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South Korea Rules-Out April 11 Public Holiday

Source: Yonhap News Agency (Seoul)
Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2019


The Cheong Wa Dae (the Korean presidential residence) has indicated that it was abandoning the idea of declaring Thursday, April 11, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in South Korea to commemorate the centennial of the government in exile in Shanghai.

Last month (2019-02-17), we had reported that the Korean President would seek cabinet approval to declare Thursday, April 11, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in South Korea to commemorate the centennial of the government in exile in Shanghai.

In recent years, some tentatively announced one-off public holidays in South Korea came to pass while others did not (2018-04-12, 2018-04-10, 2017-09-05, 2017-08-27, 2016-04-28, 2016-04-25, 2015-08-04, 2015-08-02).


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