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Australian NT 2016 Public Holidays Announced (Source: NT Office of the Commissioner for Public Employment-Darwin) - Summary: The Government of Australia's Northern Territory has published it quasi-annual list of non-working public holidays in Australia's Northern Territory for the calendar year 2016. Links: full story and other Australia news and updates.
Panama October 5 Public Holiday Ruled-Out (Source: Presidencia de la República de Panamá-Panama City) - Summary: Panama's President, Juan Carlos Varela, has issued an official statement ruling-out the declaration of a one-off non-working public holiday in Panama on Monday, October 5, 2015, following the declaration of a day of national mourning (Día de Duelo Nacional) on Sunday, October 4, 2015, to mourn the recent death of former Panamanian President, Eric Arturo Delvalle. Links: full story and other Panama news and updates.
Bangladesh 2016 Public Holidays Draft (Source: Ministry of Public Administration, Government of the People's Republic of Bangladesh-Dhaka) - Summary: Bangladesh's Public Administration Ministry, has announced that it had finalized the draft version of the annual list of official non-working public holidays in Bangladesh for the upcoming calendar year 2016. Links: full story and other Bangladesh news and updates.
Bhutanese 2016 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan-Thimphu) - Summary: The Royal Civil Service Commission of the Government of Bhutan has released its annual official list of national and regional non-working public holidays in Bhutan for the upcoming calendar year 2016, comprising the end of the present Year of the Wood Female Sheep and most of the upcoming Year of the Fire Male Monkey. Links: full story and other Bhutan news and updates.
Papua New Guinea 2016 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea-Port Moresby) - Summary: The Acting Governor-General of Papua New Guinea, Theodore Zurenuoc, has released the annual gazetted official list of appointed non-working public holidays in Papua New Guinea for the upcoming calendar year 2016. Links: full story and other Papua New Guinea news and updates.