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Indonesia Public Holidays News and Updates

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This page contains a sampling of our database of news and updates related to Indonesia public holidays, bank holidays, government holidays and national holidays, as of August 2019, and covering calendar year 2020 Indonesia public holidays, gathered as part of our continuous monitoring of worldwide news media and official government sources to detect changes to bank holidays and public holidays legislation, or ad hoc bank holidays and public holidays changes, anywhere in the world.

Below is this list of Indonesia public holidays news and updates.

2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Aug
  • 27
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  • Indonesian 2020 Public Holidays Announced

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia, via the Coordinating Minister for Human Development and Culture, Puan Maharani, has issued its annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2020") designating the list of Indonesian public holidays and collective leave days ("cuti bersama") for the calendar year 2020, for both the private and public sectors.
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  • May
  • 20
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  • Indonesian 2019 Ramadan Public Holidays Update

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The Head of Public Relations of the Coordinating Ministry for Human Development and Culture, Danang A. Ichwan, has announced that the Indonesian government had finally decided that there would be no change in Lebaran holidays and this year according to the Joint Decree of three ministers.
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  • May
  • 9
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  • Indonesian 2019 Ramadan Public Holidays Amended

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has extended the period of consecutive non-working Ramadan public holidays to 11 days, from Thursday, May 30, until Sunday, June 9, 2019, inclusively, for the Indonesian public sector.
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2018

  • Dec
  • 29
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  • Indonesian 2019 Bank Holidays Announced

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced the list of 2019 bank holidays in Indonesia, in addition to the list of 2019 non-working public holidays in Indonesia previously-announced by the government of Indonesia in its annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2019").
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  • Nov
  • 15
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  • Indonesian 2019 Public Holidays Announced

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has finally issued its annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2019") designating the list of Indonesian public holidays and collective leave days ("cuti bersama") for the calendar year 2019, for both the private and public sectors.
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  • Jun
  • 25
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  • Indonesian 2018 Public Holiday June 27

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Wiranto has announced that the government of Indonesia had agreed to declare Wednesday, June 27, 2018, the date of the upcoming nationwide regional elections a one-off public holiday in Indonesia ("It has been approved, it is a national holiday of all regions").
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  • Jun
  • 22
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  • Indonesian 2018 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Head of Information Center of the Ministry of Home Affairs (Kemendagri) Bahtiar has announced that President Joko Widodo would soon declare a one-off public holiday in Indonesia on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, on the date of the upcoming nationwide regional elections.
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  • May
  • 15
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  • Indonesian 2018 Bank Holidays Amended

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has released an amended version of its previously-released list of 2018 bank holidays in Indonesia.
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  • Apr
  • 18
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  • Indonesian 2018 Public Holidays Amended

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has issued a revised and expanded version of its previously-released annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2018") designating the list of Indonesian public holidays and collective leave days ("cuti bersama") for the calendar year 2018, for both the private and public sectors.
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2017

  • Dec
  • 24
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  • Indonesian 2018 Bank Holidays Announced

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced the list of 2018 bank holidays in Indonesia, in addition to the list of 2018 non-working public holidays in Indonesia previously-announced by the government of Indonesia in its annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2018").
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  • Oct
  • 3
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  • Indonesian 2018 Public Holidays Announced

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has finally issued its annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2018") designating the list of Indonesian public holidays and collective leave days ("cuti bersama") for the calendar year 2018, for both the private and public sectors.
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  • Jun
  • 20
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  • Indonesian 2017 Bank Holidays Amended Again

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has released an amended version of its previously-released and amended list of 2017 bank holidays in Indonesia.
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  • Jun
  • 15
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  • Indonesian 2017 Public Holidays Amended Again

    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.
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  • Apr
  • 18
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  • Indonesian 2017 Bank Holidays Amended

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has released an amended version of its previously-released list of 2017 bank holidays in Indonesia.
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  • Apr
  • 7
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  • Indonesian Public Holiday April 19

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Jakarta's Acting Governor Sumarsono has announced a regional non-working public holiday in Jakarta, Indonesia's political and economic capital, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, on the date of the upcoming Jakarta gubernatorial runoff election.
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  • Mar
  • 15
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  • Indonesia Prepares 2018 Public Holidays

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia, under the leadership of the Deputy Coordinating Ministry for Education and Religion PMK, Agus Sartono, accompanied by the Deputy Assistant Coaching for Religious, Religion and Religious Education, Sahlan, has begun discussions on a draft of the annual list of official non-working 2018 public holidays in Indonesia.
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  • Feb
  • 8
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  • Indonesian Public Holiday February 15

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Jakarta's Acting Governor Sumarsono has announced a regional non-working public holiday in Jakarta, Indonesia's political and economic capital, on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, on the date of the upcoming Jakarta gubernatorial election (Pemilukada).
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2016

  • Dec
  • 28
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  • Indonesian 2017 Bank Holidays Announced

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced the list of 2017 bank holidays in Indonesia, in addition to the list of 2017 non-working public holidays in Indonesia previously-announced by the government of Indonesia in its annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2017").
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  • Dec
  • 19
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  • Indonesian 2017 Public Holidays Amendments Gazetted

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has gazetted its recently-amended 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.
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  • Nov
  • 29
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  • Indonesian 2017 Public Holidays Amended

    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 adding the long-expected Pancasila Day annual public holiday of Indonesia and shuffling around the list of collective leave days public holidays in Indonesia in 2017.
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  • May
  • 31
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  • Indonesia Adds June 1st Public Holiday

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Indonesian State Palace Spokesman, Johan Budi, has announced that the Government of Indonesia had finally decided to declare June 1st as a new, "Pancasila Day", non-working public holiday in Indonesia, but only from next year.
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  • May
  • 26
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  • Indonesia Mulls June 1st Public Holiday

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - The Secretary of the Cabinet of Indonesia's Government, Pramono Anung, has announced that a bill is currently being finalized, to be signed by the president, which would declare June 1, Pancasila Day, as a new annual non-working public holiday in Indonesia, to commemorate the birth of Pancasila, in a presidential decree drafted by President Joko Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla.
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  • Apr
  • 14
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  • Indonesian 2017 Public Holidays Announced

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has issued its final 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.
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  • Feb
  • 22
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  • Indonesia Prepares 2017 Public Holidays

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia, under the leadership of the Deputy for Education and Religion, represented by its Deputy Assistant Coaching for Religious, Religion and Religious Education, has begun discussions on a draft of the annual list of official non-working 2017 public holidays in Indonesia.
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  • Jan
  • 13
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  • Indonesian 2016 Bank Holidays Amended

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has released an amended version of its previously-released list of 2016 Indonesian bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Indonesia.
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  • Jan
  • 10
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  • Indonesian 2016 Bank Holidays Announced

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced the list of 2016 bank holidays in Indonesia, in addition to the list of 2016 non-working public holidays in Indonesia previously-announced by the government of Indonesia in its annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2016").
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2015

  • Nov
  • 25
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  • Indonesian December 9 Public Holiday Official

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The Indonesian Cabinet Secretariat has announced that, as announced last summer, Indonesian President, Joko Widodo, has signed a presidential declaring Wednesday, December 9, 2015, as another one-off electoral public holiday in Indonesia on account of the Indonesian regional elections being held on that date.
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  • Jul
  • 27
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  • Indonesian Public Holiday December 9

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The Government of Indonesia's Home Affairs Minister, Tjahjo Kumolo, announced that, Wednesday, December 9, 2015, the date of the upcoming simultaneous regional head elections, would once again be declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in Indonesia "to enable people employed outside their regions to cast their votes".
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  • Jun
  • 26
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  • Indonesian 2016 Public Holidays Announced

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has issued its annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2016") designating public holidays and collective leave days ("cuti bersama") for the calendar year 2016, for both the private and public sectors.
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  • Feb
  • 22
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  • Indonesian 2015 Public Holidays Amended Again

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The Government of Indonesia's Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, announced that it had once again amended the previously-gazetted annual decree (Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2015) designating public holidays and collective leave days ("cuti bersama") for the calendar year 2015, for both the private and public sectors.
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  • Jan
  • 4
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  • Indonesian 2015 Bank Holidays Announced

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced the list of 2015 bank holidays in Indonesia, in addition to the list of 2015 non-working public holidays in Indonesia previously-announced by the government of Indonesia in its annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2015").
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2014

  • Dec
  • 30
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  • Indonesian January 2 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The Government of Indonesia's Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration has issued a communiqué ruling-out the possibility that it would declare Friday, January 2, 2015, as another one-off non-working public holiday in Indonesia.
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  • Oct
  • 24
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  • Indonesian 2015 Public Holidays Amended

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The Government of Indonesia's Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, announced that it had agreed to update the previously-gazetted annual list of 2015 non-working public holidays in Indonesia, due to the late realization that the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad would occur twice in 2015, thus making one off the 2015 days of joint leave (Cuti Bersama) unnecessary.
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  • Oct
  • 21
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  • Indonesian Deepavali Public Holiday Tomorrow

    Komisi Pemilihan Umum (Jakarta) - The Jakarta branch of Indonesia's Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, announced that, Wednesday, October 22, 2014, the day of the upcoming Southern Indian Deepavali, had been declared as a one-off non-working public holiday for "all Indian nationals and Indonesians of Indian descent on Wednesday so they can celebrate Deepavali, or the Hindu New Year" [sic].
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  • Sep
  • 25
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  • Indonesian 2014 Idul Adha Public Holiday Spat

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Once again, Indonesia's Muhammadiyah, the second-largest Muslim organization in Indonesia, is challenging the officially announced date of the upcoming Idul Adha (Feast of Sacrifice) non-working public holiday in 2014 in Indonesia, with some Muhammadiyah officials agreeing to accept the date of Sunday, October 5, 2014, while others stick to their "hisab hakiki" (astronomical observation) date of Saturday, October 4, 2014.
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  • Jul
  • 2
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  • Indonesian Bank Holiday July 9

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced that Wednesday, July 9, 2014, would also be a bank holiday in Indonesia and that, on that date, the Indonesian Stock Exchange would also close.
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  • Jun
  • 26
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  • Indonesian Public Holiday July 9

    Komisi Pemilihan Umum (Jakarta) - The Government of Indonesia's Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, announced that, Wednesday, July 9, 2014, the day of the upcoming presidential election, had once again been declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in Indonesia "so that employees across the country can concentrate on the elections without being burdened by work".
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  • May
  • 7
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  • Indonesian 2015 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has issued its annual decree (Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2015) designating public holidays and collective leave days ("cuti bersama") for the calendar year 2015, for both the private and public sectors.
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  • Apr
  • 5
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  • Indonesian Bank Holiday April 9

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced that Wednesday, April 9, 2014, would also be a bank holiday in Indonesia and that, on that date, the Indonesian Stock Exchange would also close.
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  • Apr
  • 3
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  • Indonesian Public Holiday April 9

    Komisi Pemilihan Umum (Jakarta) - Earlier today, the Government of Indonesia's Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, announced that, Wednesday, April 9, 2014, the polling day for the upcoming parliamentary elections, had once again been declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in Indonesia "so that employees across the country can concentrate on the elections without being burdened by work".
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  • Jan
  • 23
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  • Indonesia To Combine Election Dates From 2019

    Komisi Pemilihan Umum (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Constitutional Court has ruled that Indonesia would hold its presidential election and legislative election concurrently, starting in 2019.
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2013

  • Nov
  • 10
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  • Indonesian 2014 Bank Holidays Announced

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced the list of 2014 bank holidays in Indonesia, in addition to the previously-announced list of 2014 public holidays in Indonesia.
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  • Oct
  • 13
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  • Indonesian Bank Holidays October 14-15

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced that Monday and Tuesday, October 14 and 15, 2013, would be bank holidays in Indonesia and that, on those dates, the Indonesian Stock Exchange would also close.
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  • Aug
  • 28
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  • Indonesian East Java Public Holiday Tomorrow

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - The government of Indonesia's Province of East Java has declared that the date of the upcoming gubernatorial election in East Java, Thursday, August 29, 2013, would be a one-off non-working public holiday.
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  • Aug
  • 23
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  • Indonesian 2014 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has issued its annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2014") designating public holidays and collective leave days for the calendar year 2014, for both the private and public sectors.
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  • Aug
  • 14
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  • Indonesian May 1st Public Holiday Confirmed

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - The Indonesian Coordinating Minister for People's Welfare, Agung Laksono, has confirmed that, as per Presidential Decree No. 24 of 2013, the government will add an additional annual non-working public holiday on May 1st, to mark Labor Day.
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  • Aug
  • 12
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  • Indonesia Mulls Public Holidays Revision

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - The Indonesian Coordinating Minister for People's Welfare, Agung Laksono, has announced that Indonesian authorities will soon decide whether to maintain, reduce or do away with the "Cuti Bersama" joint leave public holidays declared annually to extend holidays.
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  • May
  • 10
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  • Indonesian Bali Public Holiday May 15

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - The government of Indonesia's Province of Bali has declared that the date of the upcoming local elections in Bali, Wednesday, May 15, 2013, would be a one-off non-working public holiday.
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  • May
  • 1
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  • Indonesian May 1st Public Holiday Announced

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Earlier today, Indonesian President, Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, announced that, as had been requested, it had finally decided to add May Day as a new annual non-working public holiday in Indonesia, beginning next year.
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  • Feb
  • 10
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  • Indonesian CNY Public Holiday Imbroglio

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - The Chief of Surakarta's Indonesia Ulema Council (MUI), Zainal Arifin Adnan, has issued a fatwa forbidding any Muslim from participating in any Chinese New Year festivities, but several Indonesian Muslim leaders have been distancing themselves from the position that Chinese New Year is haram (forbidden).
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  • Jan
  • 16
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  • Indonesia Rules-Out Public Holiday Tomorrow

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Joko Widodo, the Governor of Jakarta, Indonesia's political and economic capital, has placed the entire capital city of Jakarta under emergency status until January 27, due to recent flooding, but has ruled-out declaring tomorrow, Thursday, January 17, 2013, as a one-off non-working public holiday.
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  • Jan
  • 2
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  • Indonesian 2013 Bank Holidays Announced

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced the list of 2013 bank holidays in Indonesia, in addition to the previously-announced list of 2013 public holidays in Indonesia.
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2012

  • Nov
  • 2
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  • Indonesian 2012 Bank Holidays Amended

    Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced that, in addition to the previously-announced list of 2012 public holidays in Indonesia, Indonesian banks would also be closed on December 31, 2012, a date which has been declared a bank holiday in Indonesia.
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  • Oct
  • 15
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  • Indonesian 2012 Idul Adha Public Holiday Announced

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - The Indonesian Government has announced that, for once, all Indonesian Muslims would celebrate the Islamic Day of Sacrifice, or Idul Adha, on the same date, that is, Friday, October 26, 2012.
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  • Sep
  • 15
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  • Indonesian Public Holiday September 20

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Jakarta's General Election Commission (KPU) has once again declared a regional non-working public holiday in Jakarta, Indonesia's political and economic capital, this time on Thursday, September 20, 2012, on the date of the upcoming second round of the Jakarta gubernatorial election (Pemilukada).
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  • Aug
  • 16
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  • Indonesian 2012 Ramadan Bank Holidays

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Indonesia's Central Bank, has announced that, in addition to the previously-announced list of 2012 public holidays in Indonesia, Indonesian banks, the stock exchange and other financial institutions would be closed for 2 additional days for the upcoming Idul Fitri (End of Ramadan) public holidays.
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  • Jul
  • 20
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  • Indonesian 2013 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has issued a decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) tentang Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama tahun 2013") designating public holidays and collective leave days for the calendar year 2013, for both the private and public sectors.
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  • Jul
  • 16
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  • Indonesian Ramadan Confusion Again

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Once again, Indonesia's two largest Muslim organizations, Muhammadiyah and Nahdlatul Ulama, are at loggerheads as to the date of the start and end of the upcoming month of Ramadan, and its associated non-working public holidays.
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  • Jun
  • 21
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  • Indonesian Public Holiday July 11

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Jakarta's General Election Commission (KPU) has finally declared a regional non-working public holiday in Jakarta, Indonesia's political and economic capital, on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, on the date of the upcoming Jakarta gubernatorial election (Pemilukada).
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  • May
  • 26
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  • Indonesian May 1st Public Holiday Gains Support

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Indonesia's Manpower and Transmigration Minister, Muhaimin Iskandar, confirmed that he had asked the President of Indonesia to declare May 1st as a new annual national holiday in Indonesia.
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Indonesia Considers May 1st Public Holiday

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - On the eve of this year's International Labour Day, Indonesia's Home Minister, Gamawan Fauzi, has announced that the Indonesian government was deliberating whether to add May 1st as a new annual non-working public holiday (Hari Libur Nasional) in Indonesia.
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  • Feb
  • 1
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  • Indonesian 2012 Public Holidays Amended

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has issued a revised list of official non-working public holidays in Indonesia in 2012 (Revisi Hari libur and Cuti Bersama Tahun 2012) designating public holidays and collective leave days for the calendar year 2012, for both the private and public sectors.
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  • Jan
  • 5
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  • Indonesia Declares 18 Regional Public Holidays

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - The Governor of Indonesia's State of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika, has declared 18 additional state non-working public holidays "to allow resident Hindus to perform religious rituals" during the calendar year 2012.
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2011

  • Nov
  • 16
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  • Indonesian Jakarta Electoral Public Holiday In 2012

    Antara News Agency (Jakarta) - Jakarta's General Elections Commission (KPU) has asked Jakarta Governor, Fauzi Bowo, to declare a one-off public holiday in Jakarta, Indonesia's political and economic capital, on Wednesday, July 11, 2012, on the date of the upcoming Jakarta Regional Head election (Pemilukada).
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  • Oct
  • 20
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  • Indonesian Idul Adha Public Holiday Confusion Again

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Indonesia's second-largest Muslim organization, Muhammadiyah, has once again announced a different date for the upcoming Idul Adha (feast of sacrifice) than that announced in the official list of 2011 Indonesian public holidays.
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  • Jul
  • 14
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  • Indonesia 2012 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has issued a decree (Surat Keputusan Bersama tentang Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama 2012) designating public holidays and collective leave days for the calendar year 2012, for both the private and public sectors.
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  • May
  • 23
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  • Indonesia Declares June 3 Bridge Public Holiday

    Antara News Agency (Jakarta) - Earlier this morning, the Indonesian government announced that it had decided to declare another one-off bridge public holiday (locally known as collective leave) for Friday, June 3, 2011, in conjunction with the already gazetted annual public holiday of Thursday, June 2, 2011.
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  • May
  • 13
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  • Indonesia Declares May 16 Public Holiday

    The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Earlier this morning, the Indonesian government declared an additional one-off bridge public holiday (locally known as collective leave) for Monday, May 16, 2011, ahead of the annual public holiday of Waisak on Tuesday, May 17, 2011.
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2010

  • Nov
  • 10
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  • Indonesia Announces Date Of Idul Adha Public Holiday

    Antara News Agency (Jakarta) - Following a meeting at the Religious Affairs Department in Jakarta, the government of Indonesia announced that the upcoming Idul Adha public holiday would be on Wednesday, November 17, 2010.
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  • Sep
  • 9
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  • Indonesia Announces September 10 Idul Fitri Public Holiday

    Antara News Agency (Bali) - Indonesian Minister of Religious Affairs, Suryadharma Ali, has announced that the current month of Ramadan would last 30 days, and therefore that the upcoming Idul Fitri public holiday would be on Friday, September 10, 2010.
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  • Jun
  • 15
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  • Indonesia 2011 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has issued a decree (Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) tentang Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama 2011) designating public holidays and collective leave days for 2011.
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  • May
  • 10
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  • Indonesia Declares May 11 Regional Public Holiday

    The Jakarta Post (Denpasar) - The Governor of Indonesia's Province of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika, in accordance with gubernatorial regulations, has declared a one-off regional public holiday on Tuesday, May 11, 2010, the date of the upcoming mayoral election day.
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  • Jan
  • 13
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  • Indonesia Declares 2-Day Public Holidays In Bali

    Antara News Agency (Bali) - The Governor of Indonesia's Province of Bali, Made Mangku Pastika, has declared January 14 and 15 as province-wide one-off public holidays on the occasion of the Siwaratri Day (contemplation day for our sins) Hindu festival.
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2009

  • Nov
  • 18
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  • Indonesia Announces Date Of Idul Adha Holiday

    The Jakarta Post (Jakarta) - Indonesia's largest Muslim organization, Nahdlatul Ulama (NU), has announced that the Islamic Day of Sacrifice, or Idul Adha, would be celebrated on November 27, 2009.
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  • Sep
  • 19
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  • Indonesia Moves Up End of Ramadan Public Holiday

    ANTARA News (Jakarta) - Earlier tonight, the chairman of Indonesia's Calculation and Observation Agency, KH Hadi Abdul Fatah, announced that the new moon had been sighted, and as a consequence, the government of Indonesia declared that this year's Idul Fitri would fall on Sunday, September 20, 2009.
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  • Aug
  • 9
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  • Indonesia 2010 Public Holidays Gazetted

    The Jakarta Globe (Jakarta) - The government of Indonesia has issued a decree designating public holidays and collective leave days for 2010.
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  • Jul
  • 3
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  • Indonesia Confirms July 8 Electoral Public Holiday

    Komisi Pemilihan Umum (Jakarta) - The date of the upcoming Indonesian presidential elections, Wednesday, July 8, 2009, has been confirmed as a one-off public holiday.
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  • Jun
  • 4
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  • Indonesian Pro-Mega Candidates Pledge To Restore May Day Public Holiday

    The Jakarta Globe (Jakarta) - Indonesian presidential candidates, Megawati Sukarnoputri and Prabowo Subianto (Pro-Mega), have promised to turn International Labor Day, or May Day, into a national public holiday, should they get elected.
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Indonesia May Day Public Holiday Update

    Jakarta Globe (Jakarta) - Indonesia's minister of manpower and transmigration, Erman Suparno, has announced that the idea of making May 1st (International Labour Day) an official national public holiday would soon be discussed by the National Tripartite Agency, a new organization comprising business, labor and government representatives.
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  • Mar
  • 31
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  • Indonesia Declares April 9 Public Holiday

    Metro TV (Jakarta) - Earlier today, the chairman of Indonesia's election commission (KPU) announced that the government has decided to make April 9, the polling day for the upcoming parliamentary elections, a public holiday to encourage all voters to cast their ballot.
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  • Mar
  • 1
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  • Indonesia Stands Firm On April 9 Election Date

    Jakarta Globe (Jakarta) - Indonesia's General Elections Commission (KPU) rejected demands by Christian groups to change the date of the April 9 upcoming national elections in East Nusa Tenggara Province.
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  • Jan
  • 23
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  • Indonesia Presidential Election Public Holiday Likely On July 9

    ANTARA (Jakarta) - Indonesia's General Election Commission (KPU) member, Andi Nurpati, has said that the upcoming Presidential Election will probably occur on Thursday, July 9, 2009.
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  • Jan
  • 12
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  • Indonesia Election Date In Question

    Jakarta Globe (Jakarta) - Religious leaders in the East Nusa Tenggara Province have called on the General Elections Commission (KPU) to change the date for the upcoming, April 9, 2009, legislative elections, pointing out that April 9 is Maundy Thursday, the day before a national public holiday in Indonesia.
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2008

  • Dec
  • 5
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  • Indonesia Confirms Eid al-Adha Public Holiday Date

    The Jakarta Post (Jakarta) - Following a meeting of representatives from Indonesian Islamic organizations and the Religious Affairs Ministry, in Jakarta, the ministry director of Islamic affairs, Muchtar Iljas, confirmed that Muslims in Indonesia will celebrate the Islamic Day of Sacrifice, or Idul Adha, on Monday, December 8, 2008.
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  • Sep
  • 27
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  • Indonesia Cancels 2 Public Holidays

    Bank Sentral Republik Indonesia - The Central Bank of Indonesia has announced that the 2 public holidays previously announced for Monday, September 29, 2008, and Friday, December 26, 2008, will revert to being normal working days.
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  • Aug
  • 11
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  • Indonesia Announces Date Of 2009 General Elections

    IFES - Indonesia's General Elections Commission (KPU) has announced that next year's general elections will be held on April 9, 2009.
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  • Jul
  • 6
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  • Indonesia Declares July 9 Public Holiday In Bali

    Office of the Governor of Bali - Bali's Governor Dewa Beratha has issued a decree formally declaring Wednesday, July 9, 2008, as a holiday in connection with the island-wide election of Bali's next governor.
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  • Jun
  • 10
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  • Indonesia 2009 Public Holidays Gazetted

    The Jakarta Post - The coordinating Minister for the People's Welfare, Aburizal Bakrie, announced the 2009 public holidays joint decree, signed by the coordinating minister for people's welfare, the state minister for administrative reforms, the religious affairs minister and the manpower and transmigration minister.
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  • Feb
  • 5
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  • Indonesia Cancels 3 Upcoming Bridge Public Holidays

    The Jakarta Post - The Government announced that it was canceling 3 of the 2008 bridge public holidays that it had decreed in May of last year.
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2007

  • Oct
  • 12
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  • Indonesia Cannot Agree On End Of Ramadan Date

    The Jakarta Post - Din Syamsuddin, the Chairman of Muhammadiyah, the second largest Indonesian Muslim organization, said that its organization be observing Idul Fitri on Friday, October 12.
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  • Jun
  • 16
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  • Indonesia's Capital Will Declare August 8 Public Holiday

    The Jakarta Post - The Jakarta administration will declare Wednesday, August 8, 2007, a public holiday in the municipal area of Jakarta, in order to encourage Jakartans to vote in city's first ever direct gubernatorial election.
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  • May
  • 31
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  • Indonesia 2008 Public Holidays Gazetted

    The Jakarta Post - The Coordinating Minister for the People's Welfare, Aburizal Bakrie, announced the national holidays and joint leave days for 2008. The 2008 decree on holidays and joint leave stipulates those religious holidays that cannot be moved, 14 national holidays and six days of joint leave.
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2006

  • Dec
  • 27
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  • Indonesia Bank And Financial Holiday On December 29

    Jakarta Stock Exchange - The Jakarta Stock Exchange (JSX) has announced that December 29, 2006 (Friday) will be a stock exchange holiday in Indonesia.
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  • Nov
  • 11
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  • Indonesia 2007 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Departemen Tenaga Kerja dan Transmigrasi (Jakarta) - Indonesia announced a joint Ministerial decision from the Minister of Religious Affairs, the Minister of Manpower and Transmigration, and the State Minister for Administrative Reform, announcing the official list of Indonesian public holidays for the calendar year 2007.
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  • Oct
  • 24
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  • Indonesia Announces Aidilfitri Public Holiday Date

    The Brunei Times - The government of Indonesia, the world's most populous Muslim nation, declared Aidilfitri to fall today after no sightings were made of the new moon at stations dotted across the archipelago.
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  • Oct
  • 15
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  • Indonesia Announces End of Ramadan Public Holidays Dates

    National NCS - Eid al Fitr: October 23, 24 and 25, 2006 (Monday to Wednesday) are confirmed as public holidays in Indonesia.
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  • Apr
  • 30
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  • Indonesia Refuses May 1st Public Holiday

    Antara (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Vice President, Jusuf Kalla, confirmed that the government had decided not to declare the International Labor Day, on May 1st, as an official national public holiday.
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2005

  • Jul
  • 29
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  • Indonesia 2006 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Departemen Tenaga Kerja dan Transmigrasi (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Minister for manpower and transmigration, Fahmi Idris, has released the official list of Indonesian public holidays for the calendar year 2006.
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2004

  • Jul
  • 19
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  • Indonesia 2005 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Departemen Tenaga Kerja dan Transmigrasi (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Minister for manpower and transmigration, Jacob Nuwa Wea, has released the official list of Indonesian public holidays for the calendar year 2005.
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  • Mar
  • 30
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  • Indonesia Declares April 5 and July 5 Public Holidays

    Antara News (Jakarta) - The Indonesian government and House of Representatives (DPR) have decided to declare next Monday, April 5 and Monday, July 5, 2004, public holidays as on those dates the nation will elect legislators and a president respectively.
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2003

  • Jul
  • 17
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  • Indonesia 2004 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Badan Pengawasan Keuangan dan Pembangunan (Jakarta) - Indonesia's Minister for manpower and transmigration, Jacob Nuwawea, has released the official list of Indonesian public holidays for the calendar year 2004.
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  • Feb
  • 26
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  • Indonesia Plan To Shift Religious Public Holidays Dates Under Fire

    The Jakarta Post - A recent statement made by the Office of the State Minister for Administrative Reform said that holidays falling in the middle of the week would either be moved to Monday or Friday so as to give three-day weekends.
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2002

  • Nov
  • 25
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  • Indonesia 2003 Public Holidays Gazetted

    Badan Informasi Daerah Kota Yogyakarta (SJDI) - Indonesia's Minister for manpower and transmigration, Jacob Nuwa Wea, has released the official list of Indonesian public holidays for the calendar year 2003.
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  • Nov
  • 7
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  • Indonesia 2002 Public Holidays Amended

    Badan Informasi Daerah Kota Yogyakarta (SJDI) - Following today's Cabinet meeting, the government of Indonesia has announced changes to the public holidays of the last 2 months of 2002, in the form of 4 additional public holidays.
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  • Apr
  • 11
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  • Indonesia Makes Chinese New Year An Official Public Holiday

    Jakarta Post - On April 9, 2002, Indonesian President Megawati Soekarnoputri issued Presidential Decision 19, making Chinese New Year an official national public holiday, for the first time in Indonesia.
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  • Feb
  • 18
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  • Indonesia Promises Imlek Official Public Holiday Next Year

    The Jakarta Post (Jakarta) - Yesterday, Indonesian President, Megawati Soekarnoputri, announced that, beginning in 2003, the Lunar New Year, or Imlek as the Chinese new year is known in Indonesia, would become an official national public holiday.
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2001

  • Dec
  • 21
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  • Indonesia Chinese New Year Public Holiday Update

    The Jakarta Post - Indonesia's Deputy Cabinet Secretary, Erman Rajaguguk, that, to date, there is no presidential decree or any kind of presidential decision setting the date of Chinese New Year 2002 as a national public holiday.
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  • Jan
  • 19
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  • Indonesia Declares Optional Public Holiday For Chinese New Year

    Antara News Agency - Indonesia's State Secretary, Djohan Effendi, announced that Indonesia's President, Abdurrahman Wahid, had agreed to declare Chinese New Year (locally know as Imlek) to become a public holiday for the ethnic Chinese in Indonesia.
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1999

  • May
  • 29
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  • Indonesia Declares June 7 Public Holiday

    Radio Republic of Indonesia - The General Elections Commission (KPU) of Indonesia has declared the date of the upcoming general elections polling day, Monday, June 7, 1999, as a nationwide public holiday.
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1998

  • Nov
  • 11
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  • Indonesian Public Holiday November 17

    Antara News Agency - The Indonesian government has declared Tuesday, November 17, 1998, as non-working public holiday on account of the upcoming Isra' Miraj Nabi (the Prophet's Ascension).
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See also: Indonesia bank holidays and public holidays for 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022 and 2023.

Background Information (Indonesia)