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Philippines 2016 Public Holidays Announced

Source: Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines (Manila)
Posted on Wednesday, August 26, 2015


Earlier today, Philippines President, Benigno Aquino III, signed Proclamation No. 1105, s. 2015, which lists the annual special and regular non-working public holidays in the Philippines for the calendar year 2016.

The aforementioned announcement of the special and regular non-working public holidays in the Philippines for the calendar year 2016, comes later than last year (2014-07-23), but earlier than the preceding year (2013-09-30), although historically, the list of non-working public holidays in the Philippines for the coming year is often released much later (2011-12-01, 2010-12-20, and 2009-01-07).

The new annual public holiday for the Chinese New Year, which had been promised for many years (2014-01-31, 2011-01-12 and 2011-01-03), is included in the list of special and regular non-working public holidays in the Philippines for the calendar year 2016.



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