site.news_by_theme New Year
Tajikistan has tightened restrictions on celebrations of the traditional festive season in schools in the Central Asian country, banning Christmas trees and gift-giving.
President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev has addressed the problem of the Aral Sea during the 70th session of the UN General Assembly.
Carnivals and fireworks are Hong Kong's trademark Chinese Lunar New Year celebrations.
In his New Year address on December 31 President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev congratulated his nation on the New Year Holiday.
Kazakhstan’s capital city Astana will celebrate the New Year 2015 with spectacular fireworks.
Military Bank of the Ministry of Defense has made a surprise to unsuspecting mall visitors.
On New Year holidays Kazakhstan is to expect snow and falling temperatures.
A parade of a thousand Santas has taken place in Kazakhstan's Almaty ahead of the New Year's celebrations.
Kazakh band Mezzo has created a medley of the 10 most popular domestic hits.
Hooves clash in mid-air, a stallion bites his opponent while delighted spectators cheer wildly -- in southern China some saw in the Year of the Horse by watching the animals fight.
Fireworks illuminated the skies across Asia and millions of families gathered together to usher in the Year of the Horse.
Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on Thursday urged young couples to get off to a "galloping start" in the Year of the Horse by having more babies to boost flagging birth rates.
As millions join the world's largest annual human migration, some in China will not return home for the Lunar New Year, fearing the rising costs of seasonal gifts and ridicule from their families.
Pale blue, fibre-optic-like lines linking dots in an outline of China emerging from darkness -- technology giant Baidu has launched an astronomical chart-style image of the country's New Year travels.
China was gearing up Saturday for the peak travel period of the world's largest annual human migration as the Spring Festival national holidays draws near.
A total of 3.6 billion trips are expected to be made during the Chinese New Year holiday, officials said Tuesday, as workers head home in the world's largest human migration.
Around 70 people were injured by fireworks on the New Year’s night in Almaty.
South Korean President Park Geun-Hye on Monday proposed fresh reunions of families separated by the Korean War after a previous bid was cancelled by Pyongyang, and promised increased humanitarian aid to the impoverished North.
A fire near a central Tokyo station threw parts of Japan's bullet train system into chaos on Friday, as tens of thousands of passengers tried to return home from New Year holidays.
The dollar rose against the euro Thursday as investors pushed back into the greenback and sent US bond yields lower.
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