Quiet New Year for Kelantan Chinese families without their children

N Faizal Ghazali

Modified 12 Feb 2021, 2:59 am

Celebrating a holiday is never really complete without the presence of loved ones, and festive periods are also times of reunion when those who are far away will return.

In Chinese society, the eve of Chinese New Year is traditionally celebrated with prayers to ancestors and eating a big meal with immediate family members.

However, it's different for this Year of the Ox as the Chinese community takes its turn to celebrate a festival with new norms and having to...

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