October 31, 2019: Is it a non-working holiday?

President Rodrigo Duterte made Proclamation No. 555 that November 1 and 2, which most Filipinos celebrate the All Saints’ Day and All Souls Day, were declared non-working holidays. Up to the date of writing, October 31, a Thursday, has not been declared a holiday so there are some Filipinos who are quite confused whether or […]

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Proclamation No. 789: August 12, 2019 is a Regular Holiday (Eid’l Adha)

A big announcement was made yesterday to answer the many questions sent to us this past few days. The confusion from readers and followers has ended about whether August 12 is a holiday or not. With the release of the Proclamation No. 789 by the President of the Philippines Rodrigo R. Duterte, a long weekend […]

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December 2017 and January 2018 Holidays in the Philippines

For the longest and most lavish Christmas celebration, according to CNN, Filipinos need to have longer holiday breaks to celebrate the festivities with family and loved ones back home. To do such, take note of the remaining Philippine holidays before the arrival of the New Year. December 2017 and January 2018 Holidays in the Philippines […]

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Malacañan Palace declares October 26, 2017, a special holiday in Cebu to honor Cardinal Vidal

After his engagements in Bacolod for the Masskara Festival, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte dropped by at Sunday midnight, October 22, in Cebu City to pay his last respects to the late Cardinal Vidal. The wake of Cebu’s Archbishop Emeritus is currently at the Cebu Metropolitan Cathedral. He passed away last October 18. Malacañan Palace declares […]

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October 31, 2017, a nationwide special non-working holiday

On August 16, 2016, the Proclamation No. 50 by the President of the Philippines contains the declaration of the regular holidays and special (non-working) days for the year 2017. October 31, 2017, a nationwide special non-working holiday According to the proclamation, October 31 was declared a holiday to “strengthen family ties” and give the public […]

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Malacañan declares June 26, 2017 a holiday – End of Ramadan

End of Ramadan (or Eid’l Fitr) is a holiday through the Proclamation No. 235 declared by the Malacañan Palace. On June 26, 2017, Monday, the whole Philippines will have a regular holiday, as quoted from the proclamation, “the entire Filipino nation should have the full opportunity to join their Muslim brothers and sisters in peace […]

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September 9 is Osmeña Day, a Special non-working holiday in Cebu

In honor of the late Governor of Cebu and the 4th President of the Republic of the Philippines, Sergio Osmeña, Sr., September 9 is Osmeña Day, considered a Special non-working holiday in the whole province of Cebu and its component cities. It was made official through the declaration of Republic Act 6953. September 9 is […]

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