Chinese New Year

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Movies to watch with your pooch to ring in the Year of the Dog

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According to the Chinese zodiac, 2018 is Year of the Dog — a calendar creature we can truly get behind.

Chinese New Year begins on Friday, Feb. 18, with two weeks of celebrations around the globe. 

So, to celebrate the coming of a canine year, why not watch a film that runs on four legs? We’ve got to wait until March for the release of Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs, but there’s still plenty of high-quality pooch cinema to watch. 

Whether you have your own four-legged friend or are just looking to live vicariously through one’s adventures, these films are a special treat. Read more…

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Food

Order Your Peking Duck in Advance at These Chinese Restaurants

Do you celebrate Chinese New Year? If you do, you’re probably planning to enjoy a Chinese feast. Whether you’re craving spicy noodles or peking duck, there are many restaurants you can book a table or room for your family. To make it easier for you, we’ve put together a list of Chinese restaurants with varying […]

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Fashion

Love Dachshunds or French Bulldogs? Show It With Chinese New Year Pieces

Chinese New Year is a couple of weeks away (Feb. 16 to be exact). How would you want to spend it? There’s the option of watching a dragon dance at Chinatown in Binondo, buying tikoy to share at home, and also shopping for limited-edition collections. Just like previous years, brands are coming out with items inspired by […]

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Entertainment

Would You Pay $1,500 to Rent a Boyfriend For Chinese New Year?

China is seeing a rise in “rent-a-girlfriend/boyfriend” apps as the Lunar New Year comes tomorrow. Yup, these apps do exist. Reuters reports that there are five major date-hiring apps in China. The most popular one being Hire Me Plz. (Did a teenager think of this name?) It’s also found that singletons would ask for ¥1 to ¥10,000—you do […]

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Fashion

A Guide to Dressing for Chinese New Year

It’s common to think of food―tikoy and dumplings―and fireworks during Chinese New Year. With all the festivities happening this Saturday, it’s important to spruce up your style with the latest CNY collabs. As we welcome the Year of the Fire Rooster, we look at some pieces that you can use in any occasion this weekend. […]

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Fashion

Meet the New Faces of H&M’s CNY Collection: Fan BingBing and Li Chen

The Chinese New Year is about 18 days away and to kickstart their campaign, H&M introduced Fan BingBing and Li Chen as the couple to front this year’s exclusive CNY collection. The Chinese actor and actress are actually a couple in real life and this launch is in time to also celebrate their 520 days […]

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Fashion

Isabelle Daza and Georgina Wilson Show Us How to Dress for V-Day

We literally just celebrated Chinese New Year and now Valentine’s Day is around the corner! And guess what? Here comes the yearly dilemma of what to wear, which appears to be ten times as daunting during this time of the month. Save your hearts and bows for another day—that’s a look that only befits Minnie […]

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Entertainment

Fire Up Your Chinese New Year With These 4 Outfit Ideas

It’s Chinese New Year once again this coming Monday, and while you’re busy reveling at the thought of finally having an excuse to eat tikoy the whole day and receiving ang paos from our titos and titas we have just one question for you: Have you planned out your #ootd for the festivities? If the answer is no then you’re in for […]

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Fashion

Retail Giant Rolls Out Exclusive Collection for Chinese New Year

Looking to take a break after the Christmas and New Year craziness? You might need to put that on hold for a bit. H&M reminds us that Chinese New Year is just around the corner with an exclusive collection just for the occasion. Boasting of lots of red, tassles, and monkey prints (because it is […]

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