Source:Taiwan Central Personnel Administration (Taipei)
Posted: Thursday, July 9, 2015 Updated: Monday, September 28, 2015
The Government of Taiwan has announced that due to the arrival of typhoon Chan-Hom, a one-off non-working public holiday was declared in Taiwan and that all businesses will be closed on tomorrow, on Friday, July 10, 2015.
Recall that 3 years ago (2012-07-29), Taiwan's Personnel Administration Minister, Frank Huang, has announced that Taiwan's Directorate-General of Personnel Administration was considering mandating local governments to convert a normally non-working public holiday into a working day each time a one-off typhoon public holiday is declared. According to the brief accompanying that announcement, in recent years (2014-07-22, 2009-08-07 and 2007-09-18), there had been an average of 3.6 working days per year declared a day off because of typhoons.
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