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July 26, 2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Mauritius
  • Mauritius
  • full story
  • Mauritius Declares July 29 Additional JIOI Public Holiday
    Source: Mauritius News Information Portal (Port-Louis). Mauritius' Prime Minister, Pravind Jugnauth, has announced that Monday, July 29, 2019, had been declared as another one-off non-working half-day public holiday in Mauritius, on account of the number of medals won by the national team at the JIOI (Indian Ocean Island Games). (full story)    
  • Mauritius Declares July 29 Additional JIOI Public Holiday
    Source: Mauritius News Information Portal (Port-Louis). Mauritius' Prime Minister, Pravind Jugnauth, has announced that Monday, July 29, 2019, had been declared as another one-off non-working half-day public holiday in Mauritius, on account of the number of medals won by the national team at the JIOI (Indian Ocean Island Games).    

July 25, 2019

  • Romania
  • Romania
  • full story
  • Romanian Public Holidays Amendments Signed Into Law
    Source: Senatului României (Bucharest). Romania's President, Klaus Iohannis, has signed into law, the public holidays amendments ("Law no. 156/2019 for the completion of art. 139 of Law no. 53/2003 regarding the Labor Code") which will force the Romanian government to announce by January 15th, at the latest, any and all one-off public holidays it intends to declare for the year. (full story)    
  • Romanian Public Holidays Amendments Signed Into Law
    Source: Senatului României (Bucharest). Romania's President, Klaus Iohannis, has signed into law, the public holidays amendments ("Law no. 156/2019 for the completion of art. 139 of Law no. 53/2003 regarding the Labor Code") which will force the Romanian government to announce by January 15th, at the latest, any and all one-off public holidays it intends to declare for the year.    

July 24, 2019

  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Spain 2020 Valencia Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana (Valencia). The Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana has gazetted the previously announced official calendar of 2020 non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain's autonomous region of Valencia. (full story)    
  • Spain 2020 Valencia Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana (Valencia). The Consell de la Generalitat Valenciana has gazetted the previously announced official calendar of 2020 non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain's autonomous region of Valencia.    

July 23, 2019

  • Belize
  • Belize
  • full story
  • Belize 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan). The press office of the Government of Belize has sent out a press release announcing the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Belize for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Belize 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan). The press office of the Government of Belize has sent out a press release announcing the official list of annual non-working public holidays in Belize for the calendar year 2020.    

July 22, 2019

  • Ethiopia
  • Ethiopia
  • full story
  • Ethiopian Tree Planting Public Holiday July 29
    Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa). The Ethiopian Government has declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Ethiopia on Monday, July 29, 2019, on account of the tree-planting that will occur on that date as part of the Green Legacy Initiative. (full story)    
  • Ethiopian Tree Planting Public Holiday July 29
    Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa). The Ethiopian Government has declared a one-off non-working public holiday in Ethiopia on Monday, July 29, 2019, on account of the tree-planting that will occur on that date as part of the Green Legacy Initiative.    
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
  • full story
  • Vietnam 2020 Public Holiday Draft Update
    Source: Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hanoi). At a recent session of the the Vietnamese People 's Committee, the director of Vietnam's Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), Ha Tat Thang, shared his views as to the 2020 Tet Nguyên đán lunar new year of Vietnam public holidays, and his inclination to based the 2020 Tet public holidays of Vietnam "on the common spirit of the Labor Law". (full story)    
  • Vietnam 2020 Public Holiday Draft Update
    Source: Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hanoi). At a recent session of the the Vietnamese People 's Committee, the director of Vietnam's Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), Ha Tat Thang, shared his views as to the 2020 Tet Nguyên đán lunar new year of Vietnam public holidays, and his inclination to based the 2020 Tet public holidays of Vietnam "on the common spirit of the Labor Law".    

July 21, 2019

  • Venezuela
  • Venezuela
  • full story
  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday July 24
    Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban). The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban ("Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario") has announced that Wednesday, July 24, 2019, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Natalicio del Libertador" public holiday of Venezuela. (full story)    
  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday July 24
    Source: Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario (Sudeban). The Venezuelan regulatory body for the banking sector, Sudeban ("Superintendencia de Instituciones del Sector Bancario") has announced that Wednesday, July 24, 2019, would be another bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Natalicio del Libertador" public holiday of Venezuela.    

July 19, 2019

  • Guernsey and Alderney
  • Guernsey and Alderney
  • full story
  • Guernsey Amends 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port). In a somewhat unexpected turn of events, the States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has announced that, in the end, it had decided that it would be the upcoming annual May 9, 2020, Liberation Day public holiday of Guernsey, which would be moved to Friday, May 8, 2020, to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, and not the May 4th May Bank Holiday, as had been expected. (full story)    
  • Guernsey Amends 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port). In a somewhat unexpected turn of events, the States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has announced that, in the end, it had decided that it would be the upcoming annual May 9, 2020, Liberation Day public holiday of Guernsey, which would be moved to Friday, May 8, 2020, to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, and not the May 4th May Bank Holiday, as had been expected.    
  • Mauritius
  • Mauritius
  • full story
  • Mauritius Declares July 19 JIOI Public Holiday
    Source: Mauritius News Information Portal (Port-Louis). Earlier this morning, Mauritius' government announced that it had declared the afternoon of today, Friday, July 19, 2019, as a one-off non-working half-day public holiday in Mauritius, on account of the opening ceremony of the JIOI (Indian Ocean Island Games). (full story)    
  • Mauritius Declares July 19 JIOI Public Holiday
    Source: Mauritius News Information Portal (Port-Louis). Earlier this morning, Mauritius' government announced that it had declared the afternoon of today, Friday, July 19, 2019, as a one-off non-working half-day public holiday in Mauritius, on account of the opening ceremony of the JIOI (Indian Ocean Island Games).    

July 18, 2019

  • Costa Rica
  • Costa Rica
  • full story
  • Costa Rica December 1st Public Holiday Progresses In Lower House
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José). The bill 21.137, which was introduced in Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly, late last year, to declare December 1st as a new annual non-working public holiday in Costa Rica, in exchange for the October 12 public holiday of Costa Rica being canceled, has received approval from the lower house's committee for science technology and education, and now moves to the floor for debate. (full story)    
  • Costa Rica December 1st Public Holiday Progresses In Lower House
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José). The bill 21.137, which was introduced in Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly, late last year, to declare December 1st as a new annual non-working public holiday in Costa Rica, in exchange for the October 12 public holiday of Costa Rica being canceled, has received approval from the lower house's committee for science technology and education, and now moves to the floor for debate.    

July 17, 2019

  • Maldives
  • Maldives
  • full story
  • Maldives Public Holidays July 28 and August 15
    Source: Maldives President's Office Press Release (Male). The President of the Maldives, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, has declared Sunday, July 28, 2019, and Thursday, August 15, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holidays in the Maldives. (full story)    
  • Maldives Public Holidays July 28 and August 15
    Source: Maldives President's Office Press Release (Male). The President of the Maldives, Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, has declared Sunday, July 28, 2019, and Thursday, August 15, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holidays in the Maldives.    

July 16, 2019

  • Oman
  • Oman
  • full story
  • Omani 2019 Renaissance Public Holiday July 23
    Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat). Oman's Ministry of Manpower has announced similar dates for the upcoming 2019 Blessed Renaissance Day non-working public holidays in Oman, for both the public sector and the private sector of Oman. (full story)    
  • Omani 2019 Renaissance Public Holiday July 23
    Source: Oman News Agency (Muscat). Oman's Ministry of Manpower has announced similar dates for the upcoming 2019 Blessed Renaissance Day non-working public holidays in Oman, for both the public sector and the private sector of Oman.    

July 15, 2019

  • Nicaragua
  • Nicaragua
  • full story
  • Nicaraguan 40th Revolution Anniversary Public Holiday July 19
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB). The General Secretary of Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), José León Argüello, has announced that Friday, July 19, 2019, would be a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua to mark the 40th anniversary of the Sandanista revolution ("por conmemorarse el 40 aniversario del triunfo de la Revolución Popular Sandinista en Nicaragua"). (full story)    
  • Nicaraguan 40th Revolution Anniversary Public Holiday July 19
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB). The General Secretary of Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), José León Argüello, has announced that Friday, July 19, 2019, would be a non-working public holiday in Nicaragua to mark the 40th anniversary of the Sandanista revolution ("por conmemorarse el 40 aniversario del triunfo de la Revolución Popular Sandinista en Nicaragua").    

July 14, 2019

  • Costa Rica
  • Costa Rica
  • full story
  • Costa Rica Public Holiday July 25
    Source: La Nación (San José). Costa Rica's Minister of Labour has once again confirmed that the upcoming día de la Anexión del Partido de Nicoya non-working public holiday would be observed on Monday, July 25, 2016, as per the amended public holidays legislation of Costa Rica. (full story)    
  • Costa Rica Public Holiday July 25
    Source: La Nación (San José). Costa Rica's Minister of Labour has once again confirmed that the upcoming día de la Anexión del Partido de Nicoya non-working public holiday would be observed on Monday, July 25, 2016, as per the amended public holidays legislation of Costa Rica.    
  • Guyana
  • Guyana
  • full story
  • Guyana Emancipation 2019 Public Holiday August 1
    Source: Guyana Government Information Agency (GINA). The Ministry of Public Security of the government of Guyana has released the Extraordinary Gazette 111/2019 1447 declaring Thursday, August 1, 2019, as the 2019 date for the Emancipation Day annual public holiday of Guyana. (full story)    
  • Guyana Emancipation 2019 Public Holiday August 1
    Source: Guyana Government Information Agency (GINA). The Ministry of Public Security of the government of Guyana has released the Extraordinary Gazette 111/2019 1447 declaring Thursday, August 1, 2019, as the 2019 date for the Emancipation Day annual public holiday of Guyana.    

July 13, 2019

  • Russia
  • Russia
  • full story
  • Russian 2020 Public Holidays Approved and Gazetted
    Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow). The Government of the Russian Federation has reviewed and approved the last spring's draft decision by the Russian Ministry of Labor to postpone the days off in 2020, in the context of the announcement of the list of official non-working public holidays in Russia in the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Russian 2020 Public Holidays Approved and Gazetted
    Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow). The Government of the Russian Federation has reviewed and approved the last spring's draft decision by the Russian Ministry of Labor to postpone the days off in 2020, in the context of the announcement of the list of official non-working public holidays in Russia in the calendar year 2020.    

July 12, 2019

  • UK (United Kingdom)
  • UK (United Kingdom)
  • full story
  • UK-NIR Public Sector Holiday July 15
    Source: The Irish News (Belfast). Civil servants in Northern Ireland will benefit from a sectorial non-working public holiday, on Monday, July 15, 2019. (full story)    
  • UK-NIR Public Sector Holiday July 15
    Source: The Irish News (Belfast). Civil servants in Northern Ireland will benefit from a sectorial non-working public holiday, on Monday, July 15, 2019.    

July 11, 2019

  • Christmas Island
  • Christmas Island
  • full story
  • Christmas Island 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: Office of the Administrator (Indian Ocean Territories). The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Natasha Griggs, has signed the "Community Bulletin A52/2019 for the Cocos (Keeling) Islands" which officially gazettes the annual bank holidays and public holidays on Christmas Island for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Christmas Island 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: Office of the Administrator (Indian Ocean Territories). The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Natasha Griggs, has signed the "Community Bulletin A52/2019 for the Cocos (Keeling) Islands" which officially gazettes the annual bank holidays and public holidays on Christmas Island for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    

July 10, 2019

  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands
  • full story
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: Office of the Administrator (Indian Ocean Territories). The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Natasha Griggs, has signed the "Community Bulletin A53/2019 for the Cocos (Keeling) Islands" which officially gazettes the annual bank holidays and public holidays in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: Office of the Administrator (Indian Ocean Territories). The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Natasha Griggs, has signed the "Community Bulletin A53/2019 for the Cocos (Keeling) Islands" which officially gazettes the annual bank holidays and public holidays in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    

July 9, 2019

  • Mexico
  • Mexico
  • full story
  • Mexico Adds 3 Long Weekends in 2019-2020
    Source: Diario Oficial de la Federación (Ciudad de México). The Ministry of Tourism, together with the Ministry of Public Education of Mexico has added three holidays to the list of Mexican holidays contained in the Mexican school calendar for the 2019-2020, "to increase the tourist activity in the country". (full story)    
  • Mexico Adds 3 Long Weekends in 2019-2020
    Source: Diario Oficial de la Federación (Ciudad de México). The Ministry of Tourism, together with the Ministry of Public Education of Mexico has added three holidays to the list of Mexican holidays contained in the Mexican school calendar for the 2019-2020, "to increase the tourist activity in the country".    

July 8, 2019

  • Guernsey and Alderney
  • Guernsey and Alderney
  • full story
  • Guernsey Mulls May 2020 Public Holiday Change
    Source: States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port). The Committee for Economic Development has asked the States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) to move the 2020 annual May Bank Holiday from May 4, 2020, to Friday, May 8, 2020, to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day. (full story)    
  • Guernsey Mulls May 2020 Public Holiday Change
    Source: States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port). The Committee for Economic Development has asked the States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) to move the 2020 annual May Bank Holiday from May 4, 2020, to Friday, May 8, 2020, to mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day.    
  • Malaysia
  • Malaysia
  • full story
  • Malaysian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Laman Web Rasmi Bahagian Kabinet Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Kuala Lumpur). Malaysia's Cabinet's and the Constitution and Government Relations Department of the Prime Minister's Office have jointly issued the annual official Federal Public Holidays Schedule 2020 and State Public Holiday Schedule 2020 containing the list of official national non-working public holidays in Malaysia for the calendar year 2020 as well as the state-specific regional non-working public holidays in Malaysia for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Malaysian 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Laman Web Rasmi Bahagian Kabinet Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Kuala Lumpur). Malaysia's Cabinet's and the Constitution and Government Relations Department of the Prime Minister's Office have jointly issued the annual official Federal Public Holidays Schedule 2020 and State Public Holiday Schedule 2020 containing the list of official national non-working public holidays in Malaysia for the calendar year 2020 as well as the state-specific regional non-working public holidays in Malaysia for the calendar year 2020.    

July 7, 2019

  • Peru
  • Peru
  • full story
  • Peru Juegos Panamericanos Public Holiday July 26 and 27
    Source: Diario Oficial El Peruano (Lima). The Peruvian executive has extended its earlier declaration of Friday, July 26, 2019, as a one-off, half-day, non-working public holiday in Peru, on account of the upcoming Pan-American Games being held in Lima in 2019 ("Juegos Panamericanos"), by similarly declaring Saturday, July 27, 2019 as a Día no laborable non-working public holiday. (full story)    
  • Peru Juegos Panamericanos Public Holiday July 26 and 27
    Source: Diario Oficial El Peruano (Lima). The Peruvian executive has extended its earlier declaration of Friday, July 26, 2019, as a one-off, half-day, non-working public holiday in Peru, on account of the upcoming Pan-American Games being held in Lima in 2019 ("Juegos Panamericanos"), by similarly declaring Saturday, July 27, 2019 as a Día no laborable non-working public holiday.    

July 6, 2019

  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • India 2019 Chhattisgarh Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Government of Chhattisgarh (Raipur). The Government of India's state of Chhattisgarh has amended and extended its earlier Government Order containing the list of the days to be public holidays in India's state of Chhattisgarh for the calendar year 2019, with the addition of Hareli Teej, Haritalika Teej and Karma Jayanti as general holidays. (full story)    
  • India 2019 Chhattisgarh Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Government of Chhattisgarh (Raipur). The Government of India's state of Chhattisgarh has amended and extended its earlier Government Order containing the list of the days to be public holidays in India's state of Chhattisgarh for the calendar year 2019, with the addition of Hareli Teej, Haritalika Teej and Karma Jayanti as general holidays.    

July 5, 2019

  • Malaysia
  • Malaysia
  • full story
  • Malaysia Sarawak Public Holiday July 30
    Source: Bernama News Agency (Kuching). The Chief Minister of Malaysia's State of Sarawak, Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, has announced that Sarawak would observe a one-off non-working public holiday in Malaysia's State of Sarawak, on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in conjunction with the coronation of Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong. (full story)    
  • Malaysia Sarawak Public Holiday July 30
    Source: Bernama News Agency (Kuching). The Chief Minister of Malaysia's State of Sarawak, Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg, has announced that Sarawak would observe a one-off non-working public holiday in Malaysia's State of Sarawak, on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, in conjunction with the coronation of Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah as the 16th Yang di-Pertuan Agong.    

July 4, 2019

  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • UAE (United Arab Emirates)
  • full story
  • UAE 2019 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE Government has announced that the Eid Al Adha holiday for all private sector employees will begin on 9th until 12th Dhu al-Hijjah 1440 H. (full story)    
  • UAE 2019 Eid Al Adha Public Holidays
    Source: Emirates News Agency (WAM). The UAE Government has announced that the Eid Al Adha holiday for all private sector employees will begin on 9th until 12th Dhu al-Hijjah 1440 H.    

July 3, 2019

  • Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba
  • Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba
  • full story
  • Bonaire Mulls Rincon Public Holiday
    Source: Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire (Kralendijk). The Bonaire government has announced that it had discussed the possibility of declaring a new annual public holiday in Bonaire, on account of the Dia di Rincon. (full story)    
  • Bonaire Mulls Rincon Public Holiday
    Source: Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire (Kralendijk). The Bonaire government has announced that it had discussed the possibility of declaring a new annual public holiday in Bonaire, on account of the Dia di Rincon.    

July 2, 2019

  • Australia
  • Australia
  • full story
  • Australian Victoria 2020-2025 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: State Government of Victoria (Melbourne). The State Government of Australia's State of Victoria has officially announced the list of annual official non-working public holidays in Australia's State of Victoria for the calendar years 2020-2021-2022-2023-2024-2025. (full story)    
  • Australian Victoria 2020-2025 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: State Government of Victoria (Melbourne). The State Government of Australia's State of Victoria has officially announced the list of annual official non-working public holidays in Australia's State of Victoria for the calendar years 2020-2021-2022-2023-2024-2025.    

July 1, 2019

  • Ghana
  • Ghana
  • full story
  • Ghana's NDC Vows July 1st Public Holiday Reversal
    Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra). Ghana's main opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), through its director of communications, Kakra Essamuah, has announced that it would restore the recently-canceled July 1st Republic Day public holiday of Ghana, if the NDC wins the next general elections in Ghana ("The NDC would want to assure all Ghanaians living everywhere that upon its assumption of office in January 2021, Republic Day will be accorded full recognition as one of the more important national days in our history"). (full story)    
  • Ghana's NDC Vows July 1st Public Holiday Reversal
    Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra). Ghana's main opposition party, the National Democratic Congress (NDC), through its director of communications, Kakra Essamuah, has announced that it would restore the recently-canceled July 1st Republic Day public holiday of Ghana, if the NDC wins the next general elections in Ghana ("The NDC would want to assure all Ghanaians living everywhere that upon its assumption of office in January 2021, Republic Day will be accorded full recognition as one of the more important national days in our history").    
  • India
  • India
  • full story
  • India 2019 Maharashtra Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai). The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has announced that, due to the current rains, it had declared tomorrow, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Mumbai city. (full story)    
  • India 2019 Maharashtra Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai). The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has announced that, due to the current rains, it had declared tomorrow, Tuesday, July 2, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Mumbai city.    

June 30, 2019

  • Kuwait
  • Kuwait
  • full story
  • Kuwait Islamic New Year Public Holiday August 31
    Source: Kuwait Al Youm (Kuwait Gazette). The Kuwaiti cabinet has announced that the upcoming Kuwaiti non-working public holiday for the Islamic New Year AH 1441, would be observed on Saturday, August 31, 2019, a date that would not be changed, as it had on previous occasions ("the Cabinet also issued another decision to declare that the holiday for the Islamic New Year will be given on the same day, and will not be delayed to another day"). (full story)    
  • Kuwait Islamic New Year Public Holiday August 31
    Source: Kuwait Al Youm (Kuwait Gazette). The Kuwaiti cabinet has announced that the upcoming Kuwaiti non-working public holiday for the Islamic New Year AH 1441, would be observed on Saturday, August 31, 2019, a date that would not be changed, as it had on previous occasions ("the Cabinet also issued another decision to declare that the holiday for the Islamic New Year will be given on the same day, and will not be delayed to another day").    

June 29, 2019

  • Jordan
  • Jordan
  • full story
  • Jordan Clarifies Public Holidays Announcements Scope
    Source: Petra Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). The Jordanian Ministry of Labour, through its inspector, Nizar Al Yousef, has issued a statement to the effect that any announcement related to public holidays, made by the Prime Minister, applies to the private sector, as well as the public sector, of Jordan, under the law. (full story)    
  • Jordan Clarifies Public Holidays Announcements Scope
    Source: Petra Jordan News Agency Petra (Amman). The Jordanian Ministry of Labour, through its inspector, Nizar Al Yousef, has issued a statement to the effect that any announcement related to public holidays, made by the Prime Minister, applies to the private sector, as well as the public sector, of Jordan, under the law.    

June 28, 2019

  • Guatemala
  • Guatemala
  • full story
  • Guatemalan Bank Holidays July 1 and 2
    Source: Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala (Guatemala City). The supervisory body in charge of the banking sector in Guatemala (the Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala) has announced that a day in lieu bank holiday would be observed in Guatemala on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in conjunction with the annual, Día del Empleado Bancario bank holiday of Guatemala, as well as of the annual Día del Ejército non-working public holiday in Guatemala. (full story)    
  • Guatemalan Bank Holidays July 1 and 2
    Source: Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala (Guatemala City). The supervisory body in charge of the banking sector in Guatemala (the Superintendencia de Bancos de Guatemala) has announced that a day in lieu bank holiday would be observed in Guatemala on Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in conjunction with the annual, Día del Empleado Bancario bank holiday of Guatemala, as well as of the annual Día del Ejército non-working public holiday in Guatemala.    
  • Malaysia
  • Malaysia
  • full story
  • Malaysian July 30 Agong Coronation Public Holiday
    Source: Laman Web Rasmi Bahagian Kabinet Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Kuala Lumpur). The Chief Secretary to the Malaysian Federal Government, Datuk Seri Ismail Bakar, has announced that Tuesday, July 30, 2019, had been declared a one-off additional non-working public holiday in Malaysia, on account of the coronation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, on that date. (full story)    
  • Malaysian July 30 Agong Coronation Public Holiday
    Source: Laman Web Rasmi Bahagian Kabinet Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Kuala Lumpur). The Chief Secretary to the Malaysian Federal Government, Datuk Seri Ismail Bakar, has announced that Tuesday, July 30, 2019, had been declared a one-off additional non-working public holiday in Malaysia, on account of the coronation of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, on that date.    

June 27, 2019

  • Egypt
  • Egypt
  • full story
  • Egyptian Bank Holiday July 1st
    Source: The Central Bank of Egypt (Cairo). Egypt's Central Bank has announced that all Egyptian banks would be closed on Monday, July 1, 2019, a date which has been declared a bank holiday in Egypt on account of the June 30th Revolution Day annual non-working public holiday of Egypt. (full story)    
  • Egyptian Bank Holiday July 1st
    Source: The Central Bank of Egypt (Cairo). Egypt's Central Bank has announced that all Egyptian banks would be closed on Monday, July 1, 2019, a date which has been declared a bank holiday in Egypt on account of the June 30th Revolution Day annual non-working public holiday of Egypt.    
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Spain 2020 Galicia Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Diario Oficial de Galicia (DOG). The government of Spain's Autonomous Region of Galicia (Consejo de la Xunta de Galicia) has officially gazetted its recently-released annual official list of regional public holidays (calendario laboral) in Galicia for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Spain 2020 Galicia Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Diario Oficial de Galicia (DOG). The government of Spain's Autonomous Region of Galicia (Consejo de la Xunta de Galicia) has officially gazetted its recently-released annual official list of regional public holidays (calendario laboral) in Galicia for the upcoming calendar year 2020.