Chinese New Year

Make merry on the 15th, and final, night of the Chinese New Year with fireworks and lanterns burning bright. But as the festive celebration draws to a close, there is one last thing left for some people to do: to write their name and phone number on a mandarin orange and toss it into a
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Wondering what everyone else’s makeup plans are for the upcoming festivities? Don’t fret if you have not planned out your beauty looks. You still have time. Check out these three lovely Malaysian ladies’ favourite products for the Lunar New Year, and maybe you’ll get some inspiration. Chaniel Lum Bao Yi, 22, freelancer “I prefer a vibrant
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As Chinese New Year approaches, nurseries do roaring business because auspicious plants are must-haves for the festivities. Chrysanthemums, Phoenix tail, kumquats, bamboo and desert roses (fu qui hua) are perennial favourites as their names symbolise values of Chinese treasure. And these days, a new generation of Chinese are redefining their favourite Lunar New Year plants. Social
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For the festive season this year, Marks & Spencer has released an exclusive Chinese New Year womenswear collection. The carefully curated designs of contemporary wardrobe essentials resonate fabulous style, while perfectly embodying the spirit of celebration. Numbering 11 pieces, they are suitable for both dressed-up and dress-down days throughout the Chinese New Year festivities and beyond. The different designs
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Two local airlines are stressing the spirit of togetherness this Chinese New Year with heartwarming videos. Both Malaysia Airlines and AirAsia have released short productions that highlight the importance of family values this Year Of The Pig. Malaysia Airlines released a special festive video, highlighting the most important tradition surrounding the festivity, the reunion. The
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To commemorate the festive season, Habib has launched its exquisite Auspicious Diamond pendant and Rose Gold necklace. This stunning piece can be found in all Habib’s stores and is retailing for RM1,888. There is also the Year of the Boar Lunar Gold Bar that bestows good fortune, family blessings and prosperity. It is crafted in 916
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Atria Shopping Gallery (Atria) is celebrating Chinese New Year with the theme ‘A Joyous Spring Reunion’. From now until Feb 17, various activities will be held including Atria Chinese Calligraphy Competition 2019, Chinese tea tasting workshop, kids art and craft workshop by Global Art, cooking demo workshop by celebrity chef Amy Beh, traditional costumes experience
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This Lunar New Year, think cherry blossoms, peonies, golden lions, firecrackers and Chinese floral prints to give you inspiration for your makeup look. While the colour red, which conveys good fortune and joy, takes front and centre during this auspicious celebration, you can pick from a family of reds and pinks to complement your outfit.
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It’s the season to dress up and show up in bright colours, new clothes and outdazzle everyone at the family reunion, and all other Chinese New Year gatherings. We can’t tell off well-meaning relatives and friends because we really don’t know when we’re getting married, have another child or live up to their expectations, but
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CNY is just around the corner, and these auspicious dishes guarantee happy family meals (and full tummies). PROSPERITY ALL-YEAR ROUND (Braised dried oysters, mushrooms and abalone) 10 dried shiitake mushrooms, rinsed and soaked till soft (reserve soaking water)10g pork belly1 tsp cooking oil1 tsp chopped garlic1 tsp chopped ginger6 dried oysters, soaked briefly for 10
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During the hectic Chinese New Year period, Chinese restaurants are often besieged with customers – from families hankering after delicious Chinese meals to corporations hosting festive dinners for their employees. The bottom line is, many chefs are completely run off their feet, which means anything that helps speed up the cooking process is often welcomed
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