Lunar New Year bazaars see sales dip

Millions of Chinese across the world have begun celebrating the start of the Lunar New Year.

Whether you're in the restaurant trade, tourist industry or retail, it's widely accepted that the holiday is good for business.

But in Hong Kong and Singapore stall-holders at the cities' annual bazaars say takings have not been as high as they hoped.

The BBC's Helier Cheung and Charlotte Glennie have been gauging the mood on the streets.

BBC News