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Philippines Public Holiday May 13

Source: Philippine Information Agency (Manila)
Posted on Tuesday, April 23, 2013

The Philippines Presidential Palace, Malacañang, has issued Proclamation 571, declaring Monday, May 13, 2013, the date of the upcoming national mid-term elections, a another additional special public non-working holiday throughout the Philippines.

Similar electoral public holidays were declared on the occasion of the past mid-term and term elections (2010-03-18, 2007-04-25 and 2004-05-06).

As she is wont to do (2012-07-12, 2012-06-03, 2012-03-07, and 2011-04-06), Philippines' Deputy presidential spokesperson, Abigail Valte, confirmed the aforementioned declaration of Monday, May 13, 2013, as a special public non-working holiday throughout the Philippines, on her Twitter account ("There you have it, May 13 has officially been proclaimed a holiday").

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