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South Korea Mulls May 8 Public Holiday

Source: Yonhap News Agency (Seoul)
Posted on Tuesday, April 10, 2018


The South Korean ruling Democratic Party’s chief policy maker, Kim Tae-Nyeon, has announced that the South Korean government was considering declaring Parent’s Day, on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, as a non-working public holiday in South Korea, as a non-working public holiday in South Korea, to create a 4-day period of South Korean non-working public holidays and boost the economy.

The aforementioned announcement that the South Korean government was considering declaring May 8 as a non-working public holiday in South Korea, follows a promise made by President Moon Jae-in during his last electoral campaign, when he had promised to designate Parent’s Day as a non-working public holiday in South Korea.



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