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Entries From Category: 'Singapore Chinese New Year'


The Best Chinese New Year Posts This Year!

January 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Singapore Chinese New Year

Only the best!
Especially for my readers I compiled the below list of Chinese New Year posts that you will definitely need to read if you want to be properly prepared for next years Chinese New Year celebrations.

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Five Very Important Things I Learned This Chinese New Year

January 28th, 2009 · 1 Comment · AngryAngMo Blog, Singapore Chinese New Year

1. Before joining the gambling sessions, put some money aside for your cab ride home. First point.

The four long days of main Chinese New Year celebrations are over in Singapore. Its a sunny Wednesday morning, the new lunar year has … Continue Reading

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Do You Want To Know Why Singapore Canceled This Years CNY Fireworks?

January 23rd, 2009 · 4 Comments · AngryAngMo Blog, Singapore Chinese New Year, Singapore Events

No Fireworks in Singapore this year.
Personally I wasn’t a big fan of the fireworks conducted in Singapore anyway. But thats probably just due to the relatively high level of expectations I gained, after having witnessed the gigantic NYE fireworks in … Continue Reading

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“I Hate Chinese New Year!”

January 22nd, 2009 · No Comments · AngryAngMo Blog, Singapore Chinese New Year

Why Chinese New Year Isn’t As Welcomed As You Might Think

Of course there is all this beautiful red decoration everywhere, long cues of people changing their money to the rare “Chinese New Year Edition”, just to spread it sourly smiling … Continue Reading

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Don’t Get Lost This Chinese New Year! All The Important Opening Hours And MRT Timings!

January 21st, 2009 · 8 Comments · Singapore Chinese New Year, Singapore Transport

No Food, Closed Shops and an empty stomach.

This is my personal way of welcoming the new Chinese New Year. Its Monday and I am already facing my first main challenge this season. Not starving.
(Read: 10 Things You Should Never Do At Chinese New Year)

Like every year I am not involved in some Mahjong or/and food marathon but stuck at work, where the Japanese markets are without remorse and giving me plenty to do for not being reminded of the major holiday that is actually taking place these days.

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Chinese New Year, Through The Eyes Of An Expat (Part2)

January 20th, 2009 · 5 Comments · AngryAngMo Blog, Singapore Chinese New Year

Luck, Oranges and a fist fight.
How does that fit together? In my second part of trying to explain the Chinese New Year from an expats point of view, the customs and traditions will be explained in more detail. Enjoy the … Continue Reading

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10 Things You Should Never Do At Chinese New Year

January 19th, 2009 · 6 Comments · Singapore Chinese New Year

You did what?

Eyes full of disbelieve and surprise were starring at me. Its the second day of Chinese New Year celebrations last year. And I am not sure of what crime I had just committed.

I had met a couple of friends for Yusheng (Read: Chinese New Year Threw The Eyes Of An Expat (Part 1) and was proudly presenting my four new books that I got me as part of my New Years Resolution, reading more instead of sitting in front of my Laptop. So far a good start into the New Year… at least thats what I thought.

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Chinese New Year, Through The Eyes Of An Expat (Part1)

January 19th, 2009 · 1 Comment · AngryAngMo Blog, Singapore Chinese New Year

Boom, Boom, Boom!!
I wake up, and wonder why I decided to camp right in the middle of a drumming training center last night.
But “no”, now I remember, I’m still in my flat in Singapore, its just one of these mornings … Continue Reading

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Which Chinese New Year Animal Are You? Find Out!

January 16th, 2009 · 13 Comments · Singapore Chinese New Year

The countdown is ticking. Chinese New Year 2009 is right at your footstep, red balloons are dangling in front of every door you pass by and Orange trees are popping out of nowhere as if you were walking through some Spanish fruit plantation.

But maybe experiencing the Chinese New Year for the first time or still wondering about those red packages everybody exchanged or the food that was thrown in the air all around you, there are many questions for the expat or person who is not familiar with these festivities in general.

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