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Traditional English pub becomes lavish Christmas spectacle

LONDON, Dec 21: A traditional English pub has been cloaked in more than 80 bright green Christmas trees while nearly 22,000 dazzling lights attract tourists and locals alike to the festive display in London. The lavish decorations adorning “The Churchill Arms” pub in the fashionable Notting Hill neighborhood took a week and a half to set up and generate ...Full Article

The wonders of Manipur

IMPHAL, the capital of Manipur is a city that has not been marred by tourism is a place to visit for those wishing to experience a more authentic side ...Full Article

Chinese turn to gallows humor and superheroes as they hunker down in smog

BEIJING, Dec 20: A Beijing driver calls a radio station in a panic. The smog is so thick he’s just shot through five red lights because he couldn’t see ...Full Article

With photographs and treasured objects, Whampoa’s elderly residents tell their stories

SINGAPORE, Dec 20: As a teenager, Mdm Jessie Tang collected Chinese movie magazines and flyers, and Chinese opera posters and newspaper clippings dating back to the 1950s. For the ...Full Article

Artist Liu Bolin live streams Beijing smog to raise awareness

BEIJING, Dec 20: Chinese artist Liu Bolin, known as “the invisible man” for using painted-on camouflage to blend into the backdrops of his photographs, says his latest project aims ...Full Article

Rising supplies and falling prices bring caviar to mass market

PARIS, Dec 17: A surge in production and cut-price deals from supermarkets are bringing caviar to the mass market. But that doesn’t bother Petrossian, one of the world’s oldest ...Full Article

In Lapland home, Santa prepares for Christmas

ROVANIEMI, Finland, Dec 17: At Santa Claus’ Lapland home in Finland, his helpers sort out piles of letters from around the world, each detailing children’s requests for this Christmas. ...Full Article

In pictures: The making of Chinese New Year Street Light-Up 2017 lanterns

SINGAPORE, Dec 16: The year of 2016 is still edging to a close, but preparations for 2017’s Chinese New Year Street Light-Up in Chinatown are already under way. A ...Full Article

In Stalin’s native Georgia, Soviet dictator still revered by some

GORI, Georgia, Dec 16: In Nazi Stefanishvili’s family home in Gori, posters, paintings and books fill a tiny room dedicated to the Georgian city’s most famous son, Soviet dictator ...Full Article

Springsteen’s ‘Born to Run’ Chevy up for auction

NEW YORK, Dec 16: Bruce Springsteen’s 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air convertible, referenced in his iconic song “Born to Run,” is up for auction and is expected to fetch several ...Full Article
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