Source:ABS-CBN News (Manila)
Posted: Monday, April 18, 2011
Most recent follow-up news item: April 2, 2012
Philippines' President, Benigno Aquino III, has issued Proclamation No. 150 which finally declares Saturday, April 23, 2011, as a non-working public holiday throughout the Philippines.
Last weekend (2011-04-16), Philippines deputy presidential spokesperson, Abigail Valte, had announced that a proposal had been sent to the Office of the Executive Secretary to declare Black Saturday, April 23, 2011, a national non-working public holiday in the Philippines.
Recall that Saturday, April 23, 2011, is sandwiched between 2 dates that were declared official public holidays, late last year (2010-12-20), and Sunday, the weekly day of rest. in the Philippines.
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