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Chinese New Year: The year of the snake

  The Lunar New Year, also known as the Spring Festival, begins on February 10 and marks the start of the Year of the Snake, according to the Chinese zodiac.

Travelers in China nod off on odd nap devices

  Train passengers heading home for the Lunar New Year have been using unique sleep inventions to get their naps. NBCNews.com's Alex Witt reports.

China exports, imports surge boosts recovery hopes

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's exports and imports surged as inflation abated in January, pointing to a rebound in external and domestic demand not solely explained by Lunar New Year holiday distortions, the first hard economic data of the year showed on Friday. Full story

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