Worldwide Public Holidays News and Updates January 2014


 
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This monthly recap of January 2014 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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Date

Country

News Item Summary

31-Jan-2014

Philippines

Philippines CNY Annual Public Holiday Bill (Source: Philippine Information Agency-Manila) - Summary: Philippines Senator Edgardo Angara has introduced legislation (Senate Bill No. 1908) that would make the ad hoc declaration of Chinese New Year as a one-off public holiday in the Philippines, as was the case in 2012 and 2014, into an annual public holiday in the Philippines. Links: full story and other Philippines news and updates.

31-Jan-2014

Honduras

Honduras Public Holiday February 3 (Source: El Heraldo-Tegucigalpa) - Summary: Honduras is set to celebrate its new annual public holiday on Monday, February 3, 2014, to coincide with the "Aniversario del Hallazgo de la Virgen de Suyapa" (the anniversary of the discovery of the Vigin of Suyapa). Links: full story and other Honduras news and updates.

30-Jan-2014

Nepal

Nepalese Tamang Public Holiday Tomorrow (Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs-Kathmandu) - Summary: The Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs has announced that the government of Nepal had once again declared Friday, January 31, 2014, as a non-working public holiday on account of the upcoming Sonam Lhosar festival marking the beginning of the Tamang New Year. Links: full story and other Nepal news and updates.

30-Jan-2014

Bhutan

Bhutan Moves GNH Public Holiday (Source: Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan-Thimphu) - Summary: The National Assembly of Bhutan has approved a proposal by Bhutan's Home Minister, Damchoe Dorji, to move the newly-declared March 20 non-working public holiday throughout Bhutan in observance of the United Nations' International Day of Happiness, to November 11, the date of the Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo. Links: full story and other Bhutan news and updates.

30-Jan-2014

Jordan

Jordanian 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Jordan News Agency Petra-Amman) - Summary: The government of Jordan has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Jordan for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Jordan news and updates.

30-Jan-2014

Mexico

Mexico Public Holiday February 3 (Source: Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social-Ciudad de México) - Summary: The Mexican Ministry of Labour (Secretaría del Trabajo y Previsión Social) has announced that Monday, February 3, 2014, would be a nationwide non-working public holiday (informa a los trabajadores que el Artículo 74 de la Ley Federal de Trabajo establece que el primer lunes de febrero en conmemoración del 5 de Febrero es día de descanso obligatorio). Links: full story and other Mexico news and updates.

29-Jan-2014

Argentina

Argentina 2015 Public Holidays Gazetted (Source: Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina-Buenos Aires) - Summary: The annual official list of non-working public holidays in Argentina for the calendar year 2015 ("Feriados Nacionales y Puentes Turísticos 2015") has officially been gazetted. Links: full story and other Argentina news and updates.

28-Jan-2014

Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Ministère du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale-Ouagadougou) - Summary: The government of Burkina Faso has announced it annual list of non-working public holidays in Burkina Faso for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Burkina Faso news and updates.

28-Jan-2014

Tuvalu

Tuvalu 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Government of Tuvalu-Funafuti) - Summary: The government of Tuvalu has released its annual list of the official non-working public holidays in Tuvalu for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Tuvalu news and updates.

27-Jan-2014

Peru

Peru January 27 Public Holiday Ruled-Out (Source: Diario Oficial El Peruano-Lima) - Summary: Peru's Ministra de Trabajo y Promoción del Empleo, Nancy Laos Cáceres, has announced that contrary to last-minute rumours to the contrary, Monday, January 27, 2014, would not be declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in Peru. Links: full story and other Peru news and updates.

26-Jan-2014

Guinea

Guinea Conakry 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: guineeconakry.info-Conakry) - Summary: The government of Guinea Conakry has announced its annual list of 2014 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry. Links: full story and other Guinea news and updates.

25-Jan-2014

Egypt

Egypt Could Move January 25 Public Holiday (Source: Egypt State Information Service-Cairo) - Summary: Egypt's interior minister, Mohamed Ibrahim, has announced that his ministry was considering changing the date of the annual national police day non-working public holiday in Egypt, from January 25, to June 30, beginning in 2015. Links: full story and other Egypt news and updates.

24-Jan-2014

Vanuatu

Vanuatu 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Government of Vanuatu-Port Vila) - Summary: The government of Vanuatu has announced its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Vanuatu for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Vanuatu news and updates.

23-Jan-2014

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

St Vincent and the Grenadines 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines-Saint Vincent) - Summary: The government of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines has released its annual list of the official non-working public holidays in St Vincent and the Grenadines for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Saint Vincent and the Grenadines news and updates.

23-Jan-2014

Indonesia

Indonesia To Combine Election Dates From 2019 (Source: Komisi Pemilihan Umum-Jakarta) - Summary: Indonesia's Constitutional Court has ruled that Indonesia would hold its presidential election and legislative election concurrently, starting in 2019. Links: full story and other Indonesia news and updates.

22-Jan-2014

Paraguay

Paraguayan 2014 February 3 Public Holiday Ruled-Out (Source: Honorable Cámara de Diputados del Paraguay-Asunción) - Summary: The bill to declare February 3 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Paraguay, under the name "Día de la democracia paraguaya", will mechanically not be passed in time for February 3, 2014. Links: full story and other Paraguay news and updates.

21-Jan-2014

Saint Kitts and Nevis

St. Kitts and Nevis 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis-Basseterre) - Summary: The Office of the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis has announced its annual list of official non-working public holidays in St. Kitts and Nevis for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Saint Kitts and Nevis news and updates.

20-Jan-2014

Cook Islands

Cook Islands 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Office of Prime Minister Organization-Avarua) - Summary: The government of the Cook Islands has released it annual list of official non-working public holidays in the Cook Islands, for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Cook Islands news and updates.

20-Jan-2014

Norway

Norway 2016 Bank Holidays Announced (Source: Norges Bank-Oslo) - Summary: Norway's Central Bank (Norges Bank) has updated its multi-year list of bank holidays in Norway with the announcement of Norwegian bank holidays for the calendar year 2016. Links: full story and other Norway news and updates.

19-Jan-2014

Gabon

Gabonese 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Gouvernement de la République Gabonaise-Libreville) - Summary: Gabon's Ministre du Travail, de l'Emploi et de la Prévoyance Sociale has released its annual list of non-working public holidays in Gabon for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Gabon news and updates.

18-Jan-2014

Panama

Panama 2014 Bank Holidays Announced (Source: Banco Nacional de Panamá-Panama City) - Summary: The Banco Nacional de Panamá has released the list of annual bank holidays in Panama for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Panama news and updates.

17-Jan-2014

Seychelles

Seychelles 2014 Bank Holidays Announced (Source: The Central Bank of Seychelles-Victoria) - Summary: The Central Bank of the Seychelles has released its annual list of the official bank holidays in the Seychelles for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Seychelles news and updates.

17-Jan-2014

Yemen

Yemeni 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Yemen News Agency-SABA) - Summary: The Yemeni Ministry of Civil Service and Insurance has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Yemen for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Yemen news and updates.

16-Jan-2014

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian Public Holidays Legislation Stalled (Source: Federalna novinska agencija-Sarajevo) - Summary: Almost 5 years after Bosnia's Council of Ministers approved an initial draft law on public holidays in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the process of turning that draft into law is seemingly stalled. Links: full story and other Bosnia and Herzegovina news and updates.

16-Jan-2014

Canada

Canada 2016 BC Public Holidays Announced (Source: The Government of the Province of British Columbia-Victoria) - Summary: The Government of Canada's Province of British Columbia has updated its official multi-year list of public holidays in British Columbia by announcing the non-working public holidays in BC for the calendar year 2016. Links: full story and other Canada news and updates.

15-Jan-2014

Suriname

Suriname 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname-Paramarimbo) - Summary: The government of Suriname has released its annual list of expected public holidays dates for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Suriname news and updates.

14-Jan-2014

Macedonia

Macedonian 2014 Theophany Public Holiday (Source: Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of the Republic of Macedonia-Skopje) - Summary: Macedonia's Ministry of Labour and Social Policy has announced that Sunday, January 19, 2014, would be a non-working public holiday for believers of the Orthodox religion in Macedonia on account of the upcoming Orthodox Epiphany (Theophany) annual sectorial non-working public holiday. Links: full story and other Macedonia news and updates.

14-Jan-2014

Guyana

Guyana 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Guyana Government Information Agency-GINA) - Summary: The government of Guyana has announced its annual list of non-working public holidays in Guyana for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Guyana news and updates.

14-Jan-2014

Niue

Niue 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Niue Government-Alofi) - Summary: The Government of Niue has released the list of official non-working public holidays in Niue for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Niue news and updates.

13-Jan-2014

American Samoa

American Samoa 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Office Of The Governor Press Release-Utulei) - Summary: The Office of the Governor of American Samoa, has announced the dates of the non-working public holidays in American Samoa, for the upcoming calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other American Samoa news and updates.

13-Jan-2014

Malaysia

Malaysia 2014 Thaipusam Public Holiday Extended (Source: Bernama News Agency-Alor Setar) - Summary: The chief Minister of the Malaysian State of Kedah, Menteri Besar Datuk Mukhriz Mahathir, has finally announced that he would honor its election promise of declaring Friday, January 17, 2014, as a non-working public holiday in the Malaysian State of Kedah on account of the upcoming Thaipusam celebration. Links: full story and other Malaysia news and updates.

12-Jan-2014

Pakistan

Pakistan Bank Holiday January 14 (Source: The State Bank of Pakistan-Karachi) - Summary: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that Tuesday, January 14, 2014, would be a bank holiday throughout Pakistan on the occasion of the annual Eid Miladun Nabi (Birthday of the Prophet). Links: full story and other Pakistan news and updates.

12-Jan-2014

Tanzania

Tanzanian Additional Public Holiday Tomorrow (Source: Prime Minister's Office United Republic Of Tanzania-Dar es Salaam) - Summary: President Jakaya Kikwete of the United Republic Of Tanzania has declared tomorrow, Monday, January 13, 2014, as an additional non-working public holiday in Tanzania. Links: full story and other Tanzania news and updates.

12-Jan-2014

Armenia

Armenian Public Holidays January 27-28 (Source: Armenian News Agency-ARMENPRESS) - Summary: The Government of Armenia has confirmed the amendments to the annual list of official non-working public holidays in Armenia for the calendar year 2014, so that Armenia will benefit from public holidays on Monday and Tuesday, January 27 and 28, 2014, as well as on the previous weekend. Links: full story and other Armenia news and updates.

12-Jan-2014

Bénin

Bénin 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Site Officiel du président Béninois Boni Yayi-Cotonou) - Summary: The government of Bénin has announced its annual list of non-working public holidays in Bénin for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Bénin news and updates.

11-Jan-2014

Afghanistan

Afghanistan 2014 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday (Source: Pajhwok Afghan News-Kabul) - Summary: The government of Afghanistan has declared Monday, January 13, 2014, as an official non-working public holiday in Afghanistan on the occasion of the annual Birthday celebration of prophet Mohammad ("Milad al Nabi"). Links: full story and other Afghanistan news and updates.

11-Jan-2014

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic January 2014 Public Holidays (Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana-Santo Domingo) - Summary: The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued an official communiqué confirming that the upcoming "Día de Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia" annual non-working public holiday would be observed, as usual, on its traditional date of January 21, 2014. Links: full story and other Dominican Republic news and updates.

11-Jan-2014

Philippines

Philippines Maulidin Nabi Public Holiday January 13 (Source: Philippine Information Agency-Manila) - Summary: The Philippines Government has announced that the date of the upcoming Maulidin Nabi (Birthday of Prophet Muhammad) annual non-working public holiday in the Philippines, would be observed on Monday, January 13, 2014. Links: full story and other Philippines news and updates.

11-Jan-2014

The Gambia

Gambian Gamo Public Holiday January 14 (Source: Office of the President of the Gambia-Banjul) - Summary: The President of the Gambia Yahya Jammeh has announced that the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in the Gambia for the Prophet's Birthday (Gamo) would be observed on Tuesday, January 14, 2014. Links: full story and other The Gambia news and updates.

11-Jan-2014

Ethiopia

Ethiopian 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia-Addis Ababa) - Summary: The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced its annual list of the expected dates of the non-working public holidays in Ethiopia for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Ethiopia news and updates.

11-Jan-2014

Macedonia

Macedonian 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Ministry of Labour and Social Policy of the Republic of Macedonia-Skopje) - Summary: Macedonia's Ministry of Labour and Social Policy has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Macedonia for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Macedonia news and updates.

11-Jan-2014

Australia

South Australian 2016 Public Holidays Released (Source: Government of South Australia SafeWork SA-Adelaide) - Summary: The Government of the Australian State of South Australia has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in the Australian State of South Australia for the calendar year 2016. Links: full story and other Australia news and updates.

10-Jan-2014

Paraguay

Paraguay 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay-Asunción) - Summary: The government of Paraguay has released and confirmed the list of official non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Paraguay news and updates.

10-Jan-2014

Malta

Malta 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Malta Department of Information-Government of Malta) - Summary: Malta's Department of Information has finally published its annual official list of national holidays and non-working public holidays in Malta for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Malta news and updates.

10-Jan-2014

Seychelles

Seychelles 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Seychelles-Victoria) - Summary: The government of the Seychelles has announced the official list of annual non-working public holidays in the Seychelles for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Seychelles news and updates.

10-Jan-2014

Kuwait

Kuwait Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday January 16 (Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission-Kuwait City) - Summary: The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission has confirmed that it would once again move the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Kuwait for the Prophet's Birthday, from Monday, January 13, to Thursday, January 16, 2014, to adjoin a nearby weekend. Links: full story and other Kuwait news and updates.

10-Jan-2014

Lithuania

Lithuanian 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Lietuvos Respublikos Uzsienio Reikalu Ministerija-Vilnius) - Summary: The Government of Lithuania has announced the annual dates of official non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Lithuania for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Lithuania news and updates.

10-Jan-2014

Libya

Libyan 2014 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday Announced (Source: Libyan News Agency-LANA) - Summary: Libya's ruling National Transitional Council has announced that Monday, January 13, 2014, had been declared a non-working public holiday throughout Libya on account of the upcoming annual Mawlid Al-Nabi (Birth of the Prophet) non-working public holiday in Libya. Links: full story and other Libya news and updates.

10-Jan-2014

Togo

Togo Cancels January 13 Public Holiday Again (Source: Primature du Togo-Lome) - Summary: Earlier tonight, the government of Togo has announced that, once again, the annual January 13 non-working public holiday in Togo, had been canceled ("la fête du 13 janvier... serait un jour ouvrable"). Links: full story and other Togo news and updates.

10-Jan-2014

Bahrain

Bahrain 2014 Prophet's Birthday Bank Holiday (Source: Central Bank of Bahrain-Manama) - Summary: The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it would declare a bank holiday on Monday, January 13, 2014, to mark the upcoming official annual non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the Birthday of Prophet Mohammed for the Islamic year 1435. Links: full story and other Bahrain news and updates.

10-Jan-2014

Côte d'Ivoire

Ivory Coast 2014 Maouloud Public Holiday (Source: Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) - Summary: The government of the Ivory Coast, through its Ministère de l'Emploi, des Affaires Sociales et de la Solidarité Nationale, has announced that it had declared Monday, January 13, 2014, as the date of the annual national non-working public holiday (jour férié et chômé sur toute l'étendue du territoire national) on account of the upcoming Maouloud (the Prophet's Birthday). Links: full story and other Côte d'Ivoire news and updates.

10-Jan-2014

Guam

Guam 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: The Government of Guam-Chamorro) - Summary: The Government of Guam has released its annual official list of non-working public holidays in Guam for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Guam news and updates.

9-Jan-2014

Japan

Japanese 2015 Bank and Public Holidays Announced (Source: The Bank of Japan-Tokyo) - Summary: The Bank of Japan (Japan's central bank) has released its official list of annual national holidays public holidays and bank holidays in Japan for the calendar year 2015. Links: full story and other Japan news and updates.

9-Jan-2014

Nigeria

Nigerian 2014 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday (Source: Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria-Abuja) - Summary: Nigeria's Federal Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, has announced that Tuesday, January 14, 2014, had been declared an official non-working public holiday throughout Nigeria to commemorate the annual Muslim celebration of Eid-El-Maulud (Prophet Muhammad's Birthday). Links: full story and other Nigeria news and updates.

9-Jan-2014

Bahrain

Bahrain 2014 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday (Source: Bahrain News Agency-BNA) - Summary: Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Monday, January 13, 2014, as the date of the official annual non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the Birthday of Prophet Mohammed for the Islamic year 1435. Links: full story and other Bahrain news and updates.

9-Jan-2014

Pakistan

Pakistan 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior-Islamabad) - Summary: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior, in consultation with Karachi's Meteorological Department, has issued its annual list of the expected dates for non-working public holidays and optional holidays for the calendar year 2014 in Pakistan. Links: full story and other Pakistan news and updates.

9-Jan-2014

Cameroon

Cameroon 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Prime Minister's Office Republic of Cameroon-Yaoundé) - Summary: The government of Cameroon has released the list of official non-working public holidays in Cameroon for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Cameroon news and updates.

8-Jan-2014

North Korea

North Korean Kim Jong-un Public Holiday Update (Source: The Korean Central News Agency-KCNA) - Summary: North Korean news media have once again reported that, despite many reports to the contrary, today's birthday of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un was not a non-working public holiday in North Korea. Links: full story and other North Korea news and updates.

8-Jan-2014

Kosovo

Kosovo 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: The Office of the Prime Minister-Republic of Kosovo) - Summary: The government cabinet of Kosovo has announced its annual list of official non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Kosovo for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Kosovo news and updates.

8-Jan-2014

Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Saudi Press Agency-SPA) - Summary: Saudi authorities have released an initial calendar of Saudi non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Saudi Arabia news and updates.

8-Jan-2014

Denmark

Denmark 2015 Bank Holidays Released (Source: Danmarks Nationalbanken-Copenhagen) - Summary: Denmark's Central Bank (Danmarks Nationalbanken) has released its annual list of bank holidays in Denmark, as well as non-working public holidays in Denmark, for the calendar year 2015. Links: full story and other Denmark news and updates.

8-Jan-2014

Oman

Omani 2014 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday (Source: Oman News Agency-Muscat) - Summary: Omani authorities have announced the dates of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Oman for the Prophet's Birthday, for both the private sector and the public sector of Oman. Links: full story and other Oman news and updates.

8-Jan-2014

Maldives

Maldives 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Maldives Department of Information-Male) - Summary: The government of the Maldives has released its annual list of official public holidays for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Maldives news and updates.

8-Jan-2014

Tunisia

Tunisian Public Holidays January 13-14 (Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse-TAP) - Summary: The government of Tunisia has announced that, in addition to the recent announcement of Monday, January 13, 2014, as the date for the annual public holiday for the upcoming Mouled (the Prophet's Birthday) in Tunisia, Tuesday, January 14, 2014, would also be a non-working public holiday in Tunisia, on account of the annual jour de la fête de la Révolution et de la Jeunesse non-working public holiday in Tunisia. Links: full story and other Tunisia news and updates.

7-Jan-2014

Jordan

Jordan Moves 2014 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday (Source: Jordan News Agency Petra-Amman) - Summary: Jordanian Prime Minister, Abdullah Ensour, has announced that the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Jordan for Prophet Mohammad's Birthday had been moved from Monday, January 13, to Sunday, January 12, 2014. Links: full story and other Jordan news and updates.

7-Jan-2014

Kuwait

Kuwait Mulls 2014 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday Move (Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission-Kuwait City) - Summary: Sources within the Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission have stated that the Kuwaiti Council of Ministers would almost certainly move the observance of the upcoming annual Prophet's Birthday non-working public holiday from Monday, January 13, to Thursday, January 16, 2014. Links: full story and other Kuwait news and updates.

7-Jan-2014

UAE

UAE 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Emirates News Agency-WAM) - Summary: The UAE's Abu Dhabi government has announced its list of expected non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other UAE (United Arab Emirates) news and updates.

7-Jan-2014

Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea-Port Moresby) - Summary: The Governor-General of Papua New Guinea has released the gazetted official list of appointed annual non-working public holidays in Papua New Guinea for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Papua New Guinea news and updates.

7-Jan-2014

Sudan

Sudan 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: The Secretariat General of the Sudanese Council of Ministers of the Republic of Sudan-Khartoum) - Summary: The Secretariat General of the Sudanese Council of Ministers of the Republic of Sudan has released its annual list of the official non-working national public holidays in the Republic of Sudan for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Sudan news and updates.

6-Jan-2014

Sénégal

Senegal 2014 Gamou Public Holiday (Source: Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal-Dakar) - Summary: The National Moon-Sighting Commission of Sénégal (Commission nationale de concertation sur le croissant lunaire - Conacoc) has announced that the upcoming Gamou (Prophet's Birthday) non-working public holiday would be observed on Tuesday, January 14, 2014, throughout Sénégal. Links: full story and other Sénégal news and updates.

6-Jan-2014

Vanuatu

Vanuatu Public Holiday January 7 (Source: Vanuatu Daily Post-Port Vila) - Summary: Vanuatu's Head of State, President Iolu Johnson Abbil, on the recommendation of Vanuatu's Prime Minister, Moana Carcasses, has declared Tuesday, January 7, 2014, as another one-off electoral public holiday in Vanuatu. Links: full story and other Vanuatu news and updates.

6-Jan-2014

Antigua and Barbuda

Antigua and Barbuda 2014 Public Holidays Maintained (Source: Permanent Secretary Ministry of Legal Affairs-St. John's) - Summary: The Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Legal Affairs of Antigua and Barbuda has maintained the previously-released list of official non-working public holidays in Antigua and Barbuda for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Antigua and Barbuda news and updates.

6-Jan-2014

Uruguay

Uruguayan 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Presidencia de la República-República Oriental del Uruguay) - Summary: The government of Uruguay has released the list of official non-working public holidays in Uruguay for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Uruguay news and updates.

6-Jan-2014

Djibouti

Djibouti 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Journal Officiel de la République de Djibouti-Djibouti) - Summary: The government of Djibouti has released the official list of non-working public holidays, and their duration, for the calendar year 2014 in Djibouti. Links: full story and other Djibouti news and updates.

6-Jan-2014

Brazil

Brazil 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Ministério do Planejamento Orçamento e Gestão-Brasilia) - Summary: The Federal Government of Brazil, through its Ministério do Planejamento, Orçamento e Gestão, has announced its annual list of the official Brazilian non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Brazil news and updates.

5-Jan-2014

Iraq

Iraqi 2014 Army Day Public Holiday (Source: Al Sumaria News-Baghdad) - Summary: The Iraqi General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers has once more declared a non-working public holiday in Iraq on account of the upcoming Army Day on Monday, January 6, 2014. Links: full story and other Iraq news and updates.

5-Jan-2014

UAE

UAE 2014 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday (Source: Emirates News Agency-WAM) - Summary: The UAE's Minister of Education and Chairman of Board of Directors of the Federal Authority for Human Resources, Humaid Mohamed Al Qattami, issued a circular stating that the annual public sector holiday for the upcoming Milad Al Nabi (Prophet's Birthday) would be on Sunday, January 12, 2014. Links: full story and other UAE (United Arab Emirates) news and updates.

4-Jan-2014

Australia

Australia 2015 ACT Public Holidays Announced (Source: ACT Government Chief Minister and Treasury Directorate-Canberra) - Summary: The Chief Minister's Office of Australia's Capital Territory (ACT) has announced the list of annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Australian Capital Territory during the calendar year 2015. Links: full story and other Australia news and updates.

4-Jan-2014

Chile

Chilean 2015 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social-Valparaiso) - Summary: Chile's Ministro Secretario General de Gobierno has announced the annual list of bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Chile for the calendar year 2015. Links: full story and other Chile news and updates.

4-Jan-2014

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic 2014 Reyes Public Holiday (Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana-Santo Domingo) - Summary: The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued an official communiqué confirming that the upcoming "Día de los Santos Reyes" annual non-working public holiday would be observed, for the first time, on its traditional date of Monday, January 6, 2014. Links: full story and other Dominican Republic news and updates.

4-Jan-2014

Ecuador

Ecuador 2014 Public Holidays Amended (Source: Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica-ANDES) - Summary: Ecuador's Ministry of Tourism (Ministerio de Turismo) has issued a communique which expands on the previously-announced list of non-working public holidays in Ecuador for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Ecuador news and updates.

4-Jan-2014

Brunei

Brunei Darussalam 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Brunei Information Department-Prime Minister's Office) - Summary: The Information Department of Brunei Darussalam's Prime Minister's Office has released a list of official bank holidays and public holidays in Brunei Darussalam during the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Brunei news and updates.

4-Jan-2014

Netherlands

Netherlands 2015 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Nieuwsoverzicht Rijksoverheid-Amsterdam) - Summary: The Dutch Government (the government of the Netherlands) has released its list of official non-working public holidays in the Netherlands for the calendar year 2015. Links: full story and other Netherlands news and updates.

3-Jan-2014

Nauru

Nauru 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: The Government of the Republic of Nauru-Yaren) - Summary: The Government of Nauru has released its annual list of non-working public holidays in Nauru for the calendar year 2014 in the Republic Of Nauru Government Gazette Published By Authority G. N. No. 1/2014. Links: full story and other Nauru news and updates.

3-Jan-2014

Syria

Syrian 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Central Bank of Syria-Damascus) - Summary: The Syrian government has announced the dates of official Syrian bank holidays and public holidays for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Syria news and updates.

3-Jan-2014

Marshall Islands

Marshall Islands Announces 2014 Public Holidays (Source: Office of the President of the Republic of the Marshall Islands-Majuro) - Summary: The government of the Marshall Islands has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in the Marshall Islands for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Marshall Islands news and updates.

3-Jan-2014

Tunisia

Tunisian 2014 Prophet Public Holiday January 13 (Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse-TAP) - Summary: The government of Tunisia has announced that the date for the annual public holiday for the upcoming Mouled (the Prophet's Birthday) in Tunisia, would be Monday, January 13, 2014. Links: full story and other Tunisia news and updates.

3-Jan-2014

The Bahamas

Bahamas Public Holiday January 10 (Source: The Government of the Bahamas-Nassau) - Summary: The Bahamas' Cabinet Office has issued a communique advising the general public that "with the coming into force of the Majority Rule Act", Friday, January 10, 2014, would be observed as the new annual non-working public holiday known as Majority Rule Day in the Bahamas. Links: full story and other The Bahamas news and updates.

3-Jan-2014

Bangladesh

Bangladesh Public Holiday January 14 (Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha-BSS) - Summary: The Vice-Chairman and Religious Affairs Secretary of the Islamic Foundation of Bangladesh's National Moon Sighting Committee and Religious Affairs Secretary, Kazi Habibul Awal, has announced that the moon of the month of Rabiul Awal Hijri 1435 had been sighted in Bangladesh's sky yesterday and therefore that the annual Eid-e-Miladunnabi (birthday of the Prophet Mohammad), would be observed on Tuesday, January 14, 2014. Links: full story and other Bangladesh news and updates.

3-Jan-2014

Eritrea

Eritrean 2014 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 2014. Links: full story and other Eritrea news and updates.

3-Jan-2014

Pakistan

Pakistan 2014 Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday (Source: Associated Press Of Pakistan-Karachi) - Summary: The head of Pakistan's Ruat-e-Hilal (moon sighting) committee, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman, has announced that the upcoming month of Rabi-ul-Awaal would begin on January 3, meaning that the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Pakistan marking the birthday of the Prophet will be on Tuesday, January 14, 2014. Links: full story and other Pakistan news and updates.

3-Jan-2014

Estonia

Estonian 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Vabariigi Valitsus-Tallinn) - Summary: The Government of Estonia (Vabariigi Valitsus) has announced its annual official list of Estonian national holidays, Estonian flag days, and non-working public holidays in Estonia for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Estonia news and updates.

3-Jan-2014

Cuba

Cuban 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Órgano Oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba-Granma) - Summary: The Cuban government has released the up-to-date list of annual non-working public holidays in Cuba for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Cuba news and updates.

2-Jan-2014

Mauritania

Mauritania 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Mauritanian News Agency-Noakchott) - Summary: The government of Mauritania has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Mauritania for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Mauritania news and updates.

2-Jan-2014

Mongolia

Mongolian Chinggis Khaan Public Holiday 2014 Amended (Source: Montsame Agency-Ulaanbaatar) - Summary: The Mongolian government has once more issued a revised date for the upcoming 2014 Chinggis Khaan public holiday which was recently added to the list of annual non-working public holidays in Mongolia. Links: full story and other Mongolia news and updates.

2-Jan-2014

Ghana

Ghana 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Ghana Government Portal-Accra) - Summary: Ghana's government has released its official list of annual non-working public holidays in Ghana for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Ghana news and updates.

2-Jan-2014

Tonga

Tongan 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Tonga Ministry of Information and Communications-Nuku'alofa) - Summary: Tonga's Ministry of Information and Communications has issued a communiqué announcing the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Tonga for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Tonga news and updates.

2-Jan-2014

Palau

Palau 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Palau Government-Koror) - Summary: The government of Palau has released its list of annual non-working public holidays in Palau for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Palau news and updates.

2-Jan-2014

Bangladesh

Bangladesh 2014 Bank Holidays Announced (Source: The Central Bank of the People's Republic of Bangladesh-Dhaka) - Summary: Bangladesh's Central Bank (Bangladesh Bank) has released its annual list of official bank holidays in Bangladesh for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Bangladesh news and updates.

1-Jan-2014

Botswana

Botswana 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Botswana Press Agency-Gaborone) - Summary: The government of Botswana has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Botswana for the upcoming calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Botswana news and updates.

1-Jan-2014

Falkland Islands

Falkland Islands 2014-2017 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Falkland Islands Government-Stanley) - Summary: The Falkland Islands Government has released the list of annual non-working public holidays throughout the Falkland Islands for the period of 2014-2017. Links: full story and other Falkland Islands news and updates.

1-Jan-2014

Côte d'Ivoire

Ivory Coast 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Gouvernement de Côte d'Ivoire-Abijan) - Summary: The government of the Ivory Coast has released it official annual list of non-working public holidays ("jours fériés et chômés sur toute l'étendue du territoire national") in the Ivory Coast for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Côte d'Ivoire news and updates.

1-Jan-2014

North Cyprus

North Cyprus Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday Restored (Source: Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus Ministry Of Foreign Affairs-Lefkosa) - Summary: The deputy director of the Office of Personnel of the Republic of Northern Cyprus has announced that last year's proposal to cancel the Prophet's Birthday non-working public holiday in the Republic of Northern Cyprus had been rejected by Parliament, and therefore that Monday, January 13, 2014, would be a non-working public holiday in the Republic of Northern Cyprus on account of the upcoming "Mevlit Kandili" (birthday of the Prophet Muhammed). Links: full story and other North Cyprus news and updates.


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