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Worldwide Public Holidays News and Updates July 2005

This monthly recap of July 2005 worldwide public holidays news and updates, covering all the countries of the world, is based on our daily review of hundreds of on-line newspapers, government sites, and institutional sources, and over a decade of experience following worldwide public holidays, to place current events in context, and anticipate on possible future changes.

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News Item Summary



Indonesia 2006 Public Holidays Gazetted (Source: Departemen Tenaga Kerja dan Transmigrasi-Jakarta) - Summary: Indonesia's Minister for manpower and transmigration, Fahmi Idris, has released the official list of Indonesian public holidays for the calendar year 2006. Links: full story and other Indonesia news and updates.



Gibraltar 2006 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Government of Gibraltar Press Office-Gibraltar) - Summary: The government of Gibraltar has gazetted the "Bank and Public Holidays Order, 2005" (LN. 2005/111), which specifies the list of official bank holidays and public holidays in Gibraltar for the calendar year 2006. Links: full story and other Gibraltar news and updates.



Uganda Declares July 28 Referendum Day Public Holiday (Source: Government Weekly News Briefing) - Summary: Minister of State for Public Service, Okumu Ringa, announced that, in keeping with the government's practice of making national election days public holidays, the Ugandan government had declared the date of the upcoming Referendum, Thursday, July 28, 2005, as a one-off public holiday. Links: full story and other Uganda news and updates.



Philippines Declares July 25 Metro Manila Public Holiday (Source: Official Website of the Government of the Philippines) - Summary: Malacanang's Executive Secretary, Eduardo Ermita, announced today the issuance of Proclamation No. 880 declaring Monday, July 25, 2005, as a special one-off non-working day (municipal public holiday) in Metro Manila. Links: full story and other Philippines news and updates.



Maldives Declare July 28 Bridge Public Holiday (Source: President's Office-Male) - Summary: Earlier today, the President's Office issued a directive making Thursday, July 28, 2005, a one-off bridge public holiday, to link with this year's Independence Day public holiday. Links: full story and other Maldives news and updates.



Australia Adelaide Cup Public Holiday Date Change (Source: South Australian Jockey Club-Adelaide) - Summary: The South Australian government has confirmed that, in 2006, the Adelaide Cup Day public holiday would be shifted to the second Monday in March. Links: full story and other Australia news and updates.


The Cayman Islands

Cayman Islands Public Holidays Law Amended (Source: Cayman Islands Government Information Services-GIS) - Summary: The government of the Cayman Islands has gazetted the Public Holidays Law (2005 Revision) which includes the consequences of the Elections Law (2004 Revision). Links: full story and other The Cayman Islands news and updates.



Mali's Parliament Approves New Public Holidays Law (Source: L'Essor-Bamako) - Summary: By a vote of 112 for, 0 against, and 1 abstention, Mali's National Assembly approved the new law on public holidays (Projet de loi relatif aux fêtes légales en République du Mali). Links: full story and other Mali news and updates.



Armenia Adds October Public Holiday (Source: Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) - Summary: The Armenian Government has declared a new annual holiday, "Yerevan Day", in accordance with the 18th article of the RA Law "On holidays and memorial days in the Republic of Armenia". Links: full story and other Armenia news and updates.

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