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CHRISTMAS

Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Dec 5, 2020
Consumers seek to enjoy a creative Christmas online amid COVID-19
Staying home for Christmas doesn't have to equate with being bored and lonely.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 20, 2020
Museum's Christmas display depicts Santa chatting online amid pandemic
The museum expresses its gratitude to medical personnel in this year's display by dressing Santa in blue to represent the protective gowns worn by health care workers.
COMMUNITY / Voices / OVERHEARD
Dec 28, 2019
'Christmas sale'
'Selling minced meat at its standard weekly sales price is not really a 'Christmas sale.''
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Dec 26, 2019
Not so lonely this Christmas: Britain's ethical businesses tackle isolation epidemic
Babies bounced on parents' knees, toddlers danced around the room and crackers were pulled with the elderly care home residents in their armchairs as everyone sang along to a medley of Christmas songs.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 26, 2019
Britain's scandal-hit Prince Andrew skips Christmas Day walk after royals' 'bumpy' year
Britain's Prince Andrew skipped the royals' traditional Christmas Day walk to church after what his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, said in her seasonal address had been a "bumpy" year.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 25, 2019
'Santa' robs Colorado bank, throws money to passersby
A man with a white beard was being held on $10,000 bond for allegedly robbing a Colorado bank and throwing the stolen cash into the air while shouting, "Merry Christmas!" to passersby, police and local media reported on Tuesday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Dec 25, 2019
Trump calls troops ahead of Christmas holiday, plugs economy, is reminded to get Melania a gift
President Donald Trump called members of all five branches of the military stationed across the world to share greetings ahead of the Christmas holiday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Dec 24, 2019
No Christmas Mass at Notre Dame for the first time since Napoleon
For the first time in more than 200 years, worshippers will not be able to celebrate Christmas Mass at Notre Dame cathedral, still being restored after a devastating fire.
Japan Times
LIFE / Language / BILINGUAL
Dec 24, 2019
'Tis the season for a lot of gift-giving
If you want to give gifts at Christmas, Hanukkah or New Year's Eve, then get the language of giving and receiving down pat
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 23, 2019
Christmas in Japan is a time for love, preferably romantic
'Tis the season to be jolly? Well ... maybe not so much if you're single during Christmas in Japan.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Dec 23, 2019
Israel reverses ban, letting Gaza Christians visit Christmas sites
Christians in the Gaza Strip will be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas, Israel authorities said on Sunday, reversing a decision not to issue them permits.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 15, 2019
60% of Japanese eat something special for Christmas, poll finds
A recent Jiji Press survey has shown that 57.4 percent of people in Japan eat something special for Christmas and that about half of such people buy take-out food.
Japan Times
WORLD / Society
Dec 13, 2019
Israel bars Gaza's Christians from visiting Bethlehem and Jerusalem at Christmas
Christians in the Gaza Strip will not be allowed to visit holy cities such as Bethlehem and Jerusalem to celebrate Christmas this year, Israeli authorities said on Thursday.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Entertainment news
Dec 11, 2019
Homeless Santa? Banksy reindeer mural goes viral amid rough sleeping crisis
A mural by anonymous British street artist Banksy depicting a homeless man being pulled by two reindeer has gone viral on social media, as the number of homeless deaths in the country hit a new high last year.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Dec 11, 2019
Trump's Dec. 15 China tariffs threaten a long list of Christmas favorites
U.S. President Donald Trump has days to decide whether to impose tariffs on nearly $160 billion in Chinese consumer goods just weeks before Christmas, a move that could be unwelcome in both the United States and China.
Japan Times
COMMENTARY / World
Dec 10, 2019
Stop with the gifting and just give
The most wonderful time of the year has developed an irritating verbal tic.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 1, 2019
Supposed relic from Jesus' manger arrives in Bethlehem as Christmas gift from pope
A fragment of wood reputed to be from the manger where Jesus was laid after his humble birth arrived in Bethlehem as a gift from the Vatican on Saturday, kicking off Christmas season at the town revered as the place of Jesus' birth.
Japan Times
WORLD
Nov 23, 2019
Rome will return relics of Jesus' supposed manger to Bethlehem before Christmas
Wooden relics said to be from the manger that held the infant Jesus will be returned from Rome to Bethlehem in time for the Christmas season, Palestinian officials said on Friday.
Japan Times
WORLD / Science & Health
Dec 26, 2018
New Delhi residents spend Christmas indoors as smog crisis stretches into fourth day
Many Delhi residents were forced to spend Christmas indoors this year as air quality remained at "severe to emergency" levels for a fourth day, in the Indian capital's worst smog crisis this year.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 26, 2018
Twitter lights up like Christmas tree as Trump challenges 7-year-old's belief in Santa
President Donald Trump set off a Christmas social media storm when he asked whether a 7-year-old was too old to believe in Santa Claus, capping a week of plunging stocks, a government shutdown and the U.S. defense chief's unceremonious departure.

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