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UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

(WAM) -- Sunday, the 24th of May, will be the first day of Shawwal 1441 H, marking the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, announced the Moon-sighting Committee in a statement issued after its meeting tonight at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al...

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

Toss coin to determine new Palawan mayor

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May. 17, 19 | 1:34 pm

Palawan, Philippines– Two mayoralty candidates in the town of Araceli, Palawan will be flipping coin to determine their fate in this year’s mayoralty race.

Incumbent Mayor Noel Beronio and former Mayor Sue Cudilla both received 3,495 votes during the midterm elections.

The Municipal Board of Canvassers passed a resolution to resort to a toss coin with the winner to be proclaimed shortly after, said elections officer Emil Yap Alili.

The Omnibus Election Code states that in case of a tie local, election offices can resort to drawing of lots or toss coin to see who is more lucky than the other. The winner will be proclaimed after.

The toss coin between the two mayors should be done before this week ends because the law says both candidates should receive a five-day notice before the test of luck.

The two candidates have agreed to the coin toss.

Araceli is an island municipality northeast of mainland Palawan with 14,909 residents as of 2015.

Photo Caption: Araceli incumbent Mayor Noel Beronio and his rival Sue Cudilla. (Palawan News)

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UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

UAE announces May 24 as first day of Eid Al Fitr

(WAM) -- Sunday, the 24th of May, will be the first day of Shawwal 1441 H, marking the beginning of Eid al-Fitr, announced the Moon-sighting Committee in a statement issued after its meeting tonight at the Abu Dhabi Judicial Department. Sultan bin Saeed Al Badi Al...

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Observatory experts say Shawwal crescent moon might not show today

Saudi Arabia astronomers have confirmed that the Shawwal crescent moon will not show on May 22 (Ramadan 29), Saudi Gazette reported. Experts at the observatory of Majmaah University in Saudi said that the moon will set before the sun today and will not be...

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

Pakistan plane crashes with 107 on board

An aircraft from Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) carrying 99 passengers and eight crew members crashed at a residential area in Karachi on Friday, May 22. Pakistan immediately mobilized paramilitary troops and civil administration authorities to aid and rescue...

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