Palestinians protest patriarch ahead of Orthodox Christmas

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Dozens of Palestinians are protesting the arrival of the Greek Orthodox patriarch of the Holy Land at an Orthodox Christmas celebration in Bethlehem. The ...

German rock star brings 'great good fortune' to Transylvanian village

It's Christmastime in Radeln, a village in Transylvania, the heart of Romania, far removed from the hustle and bustle of urban life. Children and young people have been entertaining their families...

Top Christmas dining options in Taipei in 2018

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- For those who long to enjoy a Christmas dinner this year in Taipei, Taiwan News has created a list of restaurants, bars and hotels that offer either dine in opportunities or tu...

AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Latin America, Caribbean

This photo gallery highlights some of the top news images made by Associated Press photographers in Latin America and the Caribbean that were published in the past week. U.S. Border ...

New Taipei's dazzling Christmasland lights up tonight

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei City's annual Christmasland light festival is bigger than ever this year and kicks off this evening at 5:20 p.m. (Nov. 16) in New Taipei City Plaza, featuring fo...

New Taipei's psychedelic Christmasland lights up tomorrow

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- New Taipei City's annual Christmasland light show will be bigger than ever and kicks off tomorrow (Nov. 16) in New Taipei City Plaza, featuring psychedelic 3-D light shows ...

Ohio boy, 2, who got early Christmas dies of brain cancer

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 2-year-old boy with brain cancer who had an early Christmas celebration planned for him by his friends and family has died. The Cincinnati Enquir...

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 Christmas...

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 market...

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 MECO of...

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 pollut...

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's ann...