Road safety is a big issue every long holiday season in Thailand. Authorities always come up with fresh ideas to curb traffic accidents that claim hundreds of lives over major holiday periods. The death toll from road accidents during each Songkran or New Year festival can reach 300-400 a year.
It was a day for Japanese in Cambodia to say “akemashite-omedetou-gozaimasu” or “Happy New Year” to each other.
New Year celebrations weren’t over yet as EuroCham members, partners and friends held an exclusive networking event to celebrate the year 2019 last week.
North Korea’s Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, in his New Year address, said he is ready to meet US President Donald Trump again anytime to achieve their common goal of denuclearising the Korean peninsula.
PM Hun Sen last night ushered in the New Year at the Win-Win Monument.
Cambodia has its very own Khmer New Year in April. But the lights and music on the streets every December 31 proves that Cambodians are also very fond of partying in the countdown to the universal New Year.
Out with the old, in with the new. It is that time of the year again where you tell yourself that the year ahead will be different – that this time you are determined to convert into a full-blown vegan or go down a few sizes.
Ongoing and Upcoming Events: 31 Dec : New Year’s Countdown in Sentosa – 19 – 27 Jan : Singapore Art Week
14 Jan – 17 Jan : Pongal Celebrations – 28 Jan – 24 Feb : iLight Singapore Bicentennial Edition
At least 6.3 million foreign tourists are expected to travel to Italy over Christmas.
Embrace 2019 with an array of delightful offerings at NagaWorld.
Michael Vatikiotis’ “Blood and Silk – Power and Conflict in Modern Southeast Asia” launched at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival does that.
Starting the New Year with an article about grieving might seem gloomy and perhaps, even, downright inappropriate.
Japan’s Emperor delivers his traditional New Year address in one of the last such occasions before he abdicates next year.
The National Social Security Fund provides government benefits to female workers who delivered babies over the New Year.
Eight people are injured by a firework explosion at the New Year’s countdown in Kep.