serena Hotel for a treat of one of the best Chinese shows by ...

China provides short-term liquidity support for big banks - Chinadaily USA

BEIJING - China's central bank has provided provisional liquidity support for several big commercial banks to meet rising cash demand ahead of the upcoming Spring Festival. The term of the operation is 28 days and interest rates are generally the same ...

Traditional food made for upcoming Spring Festival - Global Times

Local people make rice cakes in Tangqi Town, in Hangzhou, east China's Zhejiang Province, Jan. 20, 2017. Xiaonian, the 23rd day of the 12th month of the Chinese traditional lunar calendar, falls on Jan. 20 this year. Local people and tourists welcome ...

Travel peak comes as Chinese go home for Spring Festival - ecns

Chinese authorities have forecast a peak travel rush in the second week of China's 40-day "Chunyun," starting Friday, as many Chinese people are rushing back home for the Spring Festival. More trips will be made in the second week from Jan. 20 to 26 ...

Rwanda-China cultural exchange to grow more, says Minister Uwacu - The New Times

Minister Julienne Uwacu (C) and the Chinese Embassy officials in a group photo with the Urukerereza cultural dance troupe after the festival on Thursday at Serena Hotel in Kigali. / Faustin Niyigena ...

Chinese community in Rwanda mark New Year in style - The New Times

Members of the Tursun, Filora during the double dance "Happy Days" performance. / Photos: Faustin Niyigena. More in Entertainment. Documentary on Rwanda's success story premieres tomorrow. It was a fantastic Thursday evening as Chinese living in ...

Ushering in a new year - Chinadaily USA

Chinese New Year is the most important festive event of the year in China. Chinese may celebrate this occasion in slightly different ways but their wishes are almost the same - they want their family members and friends to be healthy and lucky ...