Members of the public are already in the line since 8 a.m., even though the ticket counters open only at 9.30 a.m.
No one can deny that fireworks and firecrackers will significantly boost the festive mood but this should not take precedence over the public’s safety.
A Penang residents association has formed a lion dance troupe made up of older women aged between 40 and 78, believed to be the first of its kind in this country.
It is hoped that everyone in this country will come to appreciate the significance of these invaluable attributes, and learn to respect one another’s differences.
With the Chinese New Year just around the corner, Hong Kong residents flock to the flower market in Victoria Park, Causeway Bay to buy flowers.
For the past 17 years, Kedai Runcit Abdul Wahet in Kuching has been decorated with red lanterns, plum blossoms and auspicious images to usher in the Chinese New Year.
As China gears up to welcome the Year of the Rabbit, Lunar New Year looks slightly different in Vietnam, where the Year of the Cat is about to begin.
Xi Jinping has said he is "concerned" about the virus situation in the Chinese countryside, state media reported, as millions of people head to rural hometowns ahead of upcoming Lunar New Year celebrations.