Peter Olszewski writes about Rebels Motorcycle Club’s planned charity, Cambodia Toy Run, in Siem Reap, where underprivileged children on the outskirts of the city will receive gifts from old and new members of the riding club.
Two nights before Christmas Eve, Olympic Stadium was extravagantly filled with lights and music as Metfone’s 10th anniversary celebration was not to be marked without a bang.
It was a solemn Christmas for the congregation in Indonesia’s Carita, a seaside town left reeling from the tsunami that has killed over 400 people and devastated the western coast of Java, as many churchgoers have fled the area for fear of further disasters.
At least 6.3 million foreign tourists are expected to travel to Italy over Christmas.
The one family still living in a Christian village devastated by Islamic State worked hard to revive Christmas traditions that have brought at least a few of its people home for the holiday.
Zambian President pardons 593 prisoners as part of the Christmas celebrations.
For over 25 years, expatriates celebrate Christmas in Dubai with large Christmas trees.
In the spirit of Christmas, Singapore Club Cambodia held its “Joy of Giving” Christmas party at Himawari Hotel Apartments on December 18.
Don’t miss the free-for-all Christmas-themed show entitled Viva X’Mas.
Diversification is the name of the game these days, and Siem Reap is about as diverse as it gets, with all manner of people and tribes from all manner of countries represented in the city’s melting pot expat community.
Ongoing and Upcoming Events: 31 Dec : Marina Bay Singapore Countdown – 31 Dec : New Year’s Countdown in Sentosa – 11 Jan – 10 Feb : Pongal Celebrations – 19 Jan – 27 Jan : Singapore Art Week
So, get ready with your chilled wine or soda, chips and popcorn, pucker all your pillows, clutch your most comfy blanket, turn off your phone, and allow yourself to get filled up with Christmas cheer through these inspiring, comical, dreamy movies this holiday.
As of late, Cambodians join the millions worldwide who usher in the Christmas season.
Christmas decorations are going up for the first time in years in Damascus.
To make everyone feel the spirit of Christmas even before December 25, Himawari Hotel Apartments held its annual Christmas Fair on December 15 and 16.
Ongoing and Upcoming Events: 1 Dec – 26 Dec : Christmas Wonderland – 31 Dec : Marina Bay Singapore Countdown – 31 Dec : New Year’s Countdown in Sentosa – 19 – 27 Jan : Singapore Art Week
Violence against children is often an area that attracts little interest from decision makers. Cambodia has proven, for the best, to be an exception.
Police scour eastern France for a fugitive gunman behind a deadly Strasbourg attack.
A yearend holiday in Courtyard by Marriott Siem Reap Resort is a feast for the senses!
Ongoing & Upcoming Events: 10 Nov – 1 Jan : Christmas on a Great Street – 1 Dec – 26 Dec : Christmas Wonderland
31 Dec : Marina Bay Singapore Countdown – 31 Dec : New Year’s Countdown in Sentosa
‘Tis the season to be jolly, indeed! Khmer Times’ Anith Adilah Othman joins the Christmas Tree lighting of Phnom Penh’s Raffles Hotel Le Royal, and finds out how the luxury boutique hotel turns this festive season into a more meaningful and charitable celebration.
In the spirit of Christmas, hundreds gathered at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra on December 2 for a two-hour concert featuring a 30-person chorus dubbed Musica Felice.
The merriment of Christmas can be enjoyed throughout December at NagaWorld. The five-star establishment rolls out various festive-themed promotions and activities for its loyal patrons.
Ongoing and Upcoming Events: 10 Nov – 1 Jan : Christmas on a Great Street – 1 Dec – 26 Dec : Christmas Wonderland – 31 Dec : Marina Bay Singapore Countdown – 31 Dec : New Year’s Countdown in Sentosa
Singapore prides itself as one with the highest number of expatriates, making it one of the most diverse nations in the world. As it embraces different cultures, it has also become of the most visited places for extravagant and colourful celebrations in Asia.
Ongoing and Upcoming Events: 10 Nov – 1 Jan : Christmas on a Great Street – 1 Dec : ZoukOut – 1 Dec – 26 Dec : Christmas Wonderland – 31 Dec : Marina Bay Singapore Countdown
For over four decades, the Singapore Zoo has offered its visitors an up-close encounter with the wonders of wildlife. Just as you think you have seen all that they can offer, the Singapore Zoo is offering you another way to experience the magic of rainforests.
We’re all anime lovers, whether we admit it or not. There is just a kind of childlike bliss every time we see our favorite characters on television or when we wear anime costumes ourselves, and let these characters come to life through us.
In a nutshell, Deepavali Festival is a celebration of the victory of light over darkness, of good over evil. The word in Sanskrit means “rows of lighted lamps”. And people celebrate Diwali by literally celebrating light!
In Chinese folklore, a mythical beast, ‘Nien’, used to attack villagers every spring. It could only be driven away by the colour red and loud noise. At present, the festival serves as a tradition to ward off the beast using firecrackers and lights.