Graphic shows selected news events in March 2023.


World events scheduled for March

By Jordi Bou

March 1, 2023 - March 31, 2023 - Events in March include the unveiling of the design for a fleet of Australian nuclear powered submarines, the confirmation of President Xi Jinping’s third term, and the first ever display of a life-size cast of a Titanosaur in Europe.

Mar, U.S.: Australian premier Anthony Albanese is likely to visit Washington to unveil the design for a fleet of nuclear powered submarines intended to counter China’s growing naval might.

Mar, Turkey: President Erdogan has pledged to begin constructing almost 200,000 homes in earthquake-devastated areas, as he gears up for one of the toughest electoral races of his 20 years in power.

Mar 4-5, U.S.: Three dozen 166-year-old Cuban cigars will be a star attraction at an auction of historic California Gold Rush-era artifacts recovered from a ship that sank off the Carolina coast in 1857.

Mar 5, China: Xi Jinping will formally be confirmed as president for a third term, and his hand-picked government team officially installed at the annual National People’s Congress.

Mar 5, Estonia: Prime Minister Kaja Kallas, who has taken a hawkish line against Vladimir Putin, is favoured to retain power as the Baltic nation goes to the polls.

Mar 12, U.S.: Sci-fi hit Everything Everywhere All at Once, Irish dark comedy The Banshees of Inisherin, and German WWI film All Quiet on the Western Front, are expected to dominate at the Oscars.

Mar 14, European Union: A plan to overhaul the EU’s power market, to make electricity prices less dependent on volatile fossil-fuel costs, is unveiled.

Mar 31, UK: A life-size cast of a Titanosaur, the largest ever dinosaur, goes on show at London’s Natural History Museum, the first such display in Europe.

PUBLISHED: 23/02/2023; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Getty Images, Newscom, Holabird Western Americana Collections LLC, Allyson Riggs