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Philippines Makes February 25 A Public Holiday

Source: Office of the President (Malacañang)
Posted: Tuesday, February 12, 2002
Updated: Tuesday, September 8, 2009


President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has issued Proclamation No. 151 declaring February 25, 2002, as a special national public holiday.

This date marks the 16th anniversary of the EDSA People Power I, which toppled Ferdinand Marcos and restored democracy to the Philippines.



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