The top of the Empire State Building in Midtown Manhattan will shine in red and gold starting Friday night in a salute to the Chinese Lunar New Year that starts on Feb 8.
Dozens of New York elementary students from National Dance Institute perform traditional Chinese dance including lion dance and yangko dances at the event of 2016 Happy Chinese New Year Fantastic Art China at New York's Javtis Center on February 8, the Chinese New Year's Day.
Everything on the "Wall of Kindness" is free to those who need it, giving the city's homeless and impoverished residents a chance to dress themselves in warm clothes amid the recent cold.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank appointed five vice-presidents with work experience in both developed and emerging economies.
Traditional art shows of the temple fair attracted a great number of tourists.
Brazilian forward Alex Teixeira is set to move to Chinese club Jiangsu Suning, his manager at Shakhtar Donetsk confirmed on Thursday.
Greece came to a standstill on Thursday during the first 24-hour general strike of 2016.
Latin American countries have enthusiastically embraced the Chinese New Year with dance and music performances, some of them by acclaimed Chinese troupes.
Red lanterns were hung to greet the Spring Festival in Raohe county of Shuangyashan city, northeast China's Heilongjiang province.
As executive director of Washington State China Relations Council (WSCRC), Kristi Heim joined the welcoming committee of government officials and corporate CEOs led by Gov Jay Inslee to greet Chinese President Xi when he arrived in Seattle on the start his US state visit.