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Germany to mark victims of terrorism annually on March 11

BERLIN (AP) — The German government said Wednesday that the country will formally commemorate the victims of terrorism every March 11, starting next month. The date marks the anniver...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Dec. 21, the 355th day of 2021. There are 10 days left in the year. Winter arrives at 10:59 a.m. Eastern Standard Time. Today’s...

Germany acknowledges mistakes 5 years after Berlin attack

VIENNA (AP) — Five years after a terror attack killed 12 people at a Berlin Christmas market, Germany's president acknowledged Sunday that the government had not lived up to its duty to protect its ci...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2021. There are 12 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 19,...

What is behind the COVID protests across Europe?

As the number of COVID-19 cases rises across the European Union, many member states are implementing stricter rules to curb the pandemic. Measures include mandatory vaccination for certain profession...

New Taipei’s Mega City to become first department store to offer vaccinations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Mega City in New Taipei City’s Banqiao District is likely to become the first department store in north Taiwan to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to the public next ...

Whimsical Wonderland 2021 @Discovery Bay

Embark on a Fantastic Christmas Journey and Experience an Unforgettable Winter Holiday HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - Set off on a festive journey to Discovery Bay and enjoy ...

Omicron and delta spell return of unpopular restrictions

PARIS (AP) — Greeks who are over age 60 and refuse coronavirus vaccinations could be hit with monthly fines of more than one-quarter of their pensions — a get-tough policy that the country's politicia...

Mira Place「Jingle All The Rail」- Embark on a Christmas Journey of Beauty & Gourmet at a European Christmas Train Station

Partnering No.1 French Champagne to present the first 4m tall G. H. Mumm champagne Christmas tree in Hong KongCheck-in to win a Staycation and Spend HK$100 to drive the Beauty / Gourmet Express to ...

As Europe virus cases surge, UK plows on with its new normal

LONDON (AP) — The bars are shut in Vienna, and the Christmas market is empty in Munich, as several European nations tighten up or even lock down to combat a spike in coronavirus infections. ...

How Japanese travel 'abroad' without leaving home

A narrow boat navigates the canal, the sails of the windmill turn in the gentle wind and people are making their way to the Christmas market in the town square, surrounded by red-brick houses and over...

Europe's Christmas markets warily open as COVID cases rise

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The holiday tree is towering over the main square in this central German city, the chestnuts and sugared almonds are roasted, and kids are clambering aboard the merry-go-roun...

Tithe Ethical Consumption Movement 2021: A Family Themed Christmas Bazaar is coming to town Parent & Kids — Let’s "Shop Social & Learn Social"

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 24 November 2021 - "Shop Social" is the theme of this year's Tithe Ethical Consumption Movement (TECM), organized by Fullness Social Enterprises Society (FSES). TEC...

Austrian lockdown dampens holiday mood to contain virus

VIENNA (AP) — Austrians savored one last mulled wine in packed Christmas markets before the curtain came down on the holiday season that was just getting underway, plunging the country that gave the w...

Austria begins national lockdown to fight surging infections

VIENNA (AP) — Austria went into a nationwide lockdown early Monday to combat soaring coronavirus infections, a step being closely watched by other European governments struggling with national outbrea...