PHOTOS: Chinese New Year celebrations

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A man watches fireworks in Manila’s Chinatown, in the Philippines, as people celebrate the Lunar New Year on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. The 2020 Lunar New Year marks the Year of the Rat in the Chinese zodiac calendar. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

Members of Cambodia’s Chinese community wait to perform a traditional dragon dance to celebrate Lunar New Year Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in front of Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
A Cambodian vendor prepares grilled pigs for selling for Lunar New Year celebrations Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)
People burn joss sticks as they pray at the Wong Tai Sin Temple, Friday, Jan. 24, 2020, in Hong Kong, to celebrate the Lunar New Year which marks the Year of the Rat in the Chinese zodiac. China is expanding its lockdown against the deadly new virus to an unprecedented 36 million people and rushing to build a prefabricated, 1,000-bed hospital for victims as the outbreak cast a pall over Lunar New Year, the country’s biggest and most festive holiday. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
A monk walks in front of miniature Buddha statues at the Seng Guan temple in Manila’s Chinatown, in the Philippines, as they celebrate the eve of Lunar New Year on Friday, Jan. 24, 2020. The 2020 Lunar New Year marks the Year of the Rat in the Chinese zodiac calendar. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)
Local Chinese artists perform a dragon dance during a celebration to mark the Lunar New Year at Chinatown Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
Indonesian ethnic Chinese hold incense sticks as they pray during a celebration of the Lunar New Year at a temple in Jakarta, Indonesia Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. The celebration marks the Year of the Rat in the Chinese calendar. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)
Visitors read banners placed on a barbed wire fence with messages wishing for the reunification of the two Koreas as they visit to celebrate the Lunar New Year at the Imjingak Pavilion, near the demilitarized zone of Panmunjom, in Paju, South Korea, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
People burn joss sticks as they pray at the Wong Tai Sin Temple, in Hong Kong, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 to celebrate the Lunar New Year which marks the Year of the Rat in the Chinese zodiac. (AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
A man pushes a child in a stroller wearing a face mask past decorations for a canceled Lunar New Year temple fair at Longtan Park in Beijing, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. China’s most festive holiday began in the shadow of a worrying new virus Saturday as the death toll surpassed 40, an unprecedented lockdown kept 36 million people from traveling and authorities canceled a host of Lunar New Year events. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
Employees stand at the gates of the Shanghai Disney Resort, which announced that it will be closed indefinitely from Saturday, in Shanghai, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. China’s most festive holiday began in the shadow of a worrying new virus Saturday as the death toll surpassed 40, an unprecedented lockdown that kept people from traveling was expanded to more than 50 million residents and authorities canceled a host of Lunar New Year events. (AP Photo/Fu Ting)
An Indian Chinese woman holds joss sticks to place in the cauldron on the first day of Chinese Lunar New Year in Kolkata, India, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. People in Asia and around the world are celebrating the Lunar New Year on Friday with festivals, parades and temple visits to ask for blessings. This year marks the year of the rat, one of the 12 animals in the Chinese astrological chart. (AP Photo/Bikas Das)
Members of the Chinese community dance with costumes to mark the Chinese New Year at the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. This year marks the “Year of the Rat” in the Chinese Lunar calendar. (AP Photo/Michel Euler)
Local Chinese people pose for a photo in front of a lion dance troupe during a cerebration to mark the Lunar New Year at Chinatown Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in Yangon, Myanmar. (AP Photo/Thein Zaw)
A man watches fireworks in Manila’s Chinatown, in the Philippines, as people celebrate the Lunar New Year on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020. The 2020 Lunar New Year marks the Year of the Rat in the Chinese zodiac calendar. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila)

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