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The Mid-Autumn Festival (traditional Chinese: 中秋節; simplified C...

wikipedia - 06 Oct 2017
The Mid-Autumn Festival (traditional Chinese: 中秋節; simplified Chinese: 中秋节; Vietnamese: tết Trung Thu) is a harvest festival celebrated by ethnic Chinese and Vietnamese people. The festival is held on the 15th day of the 8th month of the lunar calendar with full moon at night, corresponding to late September to early October of the Gregorian calendar with full moon at night.
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My $200000 bitcoin odyssey

Engadget - 05 Dec 2017
I arrived in Hong Kong at the beginning of the Mid-Autumn Festival. This is the full moon festival, celebrating the fall solstice. In Hong Kong, this means several days of public holiday. First things first, we had a technician from one of Hong Kong's ...
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This is more than a harvest festival

Ontario Argus Observer - 19 Nov 2017
However, most other countries and cultures around the world have some form of a harvest festival and celebration. These events are a time of rest after a long season of planting, tending and harvesting crops. Our neighbors to the north celebrate “the ...
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The Straits Times - 09 Dec 2017
He once took Ecstasy at a disco in Malaysia. Mr Tay also wanted to visit the casino as "people keep talking about it but I have never been there". He seemed invigorated once he entered the casino, a trip paid for by his sister. "He got out of the ...
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Macau visitor arrivals up 7.9 pct in October

GGRAsia - 23 Nov 2017
The October tally for Macau visitor arrivals was nearly 2.89 million, up by 7.9 percent compared to the prior-year period, according to data released on Thursday by the city's Statistics and Census Service. The statistics bureau attributed the growth ...
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International treats add variety to your holiday table

USA TODAY - 26 Nov 2017
Every Christmas, every Easter, every special gathering could be summed up in these words: Mom's poppy-seed bread. That's the treat my mother, Eva Socha, makes. But its true name is makowiec (mah-KOH-vyets). That's Polish, and it certainly doesn't ...
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Celebrating the harvest: Holiday traditions around the country

The News Record - 22 Nov 2017
The Chinese celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, also known as the Moon Festival. The Moon Festival has been celebrated in some form since at least 1000 B.C. The celebration is thought to have originated as a way to thank the gods for the harvest. Today ...
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Gingers, Cupcake, Swan Among Proposed Emojis for 2018

Geek - 06 Dec 2017
The Unicode Consortium, meanwhile, is putting an emphasis on Asian culture, with proposed emojis for mooncake—a Chinese baked good traditionally eaten during the Mid-Autumn Festival; red envelope, which typically signifies a monetary gift given during ...
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Your Mid-Autumn Festival guide to eating mooncakes

Quartz - 04 Oct 2017
You can almost certainly associate one or two special foods with every single traditional festival in China. And so it is with mooncakes for the Mid-Autumn Festival, celebrated each year on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month. It falls on Oct. 4 ...
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China's Official 2018 Holidays Have Been Announced

City Weekend - 01 Dec 2017
The Chinese government has just announced next year's official holidays. Here are which days we get off in 2018: China 2018 Official Holidays. NYE. New Year's Eve falls on a Sunday, so we get Saturday (Dec. 30) - Monday (Jan. 1) off. China 2018 ...
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Macau | Positive outlook on local economy - ACEM

Macau Business - 11 Dec 2017
The improvement of the city's economy in the month of October was driven by the Chinese holidays – Golden Week and Mid-Autumn Festival. The results show that the three major indicators – 'visitor arrivals', 'employment rate' and 'consumer prices ...
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International students plan to celebrate the holidays - 21 Nov 2017
She said they will buy them a gift card and write their thanks in a card. Feng said many Chinese people show their thanks through festivals like the Chinese New Year and the Mid-Autumn Festival. “I won't forget to keep in touch with my family members ...
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Penn Current - 29 Nov 2017
Get into the holiday spirit—international-style—at the Penn Museum's free, annual “Celebrations Around the World” holiday event. Guests receive Museum “passports” with “itineraries” to visit various countries and discover festive holiday traditions ...
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BRIEF-Remy Cointreau confident over Chinese New Year prospects

Reuters - 23 Nov 2017
Says Chinese market confirming rebound, mid-Autumn festival was excellent for all brands, expects good Chinese New Year in February. * Says Remy Martin cognac sales growing double digit in U.S., “very confident” over cognac prospects in U.S in H2 ...
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Corporate Gift-Giving Enters New Era of Pragmatism, Individualism

Caixin Global - 29 Nov 2017
One of the two most important dates on everyone's calendar was the Mid-Autumn Festival, typically in September or October, when some form of traditional mooncakes was the standard offering. But even then there was room for some personal touch, with one ...

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