Transports of delight: Chinese get a taste of home for Lunar New Year

By Emily Chow and Sophie Yu SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese unable to re-unite with loved ones this Lunar New Year are sending them a taste of home instead, using food packages to bridge the distance, as coronavirus warnings in some regions put a stop to the usual lengthy journeys home. Beijing resident Wang Hui has received homemade dried beef, fried rabbit, spicy tofu and smoked pork that his mother bought online for him after he decided not to visit his southwestern home city of Chongqing. “In her eyes, I’m always short of food,” said Wang, 27, who works for an internet firm. “The new year hol…

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