“Year of judgment” 2012 begun in several countries
Latest News: The New Year 2012 to begun in several countries and fireworks celebrations started, a large number of people gathered on the roads and enjoying the New Year celebration, EPakistanNews.com reported.
Sydney has also seen in the New Year with an amazing multi-million dollar fireworks display.
Samoa and Tokelau were first to toast in 2012 after skipping a day by jumping west across the international dateline.
As the clock struck midnight as 29 December ended, the two South Pacific island nations fast-forwarded to 31 December, missing out on 30 December entirely.
Samoa announced the decision in May in a bid to improve ties with major trade partners Australia and New Zealand, and neighboring Tokelau decided to follow suit in October.