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Taiwan Legislates Hakka Day Holiday

Source: Taiwan Today (Taipei)
Posted: Thursday, January 7, 2010
Updated: Wednesday, June 13, 2012


On Tuesday, Taiwan's Legislature passed the Hakka Basic Act aimed at promoting Hakka language and culture, and obliging the government to designate a national Hakka Day holiday.

The mandated national Hakka Day holiday will be a regular working day (ie. not an official non-working public holiday).

Such declarations of new holidays that are regular working days are common in Taiwan (2009-11-02, 2009-10-21, and 2007-09-21).



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