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Paper goggles and sanitisers among tomb sweeping day offerings to help ancestors fight coronavirus in the afterlife

Paper masks and goggles are among offerings that ethnic Chinese in Malaysia will burn to mark tomb sweeping day, hoping their ancestors can use them to fight the coronavirus in the afterlife.Ching Ming Festival is one of the most important dates for Chinese communities, and is observed across East and Southeast Asia. During the festival, which this year falls on Sunday, it is customary for Chinese to offer prayers, sweep their loved ones’ graves and burn paper models of items that could be…

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