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Bhutanese Public Holiday February 8 (Source: Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan-Thimphu) - Summary: Late last night, Bhutan's Prime Minister, Tshering Tobgay, announced via a news release from the Royal Office of Media, that Monday, February 8, 2016, had been declared a one-off nationwide non-working public holiday in Bhutan, to celebrate the birth, earlier that day, of a royal heir to His Majesty King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck and Her Majesty Gyaltsuen Jetsun Pema. Links: full story and other Bhutan news and updates.
Eritrean 2016 Public Holidays Released (Source: Ministry of Information of the State of Eritrea-Asmara) - Summary: The Eritrean government has announced its list of annual official national and religious non-working public holidays in Eritrea for the calendar year 2016. Links: full story and other Eritrea news and updates.
Western Australia 2018 Public Holidays Released (Source: Western Australia Department of Labour Relations and Commerce-Perth) - Summary: The Government of the Australian State of Western Australia has released it annual list of the official non-working public holidays in the Australian State of Western Australia for the calendar year 2018. Links: full story and other Australia news and updates.
Mongolian Tsagaan Sar 2016 Public Holidays (Source: Montsame Agency-Ulaanbaatar) - Summary: The Mongolian government has announced the dates of the upcoming Tsagaan Sar annual non-working public holidays in Mongolia, to run from February 9 to 11, 2016, inclusively. Links: full story and other Mongolia news and updates.
Honduras Virgin of Suyapa Public Holiday February 3 (Source: El Heraldo-Tegucigalpa) - Summary: Honduras' Presidency has once again issued an executive decree making the afternoon of Wednesday, February 3, 2016, a one-off public sector holiday, on the occasion of the "Day of the Virgin of Suyapa", the patron saint of Honduras. Links: full story and other Honduras news and updates.
Pakistan 2016 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior-Islamabad) - Summary: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior has issued the "Circular No. F.NO.2/6/2015-Public regarding Public and Optional Holidays for the calendar year-2016" which contains its annual list of the expected dates for non-working public holidays and optional holidays for the calendar year 2016 in Pakistan. Links: full story and other Pakistan news and updates.