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Enter the dragon: Celebrating Chinese New Year in Beijing

By Fri, Jan 20, 2012 1:06PM UTC 2 Comments

THE Year of the Dragon looms large, with Chinese New Year beginning at midnight this Sunday. Signs of the holiday are already evident in the Chinese capital, with locally-owned shops and businesses closing down days in advance. Doorways to homes and restaurants are festooned with bright red decorations. The mass exodus of professional Beijingers has...