Year of the Rat

Video: Year of the Rat, Rise of the Hamster

Only five days into the Year of the Rat, and already prices have tripled – on hamsters. According to BBC News in Beijing, the hamster is now China’s must-have pet: Pet shop owners say stocks are running low –...

Cautiously Welcoming the Year of the Rat

With most of the country on vacation, or stuck in the snow, the Western media takes a look at what is likely to come for China in the brand-new Year of the Rat. From The Guardian: The spring festival is traditionally the time...

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