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Indonesian 2017 Public Holidays Amended Again
 
(Posted on Thursday, June 15, 2017)

Source: Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta)

The government of Indonesia has amended its previously-released annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2017") designating the list of Indonesian public holidays and collective leave days ("cuti bersama") for the calendar year 2017, for both the private and public sectors, by extending the upcoming Eid al-Fitr (End of Ramadan) public holidays of Indonesia in 2017 to begin on June 23.

The aforementioned announcement thus amends the decree from the Ministry of Religious Affairs, the Indonesian Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, and the Ministry of Administrative Reform, designating the list of Indonesian public holidays and collective leave days for the calendar year 2017, for both the private and public sectors (14-Apr-2016), established in the late spring as per custom (26-Jun-2015, 07-May-2014, 24-Oct-2014, 22-Feb-2015 and 23-Aug-2013).

The Cuti Bersama were introduced after the 2002 Bali bombings (07-Nov-2002) to promote internal tourism as a means to compensate diminishing foreign tourism. The number of these additional public holidays rose from 3 in 2002 to 6 in 2008 (31-May-2007), but then later in 2008, the number of these was sharply reduced (05-Feb-2008), while subsequent years' announcements (15-Jun-2010, 14-Jul-2011 and 01-Feb-2012 ) brought the total of Cuti Bersama close to the pre-2008 counts.

Related links and worldwide public holidays news updates:
Indonesia bank holidays and public holidays (news and updates)
Worldwide bank holidays and public holidays news updates (June 2017)
Indonesia 2017 bank holidays and public holidays (current year)
Indonesia 2018 bank holidays and public holidays (next year)
Indonesia 2019 bank holidays and public holidays
Indonesia 2020 bank holidays and public holidays
Indonesia 2021 bank holidays and public holidays
 2017-06-20: Indonesian 2017 Bank Holidays Amended Again
 2016-04-14: Indonesian 2017 Public Holidays Announced
 2015-06-26: Indonesian 2016 Public Holidays Announced
 2015-02-22: Indonesian 2015 Public Holidays Amended Again
 2014-10-24: Indonesian 2015 Public Holidays Amended
 2014-05-07: Indonesian 2015 Public Holidays Gazetted
 2013-08-23: Indonesian 2014 Public Holidays Gazetted
 2012-02-01: Indonesian 2012 Public Holidays Amended
 2011-07-14: Indonesia 2012 Public Holidays Gazetted
 2010-06-15: Indonesia 2011 Public Holidays Gazetted
 2008-02-05: Indonesia Cancels 3 Upcoming Bridge Public Holidays
 2007-05-31: Indonesia 2008 Public Holidays Gazetted
 2002-11-07: Indonesia 2002 Public Holidays Amended


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