Peter Yang says he tries to avoid showing up in his food store at the Chinatown in downtown Adelaide, capital city of South Australia, these days.
Chinese performers add color to Spring Festival in New Zealand
New York's 6,000-seat Radio City Music Hall was full on Saturday night for the first concert of Chinese soprano and folk singer Song Zuying's US tour. Pulling new punches
Love fest for a Chinese diva
Sydney Town Hall was the city's hottest spot for Chinese on Sunday night, as it hosted a Spring Festival gala performed by Chinese artists.
A global performance tour featuring Chinese acrobatics, songs and dances received a warm welcome and applause from audience members in Hong Kong after a performance in the city's Convention and Exhibition Center Sunday night.
Changing tastes - and changing ideas about how to celebrate the Spring Festival holiday - make finding the right gifts for the family more challenging than ever.
Anything with a snake theme is in vogue this year - from sportswear to gadgets and accessories, to fashion, footwear and even stamps - as the country edges nearer the Year of the Snake on the traditional Chinese calendar.
Celine Dion has spent hours rehearsing a popular folksong to help China bring in a new year with a landmark gala performance.
The Chinese have an irrational fear of the snake, yet the representation of the zodiac animal includes a bittersweet tale of vows and hearts broken and love transcending disaster.
When things go wrong for travelers, a train station patrol officer is ready to help.
Migrant workers bring a little song, a little dance and a lot of passion to their Spring Festival gala, which has blossomed this year after a makeshift start.
With the most important Chinese holiday approaching in February, many Chinese have begun signing up for travel to the United States, adding to a major source of US tourism.
Airplane tickets are overpriced. Railway tickets are hard to get. Yes, going home for the Lunar New Year is a problem. Some have found solutions in car rentals. It's a little pricey, but less troublesome.
The "interrogations" that parents spring on their hapless children during the Spring festival are as hard to handle for some young Chinese.
Well-known Chinese baijiu brands including Moutai and Wuliangye have lowered their prices just before Spring Festival, which is usually the peak season for liquor sales.
Food and travel
Surely few staple foods are as versatile as nian'gao, or rice cake, a must-have during Spring Festival in East China.
Sharing a meal with family on Lunar New Year's Eve is the best way for Chinese people to get into the festive spirit, a survey has found.
Want to travel off the beaten track to heritage sites? If you think of Peru but not Machu Picchu, Cambodia but not Angkor Wat, India but not the Golden Triangle, here are some choices for you.
Give me five
Most Chinese go home for dinner on the eve of the Spring Festival, but engaging an in-house chef is becoming a trend.
China is huge enough that regions in the north and south seem like two different worlds. Yet, no matter northerners or southerners, all Chinese believe you are what you eat - and that is why the naming of the dishes for the all-important Spring Festival dinner is so important.
February 4 marked the Beginning of Spring this year, the first of the 24 solar terms, according to the Chinese Lunar Calendar. It is a tradition in China to eat a flour pancake, which usually contains rolled up vegetables, fried egg and deli food dipped into thick broad-bean sauce. Chinese people refer to eating this stuffed-pancake roll as "Yaochun", which literally means "biting the spring".
Sanya may be the country's most popular resort during the coming Spring Festival, but the city's infrastructure is not yet ready for the booming tourism.
Photos and videos
According to the statistics, the totoal number of people entering and exiting all ports of Macao reached 257,000 Thursday.
Villagers on the northern outskirts of Beijing prosper by swapping fruit trees for colored silk.
First made more than 500 years ago, the paintings represent expectations of a prosperous life. During the Spring Festival, Chinese homes are traditionally decorated with nianhua, or New Year paintings. Although this folk art has seen its popularity wane in modern times, it still survives in some places in China.
Editor's note: As the Chinese New Year celebration brings in the Year of the Snake, China Daily's photographers and correspondents have been looking for people from across the nation who were born in the Year of the Snake to tell their tales.
A fashionably-dressed woman waits for a train at Ningbo Railway Station, east China's Zhejiang province.
Cards with people's New Year wishes written on them are tied to a wishing tree at a shopping mall in Wangfujing, a commercial area in Beijing.
The Chinese embassy in EU and the 4th Brussels European School held an event to introduce Chinese Spring Festival to hundreds of pupils and their parents.