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Hong Kong’s Taoist funerals

The superstition, symbolism and how to stop your soul being dragged into the coffin

by Heidi Ng From swordplay to sweet treats, few

Bea Johnson promotes book on zero-waste lifestyle


TAIPEI, Taiwan – Bea Johnson, who in the US has been dubbed the guru of the zero-waste movement, arrived in Taiwan on

Holiday sales jump 4.9% over last year

Despite thousands of store closings this year, Americans supplied a final flurry of spending to give retailers their best holiday season sales since

Festive Tips to Set a Holiday Mood at Home

It’s the most festive time of the year. Be sure to fill your home with the classic scents, sounds and sights of the

Why Do Jews Celebrate Hanukkah?

by Ariel Feldman (Newsweek) When asked which Jewish holidays they know, my students frequently name Hanukkah first.

Indeed, it is probably the most

Saregama Carvaan USA Launch


November 2017: After an extremely successful launch in India, Saregama is now launching Saregama Carvaan, the portable digital audio player

The Essence of Diwali : Light, Listen, Learn, Care

CONTINUED FROM LAST WEEK’S ISSUE: Krishna Killed Narakaasur: The Bhagavata Purana tells us about Narakasura, an evil demon king who had managed to

After yoga, meditation breaks into the mainstream

NEW YORK | AFP – It is 5 pm, otherwise known as rush hour in Manhattan. Julia Lyons, 31, finishes work and heads

Actress Suhasini Maniratnam set to perform in Houston

A sprightly young girl was often accompanied to Kalaimamani K.J. Sarasa’s Bharatanatyam dance class by her aspiring actor uncle. Soon he

The Essence of Diwali : Light, Listen, Learn, Care

Looking back to Diwali during childhood days in India, one recalls a celebration that was about fostering community, camaraderie and caring relationships. These