lunar new year

China’s manufacturing has taken a hit in recent weeks as the country has halted some transportation and quarantined residents to contain the virus.
A remembrance to victims of this week's deadly helicopter crash, Lunar New Year celebrations, and a pygmy chameleon round out this week's best images.
Leslie Wiser founded Radical Family Farms to explore her own biracial identity. What she didn’t expect was that the farm would become a pillar of community for other Asian Americans who had a similar longing in their lives.
Leslie Wiser founded Radical Family Farms to explore her own biracial identity. She wanted to provide a space to grow the Asian and German heritage vegetables that her grandparents missed when they moved to America. What she didn’t expect was that the farm would become a pillar of community for other Asian-Americans who had a similar longing in their lives.
Gifting red envelopes, eating rice cakes and watching lion dances are just a few of the ways people celebrate.
"It’s a time for reflection, for thanking those who came before or who may have helped us get to where we are today," Forrest Wheeler said.
From Korea to Vietnam, lion dances and lantern ceremonies are a sight to behold.
Here are just some of the many ways Asians across the world celebrate Lunar New Year.
The Chinese Zodiac can be traced back to a celestial race between animals.
A fake date can cost as little as 15 cents an hour.