Santa Claus bikers parade in Tokyo against child abuse

Reuters 12/20/2020

TOKYO – Harley Davidson bikers dressed in Santa Claus costumes rode through the streets of central Tokyo on Sunday for their annual parade against child abuse, saying more children were vulnerable in 2020 due to the coronavirus…

German Santas hope to bring cheer despite masks

Reuters 12/06/2020

BERLIN – A group of Germans dressed as Santa Claus and angels who rent themselves out over the Christmas period gathered in Berlin on Saturday, keen to spread joy and practice their “Ho-ho-hos” even though they have…

Ray of festive cheer: Santa Claus feeds the fish in Berlin

AP 12/16/2019

Santa has taken a dive in Berlin. A diver dressed as Father Christmas — and a companion dressed as an angel — descended into the tank at the Sea Life aquarium in Berlin on Thursday to offer…

Santa Claus came to Olango

Norman Mendoza 12/20/2017

Imagine a bunch of youngsters dressed as Santa Claus pedaling their bicycles around your neighborhood. For hundreds of children in Olango Island, Lapu-Lapu City, the excitement was hard to contain as 150 bikers swept through eight villages…

Christmas and Santa Claus

Nestle L. Semilla 11/04/2017

Although Christmas is about the celebration of the birth of the Child Jesus, some, if not most Filipinos, have also embraced the practice of having a Santa Claus decor on houses and even the western practice of…

MAO BA?

Editorial 12/27/2016

FALL IN LINE! An elderly lady decided to shop for ingredients for her family’s Christmas feast at the last minute. When she got to the supermarket, she couldn’t believe how long the lines were, even on priority…

All about Christmas

Philip S. Chua 12/19/2016

AS THE happiest season of the year, religious and secular, comes around, we present some interesting facts about Christmas. The Philippines, most likely the country with the greatest Christmas spirit, celebrates Christmas the longest and most festive,…

Help us, Santa Claus

Jason A. Baguia 12/02/2016

Brimming with joy, the tax man told his guest, the God-man, that he would return to his victims four times the amount he had stolen from them. The visitor then proclaimed that salvation had come to the…

Senior poses as ‘Death’, warns against drug use at cemetery

Nestle L. Semilla 10/31/2016

VISITORS paying their respects to their departed loved ones at Calamba Cemetery were surprised yesterday on seeing a senior citizen dressed in a skeleton suit and holding a scythe. But rather than causing alarm, Mang Boy’s scythe…

Santa is coming to town

Apple Ta-as 10/25/2016

Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, Right down Santa Claus lane He’s got a bag that’s filled with toys For boys and girls again… EVERYONE loves Santa Claus, and no matter how old we are,…

Santa Claus’ house good spot for a selfie

Nestle L. Semilla 12/19/2015

Mandaue City’s version of Santa Claus’ north pole has become one of the Christmas attractions at the city plaza for residents and visitors wanting to take selfies or groufies. The 16 by 18 foot red and white…

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