US shoppers spent more online during this year's holiday shopping season, a report by Mastercard Inc showed on Wednesday, with e-commerce sales hitting a record high.

[WASHINGTON] For decades, the Canadian and American defence agency Norad has provided updates on Santa Claus's international gift delivery route, but this year, for the first time, US astronauts...

PHOTOS

[ROVANIEMI, Finland] In Finland's remote Lapland region, the Santa Claus Village amusement park is a snowy wonderland of reindeer rides, ice castles, snowmobiles and igloo hotels where Christmas...

A TEENAGER whose parents were divorced saw very little of her father, a wealthy investment banker. Nevertheless, he always remembered her at Christmas and on her birthday, and twice a year he...

The festivities are in full swing at these four family homes.

“Some of my all-time favourite Christmas dishes are Feng and Eurasian Christmas Pie. Feng is a dry curry made up of nearly every part of the pig’s innards, finely chopped and slow-cooked in a...

'TIS the weekend before Christmas, and all through the house, busy hands are putting up last minute decorations and planning the final touches of the festive menu. So take a breather from work and...

READERS’ TREAT

BT readers can look forward to a 20 per cent discount for any of these festive menus at one of Singapore's newer restaurants.

ARMENIA IS THE smallest country in the Caucasus. But it holds the distinction of being the first country in the world to officially accept Christianity as its national religion in 301 AD.

IF THERE'S ONE Christmas gift that's going to be in the stockings of chefs and other avid cooking enthusiasts this year, it's likely to be a Thermapen.