23 Jan '12, 6am

Year of the Dragon roars into Asia for Lunar New Year

Year of the Dragon roars into Asia for Lunar New Year

A reveller writes the 'Dragon' in traditional Chinese characters and 2012 with fireworks in Beijing on Jan 22, 2012. -- PHOTO: AFP BEIJING (AFP) - Asia welcomed the Year of the Dragon on Monday with a cacophony of fireworks, hoping the mightiest sign in the Chinese zodiac will usher in the wealth and power it represents. From Malaysia to South Korea, millions of people travelled huge distances to reunite with their families for Lunar New Year - the most important holiday of the year for many in Asia - indulging in feasts or watching dragon dances. As the clock hit midnight, Beijing's skyline lit up with colour as families across the Chinese capital set off boxes and boxes of fireworks to ward off evil spirits in the new year - a scene repeated across the country. Those living in the Philippines, meanwhile, were able to sleep in on Monday after the Lunar New Year became an ...

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