Posted on Sunday, April 30, 2006
Indonesia's Vice President, Jusuf Kalla, confirmed that the government had decided not to declare the International Labor Day, on May 1st, as an official national public holiday.
Rumours of a non-religious public holiday, specifically May Day, have been rife since Indonesia declared its first official non-religious public holiday, Chinese New Year, in 2003 (2002-04-11).
Links and References
Below are links to the news stories referred to in the above "Indonesia Refuses May 1st Public Holiday" news story, as well as links to subsequents news stories which refer to the present news story.