Gulf Times - holiday
Mexico steps up border checks to keep coronavirus at bay over July 4 holiday

Mexico steps up border checks to keep coronavirus at bay over July 4 holiday

Mexican officials will install health checkpoints at various entry points along its northern border this weekend, as both Mexican and US officials fear a surge of crossings for the July 4 holiday ...

Trump shifts date of Oklahoma rally to 'respect' emancipation holiday

Trump shifts date of Oklahoma rally to 'respect' emancipation holiday

US President Donald Trump said on Friday he would shift the date of an Oklahoma rally from June 19th, the date of the ‘Juneteenth’ holiday, to June 20th out of respect for a day commemorating the end of US slavery.

Hong Kong gears up for Christmas holiday protests

Hong Kong gears up for Christmas holiday protests

Hong Kong is gearing up for demonstrations over the Christmas week with protesters planning to gather in districts across the city, including in prime shopping malls ...

Kaws’ Holiday lands in Doha

Kaws’ Holiday lands in Doha

Following the opening of Kaws: He Eats Alone at the Fire Station, Qatar Museums (QM) unveiled at the Dhow Harbour, Holiday, an installation by US born artist, Brian Donnelly – known as KAWS.

Demand spikes for TV sets during the holiday seasons

Demand spikes for TV sets during the holiday seasons

Apart from luggage and other travel accessories, television (TV) sets are among the sought after items during the holiday seasons, especially Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha, it is learnt.

Amiri Diwan announces Eid al-Adha holiday

Amiri Diwan announces Eid al-Adha holiday

The Amiri Diwan on Tuesday announced that Eid al-Adha holiday for ministries, other government entities, authorities and public institutions shall start on Sunday, August 11 and end on Thursday, August 15.

Weather forecast for Eid al-Fitr holiday

Weather forecast for Eid al-Fitr holiday

The Qatar Met department has issued a special weather forecast summary for the Eid al-Fitr holiday period.

Amiri Diwan announces Eid holidays

Amiri Diwan announces Eid holidays

The Amiri Diwan has announced that Eid al-Fitr holidays for the ministries, other government organs and the general authorities...

Ten-day holiday period in Japan as emperor is set to abdicate

Ten-day holiday period in Japan as emperor is set to abdicate

A 10-day holiday period started in Japan on Saturday, also taking in Emperor Akihito's abdication this coming Tuesday.

Tuesday official holiday to mark Qatar Sport Day

Tuesday official holiday to mark Qatar Sport Day

The Amiri Diwan has announced that Tuesday will be an official holiday to mark Qatar Sport Day.

Travel in China grows over Lunar New Year holiday: Xinhua

Travel in China grows over Lunar New Year holiday: Xinhua

People in China made 415 million domestic trips during the Lunar New Year holiday, an increase of 7.6 percent from the same period last year, the official Xinhua news agency reported ...

Tuesday official holiday to celebrate National Day

Tuesday official holiday to celebrate National Day

On the occasion of Qatar National Day which will be celebrated on December18, the Amiri Diwan has announced that Tuesday will be an official holiday ...