New York declares Lunar New Year a public school holiday
Lunar New Year is now an official public school holiday in New York state.
Key details: Gov. Kathy Hochul signed legislation to make the dec...
10 festivals guaranteed to make your Asia trip more memorable
While some people travel to relax and unwind, others do it to experience different cultures and traditions, for which there is no better pla...
5 traditional dishes served during Eid al-Fitr
Eid al-Fitr, an important day of festivity marking the end of Ramadan for Muslims around the world, starts on Thursday.
The special holiday ...
Man embarks on 750-mile journey on foot to propose to girlfriend he met on TikTok
A man in Thailand has embarked on a journey of love and commitment with the aim of winning his girlfriend’s hand in marriage.
Japan officially designates January 31 as ‘Final Fantasy VII Day’
Japan has officially designated January 31 as “Final Fantasy VII Day.”
The date marks 26 years since the classic Square Enix rol...
Netizens poke fun at ‘dinosaur’ lechon served at Filipino family’s NYE dinner
An image of a massive lechon baka — roasted calf — served at a Filipino family’s New Year’s Eve dinner went viral on social media.
BTS’s V gifts ARMY his cover of ‘It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas’
Just in time for Christmas, BTS’s V gifted fans with a cover of “It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas.”
The K-pop star uploaded the...
NYC to make Diwali a public school holiday
New York City Mayor Eric Adams, state assembly member Jenifer Rajkumar and Department of Education Chancellor David Banks announced on Thur...
Pchum Ben, Cambodia’s ‘Festival of the Dead,’ will end early due to COVID-19
October 5 marks the beginning of Pchum Ben, a 15-day religious festival in Cambodia during which Buddhists commemorate seven generations of ...
From mythical turtles to moon spirits: the legends behind Chuseok and Mid-Autumn Festival
Today, on the 15th day of the eighth lunar month, many East and Southeast Asian families are gathering for a millennia-old holiday celebrati...
How 6 Asian Countries Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day
What started as a Irish religious holiday in 1631 is now a reason for celebration in various parts of Asia.
Due in part to the spread of Iri...
Lifetime to Produce Their First Holiday Film Centered on a Chinese American Family
“A Sugar & Spice Holiday,” a movie that centers on a Chinese American family, was greenlit from the American cable channel Lifetime.
11 Gifts Even Your Strict Asian Parents Would Actually Want
Shopping for your parents is no easy task. You probably know them better than anyone else in the world, but somehow it’s intrinsically...
Boba to Pandas: 12 AirPod Cases For Literally Everyone On Your List
Help your friends and family show off their unique personalities with clever and cute AirPod cases.
The hottest tech accessory used to be g...
Why Thanksgiving Used to Be a Major Holiday in the Philippines
Fun fact: Thanksgiving Day was previously celebrated in the Philippines.
The idea of the Philippines commemorating a controversial feast bet...
‘Crazy Rich Asians’ Star Awkwafina Honors Great-Grandfather in Heartfelt Thanksgiving Instagram Post
Nora Lum, also known as Awkwafina, shared a heartfelt message on her Instagram account during Thanksgiving in honor of her great-grandfather...
Beijing Unleashes Robot Police During Holiday Week to Scan Everyone’s Face
A special force of robot police was deployed in Beijing to assist human officers and ensure public safety during the National Holiday Week i...
Chinese Park Uses Honor System to Sell Lunch to Tourists, Gets Exactly What They Deserve
A 1 yuan ($0.15) lunch project at a tourist spot in Luoyang, Henan province, China went better than expected after it earned more money than...
The Great Wall of China Invaded With ‘Sea of Tourists’ as Chinese Celebrate Golden Week Holiday
Massive throngs of tourists who are on break for the Golden Week holiday in China have been flocking to the Great Wall of China and other lo...
China Creates a New Holiday to Celebrate Traditional Clothing
China has established a new national holiday to celebrate traditional clothing, also known as huafu.
In a Weibo announcement on April 8, the...
Coca-Cola Bottles in the U.K. Come With One Ingenious Surprise
As part of their ever-festive holiday ad campaigns, Coca-Cola bottles in the U.K. ingeniously transform into bow-wrapped presents by simply ...