Spring Festival - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Spring Festival


Millions travel for China's Lunar New Year festival

Jan 25, 2017 - 3:37 PM

Transport officials predict that Chinese passengers will make almost 3 billion trips during the 40 day Lunar New Year period including more than 2 5 billion journeys by road

This photo taken on January 23, 2017 shows Chinese paramilitary guards monitoring passengers as they head to their train to travel to their hometowns for the Lunar New Year at Nantong Railway Station in Jiangsu province, near Shanghai. Stringer/AFP

Chinatowns in PH

Feb 19, 2015 - 1:45 PM

Planning to visit different Chinatowns in the Philippines? Rappler lists down where you ll see them

BUSY STREETS. The streets of Chinatown, Binondo are packed with revelers and festival-goers. Rappler file photo

4 ways to get ready for Chinese New Year

Feb 17, 2015 - 3:31 PM

Little ways to join in on the fun including spring cleaning lucky decorations and gearing up for a feast

China gears up for peak New Year travel period

Jan 25, 2014 - 12:23 PM

Hundreds of millions of migrant workers will return home to their backwater towns and rural villages before the Lunar New Year

NEW YEAR PREPS. A Chinese worker hangs a lantern for the upcoming Lunar New Year at a park in Beijing on January 24, 2014. Photo b Wang Zhao/AFP

Millions head home for Chinese holiday

Feb 07, 2013 - 2:40 PM

A total of 3 4 billion trips will be made over the holiday period official media estimates including hundreds of millions of migrant workers in booming cities who journey to the countryside to spend the season with their families

GOING HOME. Lunar New Year travelers queue at Beijing's international airport on February 6, 2013. AFP PHOTO / Ed Jones

Hey, Meteor Garden fans: F4 to reunite

Jan 09, 2013 - 4:05 PM

After 4 years the F4 members reunite for a Lunar New Year performance

FROM F4 TO JVKV. (From left) Vanness Wu, Vic Zhou, Jerry Yan, and Ken Chu will be together again in February 2013. Photo from the F4 Facebook page

Chinese chow in Lunar New Year

Jan 24, 2012 - 12:11 AM

See Manila s Chinatown through your stomach on the eve of Chinese New Year