People in villages and cities across China and other parts of Asia are getting ready to celebrate the Lunar New Year this weekend. DW looks at some of the preparations for the festivities.
Folk artist Kan Zongqin from eastern China's Shandong Province made a total of 100 rooster-shaped dough figurines to greet the lunar new year of the rooster.
Proud rooster owners posed in Shunde, in China's southern Guangdong Province.
New Year's meals are lavish and the holiday represents the peak time for meat consumption. Paramilitary policemen in Hangzhou pulled this pig outside for slaughter.
A giant golden rooster lantern lights up Singapore's Chinatown district.
Myanmar's capital was decorated with lanterns ahead of the Lunar New Year festivities.
"Gong xi fa cai" is a wish for wealth in the new year - very fitting here in Jakarta's business district.
Resident in Xuan La, a village near Hanoi, Vietnam, were making "Banh Chung" rice cakes in preparations for the Lunar New Year festivities, known as "Tet."
The Indian Army has put out a video warning Indians about Chinese hackers extracting personal information using the social media application. Cybersecurity experts say hacking WhatsApp groups is no "rocket science."
China made a series of historic decisions at its 13th National People's Congress in Beijing. Not only will President Xi Jinping be able to rule indefinitely, he is more powerful than ever, says DW's Philipp Bilsky.
The president closed the two-week National People's Congress with the promise of a new era of military might. Xi said that any nation interfering in China's territorial integrity would face "the punishment of history."
The appointments will impact China's economic reform efforts and its drive to modernize its armed forces. The National People's Congress also confirmed appointments to the posts of finance, commerce and foreign minister.
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