lunar new year http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21288/all en Year of the dragon promises good luck http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5688482 <p> Fireworks and feasts ushered in year of the dragon, an ancient symbol that promises strength and good luck.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5688482" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China fireworks happy new year japan korea lunar new year new year Thailand vietnam year of the dragon Asia-Pacific Mon, 23 Jan 2012 16:33:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5688482 at http://www.globalpost.com Chinese New Year of the Dragon promises good luck, babies http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120123/chinese-new-year-the-dragon-promises-good-luck-babies <p> Auspicious symbol spurring a baby-making boom as Chinese couples try for &ldquo;dragon baby.&rdquo;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120123/chinese-new-year-the-dragon-promises-good-luck-babies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> chinese new year lunar new year spring festival what does year of the dragon mean? year of the dragon zodiac Asia-Pacific China Indonesia Thailand Vietnam Mon, 23 Jan 2012 17:36:00 +0000 David Trifunov 5688497 at http://www.globalpost.com Goodbye dragon, hello snake: Lunar New Year preparations around the world http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5749060 <p>With the Year of the Snake just days away, people across the globe got ready to celebrate.</p> lunar new year Travel/Tourism Asia-Pacific World Religion China Culture & Lifestyle Fri, 08 Feb 2013 20:58:00 +0000 News Desk 5749060 at http://www.globalpost.com