Russian Orthodox mark Christmas in midnight Masses 

MOSCOW (AP) — Orthodox Christian believers across Russia have crowded into churches to stand shoulder-by-shoulder for Christmas Eve midnight Masses. The Russian Orthodox, like several other O...

A heartwarming embrace of a mother and son - Philippine Airlines crew member surprises his mom on flight home for Christmas

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After spending 17 Christmases apart, Juan Paulo Fermin, a Philippine Airlines employee walked through the cabin of the New York-Manila Flight to give his parents as a...

2017 Christmasland in New Taipei City named perfect Christmas market in Asia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The 2017 “Christmasland in New Taipei City” has been pulling in crowds after kicking off on November 24, and has been named one of the four perfect Christmas m...

Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport wishes everyone a Merry Christmas!

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In order to spread a little Christmas cheer, Taoyuan International Airport invited Santa Claus and a few helpers to deliver season’s greetings and some gifts to trav...

Manila Economic and Cultural Office hosts Christmas party for migrant workers in Taipei Sunday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) put on an outstanding Christmas party for Filipino migrant workers in the Fine Arts Park on Sunday. At the party, an ME...

Jakarta to allow Christmas celebrations on Merdeka Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The governor of the Indonesian capital of Jakarta will allow religious celebrations to take place on Merdeka Square, one of the largest squares in the world, including Chr...

Taiwan News Weekly Roundup – December 1

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Top stories this week included 2017 Christmasland in New Taipei City kicks off, Taoyuan factory fire burns for over 3.5 hours, Black Friday at Costco ends early, Red air p...

2017 Christmasland kicks off in New Taipei City 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The most spectacular New Taipei City's 2017 Christmasland kicks off on November 24, bringing 39 days of merry activities to Banqiao area.  New Taipei City...

Maine boy with cancer dies after wish for early Christmas

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A 9-year-old Maine boy with cancer has died after his wish for a Christmas celebration was fulfilled. Jacob Thompson's family used social media Monday to annou...

10 Places to Find Christmas Desserts in Taipei 2016

Taipei (Taiwan, News) -- Whether you are looking for last minute Christmas gift ideas, a special cake to take to a holiday party, or a box of confections to treat yourself, we have made it easy by mak...

Five best places in Taiwan to celebrate Christmas

Christmas is widely celebrated in Taiwan even though it is not a public holiday. Stores would sell Christmas-related items and restaurants serve special Christmas Day set menus. Local governments w...

Trees for Troops – Delivering the Holidays for the Military

MEMPHIS, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 11, 2016--FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the Christmas SPIRIT Foundation are joining forces again for a special delivery to America’s service members and their famili...

3D light show to feature in New Taipei's Christmas celebration

Taipei, Nov. 3 (CNA) A 3D light show will be projected on New Taipei's iconic Christmas tree as part of the city's festive events this year, the city government said Tuesday. Australian comp...

Obamas get into holiday spirit at benefit concert

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Obamas celebrated the holiday season Sunday with "The Rock" and singers Rita Ora and Darius Rucker.President Barack Obama and his family attended the 33rd annual "Christmas in W...

Holiday events, from light shows to menorahs

NEW YORK (AP) -- The dark days of December are being lit up with holiday sparkle all over the map, from creative Christmas trees to giant menorahs. Gingerbread houses, light displays and train shows a...