Philippines Declares Additional October And November Public Holidays
Source:Gov. Ph News (Malacañang)
Posted: Friday, October 18, 2002
Most recent follow-up news item: October 24, 2006
Earlier today, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo (PGMA) signed and issued Proclamation No. 277, declaring Thursday, October 31, and Saturday, November 2, 2002, as one-off special non-working public holidays throughout the country.
The effects of this proclamation, similar to one last year (2001-10-10), combined with the annual, November 1st, All Saints' Day, means that the Philippines will get 4 consecutive days of public holidays.
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