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June 26, 2020 (public news feed delayed by 90 days)

  • Guatemala
  • Guatemala
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  • Guatemala Maintains June 29 Public Holiday
    Source: Diario de Centro América (Diario público de Guatemala). Guatemala's Ministry of Labour and Social Security (Mintrab) has announced that the upcoming Día del Ejército annual, June 30, public holiday of Guatemala, would next be observed on Monday, June 29, 2020 ("Informó a los trabajadores y empleadores que el descanso corresponde al lunes 29 de junio, de acuerdo con lo establecido en el decreto legislativo 42-2010 y sus reformas"). (full story)    
  • Guatemala Maintains June 29 Public Holiday
    Source: Diario de Centro América (Diario público de Guatemala). Guatemala's Ministry of Labour and Social Security (Mintrab) has announced that the upcoming Día del Ejército annual, June 30, public holiday of Guatemala, would next be observed on Monday, June 29, 2020 ("Informó a los trabajadores y empleadores que el descanso corresponde al lunes 29 de junio, de acuerdo con lo establecido en el decreto legislativo 42-2010 y sus reformas").    
  • Guatemala
  • Guatemala
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  • Guatemalan Bank Holiday June 30
    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 Tuesday, June 30, 2030, had been declared as a bank holiday in Guatemala, on account of the annual, Día del Empleado Bancario bank holiday of Guatemala ("el Día Del Empleado Bancario se conmemora el 1 de julio (miércoles), y la JM autorizó correrlo al martes"). (full story)    
  • Guatemalan Bank Holiday June 30
    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 Tuesday, June 30, 2030, had been declared as a bank holiday in Guatemala, on account of the annual, Día del Empleado Bancario bank holiday of Guatemala ("el Día Del Empleado Bancario se conmemora el 1 de julio (miércoles), y la JM autorizó correrlo al martes").    
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Spain 2021 Cataluña Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Diario Oficial de la Generalitat de Catalunya (DOGC). The Consell Català de Relacions Laborals has released its annual list of the 2021 non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Region of Cataluña (calendario oficial de fiestas laborales para el año 2021), including both the nationwide public holidays in Spain, as well as the Catalonia-specific public holidays in 2021. (full story)    
  • Spain 2021 Cataluña Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Diario Oficial de la Generalitat de Catalunya (DOGC). The Consell Català de Relacions Laborals has released its annual list of the 2021 non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Region of Cataluña (calendario oficial de fiestas laborales para el año 2021), including both the nationwide public holidays in Spain, as well as the Catalonia-specific public holidays in 2021.    
  • Zambia
  • Zambia
  • full story
  • Zambia Maintains Summer 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: The Lusaka Times (Lusaka). The Zambian government has confirmed that the upcoming Heroes Day, Unity Day and Farmers’ Day public holidays would be observed on July 6 and 7, 2020, and August 3, 2020, respectively, despite the cancellation of this year’s Zambia International Trade Fair and Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show due to Covid-19. (full story)    
  • Zambia Maintains Summer 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: The Lusaka Times (Lusaka). The Zambian government has confirmed that the upcoming Heroes Day, Unity Day and Farmers’ Day public holidays would be observed on July 6 and 7, 2020, and August 3, 2020, respectively, despite the cancellation of this year’s Zambia International Trade Fair and Zambia Agricultural and Commercial Show due to Covid-19.    

June 25, 2020

  • Malaysia
  • Malaysia
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  • Malaysian 2021 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 2021 and State Public Holiday Schedule 2021 containing the list of official national non-working public holidays in Malaysia for the calendar year 2021 as well as the state-specific regional non-working public holidays in Malaysia for the calendar year 2021. (full story)    
  • Malaysian 2021 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 2021 and State Public Holiday Schedule 2021 containing the list of official national non-working public holidays in Malaysia for the calendar year 2021 as well as the state-specific regional non-working public holidays in Malaysia for the calendar year 2021.    

June 24, 2020

  • Singapore
  • Singapore
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  • Singapore 2021 Public Holidays Released
    Source: Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM). Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has released the official list of non-working Singapore public holidays and bank holidays in Singapore for the upcoming calendar year 2021 which, for a seventh consecutive year, does not include any error in the date of the 2021 Deepavali public holiday in Singapore. (full story)    
  • Singapore 2021 Public Holidays Released
    Source: Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM). Singapore's Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has released the official list of non-working Singapore public holidays and bank holidays in Singapore for the upcoming calendar year 2021 which, for a seventh consecutive year, does not include any error in the date of the 2021 Deepavali public holiday in Singapore.    

June 23, 2020

  • Singapore
  • Singapore
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  • Singapore Public Holiday July 10
    Source: Singapore Elections Department (Singapore). The Government of Singapore has announced that the upcoming general election will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020, a date which will be a one-off non-working public holiday in Singapore, as per section 35 of the Parliamentary Elections Act, Polling Day. (full story)    
  • Singapore Public Holiday July 10
    Source: Singapore Elections Department (Singapore). The Government of Singapore has announced that the upcoming general election will be held on Friday, July 10, 2020, a date which will be a one-off non-working public holiday in Singapore, as per section 35 of the Parliamentary Elections Act, Polling Day.    
  • Thailand
  • Thailand
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  • Thailand Approves July 4-7 Songkran Public Holidays
    Source: Thai News Agency (Bangkok). Thailand’s Culture Minister, Itthiphol Kunplome, speaking after today's cabinet meeting, announced that there would be extra public holidays for Asarnha Bucha Day and Buddhist Lent, thus creating a 4-day weekend in Thailand from July 4-7, 2020 ("the two extra religious holidays, on July 6 and 7, were proposed by the prime minister's secretariat"). (full story)    
  • Thailand Approves July 4-7 Songkran Public Holidays
    Source: Thai News Agency (Bangkok). Thailand’s Culture Minister, Itthiphol Kunplome, speaking after today's cabinet meeting, announced that there would be extra public holidays for Asarnha Bucha Day and Buddhist Lent, thus creating a 4-day weekend in Thailand from July 4-7, 2020 ("the two extra religious holidays, on July 6 and 7, were proposed by the prime minister's secretariat").    

June 22, 2020

  • Burundi
  • Burundi
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  • Burundi Public Holiday June 26
    Source: Le Portail des Institutions (Bujumbura). The government of Burundi has declared Friday, June 26, 2020, as a one-off public holiday in Burundi, on account of the funeral on that day of the former President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza.. (full story)    
  • Burundi Public Holiday June 26
    Source: Le Portail des Institutions (Bujumbura). The government of Burundi has declared Friday, June 26, 2020, as a one-off public holiday in Burundi, on account of the funeral on that day of the former President of Burundi, Pierre Nkurunziza..    

June 21, 2020

  • Canada
  • Canada
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  • Canada To Rename Newfoundland Discovery Day Public Holiday
    Source: CBC News (Ottawa). The Premier of Canada's province of Newfoundland, Dwight Ball, has announced that his government had decided to change the name of the annual Discovery Day holiday. (full story)    
  • Canada To Rename Newfoundland Discovery Day Public Holiday
    Source: CBC News (Ottawa). The Premier of Canada's province of Newfoundland, Dwight Ball, has announced that his government had decided to change the name of the annual Discovery Day holiday.    

June 20, 2020

  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • Spain 2021 Galicia Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Diario Oficial de Galicia (DOG). The government of Spain's Autonomous Region of Galicia has published its annual official list of regional public holidays ("calendario laboral") in Galicia for the upcoming calendar year 2021. (full story)    
  • Spain 2021 Galicia Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Diario Oficial de Galicia (DOG). The government of Spain's Autonomous Region of Galicia has published its annual official list of regional public holidays ("calendario laboral") in Galicia for the upcoming calendar year 2021.    

June 19, 2020

  • Bolivia
  • Bolivia
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  • Bolivian Public Holidays June 21-22 2020
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social (La Paz). Bolivia's Minister of Labour has issued a communiqué which confirms that the upcoming Año Nuevo Aimara annual non-working public holiday of Bolivia would be observed on Sunday and Monday, June 21 and 22, 2020, in all sectors of the Bolivian economy. (full story)    
  • Bolivian Public Holidays June 21-22 2020
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social (La Paz). Bolivia's Minister of Labour has issued a communiqué which confirms that the upcoming Año Nuevo Aimara annual non-working public holiday of Bolivia would be observed on Sunday and Monday, June 21 and 22, 2020, in all sectors of the Bolivian economy.    
  • Kenya
  • Kenya
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  • Kenya Further Amends Moi Public Holiday
    Source: The Nation (Nairobi). The government of Kenya, has introduced legislation, the "Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment) Bill, 2020", sponsored by Majority leader Aden Duale, to further change the public holidays of Kenya, whereby Moi Day would be renamed as Utamaduni. (full story)    
  • Kenya Further Amends Moi Public Holiday
    Source: The Nation (Nairobi). The government of Kenya, has introduced legislation, the "Statute Law (Miscellaneous Amendment) Bill, 2020", sponsored by Majority leader Aden Duale, to further change the public holidays of Kenya, whereby Moi Day would be renamed as Utamaduni.    

June 18, 2020

  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Spain 2021 Murcia Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Dirección General de Trabajode la Comunidad Autónoma de la Región de Murcia (Murcia). The executive of Spain's autonomous region of La Murcia has released its annual calendar of official non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) for the upcoming calendar year 2020 in the Spanish region of Murcia. (full story)    
  • Spain 2021 Murcia Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Dirección General de Trabajode la Comunidad Autónoma de la Región de Murcia (Murcia). The executive of Spain's autonomous region of La Murcia has released its annual calendar of official non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) for the upcoming calendar year 2020 in the Spanish region of Murcia.    

June 17, 2020

  • Costa Rica
  • Costa Rica
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  • Costa Rican Amended Public Holidays Bill Voted
    Source: La Nación (San José). The Costa Rican legislature has approved in its first reading, the Legislative File No. 2194, which moves the remainder of 2020 and 2021 Costa Rican public holidays to adjoin a nearby weekend. (full story)    
  • Costa Rican Amended Public Holidays Bill Voted
    Source: La Nación (San José). The Costa Rican legislature has approved in its first reading, the Legislative File No. 2194, which moves the remainder of 2020 and 2021 Costa Rican public holidays to adjoin a nearby weekend.    

June 16, 2020

  • Kazakhstan
  • Kazakhstan
  • full story
  • Kazakhstan July 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana). The Government of Kazakhstan has announced that July 4-5-6, 2020, would be non-working public holidays in Kazakhstan, on account of the upcoming Day of the Capital annual non-working public holiday of Kazakhstan. (full story)    
  • Kazakhstan July 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana). The Government of Kazakhstan has announced that July 4-5-6, 2020, would be non-working public holidays in Kazakhstan, on account of the upcoming Day of the Capital annual non-working public holiday of Kazakhstan.    

June 15, 2020

  • Belize
  • Belize
  • full story
  • Belize 2021 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 2021 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.    
  • South Korea
  • South Korea
  • full story
  • South Korean 2021 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Yonhap News Agency (Seoul). The South Korean Ministry of Public Administration and Security, basing itself on data from the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute announced the official dates of 2021 South Korean annual non-working public holidays, including those that are based on the Korean lunar calendar, and those 2021 South Korean public holidays which fall on a Sunday. (full story)    
  • South Korean 2021 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Yonhap News Agency (Seoul). The South Korean Ministry of Public Administration and Security, basing itself on data from the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute announced the official dates of 2021 South Korean annual non-working public holidays, including those that are based on the Korean lunar calendar, and those 2021 South Korean public holidays which fall on a Sunday.    

June 14, 2020

  • Pakistan
  • Pakistan
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  • Pakistan 2020 Eid-ulAzha Public Holiday Date
    Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad). The Pakistan Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhry, has announced the date for the upcoming Eid-ulAzha (Feast of sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Pakistan, as July 31, 2020. (full story)    
  • Pakistan 2020 Eid-ulAzha Public Holiday Date
    Source: Pakistan's Ministry of Interior (Islamabad). The Pakistan Minister for Science and Technology, Fawad Chaudhry, has announced the date for the upcoming Eid-ulAzha (Feast of sacrifice) annual non-working public holiday in Pakistan, as July 31, 2020.    

June 13, 2020

  • India
  • India
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  • Indian 2020 Central Public Holidays Released
    Source: The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi). India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released the Dopt order 10.6.2020 F.No.12/9/2020-JCA-2 containing its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2021. (full story)    
  • Indian 2020 Central Public Holidays Released
    Source: The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (New Delhi). India's Central Government's Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, has released the Dopt order 10.6.2020 F.No.12/9/2020-JCA-2 containing its annual list of public holidays and restricted holidays to be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government of India, for the upcoming calendar year 2021.    

June 12, 2020

  • Saint Vincent and Grenadines
  • Saint Vincent and Grenadines
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  • St Vincent and the Grenadines August Public Holidays Officialized
    Source: Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines (Saint Vincent). The Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, has announced that the move of the 2020 CARICOM Day and Carnival Day public holidays to Monday and Tuesday, August 3rd and 4th, 2020, had been officialized, through statutory rule and order 21 of 2020 pursuant to the Public Holidays Act. (full story)    
  • St Vincent and the Grenadines August Public Holidays Officialized
    Source: Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines (Saint Vincent). The Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph Gonsalves, has announced that the move of the 2020 CARICOM Day and Carnival Day public holidays to Monday and Tuesday, August 3rd and 4th, 2020, had been officialized, through statutory rule and order 21 of 2020 pursuant to the Public Holidays Act.    

June 11, 2020

  • Bermuda
  • Bermuda
  • full story
  • Bermuda Cancels July 30-31 Cup Match
    Source: Bermuda Department of Communication and Information (Hamilton). The organizers of Bermuda's Cup Match have announced that the 2020 Cup Match, scheduled for July 30 and 31, 2020, would be canceled for the first time in 118 years ("After much deliberation, it has been concluded that the health and safety of spectators, club officials and players is of greatest significance during these uncertain and unprecedented times"). (full story)    
  • Bermuda Cancels July 30-31 Cup Match
    Source: Bermuda Department of Communication and Information (Hamilton). The organizers of Bermuda's Cup Match have announced that the 2020 Cup Match, scheduled for July 30 and 31, 2020, would be canceled for the first time in 118 years ("After much deliberation, it has been concluded that the health and safety of spectators, club officials and players is of greatest significance during these uncertain and unprecedented times").    

June 10, 2020

  • Japan
  • Japan
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  • Japan Announces 2021 Olympics Public Holidays
    Source: The Bank of Japan (Tokyo). The Japanese Government has announced the list of amended 2021 public holidays, in line with the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 4 related public holidays Marine Day (海の日-7月22日), Sports Day (スポーツの日-7月23日-五輪開会式), Mountain Day (山の日-8月8日-五輪閉会式), and a substitute public holiday for Mountain Day (休日-8月9日-山の日の振り替え休日). (full story)    
  • Japan Announces 2021 Olympics Public Holidays
    Source: The Bank of Japan (Tokyo). The Japanese Government has announced the list of amended 2021 public holidays, in line with the postponement of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and the 4 related public holidays Marine Day (海の日-7月22日), Sports Day (スポーツの日-7月23日-五輪開会式), Mountain Day (山の日-8月8日-五輪閉会式), and a substitute public holiday for Mountain Day (休日-8月9日-山の日の振り替え休日).    
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
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  • Vietnam Rules-Out Extended September Public Holidays
    Source: Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hanoi). Vietnam's Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, has rejected the recent proposal of the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, that the upcoming 2020 National Day public holiday, its 75th, be extended to last 5 days, from Wednesday to Sunday, September 2-6, 2020, thus siding with the contrary opinion expressed by the Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs ("Thủ tướng chia sẻ, đồng tình với quan điểm chúng tôi đưa ra và đã chốt việc không hoán đổi ngày làm việc dịp nghỉ lễ này như đề xuất của ngành du lịch"). (full story)    
  • Vietnam Rules-Out Extended September Public Holidays
    Source: Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hanoi). Vietnam's Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan Phuc, has rejected the recent proposal of the Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, that the upcoming 2020 National Day public holiday, its 75th, be extended to last 5 days, from Wednesday to Sunday, September 2-6, 2020, thus siding with the contrary opinion expressed by the Minister of Labor, Invalids and Social Affairs ("Thủ tướng chia sẻ, đồng tình với quan điểm chúng tôi đưa ra và đã chốt việc không hoán đổi ngày làm việc dịp nghỉ lễ này như đề xuất của ngành du lịch").    

June 9, 2020

  • Bolivia
  • Bolivia
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  • Bolivian Corpus Christi Public Holiday June 11
    Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz). Bolivia's Ministry of Labour has issued a communiqué announcing the upcoming Corpus Christi public holiday, on June 11, 2020, would be a non-working public holiday for both the private and public sectors ("El Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social a través de la Dirección General de Trabajo, Higiene y Seguridad Ocupacional en cumplimiento a lo dispuesto por el Decreto Supremo 2750 de 1 de mayo de 2016, recuerda a la ciudadanía en general; que el día jueves 11 de junio del presente año, se constituye en feriado nacional de Corpus Cristi con suspensión de actividades públicas y privadas en todo el territorio nacional"). (full story)    
  • Bolivian Corpus Christi Public Holiday June 11
    Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz). Bolivia's Ministry of Labour has issued a communiqué announcing the upcoming Corpus Christi public holiday, on June 11, 2020, would be a non-working public holiday for both the private and public sectors ("El Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social a través de la Dirección General de Trabajo, Higiene y Seguridad Ocupacional en cumplimiento a lo dispuesto por el Decreto Supremo 2750 de 1 de mayo de 2016, recuerda a la ciudadanía en general; que el día jueves 11 de junio del presente año, se constituye en feriado nacional de Corpus Cristi con suspensión de actividades públicas y privadas en todo el territorio nacional").    
  • Haiti
  • Haiti
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  • Haiti Public Holiday June 11
    Source: Communiqués de presse de la Présidence de la République d'Haïti (Port-au-Prince). The General Secretary of the Presidency of Haiti and the Ministry of Communication of Haiti, Lyonel Valbrun, has announced that Thursday, June 11, 2020, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Haiti to coincide with this year's "Corpus Christi" holiday ("En référence au décret du 23 mai 1989 en ses articles 1 et 2 déterminant, en dehors des fêtes nationales, de façon plus précise les fêtes légales, le secrétariat général de la Présidence souligne à l’attention des agents de la fonction publique et du secteur privé que l’administration publique, le commerce et l’industrie chômeront le jour de la fête Dieu, le jeudi 11 juin 2020 sur toute l’étendue du territoire national"). (full story)    
  • Haiti Public Holiday June 11
    Source: Communiqués de presse de la Présidence de la République d'Haïti (Port-au-Prince). The General Secretary of the Presidency of Haiti and the Ministry of Communication of Haiti, Lyonel Valbrun, has announced that Thursday, June 11, 2020, would be a non-working public holiday throughout Haiti to coincide with this year's "Corpus Christi" holiday ("En référence au décret du 23 mai 1989 en ses articles 1 et 2 déterminant, en dehors des fêtes nationales, de façon plus précise les fêtes légales, le secrétariat général de la Présidence souligne à l’attention des agents de la fonction publique et du secteur privé que l’administration publique, le commerce et l’industrie chômeront le jour de la fête Dieu, le jeudi 11 juin 2020 sur toute l’étendue du territoire national").    
  • Solomon Islands
  • Solomon Islands
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  • Solomon Islands Maintains June 12 and July 7 Public Holidays
    Source: Solomon Times (Honiara). The Solomon Islands Government Cabinet has approved the cancellation of the upcoming commemoration of the 2 next Solomon Islands public holidays, the Quaeen's Birthday on June 12, and Independence Day, on July 7, 2020 ("the public celebrations usually hosted by the Government House and the Government to commemorate these two events on both days are canceled"). (full story)    
  • Solomon Islands Maintains June 12 and July 7 Public Holidays
    Source: Solomon Times (Honiara). The Solomon Islands Government Cabinet has approved the cancellation of the upcoming commemoration of the 2 next Solomon Islands public holidays, the Quaeen's Birthday on June 12, and Independence Day, on July 7, 2020 ("the public celebrations usually hosted by the Government House and the Government to commemorate these two events on both days are canceled").    

June 8, 2020

  • Dominican Republic
  • Dominican Republic
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  • Dominican Republic Public Holiday June 11
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana (Santo Domingo). The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued a communiqué confirming that, as per the current public holidays legislation, Thursday, June 11, 2020, would be an official non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic on account of the upcoming Día Corpus Christi annual immovable non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic ("El Ministerio de Trabajo reitera a toda la colectividad empresarial y trabajadora de la República Dominicana que la festividad religiosa Corpus Christi, que se celebra este jueves 11 de junio, es feriado"). (full story)    
  • Dominican Republic Public Holiday June 11
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana (Santo Domingo). The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued a communiqué confirming that, as per the current public holidays legislation, Thursday, June 11, 2020, would be an official non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic on account of the upcoming Día Corpus Christi annual immovable non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic ("El Ministerio de Trabajo reitera a toda la colectividad empresarial y trabajadora de la República Dominicana que la festividad religiosa Corpus Christi, que se celebra este jueves 11 de junio, es feriado").    
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
  • full story
  • Vietnam Mull Extending September 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hanoi). The Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism through its General Director, Nguyen Trung Khanh, has proposed the extension of the upcoming 2020 National Day public holiday, its 75th, to last 5 days, from Wednesday to Sunday, September 2-6, 2020. (full story)    
  • Vietnam Mull Extending September 2020 Public Holidays
    Source: Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hanoi). The Vietnamese Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism through its General Director, Nguyen Trung Khanh, has proposed the extension of the upcoming 2020 National Day public holiday, its 75th, to last 5 days, from Wednesday to Sunday, September 2-6, 2020.    

June 7, 2020

  • Australia
  • Australia
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  • Australian Victoria AFL Public Holiday October 23 or November 2
    Source: State Government of Victoria (Melbourne). More information is coming out about the likely date for the 2020 Friday before the AFL Grand Final public holiday of Australia's State of Victoria, which was officially moved from its previously-announced date, last month. (full story)    
  • Australian Victoria AFL Public Holiday October 23 or November 2
    Source: State Government of Victoria (Melbourne). More information is coming out about the likely date for the 2020 Friday before the AFL Grand Final public holiday of Australia's State of Victoria, which was officially moved from its previously-announced date, last month.    

June 6, 2020

  • Paraguay
  • Paraguay
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  • Paraguay Chaco Peace Public Holiday June 12
    Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay (Asunción). Late last night, Paraguay's President, Mario Abdo Benítez, signed the Decree 3668 which moves the upcoming Peace of Chaco public holiday from Monday, June 15, 2020, to Friday, June 12, 2020 ("En razón de presentarse un nuevo escenario como consecuencia de la declaración de emergencia nacional ante la pandemia del Covid-19, la Senatur recomienda mantener el feriado el 12 de junio el día viernes"). (full story)    
  • Paraguay Chaco Peace Public Holiday June 12
    Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay (Asunción). Late last night, Paraguay's President, Mario Abdo Benítez, signed the Decree 3668 which moves the upcoming Peace of Chaco public holiday from Monday, June 15, 2020, to Friday, June 12, 2020 ("En razón de presentarse un nuevo escenario como consecuencia de la declaración de emergencia nacional ante la pandemia del Covid-19, la Senatur recomienda mantener el feriado el 12 de junio el día viernes").    
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Spain 2021 Balears Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Dirección General de Trabajo Y Salud Laboral (Govern de les Illes Balears). The Consell de Govern of Spain's autonomous region of the Balears (ámbito autonómico de las Islas Baleares) has announced its official annual calendar of 2021 regional and national public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of the Balears (calendario laboral). (full story)    
  • Spain 2021 Balears Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Dirección General de Trabajo Y Salud Laboral (Govern de les Illes Balears). The Consell de Govern of Spain's autonomous region of the Balears (ámbito autonómico de las Islas Baleares) has announced its official annual calendar of 2021 regional and national public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of the Balears (calendario laboral).    

June 5, 2020

  • Moldova
  • Moldova
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  • Moldova Confirms June 8 Public Holiday
    Source: Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres). The Moldovan Public Services Agency has issued a communique confirming that Monday, June 8, 2020, would remain a one-off public holiday in Moldova, to compensate the postponed Easter public holiday ("Agenția Servicii Publice informează solicitanții de servicii că potrivit Dispoziției Comisiei pentru Situații Excepționale a Republicii Moldova nr.17 din 13 aprilie 2020, ziua de luni, 08 iunie curent este declarată zi de odihnă"). (full story)    
  • Moldova Confirms June 8 Public Holiday
    Source: Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres). The Moldovan Public Services Agency has issued a communique confirming that Monday, June 8, 2020, would remain a one-off public holiday in Moldova, to compensate the postponed Easter public holiday ("Agenția Servicii Publice informează solicitanții de servicii că potrivit Dispoziției Comisiei pentru Situații Excepționale a Republicii Moldova nr.17 din 13 aprilie 2020, ziua de luni, 08 iunie curent este declarată zi de odihnă").    

June 4, 2020

  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • Spain 2021 Navarra Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial de Navarra (BON). The Directora General de la Politica Económica y Empresarial y Trabajo de Navarra has gazetted the annual 2021 calendario laboral which lists the dates of the non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Region of Navarra for the calendar year 2021 (BOLETÍN Nº 120 - 4 de junio de 2020). (full story)    
  • Spain 2021 Navarra Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial de Navarra (BON). The Directora General de la Politica Económica y Empresarial y Trabajo de Navarra has gazetted the annual 2021 calendario laboral which lists the dates of the non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Region of Navarra for the calendar year 2021 (BOLETÍN Nº 120 - 4 de junio de 2020).    

June 3, 2020

  • Malaysia
  • Malaysia
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  • Malaysian Agong Public Holiday June 8
    Source: Laman Web Rasmi Bahagian Kabinet Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Kuala Lumpur). Malaysia's Human Resources Ministry has issued a statement confirming that the Malaysian public holiday for the birthday of Malaysia's Agong (king), Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, would be observed on Monday, June 8, 2020 ("This public holiday is listed under gazetted compulsory public holidays for employees under Section 60D (1) (a) (ii) of the Employment Act 1955 (Act 265). It cannot be replaced with another day and employees who are instructed to work on this date will have to be paid a public holiday rate in line with provisions under Act 265").

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  • Malaysian Agong Public Holiday June 8
    Source: Laman Web Rasmi Bahagian Kabinet Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Kuala Lumpur). Malaysia's Human Resources Ministry has issued a statement confirming that the Malaysian public holiday for the birthday of Malaysia's Agong (king), Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah, would be observed on Monday, June 8, 2020 ("This public holiday is listed under gazetted compulsory public holidays for employees under Section 60D (1) (a) (ii) of the Employment Act 1955 (Act 265). It cannot be replaced with another day and employees who are instructed to work on this date will have to be paid a public holiday rate in line with provisions under Act 265").

       

June 2, 2020

  • Costa Rica
  • Costa Rica
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  • Costa Rican Amended Public Holidays Bill Passes Commission
    Source: La Nación (San José). The economic affairs commission of the Costa Rican legislature has approved the Legislative File No. 2194, which would move the remainder of 2020 and 2021 Costa Rican public holidays to adjoin a nearby weekend. (full story)    
  • Costa Rican Amended Public Holidays Bill Passes Commission
    Source: La Nación (San José). The economic affairs commission of the Costa Rican legislature has approved the Legislative File No. 2194, which would move the remainder of 2020 and 2021 Costa Rican public holidays to adjoin a nearby weekend.    
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka
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  • Sri Lanka Coronavirus Public Holidays March 21-22
    Source: Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs (Colombo). The Sri Lankan government's public administration ministry has declared Thursday, June 4, 2020, the eve of the upcoming Poson Full Moon Poya day public holiday, as a government public holiday in Sri Lanka. (full story)    
  • Sri Lanka Coronavirus Public Holidays March 21-22
    Source: Ministry of Public Administration and Home Affairs (Colombo). The Sri Lankan government's public administration ministry has declared Thursday, June 4, 2020, the eve of the upcoming Poson Full Moon Poya day public holiday, as a government public holiday in Sri Lanka.    
  • Thailand
  • Thailand
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  • Thailand Consders July 2020 Songkran Public Holidays
    Source: Thai News Agency (Bangkok). Thailand’s Ministry of Culture has proposed to the Thai Government’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), that the previously-postponed April 2020 Songkran Thai public holidays, be observed in July 2020, either from July 4-9, in conjunction with the Asarnha Bucha holidays, or later in the month, near the July 28 date for the public holiday marking the birthday of King Wachir Rongkorn. (full story)    
  • Thailand Consders July 2020 Songkran Public Holidays
    Source: Thai News Agency (Bangkok). Thailand’s Ministry of Culture has proposed to the Thai Government’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), that the previously-postponed April 2020 Songkran Thai public holidays, be observed in July 2020, either from July 4-9, in conjunction with the Asarnha Bucha holidays, or later in the month, near the July 28 date for the public holiday marking the birthday of King Wachir Rongkorn.    

June 1, 2020

  • Russia
  • Russia
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  • Russia Declares July 1st Constitutional Public Holiday
    Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow). Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has announced that July 1st, 2020, would be the date of the Russian vote on amendments to the Constitution, a date which will be another one-off public holiday in Russia. (full story)    
  • Russia Declares July 1st Constitutional Public Holiday
    Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow). Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has announced that July 1st, 2020, would be the date of the Russian vote on amendments to the Constitution, a date which will be another one-off public holiday in Russia.    

May 30, 2020

  • Togo
  • Togo
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  • Togolese Public Holiday June 1st
    Source: Primature du Togo (Lome). The Government of Togo has announced that Monday, June 1st, 2020, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Togo for the upcoming lundi de Pentecôte annual public holiday. (full story)    
  • Togolese Public Holiday June 1st
    Source: Primature du Togo (Lome). The Government of Togo has announced that Monday, June 1st, 2020, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Togo for the upcoming lundi de Pentecôte annual public holiday.    

May 29, 2020

  • Bénin
  • Bénin
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  • Benin Public Holiday June 1st
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The government of Benin has released a communiqué, signed by Benin's Minister of Labour and of the Public Sector, Adidjatou Mathys, announcing that the government of Bénin had declared Monday, June 1st, 2020, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming "fête de la Pentecôte" annual non-working public holiday of Bénin ("fête chrétienne qui marque la descente de l’Esprit-Saint sur les apôtres"). (full story)    
  • Benin Public Holiday June 1st
    Source: Site officiel du gouvernement du Bénin (Cotonou). The government of Benin has released a communiqué, signed by Benin's Minister of Labour and of the Public Sector, Adidjatou Mathys, announcing that the government of Bénin had declared Monday, June 1st, 2020, as a non-working public holiday throughout Bénin on account of the upcoming "fête de la Pentecôte" annual non-working public holiday of Bénin ("fête chrétienne qui marque la descente de l’Esprit-Saint sur les apôtres").    
  • British Virgin Islands
  • British Virgin Islands
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  • British Virgin Islands Queen's Birthday Public Holiday June 12
    Source: British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI). The department of information and public relations of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has issued a communiqué, advising the public that "the Territory will observe the Sovereign’s Birthday on Friday, June 12 in accordance with Section 5 (b) of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended". (full story)    
  • British Virgin Islands Queen's Birthday Public Holiday June 12
    Source: British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI). The department of information and public relations of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) government has issued a communiqué, advising the public that "the Territory will observe the Sovereign’s Birthday on Friday, June 12 in accordance with Section 5 (b) of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended".    
  • Cook Islands
  • Cook Islands
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  • Cook Islands Public Holiday June 1st
    Source: Office of Prime Minister Organization (Avarua). The government of the Cook Islands has announced that Monday, June 1, 2020, would be a non-working public holiday in the Cook Islands on account of the upcoming Cook Islands public holiday for the Queen's Birthday ("The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise the public that Monday 1st of June 2020 will be observed as a Public Holiday in respect of the Queen's Birthday as stipulated under the Public Holidays Act 1999"). (full story)    
  • Cook Islands Public Holiday June 1st
    Source: Office of Prime Minister Organization (Avarua). The government of the Cook Islands has announced that Monday, June 1, 2020, would be a non-working public holiday in the Cook Islands on account of the upcoming Cook Islands public holiday for the Queen's Birthday ("The Office of the Prime Minister wishes to advise the public that Monday 1st of June 2020 will be observed as a Public Holiday in respect of the Queen's Birthday as stipulated under the Public Holidays Act 1999").    
  • Russia
  • Russia
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  • Russia Declares June 24 Public Holiday
    Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow). Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has signed a decree declaring Wednesday, June 24, 2020, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Russia, on account of the victory parades and artillery salute to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory over Nazism. (full story)    
  • Russia Declares June 24 Public Holiday
    Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow). Russian President, Vladimir Putin, has signed a decree declaring Wednesday, June 24, 2020, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Russia, on account of the victory parades and artillery salute to mark the 75th anniversary of Victory over Nazism.    

May 28, 2020

  • Latvia
  • Latvia
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  • Latvian 2021 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Welfare Ministry of the Government of Latvia (Riga). The Ministry of Welfare of the government of Latvia has released the draft rules "On the transfer of working days in 2021" annual official list of official non-working national public holidays in Latvia, and bridge non-working public holidays in Latvia, for the upcoming calendar year 2021. (full story)    
  • Latvian 2021 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Welfare Ministry of the Government of Latvia (Riga). The Ministry of Welfare of the government of Latvia has released the draft rules "On the transfer of working days in 2021" annual official list of official non-working national public holidays in Latvia, and bridge non-working public holidays in Latvia, for the upcoming calendar year 2021.    
  • Moldova
  • Moldova
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  • Moldova Rules-Out June 1st Public Holiday This Year
    Source: Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres). The Moldovan Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection, has announced that Monday, June 1st, 2020, International Children's Day, would not be observed as a public holiday in Moldova, this year. (full story)    
  • Moldova Rules-Out June 1st Public Holiday This Year
    Source: Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres). The Moldovan Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection, has announced that Monday, June 1st, 2020, International Children's Day, would not be observed as a public holiday in Moldova, this year.    
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
  • Saint Kitts and Nevis
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  • St. Kitts and Nevis June 6 Public Holiday Likely
    Source: Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis (Basseterre). The leader of St. Kitts and Nevis' main opposition, the St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party, Denzil Douglas, has announced that he would declare a post-election public holiday on June 6, 2020, if he won next week's general elections ("June 6 will be a public holiday in celebration of their victory the previous day"). (full story)    
  • St. Kitts and Nevis June 6 Public Holiday Likely
    Source: Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis (Basseterre). The leader of St. Kitts and Nevis' main opposition, the St Kitts-Nevis Labour Party, Denzil Douglas, has announced that he would declare a post-election public holiday on June 6, 2020, if he won next week's general elections ("June 6 will be a public holiday in celebration of their victory the previous day").    
  • Taiwan
  • Taiwan
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  • Taiwan 2021 Public Holidays Released
    Source: Taiwan Central Personnel Administration (Taipei). The General Administration of Personnel and Administration of Taiwan's Executive Yuan has released its official annual calendar of official non-working public holidays in Taiwan for the upcoming calendar year 2021, in accordance with the "Implementation Measures for Memorial Days and Holidays" regulations (紀念日及節日實施辦法). (full story)    
  • Taiwan 2021 Public Holidays Released
    Source: Taiwan Central Personnel Administration (Taipei). The General Administration of Personnel and Administration of Taiwan's Executive Yuan has released its official annual calendar of official non-working public holidays in Taiwan for the upcoming calendar year 2021, in accordance with the "Implementation Measures for Memorial Days and Holidays" regulations (紀念日及節日實施辦法).