All mall in Shanghai, the largest city in Mainland China, with Christmas trees and Star Wars promotions (Photo via jingdaily.com)

Global Perspective: Happy New Year! The Chinese Style

We all know that Christmas is a Western holiday that is relatively new to people in Asian countries. In recent years there has been debate in the United States about whether we should apply an originally Christian holiday to all the people in the US no matter their religion. The debate takes place in different forms over different things, from whether you should say “Merry Christmas” or “Happy holidays” to a non-Christian, to the debate over Starbuck’s new red holiday cups. However, in Asia, Christmas and the New Year celebrations seem much less religious. In this article, we will talk about how people Keep reading...