Welcoming The Year Of The Pig

Chinese New Year, or the start of the new lunar year, is the biggest festival in China, and the most important. Keep up to date with all the news, events, and people as they welcome in the Year of the Pig.
Chinese New Year, or the start of the new lunar year, is the biggest festival in China, and the most important. Keep up to date with all the news, events, and people as they welcome in the Year of the Pig.
Metro

Gaiety abounds around city's parks for Lantern Festival

Folk cultural activities including lantern shows and the guessing of lantern riddles will be held at parks and tourist attractions across Shanghai for the Lantern Festival.
Economy

Holiday spending surge is a sign that prosperous year lies ahead

With consumption during the Chinese Lunar New Year holiday surging, the Chinese economy has displayed its unabated vitality while ushering in the Year of the Pig.
Economy

UnionPay sees record New Year spending

The country's largest card payment organization saw transactions soar 71.5 percent to pass the 1 trillion yuan mark for the first time.
Metro

City airports handle record number of turnovers on holiday

Shanghai's two airports have handled a record number of flights and passengers during the weeklong Spring Festival holiday.
Nation

China sees robust tourism growth during Spring Festival holiday

China's tourism industry saw robust growth in both revenue and the number of visitors during the week-long Spring Festival holiday.
Economy

New Year digital consumption booms

Chinese consumers' enthusiasm over digital shopping and payments boomed during the weeklong CNY holiday as Internet companies reported increasing number of participants. 
Metro

Shanghai sees robust tourism consumption during Spring Festival holiday

Shanghai saw robust tourism consumption during the Spring Festival holiday, the latest figures show.
Metro

City was popular tourist destination

More than 5 million tourists from home and abroad visited Shanghai during the weeklong Spring Festival holiday, up 15 percent from last year.
Metro

City flooded by torrent of Spring Festival tourists

Shanghai welcomes 5 million tourists who spent 6.6 billion yuan during the Spring Festival holiday.
Metro

Time of celebration becomes time of complaint

Around 1,500 complaints were received by the marker watchdog during the Spring Festival holiday from unhappy customers.
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