|Baby Boom Expected in Year of Monkey|
Chinese traditionally believed babies born in the Year of Monkey to be smart and confident, due to their love of the animal because it is cute and resembles humans in many ways.
|Carnival Spirit Lights Up Through Generations During Spring Festival|
One of the activities that people enjoy during the Lunar New Year is taking part in temple fairs, which have become a staple of Spring Festival celebrations in China.
|Cold Front to Chill China during Holiday|
A strong cold front is moving across China from west to east, bringing temperature drops, rain and snow, the weather observatory forecast on Wednesday.
|Former Israeli PM Given 1 Month's Community Service|
An Israeli court has sentenced former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to one month's community service for obstruction of justice.
|GM Recalls 473,000 Trucks, SUVs due to Brake Pedal Failure|
General Motors is recalling 473 thousand trucks and SUVs due to concerns about brake pedal failures.
|Dubai's Landmark Lights up to Celebrate Spring Festival in UAE|
A series of events in shops, malls and tourist areas are held in the United Arab Emirates to mark this year's Spring Festival celebrations.
|Carbon Sequestration to Help China in Climate Change Negotiations|
China's forests and wider ecosystem store around 100 billion tonnes of carbon that would otherwise contribute to climate change talks, according to new official research.
|Smog Forecast to Hit Beijing|
Heavy smog is forecast to hit Beijing from Wednesday to Friday as the air is stagnant, making it unfavorable for diffusing pollution such as fireworks smoke.