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Worldwide Public Holidays News and Updates April 2014

This monthly recap of April 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

30-Apr-2014

Spain

Spain 2015 Aragon Public Holidays Announced (Source: Gobierno de Aragón-Zaragoza) - Summary: The government of Spain's autonomous region of Aragon has announced its annual list of regional non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) for the upcoming calendar year 2015. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

30-Apr-2014

Congo (DRC)

DR Congo Public Holiday May 1st (Source: Présidence de la République Démocratique du Congo-Kinshasa) - Summary: The "Ministre de la Fonction Publique" of the government of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Jean-Claude Kibala, has announced that Thursday, May 1st, 2014, would be non-working public holiday in the Democratic Republic of the Congo ("la journée du jeudi 1er mai 2014, Fête Internationale du Travail, est déclarée chômée et payée sur toute l'étendue de la République Démocratique du Congo"). Links: full story and other Congo (Dem. Rep.) news and updates.

30-Apr-2014

Ecuador

Ecuador May 2nd Public Holiday Ruled-Out (Source: Agencia de Noticias del Ecuador y Sudamérica-ANDES) - Summary: Ecuador's Ministry of Tourism (Ministerio de Turismo) has issued a communique ruling-out the rumoured declaration of May 2nd, 2014, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Ecuador ("la Secretaría Jurídica de la Presidencia de la República informó que el Ejecutivo no ha decretado puente vacacional para el viernes 2 de mayo, descartando así los rumores que circularon en las últimas horas"). Links: full story and other Ecuador news and updates.

30-Apr-2014

Bahrain

Bahrain Labour Day 2014 Bank Holiday (Source: Central Bank of Bahrain-Manama) - Summary: The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it had declared a bank holiday on Thursday, May 1st, 2014, to mark the upcoming annual Labour Day public holiday in Bahrain. Links: full story and other Bahrain news and updates.

30-Apr-2014

Afghanistan

Afghanistan Public Holiday May 1st (Source: Pajhwok Afghan News-Kabul) - Summary: The government of Afghanistan has declared Thursday, May 1st, 2014, as an official non-working public holiday in Afghanistan on the occasion of the annual International Workers' Day public holiday in Afghanistan. Links: full story and other Afghanistan news and updates.

30-Apr-2014

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic Public Holiday May 5 (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 del Trabajo" public holiday would, once again, be moved from its traditional date of May 1st to Monday, May 5, 2014. Links: full story and other Dominican Republic news and updates.

30-Apr-2014

Japan

Japan August 11 Public Holiday Update (Source: The Asahi Simbun-Tokyo) - Summary: Japan's Parliament Lower House of Parliament has passed an amendment to Japan's Holiday Act to designate August 11, as a new annual Japanese non-working public holiday, to be known as Mountain Day (Yama no Hi). Links: full story and other Japan news and updates.

30-Apr-2014

Bhutan

Bhutanese Public Holiday May 2nd (Source: Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan-Thimphu) - Summary: The Royal Civil Service Commission of the Government of Bhutan has announced that Friday, May 2nd, 2014, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Bhutan on the occasion of the upcoming Birth Anniversary of the late Third King, His Majesty Jigme Dorji Wangchuck, annual Bhutanese public holiday. Links: full story and other Bhutan news and updates.

29-Apr-2014

Paraguay

Paraguayan May 2014 Public Holidays (Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay-Asunción) - Summary: The Paraguayan head of presidential decrees, Edgar Rodas, has released a communique confirming the dates of the Paraguayan public holidays in May 2014, in particular those whose observance will change again in 2014. Links: full story and other Paraguay news and updates.

29-Apr-2014

Panama

Panama May 5 Public Holiday Ruled-Out (Source: Presidencia de la República de Panamá-Panama City) - Summary: The Department of Legal Affairs of the Ministry of the Interior of Panama, has announced that it has ruled-out the previously-discussed move of the upcoming May 1st annual Panamanian non-working public holiday, this year, from Thursday, May 1st, 2014, to Monday, May 5, 2014. Links: full story and other Panama news and updates.

29-Apr-2014

Nigeria

Nigerian 2014 Labour Day Public Holiday (Source: Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria-Abuja) - Summary: The Minister of Interior of the Federal Government of Nigeria, Abba Moro, has announced that the Nigerian Federal Government had once again declared Thursday, May 1st, 2014, as a non-working public holiday in Nigeria. Links: full story and other Nigeria news and updates.

29-Apr-2014

Costa Rica

Costa Rican Public Holiday May 8 (Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica-San José) - Summary: Costa Rica's Minister of Labour, Olman Segura, has announced that Thursday, May 8, 2014, had been declared as another one-off non-working public sector holiday in Costa Rica, on account of the upcoming inauguration of president-elect Luis Guillermo Solís Rivera. Links: full story and other Costa Rica news and updates.

29-Apr-2014

Algeria

Algeria Extends 2014 Labour Day Public Holiday (Source: Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique-Algiers) - Summary: The Algerian government, through its Premier ministère, chargé de la Réforme du Service Public has announced that Thursday, May 1st, 2014, had been declared a non-working public holiday, on account of the upcoming "fête du Travail". Links: full story and other Algeria news and updates.

29-Apr-2014

Nepal

Nepalese Public Holiday May 1st (Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs-Kathmandu) - Summary: The government of Nepal has announced that Thursday, May 1st, 2014, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout the country on account of the upcoming International Workers' Day. Links: full story and other Nepal news and updates.

28-Apr-2014

Bahrain

Bahrain Labour Day 2014 Public Holiday (Source: Bahrain News Agency-BNA) - Summary: Bahrain's Prime Minister, Prince Khalifa bin Salman Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Thursday, May 1st, 2014, to mark the upcoming annual International Labour Day Holiday 2014 public holiday in Bahrain. Links: full story and other Bahrain news and updates.

28-Apr-2014

Niger

Niger May Day 2014 Public Holiday (Source: Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger-Niamey) - Summary: The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Thursday, May 1st, 2014, as the date of the upcoming annual "Fête du travail" non-working public holiday in Niger. Links: full story and other Niger news and updates.

28-Apr-2014

Jordan

Jordan Public Holiday May 1st (Source: Jordan News Agency Petra-Amman) - Summary: Jordanian Prime Minister, Abdullah Ensour, has announced that, contrary to what happened in previous years, this year's annual Labour Day public holiday would be observed on its traditional date of May 1st. Links: full story and other Jordan news and updates.

27-Apr-2014

Pakistan

Pakistan Bank Holiday May 1st (Source: The State Bank of Pakistan-Karachi) - Summary: The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that Thursday, May 1st, 2014, would once again be a bank holiday throughout Pakistan on the occasion of Labour Day. Links: full story and other Pakistan news and updates.

26-Apr-2014

Macedonia

Macedonian Public Holiday May 1 (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 Thursday, May 1st, 2014, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Macedonia "for all citizens of the Republic of Macedonia" on account of the upcoming "Labor Day" public holiday in Macedonia. Links: full story and other Macedonia news and updates.

26-Apr-2014

Libya

Libyan 2014 Labour Day Public Holiday (Source: The Interim Transitional National Council-Tripoli) - Summary: Libya's ruling National Transitional Council has announced that, once again, as per Law No.5 of 2012, Thursday, May 1st, 2014, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Libya. Links: full story and other Libya news and updates.

25-Apr-2014

Hong Kong

Hong Kong 2015 Public Holidays Released (Source: Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government-HKSAR) - Summary: The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government has released its annual official list of 2015 calendar year public holidays to be observed in Hong Kong, in accordance with the Employment Ordinance and General Holidays Ordinance as well as amendments thereto. Links: full story and other Hong Kong news and updates.

25-Apr-2014

Spain

Spain 2015 Murcia Public Holidays Announced (Source: Dirección General de Trabajode la Comunidad Autónoma de la Región de Murcia-Murcia) - Summary: The executive of Spain's autonomous region of La Murcia has released its annual calendar of official non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) for the upcoming calendar year 2015. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

24-Apr-2014

Fiji

Fiji September 17 Public Holiday Gazetted (Source: Ministry of Information-Suva) - Summary: The Cabinet of the Government of Fiji has gazetted the previously-announced declaration of Wednesday, September 17, 2014, as an additional one-off non-working public holiday in Fiji on account of the upcoming general election. Links: full story and other Fiji news and updates.

24-Apr-2014

Romania

Romanian Senate Approves January 24 Public Holiday (Source: Mediafax-Bucharest) - Summary: The Romanian Senate has approved the recently-announced new annual non-working Romanian public holiday on January 24, to commemorate the reunification of Wallachia and Moldavia. Links: full story and other Romania news and updates.

23-Apr-2014

Nicaragua

Nicaraguan May Day 2014 Public Holidays Extended (Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua-MITRAB) - Summary: Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Alba Luz Torres Briones, has announced that Friday, May 2, 2014, would be a one-off non-working public holiday in Nicaragua as that day is sandwiched between the weekend and the annual May 1st non-working public holiday. Links: full story and other Nicaragua news and updates.

22-Apr-2014

Egypt

Egyptian Bank Holiday April 24 (Source: The Central Bank of Egypt-Cairo) - Summary: Egypt's Central Bank has announced that all Egyptian banks would be closed on Thursday, April 24, 2014, which has been declared an additional one-off bank holiday in Egypt on account of the upcoming Sinai Liberation Day public holiday being observed on Friday, April 25. Links: full story and other Egypt news and updates.

21-Apr-2014

Nepal

Nepalese Public Holiday April 24 (Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs-Kathmandu) - Summary: The government of Nepal has announced that Thursday, April 24, 2014, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout the country on account of the upcoming ninth Loktantra Day. Links: full story and other Nepal news and updates.

21-Apr-2014

Panama

Panamanian Public Holiday July 1st (Source: Presidencia de la República de Panamá-Panama City) - Summary: The date of the upcoming Presidential inauguration, Tuesday, July 1st, 2014, has been declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in Panama. Links: full story and other Panama news and updates.

20-Apr-2014

Uganda

Ugandan August 28 Public Holiday Ruled-Out (Source: Office of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Uganda-Kampala) - Summary: Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS) executive director, Ben Paul Mungyereza, has announced that Thursday, August 28, 2014, would not be an official non-working public holiday in Uganda. Links: full story and other Uganda news and updates.

20-Apr-2014

Samoa

Samoan 2015-2016-2017-2018 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Samoan Ministry Of Commerce, Industry And Labour-Matagaluega o Pisinisi, Alamanuia, Leipa) - Summary: The Samoan Ministry of Commerce, Industry And Labour has released its quadrennial list of the official non-working public holidays in Samoa for the calendar years 2015-2016-2017-2018. Links: full story and other Samoa news and updates.

18-Apr-2014

Kazakhstan

Kazakhstan Public Holidays May 1-3 and 7-10 (Source: Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan-Astana) - Summary: Kazakhstan's Prime Minister, Karim Massimov, has signed another "Decree Of The Government For Favorable Conditions Of Working Population And Efficient Use Of Working Time" which declares 2 additional one-off non-working bridge public holidays in Kazakhstan, to link the upcoming annual Unity Day, Homeland Defender Day, and Victory Day, Kazakhstan public holidays with one another and the nearby weekends. Links: full story and other Kazakhstan news and updates.

17-Apr-2014

Spain

Spain 2015 Basque Public Holidays Announced (Source: Boletín Oficial del País Vasco-BOPV) - Summary: The executive of Spain's autonomous region of the País Vasco has released its annual calendar of official regional public holidays (calendario laboral) for the upcoming calendar year 2015 in Spain's Basque region. Links: full story and other Spain news and updates.

17-Apr-2014

Romania

Romanian January 24 Public Holiday Approved (Source: Mediafax-Bucharest) - Summary: The Romanian Government has announced that it had finally approved the long-expected new annual non-working Romanian public holiday on January 24, to commemorate the reunification of Wallachia and Moldavia with Romania. Links: full story and other Romania news and updates.

17-Apr-2014

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic 2014 Easter Public Holidays (Source: Presidencia de la República Dominicana-Santo Domingo) - Summary: The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued an official communiqué confirming that an annual non-working public holiday would be observed, as usual, on Friday, April 18, 2014, for the upcoming Good Friday. Links: full story and other Dominican Republic news and updates.

16-Apr-2014

Rwanda

Rwanda Public Holiday April 18 (Source: Rwanda Bureau Of Information and Broadcasting-ORINFOR) - Summary: The Government of Rwanda has released a communique reminding the population of Rwanda that Friday, April 18, 2014, will be a non-working public holiday throughout Rwanda on account of the upcoming annual Rwandan public holiday to mark Good Friday. Links: full story and other Rwanda news and updates.

16-Apr-2014

Ghana

Ghana 2014 Easter Public Holidays (Source: Ghana News Agency-Accra) - Summary: Ghana's Minister of the Interior, Kwesi Ahwoi, has announced that Friday, April 18, and Monday, April 21, 2014, had been declared as statutory non-working public holidays in Ghana on account of the upcoming annual Good Friday and Easter Monday public holidays in Ghana. Links: full story and other Ghana news and updates.

15-Apr-2014

Swaziland

Swaziland Public Holiday April 24 (Source: Government of Swaziland Ministry of Home Affairs-Mbabane) - Summary: Swaziland's Home Affairs Minister, Princess Tsandzile, has announced that, once again, the annual non-working public holiday in Swaziland to mark King Mswati III's birthday would be moved to Thursday, April 24, 2014, due to its set date falling during the Easter weekend in 2014. Links: full story and other Swaziland news and updates.

15-Apr-2014

Nigeria

Nigerian Easter 2014 Public Holidays (Source: Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria-Abuja) - Summary: The Minister of Interior of the Federal Government of Nigeria, Abba Moro, has announced that the Nigerian Government had declared Friday, April 18, and Monday, April 21, 2014, as non-working public holidays to commemorate this year's upcoming Good Friday and Easter Monday non-working public holidays, respectively. Links: full story and other Nigeria news and updates.

15-Apr-2014

Cuba

Cuban Public Holiday April 18 (Source: Órgano Oficial del Comité Central del Partido Comunista de Cuba-Granma) - Summary: Cuba's Council of Ministers has issued a communique indicating that, pending the taking effect of recent changes to Cuba's public holidays legislation, it had decided to declare Friday, April 18, 2014, the date of the upcoming Good Friday holiday, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Cuba. Links: full story and other Cuba news and updates.

15-Apr-2014

Cape Verde

Cape Verde 2014 Easter Public Holidays (Source: Ministro da Administração Interna-República de Cabo Verde) - Summary: The government of Cape Verde has declared a one-off public sector holiday (tolerância de ponto) for the afternoon of Thursday, April 17, 2014. Links: full story and other Cape Verde news and updates.

15-Apr-2014

East Timor

Timor Leste Public Holidays April 17 and 21 (Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste-Dili) - Summary: The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had once again decided to declare additional day-off public sector holidays (toleránsia pontu) for Maundy Thursday and Easter Monday, on April 17 and 21, 2014, respectively. Links: full story and other East Timor news and updates.

14-Apr-2014

Macedonia

Macedonian Public Holidays April 18 and 21 (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 Monday, April 21, 2014, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Macedonia "for all citizens of the Republic of Macedonia" on account of the upcoming "second day of Easter according to the Orthodox calendar" annual public holiday in Macedonia. Links: full story and other Macedonia news and updates.

14-Apr-2014

Trinidad and Tobago

Trinidad and Tobago 2014 Easter Public Holidays (Source: Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal-Port of Spain) - Summary: The Government of Trinidad and Tobago has updated its previously-released list of 2014 non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago by proclaiming the dates of the upcoming annual non-working public holidays in Trinidad and Tobago for Good Friday, Easter, and Corpus Christi 2014. Links: full story and other Trinidad and Tobago news and updates.

14-Apr-2014

Niger

Niger Public Holiday April 24 (Source: Ministère de la Fonction Publique et du Travail du Niger-Niamey) - Summary: The Ministre de l'Emploi, du Travail et de la Sécurité Sociale of the government of Niger has declared Thursday, April 24, 2014, as the date of the upcoming annual "journée de la concorde" non-working public holiday in Niger. Links: full story and other Niger news and updates.

13-Apr-2014

Nepal

Nepalese 2071 BS New Year Public Holiday (Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs-Kathmandu) - Summary: The government of Nepal has announced that Monday, April 13, 2014, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Nepal, on account of the 2071 B.S. (Bikram Sambat era) New Year public holiday in Nepal. Links: full story and other Nepal news and updates.

13-Apr-2014

Bolivia

Bolivian May 2 Public Holiday Cancelled (Source: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social-La Paz) - Summary: Bolivia's Minister of Labour, Daniel Santalla, has announced that the Government of Bolivia had finally decided not to declare of Friday, May 2, 2014, as a non-working public holiday in Bolivia, despite the unambiguous terms of the Decreto Supremo 1210. Links: full story and other Bolivia news and updates.

12-Apr-2014

Montserrat

Montserrat 2014 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Government of Montserrat-Brades) - Summary: Montserrat's Office of the Deputy Governor has announced its annual list of non-working public holidays, and in lieu public holidays in Montserrat for the calendar year 2014. Links: full story and other Montserrat news and updates.

11-Apr-2014

Paraguay

Paraguay Public Sector Holiday April 16 (Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay-Asunción) - Summary: Paraguay's President, Horacio Cartes, has decreed a non-working public sector holiday for Wednesday, April 16, 2014, to let Paraguayan civil servants once again begin their Holy Week non-working public holidays earlier. Links: full story and other Paraguay news and updates.

10-Apr-2014

Macau

Macau 2015 Public Holidays Announced (Source: Portal do Governo da RAEM da República Popular da China-Macau) - Summary: The government of the Macau SAR has announced the full list of official Macau non-working annual public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2015. Links: full story and other Macau news and updates.

10-Apr-2014

Latvia

Latvian Public Holiday May 5 (Source: The Welfare Ministry of the Government of Latvia-Riga) - Summary: The Welfare Ministry of the Government of Latvia has issued a communique reminding the Latvian population that Monday, May 5, 2014, was a one-off bridge non-working public holiday in Latvia. Links: full story and other Latvia news and updates.

10-Apr-2014

Liberia

Liberia Public Holiday April 11 (Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs-Monrovia) - Summary: The President of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has issued a Proclamation declaring Friday, April 11, 2014, as the National Fast and Prayer Day annual non-working public holiday. Links: full story and other Liberia news and updates.

9-Apr-2014

Bolivia

Bolivian Public Holiday May 2 (Source: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social-La Paz) - Summary: Bolivia's Minister of Labour, Daniel Santalla, has announced that it was too soon ("es muy adelantado hablar sobre este tema") to discuss the declaration of Friday, May 2, 2014, as a non-working public holiday in Bolivia, despite the unambiguous terms of the Decreto Supremo 1210. Links: full story and other Bolivia news and updates.

8-Apr-2014

Singapore

Singapore 2015 Public Holidays Released (Source: Singapore Ministry of Manpower-MOM) - Summary: Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has released the official list of non-working public holidays in Singapore for the upcoming calendar year 2015 which, for once, does not include an error in the date of the 2015 Deepavali public holiday in Singapore. Links: full story and other Singapore news and updates.

8-Apr-2014

Romania

Romania May 2 Public Holiday Update (Source: Mediafax-Bucharest) - Summary: The Romanian Government has announced that civil servants would work on Saturday, April 26, 2014, to compensate the recently-approved declaration of another one-off non-working bridge public sector holiday on Friday, May 2, 2014, to tie the annual May 1st public holiday in Romania with the following weekend. Links: full story and other Romania news and updates.

8-Apr-2014

Lebanon

Lebanon Bank Holiday April 11 (Source: Association des Banques du Liban-ABL) - Summary: The Association of Banks in Lebanon has announced that Friday, April 11, 2014, had once again been declared a bank holiday for all banks and financial institutions of Lebanon, including the Beirut Stock Exchange and the Central Bank of Lebanon. Links: full story and other Lebanon news and updates.

7-Apr-2014

Nicaragua

Nicaraguan Easter 2014 Public Sector Holidays (Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua-MITRAB) - Summary: Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, Alba Luz Torres Briones, has announced that Nicaragua's public sector workers and government services would once again close down for 9 consecutive days of public sector holidays on account of the upcoming Holy Week (desde el Sábado de Ramos hasta el Domingo de Pascua, período que marca la Semana Santa y que este año está comprendido entre los días 12 al 20 de abril, será declarado feriado). Links: full story and other Nicaragua news and updates.

7-Apr-2014

Singapore

Singapore 2014 Public Holidays Amended (Source: Singapore Hindu Endowments Board-HEB) - Summary: The Singapore Hindu Endowments Board (HEB) has announced that the date of the upcoming Deepavali public holiday had once again been moved from its previously-announced date of Thursday, October 23, 2014, to Tuesday, October 22, 2014. Links: full story and other Singapore news and updates.

7-Apr-2014

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan 2015 Poya Public Holidays Announced (Source: The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka-Colombo) - Summary: Sri Lanka's Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs has published in the "Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka" (No. 1856/38 - THURSDAY, APRIL 03, 2014), its annual official list of the 12/13 Sri Lankan Poya Day public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2015. Links: full story and other Sri Lanka news and updates.

6-Apr-2014

Lebanon

Lebanon Bank Holiday April 21 (Source: Association des Banques du Liban-ABL) - Summary: The Association of Banks in Lebanon has announced that Monday, April 21, 2014, had once again been declared a bank holiday for all banks and financial institutions of Lebanon, including the Beirut Stock Exchange and the Central Bank of Lebanon, to commemorate Catholic and Orthodox Easter Monday. Links: full story and other Lebanon news and updates.

5-Apr-2014

Indonesia

Indonesian Bank Holiday April 9 (Source: Central Bank of Republic of Indonesia-Jakarta) - Summary: 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. Links: full story and other Indonesia news and updates.

4-Apr-2014

Macedonia

Macedonian Roma Public Holiday April 8 (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 Tuesday, April 8, 2014, would once again be a non-working public holiday for members Roma community in Macedonia on account of the upcoming annual International Roma Day annual sectorial non-working public holiday. Links: full story and other Macedonia news and updates.

3-Apr-2014

Pakistan

Pakistan Sindh Public Holiday April 4 (Source: Associated Press Of Pakistan-Karachi) - Summary: The Government of Pakistan's Province of Sindh has once again declared Friday, April 4, 2014, as a one-off regional non-working public holiday to commemorate the death anniversary of the PPP founder and leader, Zulfikar Ali Bhutto. Links: full story and other Pakistan news and updates.

3-Apr-2014

Indonesia

Indonesian Public Holiday April 9 (Source: Komisi Pemilihan Umum-Jakarta) - Summary: 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". Links: full story and other Indonesia news and updates.

3-Apr-2014

Romania

Romania May 2 Public Holiday Official (Source: Mediafax-Bucharest) - Summary: The Romanian Government has approved, as expected, the declaration of another one-off non-working bridge public sector holiday on Friday, May 2, 2014, to tie the annual May 1st public holiday in Romania with the following weekend. Links: full story and other Romania news and updates.

2-Apr-2014

Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan April 15 Public Holiday Declared (Source: Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs-Colombo) - Summary: The Sri Lankan Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs has announced that the Sri Lankan Government had decided to declare April 15, 2014, once again as a one-off additional public holiday throughout Sri Lanka. Links: full story and other Sri Lanka news and updates.

2-Apr-2014

Burundi

Burundi Public Holiday April 7 (Source: Le Portail des Institutions-Bujumbura) - Summary: Burundi's Minister of Labor, Annonciate Sendazirasa, has announced that the Government of Burundi had declared Monday, April 7, 2014, as an additional public holiday in Burundi, due to the fact that the public holiday for the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Cyprien Ntaryamira falls on a Sunday. Links: full story and other Burundi news and updates.

1-Apr-2014

Costa Rica

Costa Rican April 2014 Public Holidays (Source: La Nación-San José) - Summary: Costa Rica's Minister of Labour has announced the dates of the non-working public holidays in Costa Rica for the month of April 2014, as per the amended public holidays legislation of Costa Rica. Links: full story and other Costa Rica news and updates.


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