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Hong Kong to suspend all schools because of a surge in coronavirus cases

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HONG KONG – The Hong Kong Education Bureau announced Friday the suspension of all schools starting Monday after a sharp rise in the case of locally transmitted corona viruses sparked fears of spreading new communities.

Schools in Asian financial centers have largely been closed since January, with many turning to online learning and learning via conference calls. Many international schools have summer break.

Hong Kong reported 38 new cases of the corona virus on Friday, down from 42 on Thursday but was broadly in line with the sharp increase that the city registered over the past three days.

The authorities said 32 new cases were transmitted locally after the city reported the majority of import cases for months.

The total number of cases since the end of January has now reached 1,404. Seven people died.

Some recent cases involve students and parents, said Education Secretary Kevin Yeung.

“Many parents are worried about the sudden growth of cases of local transmission in the past few days,” said Mimi Tsang, mother of Melony, a 12-year-old student.

But the initial deferral came as switching to online learning at home had frustrated teachers, parents and students and worsened the learning gap between rich and despicable people.

More than two-thirds of parents, regardless of income, believe their children have difficulty learning at home, according to a February survey by the Hong Kong University of Education.

A survey by the Society for Community Organization (SoCO) of nearly 600 low-income students showed that more than 70 percent did not have computers and 28 percent did not have broadband.

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The initial closure of the school this time will not have much impact on teaching, students and parents say, because it happens ahead of the summer holidays.

“We only have one more class to go, so I don’t think there are too many differences,” said 14-year-old student Ryan Chan.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: “Method Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets Ptix.bm For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

Bermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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CRISTANO RONALDO CAN MAKE UP A GIANT IN CARIOCA AND PORTUGUESE TECHNICIAN SAYS ‘There will be room’

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

“This is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,” the maestro said in a statement.

“I take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,” concludes Filipe Cunha.

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