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Halloween 2009

Boo! China's first "haunted house" spooks this Halloween

This Halloween, prepare to be scared in China. The country's first Halloween haunted house attraction is spooking the crowds in Shanghai, with its creators hoping to cash in on the traditions of the ancient, but essentially Western, festival to commemorate the dead. Full story

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About Halloween

Halloween is an annual holiday celebrated on October 31. The Celtic festival of Samhain and the Christian holy day of All Saints are seen as the original Halloweens.

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Foreign pupils celebrate Halloween in Beijing

2009-10-30 12:51:35 GMT Xinhua English Pupils were getting together to celebrate the traditional Western Holiday of Halloween, which falls on Saturday.

Cyber crime to soar as Halloween approaches

2009-10-29 06:25:21 GMT SINA.com Security experts are warning users and administrators to be wary of unsolicited email messages in the days leading up to Halloween. Skip related content

Why Halloween terrifies some kids

2009-10-29 06:24:30 GMT SINA.com The pitter-patter of little feet running from door to door this Halloween, dressed to the nines in their creepiest costumes sounds, like good old-fashioned fun.

Treat kids to a safe Halloween

2009-10-27 09:08:08 GMT SINA.com MONDAY, Oct. 26 -- There's no trick to keeping children and the rest of the family safe on Halloween. Some simple precautions will ensure that the night is a treat for everyone.

Halloween shopping fun

2009-10-31 05:53:41 GMT City Weekend Glory Mall

Rock out this Saturday with our DIY Halloween costume ideas

2009-10-28 09:54:47 GMT City Weekend “For me, nothing is sexier than a flight attendant. Hollywood is full of sexy flight attendants, raising expectations for travelers who are too often disappointed by the reality of the girls in the sky. That’s why this Halloween, I’m giving people what they want: the archetype of the attractive flight attendant, complete with elegance, class and true sex appeal.” Gigi Peng (gigi.198@hotmail.com) is a Beijing-based fashion designer.

Something spooky for everyone: The top ten Halloween bashes in Beijing

2009-10-27 09:03:44 GMT City Weekend There’s something for everyone this Halloween, here are ten of the best goings on around the capital.

Luga's Halloween party

2009-10-27 09:01:43 GMT City Weekend Starts Oct 31st , ends Oct 31st

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Annual Halloween parade takes place in New York

2009-11-01 08:42:57 GMT Xinhua English Citizens dressed in costumes take part in the annual Halloween parade in New York on Oct. 31, 2009.

White House celebrates Halloween

2009-11-01 08:34:01 GMT Reuters Performers greet local school children as they arrive for a Halloween reception by U.S. President Barack Obama and his family at the White House in Washington, October 31, 2009.

Taste pumpkins, enjoy Halloween holiday!

2009-10-29 02:29:14 GMT Reuters Zookeepers fed pumpkins to the zoo's lions, tigers, bears and gorillas, in honor of the upcoming October 31 Halloween holiday.

Beijing lit up by Jack O'Lanterns for Halloween

2009-10-28 08:44:41 GMT China Daily As Halloween approaches, sales of the products for this traditionally Western festival have soared in China. Halloween falls on October 31. In the past week, more than 10,000 pumpkin lanterns have been sold on Taobao.com, a popular destination for China's online shoppers.