Welcoming the Year of the Dog

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 Dog.
Nation

Both sales and tourism up over 10% for holiday

Shops and restaurants across China reported robust sales during the weeklong Chinese Lunar New Year holiday, data from the Ministry of Commerce showed yesterday.
Metro

The mass return to the big city

People who left Shanghai during the holiday have found coming back means transport is not always easy to find, despite efforts to add extra Metro trains, buses and taxis.
Metro

More than 4m tourists over the holiday

They spend more too. Favorite attractions were Yuyuan Garden, watertowns, and Shanghai Disney Resort. But micro walks and bed and breakfast accommodation offered new attractions.
Metro

Smooth sailing as hundreds of thousands return from Spring Festival travel

Some 450,000 passengers arrived at Shanghai by train on Wednesday as the Spring Festival break comes to a close.
Nation

Isolated village celebrates its final Chinese New Year

In Kelan, one of the poorest counties in China, people from nearly 100 villages have moved to new homes, the remaining 17 villages, including Xiazhai, will be relocated by 2018.
Nation

Rising railway trips expected as Spring Festival holiday nears end

Some 11.8 million passenger trips will be made on China's railway network on Wednesday, up 7.6 percent year on year, as people return from their hometowns.
Nation

Technology makes China's festival travel rush easier

"In an era with explosive information technology and ubiquitous smartphones, railway workers need to keep pace with society and better serve passengers during the travel rush." 
Nation

Chinese welcome prosperity with New Year traditions, anti-poverty war

The country is determined to win the battle against poverty, improve people's lives and build a great modern socialist country.
Nation

Philippine President lauds Filipino-Chinese community's contribution to nation

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte lauded the Chinese community in the Philippines for their generosity in helping the country's poor.
Nation

Festive joy fills Chinese communities celebrating Lunar New Year around globe

As the Year of the Dog fell on Friday, a festive mood brimmed in Chinese communities worldwide as they celebrated the Lunar New Year with locals.
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