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The Government of Malaysia's State of Penang has announced that Friday, July 8, 2016, would be a one-off non-working public holiday in Malaysia's State of Penang, due to the coincidence of the annual Pengisytiharaan Tapak Warisan Dunia Pulau Pinang state public holiday and of the second day of the upcoming Malaysian public holidays for Hari Raya Puasa (End of Ramadan), on July 7, 2016.
The "Pengisytiharaan Tapak Warisan Dunia Pulau Pinang" regional public holiday was announced seven years ago (2009-07-07), and the Government of Malaysia's State of Penang published the Gazette Notification No.809 which declared July 7th an annual state public holiday, starting in 2010, pursuant to section 9(1) of the Holidays Act 1951, in extremis (2010-06-17 and 2009-07-07).
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