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  1. China tightens graft watch ahead of holidayRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The disciplinary watchdog of the Communist Party of China launched a weekly anti-graft report on Monday ahead of the May Day holiday. In the report, the CPC Central Commission for Discipline Inspection named officials involved in 112 cases of illegal subsidies, lavish spending at weddings and funerals, use of public funds for banquets, running private errands with official cars, among others.


  2. Senior Beat: Cupcake Battles help fund Walk to End Alzheimer'sRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

    ... cap and lucky spoon (doesn't every cook have one?) and start planning your award worthy cupcakes for this fun May Day contest. creative designs and enjoy our judging panel, including local media guests." said Kristie Miner, director of admissions ...


  3. Turkish police block Taksim Square in IstanbulRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Trend

    Turkey's police blocked Taksim Square in Istanbul due to expected May Day rallies of the trade unions, the Milliyet newspaper reported April 20. The newspaper said that today Turkey's trade unions appealed to the Istanbul mayor's office on holding a rally to mark May 1. It was also reported that the Istanbul mayor's office refused to allow trade unions to hold rallies on Taksim Square, explaining that the square has no place for such rallies. Despite the expected rallies in Istanbul in support of the protests on Taksim Square, these rallies virtually spread over many major cities in Turkey.


  4. May will begin with chamber music for those who enjoy Brahms and the celloRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    Cellist Natalie Raney is a recent graduate of the San Francisco Conservatory of Music. She has arranged a chamber music recital at which she will celebrate May Day with the performance of two trios by Johannes Brahms, each played with a different pair of musicians.


  5. BEIJING: Japan, S. Korea to be top destinations for Chinese touristsRead the original story

    Sunday | Asia News Network

    Japan and South Korea are proving to be the most popular destinations for Chinese tourists during the upcoming May Day holiday, according to local travel agencies. Zhang Nan, a 29-year-old woman living in Beijing, said she had planned to visit South Korea during the three-day holiday, but is yet to confirm a booking, because "agencies told me all their products to the country were fully booked weeks ago".


  6. Make a lei for your furry friendRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | KITV-TV

    Niki Libarios from Hawaii Doggie Bakery cam in Saturday morning to talk about, "May Day for Dogs," where owners can treat their furry friends to a lei. and getting our furry friends involved as well.


  7. Celebrate your May Day with a bath, music and more: Press RunRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 |

    ... ribbons, it was a sign of distain for the young lass, perhaps by the would-be future mother-in-law. The earliest May Day celebrations appeared in pre-Christian times, with the Roman festival of Flora, the goddess of flowers. This was actually held ...


  8. Worker among workersRead the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2009 |

    ... 1 is his feast day, as instituted by Pope Pius XII in 1955 to counter the communists' celebration for workers on "May Day". You don't have to be a Roman Catholic to appreciate Joseph the Worker. Christians can all stand united in the spirit of ...


  9. Appeals court hears arguments on Obama immigration actionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | CBS News

    Marchers rally under the Chinatown Gateway before marching to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. Federal appeals judges on Friday peppered lawyers on both sides with questions in a fight over President Barack Obama's move to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.


  10. AWA begins Takoradi flights in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 |

    ... to its travellers", the airline announced. Flights in and out of Takoradi will commence with a maiden flight on May Day and then subsequently every Monday Wednesday and Friday in the mornings and evenings. Speaking on the journey of AWA so far with ...


  11. May Day: Communists To Hold March And SDHK To Hold Rally In YerevanRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Groong

    Politics The Yerevan Municipality has accepted a notification by Tachat Sargsyan, First Secretary of the communist Party of Armenia , on holding a march in downtown Yerevan at 12.00, May 1. The march will start from the statue to prominent painter Martiros Saryan.


  12. Workers warned of threat to May Day paymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 |

    WORKERS have been warned that they may not get their wages on time next month, due to a shut-down of European banks for May Day. Last May, thousands of people were left without wages, after the May Day holiday on the Continent shut down interbank transactions in this country.


  13. Food Festival May DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 |

    'We are hoping to do it every year. It does not necessarily mean it is going to be on May 1 and 2 of every year because the maiden is strategically positioned to coincide with Ghana's May Day celebration just for us to drive traffic there.


  14. Fermanagh goes Wilde this MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 |

    A new arts festival celebrating the life and times of Irish playwright, essayist and wit Oscar Wilde will take place in Enniskillen and Fermanagh on the May Day Bank holiday weekend from May 1 to 4. Organisers of A Wilde Weekend by Lough Ernest say their festival is the first of its kind in the world and is solely dedicated to celebrating Wilde through a full range of Wildean related art forms including prose and poetry, theatre, talks, music, film, literature, domestic and decorative arts and even garden tours.


  15. May Day marks maiden Ghana Food FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | GhanaWeb

    ... is going to be on May 1 and 2 of every year because the maiden is strategically positioned to coincide with Ghana's May Day celebration just for us to drive traffic there. We are hoping to assemble everybody who is into food and beverages together ...


  16. Man rescued from Mount's Bay to say 'Big Thank You' with Penzance RNLI fundraiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Falmouth Packet

    ... run nationally in the UK, following its success in Ireland. It starts on Friday May 1 and runs across the four-day May Day bank holiday weekend, with street collections and fundraising events taking place in and around the south west. The charity ...


  17. April: the season of newbies, nendo and Narita taishokuRead the original story

    Monday Apr 13 | The Japan Times

    ... April 30 and May 1 will be working days, although many companies give their workers a holiday on a a 1 4a a 1 4 (May Day). Banks and government offices will be closed from May 2 to 6. In recent years it has been observed that young Japanese are less ...


  18. Go Mild For The Next SessionRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 11 | Brookston Beer Bulletin

    ... dabbled in cross-cultural beer making when it comes to mild? The first Friday of May is also the first day of May. May Day, or International Workers Day, and it is apt that a beer style closely associated with the industrial regions of England ...


  19. China braced for crowded May Day holidayRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Xinhuanet

    About 41.2 million trips are expected to be made by train during the May Day holiday from April 30 to May 3, Chinese people's first long period of leave since the Lunar New Year holiday in February. Travel will peak on May 1 with an expected flow of 11.8 million passengers, the railway authorities said on Saturday.


  20. Hong Kong/Shenzhen: Bleak Labour Day ahead for HK hotelsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Asia News Network

    ... said Lam Chi-ting, general secretary of the Federation of Hong Kong Trade Unions in Tourism. "Booking for the May Day holiday is far from satisfying," he said. Lam added that the situation could be worse than the tourism industry slump caused by the ...