chinese new year http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/21302/all en 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 China's Spring Festival http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5760139 <p>The celebrations commemorating Chinese New Year &mdash; also known as the Spring Festival &mdash; are well under way. Thousands of people across China have gathered to celebrate the Year of the Snake, but the focus has certainly turned to the annual Lantern Festival.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/internal/gallery/5760139" target="_blank">read more</a></p> chinese lantern festival chinese new year chinese spring festival Travel/Tourism China Tue, 19 Feb 2013 20:53:00 +0000 News Desk 5760139 at http://www.globalpost.com Wealthy Chinese shift their luxury spending overseas http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130225/China-luxury-spending-shift-global-economy-companies-tourism <p>A report from the Beijing-based World Luxury Association found that luxury spending in China last month fell to its lowest level in five years.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/china/130225/China-luxury-spending-shift-global-economy-companies-tourism" target="_blank">read more</a></p> chinese new year Companies Travel/Tourism Want to Know France China Global Economy United States Mon, 25 Feb 2013 21:11:42 +0000 CNBC.com 5766321 at http://www.globalpost.com