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Sunday, 21 July, 2002, 15:23 GMT 16:23 UK
CHINESE NEW YEAR


Hong Kong Will Asia's tiger economies roar in 1998?
Festivities to mark the Chinese Year of the Tiger will give anxious investors only a pause for relief, according to Chinese soothsayers.

tigers Tiger killings must stop says WWF
The World Wide Fund for Nature is to launch an international action plan to save the tiger around the world on January 28 to coincide with the Chinese Year of the Tiger.

Tiananmen Gate Red lanterns of prosperity
As Chinese New Year approaches, thousands of lantern makers in northern China are hard at work.

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