Home to over 60% of the world's population and centuries of human history, there's a whole lot to learn about Asia. Get started with profiles of key events and historical figures, along with articles about cultural and scientific contributions.
Read about Tet, the exciting Lunar New Year celebration in Vietnam. Learn about traditions and what to expect if traveling during Tet.
When the Chinese New Year rolls around, it might be useful to know how to wish people a happy new year in the local languages, especially if you're in China.
While the origins of many New Year's traditions go back thousands of years, some are quite recent.
Chinese New Year is the most important and, at 15 days, the longest holiday in China. Learn how to traditionally celebrate Chinese New Year's Day.
Learn about Nian, or the Spring Festival, its origin, development, and the link to a monstrous story.
Chinese New Year in Taiwan is widely celebrated. Taiwanese New Year festivals include Pingxi Sky Lantern Festival, Bombing the Dragon, and more.
Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in Chinese culture. Learn how to say happy new year in Chinese so that you can partake in festivities too.
Chinese New Year reportedly started with a ferocious monster and a wise old man who advised villagers on how to defeat it.
The Tet Offensive was launched by North Vietnam in early 1968 during the Vietnam War and though defeated it changed public perception of the conflict.
Amy Tan is well-known for The Joy Luck Club. Here are quotes from vignettes from four Chinese American families.
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