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Chinese Valentine Day

August 29, 2017 Comments

We all know that Valentine’s Day in the Western world falls on February 14th. But in some countries, Valentine's Day celebrations happen at different times of the year. In Japan, people celebrate White Day, which is celebrated on March 14th. On White Day, the men who received chocolates on February ...

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Tips to Increase Productivity During Ramadan

June 06, 2017 Comments

During Ramadan, Muslims refrain from eating and drinking from sunrise until sunset and we devote more time to prayers and practicing religious rituals late into the evening. Therefore, Muslim employees might find it challenging to keep productivity and performance levels up during Ramadan....

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Memorial Day: An American Holiday

May 25, 2017 Comments

Memorial Day is one of the great national holidays in America. It is observed on the last Monday in May and is a solemn time for remembering and celebrating the military men and women who served and died for our country. It is also the kick-off to summer and the end of the school year. It is always ...

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Easter Around The Globe

April 17, 2017 Comments

All around the world, the Christian holiday, Easter, is celebrated with various traditions. Easter is a significant time for Christians as it celebrates the resurrection of Jesus Christ. In this blog I will highlight a few Easter traditions around the globe....

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St. Patrick's Day: Luck O' The Irish

March 16, 2017 Comments

St. Patrick’s Day occurs annually on March 17th, in honor of the patron saint of Ireland, who died on March 17th in the fifth century. St. Patrick was born in Britain and was kidnapped when he was 16 years old and brought to Ireland as a slave. He eventually escaped and is credited with bringing Chr...

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The Symbolism of Chinese New Year Foods

January 27, 2017 Comments

The Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in Taiwan and it falls on January 28th this year. It is the time when families get together and celebrate. The New Year’s Eve dinner is usually the most bountiful one, and just like other holidays around the world, food plays an essential role in th...

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Christmas-Translating Traditions Around the Globe

December 21, 2014 Comments

Christmas, December 25th, is a Christian holiday celebrating the birth of Jesus Christ, a spiritual leader whose teachings form the basis of the Christian religion. Christmas traditions range from decorating trees, exchanging gifts, singing Christmas carols, attending church, imbibing in food and dr...

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