03 Feb '11, 8am

Asia rang in the Year of the Rabbit on Thursday with blasts of fireworks, colourful lion dances and prayers.

Snow and chilly weather across much of China did not dampen the cheer of an estimated 700 million merry-makers who had travelled home for the holiday or were on the move - an annual exodus that swamps the nation's transport grid. -- AFP

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