Source:Philippine Information Agency (Manila)
Posted: Sunday, June 8, 2014 Updated: Saturday, October 24, 2015
Philippines Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary, Herminio Coloma Jr., has issued an official statement denying new rumours that Friday, June 13, 2014, had been declared as an additional non-working public holiday in the Philippines, as it falls between the annual Independence Day non-working public holiday of the Philippines, and the weekend.
In its statement, Malacañang referred to Proclamation No. 655, s. 2013, signed by President Benigno Aquino III, last year (2013-09-30), and which lists the special and regular non-working public holidays in the Philippines for the calendar year 2014.
Under former president Macapagal-Arroyo, the concept of holidays economics had seen mid-week public holidays moved to adjoin a nearby weekend (2007-07-25).
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