By Alma Cruz Miclat
It has been 42 years since my first Chinese New Year in Beijing. And 28 years since my last in the Chinese capital, as I, with my husband Mario and our two Chinese-born daughters, returned to the Philippines in 1986 right after the first Edsa People Power Revolution that brought down the Marcos dictatorship.
On Chinese New Year, February 10 (Sunday, from 7 p.m.), welcome the year of the Black Water Snake at Discovery Shores Boracay with a dinner buffet unlike any other at Sands Restaurant.
By Marianne Barriaux
A billion-plus Asians 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.
By Joyce Woo
Want to know what’s in store for 2012? Who will win the US election? Will the eurozone implode? China’s feng shui masters tackle the big issues with their predictions for the Year of the Dragon.
By Nancy T. Lu
The Lunar New Year in Chinese society or community traditionally sees the emergence and proliferation of decorative pictures and prints overflowing with auspicious symbols to convey wishes for good fortune, prosperity, longevity and even double happiness.