Dog Days

According to Chinese astrology, the coming Year of the Dog will be a prosperous one — particularly if you were born under that sign (or in a rabbit, tiger or horse year). Chinese restaurateurs and transport operators certainly don't need to be told twice: the holiday period typically brings a business boom as [an error occurred while processing this directive] Chinese the world over throw lavish banquets, go on vacation or head home to see their families.

One of the cities where the tills will ring loudest will be Hong Kong, where several days of celebratory events are being held. These kick...

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