Asia watch: Homecoming, budgets, new stars and more

India's Congress party president Rahul Gandhi (left) with his sister Priyanka Gandhi and her husband Robert Vadra at a memorial ceremony for former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in New Delhi last May. Ms Gandhi is due to hold her first press con
India's Congress party president Rahul Gandhi (left) with his sister Priyanka Gandhi and her husband Robert Vadra at a memorial ceremony for former Indian prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in New Delhi last May. Ms Gandhi is due to hold her first press conference with her brother next Monday in Lucknow, as election campaigning heats up.PHOTO: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Festive February is here, with Chinese New Year due to be celebrated in a number of countries. Several announcements have been lined up, meetings have been planned and budgets are to be delivered, among other events. Together, these will make the shortest month of the year as interesting as any other.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 01, 2019, with the headline 'Homecoming, budgets, new stars and more'. Print Edition | Subscribe