The state and private schools, which follow the curriculum of the Ministry of Education, in addition to kindergartens and adult education, will commence the new school year 2019-2020 today with one million and one hundred thousand students. From Sunday, Sept.1, 2019, the first semester will begin to last for about 77 days excluding the weekends. The teaching, administrative and technical staff of about 26,000 members already started official duty last Sunday.
Japan placed 11 of its 47 prefectures under a state of emergency in January as a third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic swept the nation. One of those prefectures, Tochigi, has already emerged early from the emergency restrictions.
Padraig Harrington will make his first competitive appearance in seven months when the three-time Major winner targets a second victory in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Open at Galgorm Castle Golf Club from Sept.24-27.
Millions of Italian pupils head back to the classroom next week after six months at home, confronting a new reality of outdoor lessons, coronavirus “isolation rooms” and even a possible ban on singing.
California’s Supreme Court is considering on Wednesday whether President Donald Trump must disclose his tax returns if he wants to be a candidate in the state’s primary election next spring.
Syria’s Foreign Ministry says a “humanitarian corridor” has been opened so that civilians in a besieged, rebel-held area in the north of Hama province can leave.
One of Hong Kong’s main highway links, the Cross-Harbour Tunnel, reopened early on Wednesday as a lockdown of the nearby Polytechnic University appeared to be drawing to a close
Ras Al Khaimah Tourism Development Authority (RAKTDA) is working closely with hospitality partners and government authorities to safely welcome guests back to the Emirate as restrictions are gradually eased, and hotel pools and beaches become accessible to visitors.
Mass protest movement views election as a charade intended to keep the ruling elite in power. Police disperse crowd on streets in central Algiers with sticks in but then fell back as more protesters arrive.
Under the patronage of His Highness Dr Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohammad Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, the Khorfakkan Municipality unveiled the “Monument of Khorfakkan Square” which takes the shape of a huge traditional censer on Sunday morning.