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Changing times, changing new year customs

Chinese New Year celebrations are a showcase, too, for changing values and practices in a community. Here are excerpts from Asia News Network writers

What young Chinese in Indonesia must not forget Aimee Dawis Jakarta Post

"Do you know your Chinese name?" a reporter from a Chinese daily asked me.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 24, 2018, with the headline 'Changing times, changing new year customs'. Print Edition | Subscribe