Source:The Philippine Star (Manila)
Posted: Thursday, October 1, 2009 Updated: Friday, October 30, 2009
Philippines President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo has backtracked on the planned one-day special non-working public holiday announced earlier this week, to clean-up after tropical storm "Ondoy".
Instead of the planned one-day special non-working public holiday (2009-09-29), through Administrative Order 270, it was decided to mobilize government employees to help in the cleanup operations in areas affected by floods.
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