'Gangster' Peppa fights off criticism this Year of the Pig
07 February, 2019, 04:39 | Author: Sue Mclaughlin
Streets were uncharacteristically empty in Beijing on Monday, with many shops and restaurants closed until next week but a growing number of Chinese are also choosing to travel overseas during the holiday period.
It's the Year of the Pig. This year, the streets are filled with lovely lanterns and bright decorations to mark the holiday. "The House of Good Fortune: A Lunar New Year", includes different rooms showcasing customs, like a room of "flying" red envelopes and a "hall of long noodles", a customary dish that symbolizes long life.
Chinese New Year is a big celebration bringing people together at the beginning on the traditional start of the Chinese calender.
But now, even non-Asian co-workers have been wishing her a happy new year. In China, millions of people watched the China Media Group Spring Festival Gala.
China's Railway Ministry forecast mainland travellers would make 413 million trips during the three-week period around the holiday.
There, the crowd swelled into the thousands as the brightly coloured costumes of entertainers mingled with the odours of culinary delights, the rhythmic beating of drums and, finally, a fireworks display.
In the early hours into the Lunar New Year celebration, five people were killed due to an explosion of fireworks in Rongan county in China's southern region of Guangxi.
Year of the Pig itself kicked off today, so it would be no surprise to see an in-game event follow, considering the massive success of Fortnite in Asia.
Some shopkeepers sold symbolic ballots to burn as offerings following official promises of an election this year, the first after four years of military rule.
In Hong Kong, flower markets were filled with residents picking out orchids, mandarins and peach blossoms to decorate their homes - with stalls also boasting a dizzying array of pig-themed pillows, tote bags and stuffed toys.
Total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 304,000 in January, compared with an average monthly gain of 223,000 in 2018. While employment grew, hourly wages dipped lower than usual with a 0.1% increase, less than the predicted 0.3% estimate.
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