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Top Lunar New Year ads for 2018

Top Lunar New Year ads for 2018 Lunar New Year has come and gone. During this time, there is one particular country that is flooded with LNY TV ads – my birth country Malaysia.   In 1996, the first non-commercial LNY ad appeared on Malaysians’ TV and it was produced by Petronas (oil and...

Beginner’s guide to delight your Chinese staff/boss this week.

Beginner’s guide to delight your Chinese staff/boss this week. We are 3 days away from Lunar New Year (LNY) – the most significant day for more than 1.6b Chinese around the world.   In the past 15 years of my banking career living in 8 different countries and 12 cities, I managed very diverse teams and was also managed...

Find out your good (and bad) predictions in 2018 Year of the Dog

Find out your good (and bad) predictions in 2018 Year of the Dog In Chinese culture, the lunar calendar welcomes a different zodiac sign every year based on 12 different animals. Each year the sign is also coupled with five different elements – metal, water, wood, fire or earth. In 2018, it will be the year of the Earth Dog. Many...

Did you say Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year?

Did you say Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year? October is here. That means some of the most significant cultural festivals will be upon us over the next six months. Diwali takes place on Thursday 19 October. Christmas is on Monday 25 December. And Lunar New Year is on Friday 16 February 2018. Wait… What’s Lunar...