China braces for Covid holiday surge as people leave megacities for hometowns
After three years of strict and suffocating anti-virus controls, China in early December abruptly abandoned its 'zero Covid' policy, letting the virus run freely through its 1.4 billion population.
WHO working with China on Lunar New Year Covid risks
Covid-19 is spreading unchecked in China after the country lifted its policy in December, but WHO said it still does not have enough information from China to make a full assessment of the dangers of the surge.
Chinese New Year comes to an end
Malaysians end two weeks of celebrations with processions, lion dances and orange-throwing on Chap Goh Mei.
At Sarawak temple, Malay father and son serve up vegetarian meals for CNY
For 20 years, Sapiee and his son Firdaus have spent Chinese New Year in the temple kitchen.
New Year amid flood ruin
Ho Kai Yip and his family struggle to piece their life together again after the massive floods in December put paid to any thought of celebrating Chinese New Year.
No oranges or lion dances this New Year, only mud and dirty water
The recent floods mean a very different Chinese New Year this year for a small village in Telemong, Karak.
Chinese New Year in a Terengganu Peranakan family
While they are a minority in a Malay-majority area, they still celebrate the New Year in full tradition.
In Terengganu, Peranakan Chinese hold to tradition in the face of modernisation
While some have migrated to the city, others continue to celebrate New Year with the traditions they have always observed.
Chinese New Year, Terengganu Peranakan-style
Like the rest of the Chinese community in Malaysia, they celebrate Lunar New Year but with a twist.
Reunion dinners, house-to-house visits given green light for CNY
However, open house events remain off limits.
Covid keeps lion dance backstage this year
With much of the country still subject to restrictions on movements, the traditional lion dance has been far from the spotlight, forcing performers who normally rake in high profits this season to find other means of earning a living.
The lion tamed in the year of the Ox
Choo Kok Yew's lion dance troupe is normally busy during the Chinese New Year season, but not this year.
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