The festivities mark one of the largest annual human migrations in the world, as millions of Chinese journey home to celebrate with family and friends.
By Lora Strum
Lunar New Year is the only time many people make the long trek to see their families, some traveling more than a thousand miles to reach home.
By Abbey Oldham
With fireworks crackling and incense burning, families celebrated the Chinese Lunar New Year on Monday by eating, dancing and cleaning house.
By Larisa Epatko
Millions of Asians are traveling home to celebrate the weeks-long Lunar New Year, but are they ringing in the Year of the Sheep or the Goat?…
By Larisa Epatko
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, a UN report found that civilian deaths and injuries in Afghanistan rose by 22 percent last year. It also said more Afghans died in battles between the Taliban and government forces than from bombs, unlike…
China’s spring festival, Chunyun, began earlier this month and people are on the move. Billions of them.
Celebrations around the world are already underway for the Chinese New Year, which begins next Thursday, Feb. 19 and lasts until March 5. Often marked by fireworks and family feasts within China, customs and observances of 2015's Year of the…
In "Last Train Home" filmmaker Lixin Fan documents the migration of millions of Chinese workers during the Chinese New Year -- the largest human migration in the world -- through the prism of one family. This documentary is part of…
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