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 Irish expatriates, St. Patrick’s Day is now recognized around the world in Singapore, South Korea, India, China, Japan and Malaysia.
“A Sugar & Spice Holiday,” a movie that centers on a Chinese American family, was greenlit from the American cable channel Lifetime.
Shopping for your parents is no easy task. You probably know them better than anyone else in the world, but somehow it’s intrinsically difficult to find them something that they’d actually like. They tell you that they don’t want anything. They tell you not to waste your money. But if you don’t get them anything — oh boy — they won’t forget that.
Here are some crowd-pleasers that even the strictest of Asian parents would like!
Help your friends and family show off their unique personalities with clever and cute AirPod cases.
The hottest tech accessory used to be gachapon Winnie the Pooh keychains in costumes. Although gacahpon never goes out of style, the thing to do in 2020 is to dress up those bland white AirPods cases!
Fun fact: Thanksgiving Day was previously celebrated in the Philippines.
The idea of the Philippines commemorating a controversial feast between the Pilgrims and Native Americans in 1621 may seem slightly bizarre, but it starts to make sense when one remembers that the Southeast Asian nation used to be a U.S. colony.
‘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.
The “Crazy Rich Asians” star shared a picture of a menu card she found at her family’s old restaurant, which was founded by her great-grandfather, Jimmy Lum, who lived through the Chinese Exclusion Act.
A special force of robot police was deployed in Beijing to assist human officers and ensure public safety during the National Holiday Week in China.
The robots, which stood slightly shorter than most adults, were equipped with a camera, speakers, warning lights, and wheels that allowed them to “walk” around.
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 number of people it served.
During the Golden Week holiday in China, the Laojun Mountain National Geological Park decided to offer meals to tourists that consist of a noodle soup, a steamed bun, and a sausage all for the price of 1 yuan, according to The Paper as translated by Shanghaiist.
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 local hotspots since Monday.
The week-long public holiday kicked off on October 1 with 145,000 people attending a special flag-raising ceremony at Tian’anmen Square. The celebration marked the 69th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China.
China has established a new national holiday to celebrate traditional clothing, also known as huafu.
In a Weibo announcement on April 8, the state-run Communist Youth League announced that the first China Huafu Day will be on April 18, to be organized by video site Bilibili in cooperation with its media arm and Dongjia, an e-commerce platform.
As part of their ever-festive holiday ad campaigns, Coca-Cola bottles in the U.K. ingeniously transform into bow-wrapped presents by simply peeling the wrapper and pulling a tab.
The special holiday bottles are available for Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Life, Coca-Cola Zero and Diet Coke. Unfortunately, the uniquely wrapped bottles are only available in the U.K.