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30 Jan 2014 23:09 GMT | Asia Pacific
Millions of people are preparing to ring in the Year of the Horse. A fortnight of festivities gets underway to celebrate Chinese Lunar New Year.
Al Jazeera's Craig Leeson reports from Beijing.
Source: Al Jazeera
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