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Year of sheep? Or goat?

Tuesday, February 17, 2015 - 05:50

A goat statue on display in Beijing on Monday. Elsewhere, other Chinese new year decorations have featured sheep.


THE coming Chinese new year has stirred a debate over which zodiac creature is the correct one for the year - the sheep or the goat - but folklorists dismiss the fixation on animals as missing the point.

With traditional astrology in China attaches different animal signs to

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