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Halloween highlights Asia’s supernatural links

Posted by Mai on October 31st, 2007

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Halloween highlights Asia’s supernatural links

Wednesday, October 31, 2007

HONG KONG (AFP) – While the money-making and party-throwing opportunities of Halloween thrive across Asia, the festival also shines a spotlight on the region’s profound relationship with the afterlife.

From traditional markets to modern entertainment districts, major cities across Asia are looking to cash-in on “All Hallows’ Eve.”

In Hong Kong, markets bulged with lanterns, masks, fake pumpkins and costumes that were quickly snapped up, while online game developers, cinemas and department stores splashed special offers and products in Seoul.

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