Tags : holiday season

Avoiding family fests “the safest bet” this Xmas, advises WHO

The WHO said Monday that avoiding family gatherings would be “the safest bet” over Christmas, insisting there is no zero-risk option for traditional holiday merry-making during the coronavirus pandemic. World Health Organization officials said it was down to governments to weigh up the economic and social benefits of loosening pandemic restrictions over the festive period, […]...Read More

Masked choco Santas all-rage in Hungary, orders pour in for

When confectioner Laszlo Rimoczi decided to put masks on his chocolate Santas in his small workshop in rural Hungary, he intended it as a light-hearted joke to raise people’s spirits amid a worsening coronavirus pandemic. But it turned out to be shrewd business move as orders surged online, and now he can hardly keep pace […]...Read More

The next long weekend in UAE just around the bend!

The UAE government has announced three consecutive holidays from December 1st to 3rd to celebrate its Commemoration Day alongside the 49th National Day. The first, is an annual holiday honouring the sacrifice and dedication of Emirati soldiers who lost their lives in the defence of the nation. This year, the occasion falls on a Tuesday, […]...Read More

A once in a ‘Blue Moon’ celestial phenomena this Halloween!

The night sky will bring an added treat this Halloween as it features a spectacle that has not occurred in nearly two decades. Halloween is shaping up much differently this year due to the coronavirus pandemic with some communities electing to cancel trick-or-treating to reduce the risk of the virus spreading from one household to another. […]...Read More