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October 12, 2019 (public news feed delayed by 30 days)

  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Spain 2020 National Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial del Estado (BOE). Following the gazetting of the 2020 public holidays in the last of Spain's autonomous regions, Ceuta and Mellila, the national government of Spain has gazetted its annual list of official national non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain for the upcoming calendar year 2020 in the Boletín Oficial del Estado Núm. 245/14552. (full story)    
  • Spain 2020 National Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial del Estado (BOE). Following the gazetting of the 2020 public holidays in the last of Spain's autonomous regions, Ceuta and Mellila, the national government of Spain has gazetted its annual list of official national non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain for the upcoming calendar year 2020 in the Boletín Oficial del Estado Núm. 245/14552.    

October 11, 2019

  • India
  • India
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  • India Haryana Electoral Public Holiday October 21
    Source: Government of Haryana (Chandigarh). The government of the Indian State of Haryana has announced that it had decided to declare Monday, October 21, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday, in the Indian State of Haryana, on account of the upcoming state election day. (full story)    
  • India Haryana Electoral Public Holiday October 21
    Source: Government of Haryana (Chandigarh). The government of the Indian State of Haryana has announced that it had decided to declare Monday, October 21, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday, in the Indian State of Haryana, on account of the upcoming state election day.    
  • Mauritius
  • Mauritius
  • full story
  • Mauritius Public Holidays October 27 and November 7
    Source: Mauritius News Information Portal (Port-Louis). Mauritius' government has confirmed its earlier announcement that Sunday, October 27, 2019, would be the date of the upcoming non-working public holiday in Mauritius for Divali, and that Thursday, November 7, 2019, would be a one-off non-working public holiday in Mauritius on account of the upcoming legislative elections in Mauritius. (full story)    
  • Mauritius Public Holidays October 27 and November 7
    Source: Mauritius News Information Portal (Port-Louis). Mauritius' government has confirmed its earlier announcement that Sunday, October 27, 2019, would be the date of the upcoming non-working public holiday in Mauritius for Divali, and that Thursday, November 7, 2019, would be a one-off non-working public holiday in Mauritius on account of the upcoming legislative elections in Mauritius.    
  • Nepal
  • Nepal
  • full story
  • Nepal Declares Chinese President Visit Public Holiday October 13
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The Nepalese Government has declared Sunday, October 13, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Nepal to coincide with the second day of the two-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping. (full story)    
  • Nepal Declares Chinese President Visit Public Holiday October 13
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The Nepalese Government has declared Sunday, October 13, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Nepal to coincide with the second day of the two-day state visit of Chinese President Xi Jinping.    

October 10, 2019

  • Bolivia
  • Bolivia
  • full story
  • Bolivian October Women Day Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social (La Paz). Bolivia's Minister of Labour has issued a communique announcing that Friday, October 11, 2019, beginning at 12:30pm, would be a non-working public holiday in Bolivia for Bolivian Women's Day Día de la Mujer Boliviana as a compulsory non-working public holiday in Bolivia for both the private and public sectors. (full story)    
  • Bolivian October Women Day Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social (La Paz). Bolivia's Minister of Labour has issued a communique announcing that Friday, October 11, 2019, beginning at 12:30pm, would be a non-working public holiday in Bolivia for Bolivian Women's Day Día de la Mujer Boliviana as a compulsory non-working public holiday in Bolivia for both the private and public sectors.    
  • Cayman Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • full story
  • Cayman Islands Gazettes December 19 Referendum Public Holiday
    Source: Gazette Office Cayman Islands Government (Grand Cayman). Cayman Islands Governor, Martyn Roper, has issued an order to proclaim an official non-working public holiday in the Cayman Islands, on Thursday, December 19, 2019, under the Public Holidays Law (2007 Revision), for the upcoming cruise pier project referendum ("for the purposes of holding a referendum on the matter of whether the Islands should continue to move forward with the building of the cruise berthing and enhanced cargo port facility, 19th December shall be a Public General Holiday"). (full story)    
  • Cayman Islands Gazettes December 19 Referendum Public Holiday
    Source: Gazette Office Cayman Islands Government (Grand Cayman). Cayman Islands Governor, Martyn Roper, has issued an order to proclaim an official non-working public holiday in the Cayman Islands, on Thursday, December 19, 2019, under the Public Holidays Law (2007 Revision), for the upcoming cruise pier project referendum ("for the purposes of holding a referendum on the matter of whether the Islands should continue to move forward with the building of the cruise berthing and enhanced cargo port facility, 19th December shall be a Public General Holiday").    
  • Croatia
  • Croatia
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  • Croatia Public Holidays Amendments Announced
    Source: Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb). The Croatian government has announced the details of its plans to amend the Croatan law on public holidays to declare a new Vukovar Remembrance Day national non-working public holiday in Croatia, and shift the dates of the Independence Day and Statehood Day holidays of Croatia. (full story)    
  • Croatia Public Holidays Amendments Announced
    Source: Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb). The Croatian government has announced the details of its plans to amend the Croatan law on public holidays to declare a new Vukovar Remembrance Day national non-working public holiday in Croatia, and shift the dates of the Independence Day and Statehood Day holidays of Croatia.    
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
  • full story
  • Vietnam 2020 Public Holidays Officialized
    Source: Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hanoi). Vietnamese Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan HookTet, has approved the plan proposed by Vietnam's Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), for the official list of Vietnamese public holiday in the calendar year 2020, whereby there would be 7 consecutive days of public holidays in Vietnam for the Lunar New Year (Tet). (full story)    
  • Vietnam 2020 Public Holidays Officialized
    Source: Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hanoi). Vietnamese Prime Minister, Nguyen Xuan HookTet, has approved the plan proposed by Vietnam's Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA), for the official list of Vietnamese public holiday in the calendar year 2020, whereby there would be 7 consecutive days of public holidays in Vietnam for the Lunar New Year (Tet).    

October 9, 2019

  • Belarus
  • Belarus
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  • Belarus 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus (Minsk). The government of Belarus has issued the "Decree of the Council of Ministers No. 688 of October 9, 2019" which expands and formalizes the annual list of official non-working public holidays in Belarus in the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Belarus 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Council of Ministers of the Republic of Belarus (Minsk). The government of Belarus has issued the "Decree of the Council of Ministers No. 688 of October 9, 2019" which expands and formalizes the annual list of official non-working public holidays in Belarus in the calendar year 2020.    

October 8, 2019

  • Kenya
  • Kenya
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  • Kenya Maintains October 10 Public Holiday
    Source: The Nation (Nairobi). Kenya's Interior Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiang'i, has announced that, for the second time since 2010, the government of Kenya had declared Thursday, October 10, 2019, as a public holiday, despite the Interior ministry having been in the process of introducing a bill to Parliament to amend the Public Holidays Act, Cap 110, and cancel Moi Day as a public holiday in Kenya. (full story)    
  • Kenya Maintains October 10 Public Holiday
    Source: The Nation (Nairobi). Kenya's Interior Cabinet Secretary, Fred Matiang'i, has announced that, for the second time since 2010, the government of Kenya had declared Thursday, October 10, 2019, as a public holiday, despite the Interior ministry having been in the process of introducing a bill to Parliament to amend the Public Holidays Act, Cap 110, and cancel Moi Day as a public holiday in Kenya.    
  • Romania
  • Romania
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  • Romania Mulls Day In Lieu Public Holidays
    Source: Senatului României (Bucharest). A draft bill by Romanian deputies aims to amend article 139 of the Labor Code by declaring day in lieu public holidays whenever a fixed-date annual non-working public holiday of Romania falls on a weekend, or at the very least, a Sunday. (full story)    
  • Romania Mulls Day In Lieu Public Holidays
    Source: Senatului României (Bucharest). A draft bill by Romanian deputies aims to amend article 139 of the Labor Code by declaring day in lieu public holidays whenever a fixed-date annual non-working public holiday of Romania falls on a weekend, or at the very least, a Sunday.    
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Spain 2020 Balears Public Holidays Gazetted
    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 gazetted its previously-announced annual calendar of 2020 regional and national public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of the Balears (calendario laboral). (full story)    
  • Spain 2020 Balears Public Holidays Gazetted
    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 gazetted its previously-announced annual calendar of 2020 regional and national public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of the Balears (calendario laboral).    

October 7, 2019

  • Croatia
  • Croatia
  • full story
  • Croatia Mulls Public Holidays Amendments
    Source: Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb). The Croatian government has announced that it plans to amend the Croatan law on public holidays to declare Vukovar Remembrance Day as a new national non-working public holiday in Croatia, to commemorate "all victims of the Homeland War". (full story)    
  • Croatia Mulls Public Holidays Amendments
    Source: Government of the Republic of Croatia (Zagreb). The Croatian government has announced that it plans to amend the Croatan law on public holidays to declare Vukovar Remembrance Day as a new national non-working public holiday in Croatia, to commemorate "all victims of the Homeland War".    

October 5, 2019

  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka
  • full story
  • Sri Lankan 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Central Bank of Sri Lanka (Colombo). Sri Lanka Banks' Association, via the Sri Lankan Minister of Home Affairs, Wajira Abeywardena, has released its annual list of the official bank holidays in Sri Lanka for the upcoming calendar year 2020, in line with, but as always expanding upon, the official list of annual Sri Lankan public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2020, as published late this past spring. (full story)    
  • Sri Lankan 2020 Bank Holidays Announced
    Source: Central Bank of Sri Lanka (Colombo). Sri Lanka Banks' Association, via the Sri Lankan Minister of Home Affairs, Wajira Abeywardena, has released its annual list of the official bank holidays in Sri Lanka for the upcoming calendar year 2020, in line with, but as always expanding upon, the official list of annual Sri Lankan public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2020, as published late this past spring.    

October 4, 2019

  • Chile
  • Chile
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  • Chilean 2021 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social (Valparaiso). Chile's Ministro Secretario General de Gobierno, jointly with Chile's Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social, has announced the annual list of bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Chile ("Feriados de carácter general" and "Irrenunciable") for the calendar year 2021. (full story)    
  • Chilean 2021 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social (Valparaiso). Chile's Ministro Secretario General de Gobierno, jointly with Chile's Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social, has announced the annual list of bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Chile ("Feriados de carácter general" and "Irrenunciable") for the calendar year 2021.    
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Spain 2020 Ceuta Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Ciudad de Ceuta (BOCCE). The recently-announced annual list of 2020 non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in the Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta, as announced by the legislative assembly of Spain's autonomous region of Ceuta (Ilustre Pleno de !a Asamblea de Ceuta), has been officially gazetted in the BOCCE (Boletín Oficial de la Ciudad de Ceuta, "Decreto de 27 de septiembre de la Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta, por el que se aprueba el calendario laboral para el año 2020.", BOCCE de 4 de octubre de 2019). (full story)    
  • Spain 2020 Ceuta Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Ciudad de Ceuta (BOCCE). The recently-announced annual list of 2020 non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in the Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta, as announced by the legislative assembly of Spain's autonomous region of Ceuta (Ilustre Pleno de !a Asamblea de Ceuta), has been officially gazetted in the BOCCE (Boletín Oficial de la Ciudad de Ceuta, "Decreto de 27 de septiembre de la Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta, por el que se aprueba el calendario laboral para el año 2020.", BOCCE de 4 de octubre de 2019).    
  • Spain
  • Spain
  • full story
  • Spain 2020 Melilla Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial del Estado (BOE). The Consejo de Gobierno de la Ciudad Autónoma de Melilla has released and gazetted its calendario laboral, the annual official list of 2020 non-working public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of Melilla, in the Boletín Oficial de Melilla (BOME). (full story)    
  • Spain 2020 Melilla Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial del Estado (BOE). The Consejo de Gobierno de la Ciudad Autónoma de Melilla has released and gazetted its calendario laboral, the annual official list of 2020 non-working public holidays in Spain's autonomous region of Melilla, in the Boletín Oficial de Melilla (BOME).    

October 3, 2019

  • Cayman Islands
  • Cayman Islands
  • full story
  • Cayman Islands Port Referendum Public Holiday December 19
    Source: Gazette Office Cayman Islands Government (Grand Cayman). The government of the Cayman Islands has announced that the date of the upcoming cruise pier project referendum, Thursday, December 19, 2019, would be a one-off non-working public holiday in the Cayman Islands. (full story)    
  • Cayman Islands Port Referendum Public Holiday December 19
    Source: Gazette Office Cayman Islands Government (Grand Cayman). The government of the Cayman Islands has announced that the date of the upcoming cruise pier project referendum, Thursday, December 19, 2019, would be a one-off non-working public holiday in the Cayman Islands.    
  • Philippines
  • Philippines
  • full story
  • Philippines Mulls Public Holidays Reduction
    Source: Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines (Manila). The chairman of the Philippines House Committee on Ways and Means, Joey Salceda, has introduced House Bill 5032 which would reduce the number of annual non-working public holidays in the Philippines to 9. (full story)    
  • Philippines Mulls Public Holidays Reduction
    Source: Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines (Manila). The chairman of the Philippines House Committee on Ways and Means, Joey Salceda, has introduced House Bill 5032 which would reduce the number of annual non-working public holidays in the Philippines to 9.    

October 2, 2019

  • Iraq
  • Iraq
  • full story
  • Iraqi Public Holiday October 3
    Source: Al Sumaria News (Baghdad). The Iraqi Prime Minister, Abdel Mahdi, has announced that tomorrow, Thursday, October 3, 2019, would be a one-off public holiday in Iraq on account of the continuing rallies that have left nine dead in 24 hours. (full story)    
  • Iraqi Public Holiday October 3
    Source: Al Sumaria News (Baghdad). The Iraqi Prime Minister, Abdel Mahdi, has announced that tomorrow, Thursday, October 3, 2019, would be a one-off public holiday in Iraq on account of the continuing rallies that have left nine dead in 24 hours.    
  • Sri Lanka
  • Sri Lanka
  • full story
  • Sri Lankan Rules-Out October 4 Public Holiday
    Source: The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Colombo). Sri Lanka's Government Information Department has issued a special statement ruling-out the declaration of Friday, October 4, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Sri Lanka. (full story)    
  • Sri Lankan Rules-Out October 4 Public Holiday
    Source: The Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka (Colombo). Sri Lanka's Government Information Department has issued a special statement ruling-out the declaration of Friday, October 4, 2019, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Sri Lanka.    
  • Ukraine
  • Ukraine
  • full story
  • Ukraine 2020 Public Holidays Confirmed
    Source: Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev). The Government of the Ukraine has approved last summer's draft moving some working days to a nearby weekend to rationalize the range of public holidays in the Ukraine in the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Ukraine 2020 Public Holidays Confirmed
    Source: Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev). The Government of the Ukraine has approved last summer's draft moving some working days to a nearby weekend to rationalize the range of public holidays in the Ukraine in the calendar year 2020.    

October 1, 2019

  • British Virgin Islands
  • British Virgin Islands
  • full story
  • British Virgin Islands 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI). The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has approved and announced the annual list of, and dates of, official non-working public holidays for 2020 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, and this list of 2020 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands is contained in a communique by the Information Officer of the Dept. of Information and Public Relations of the British Virgin Islands. (full story)    
  • British Virgin Islands 2020 Public Holidays Announced
    Source: Dept. of Information and Public Relations, British Virgin Islands Cabinet Office (BVI). The Cabinet of the British Virgin Islands (BVI) has approved and announced the annual list of, and dates of, official non-working public holidays for 2020 in the British Virgin Islands, in accordance with Section 5 of the Public Holidays Act (Cap 199), as amended, and this list of 2020 public holidays in the British Virgin Islands is contained in a communique by the Information Officer of the Dept. of Information and Public Relations of the British Virgin Islands.    
  • Latvia
  • Latvia
  • full story
  • Latvia Mulls New March 17 Public Holiday
    Source: The Welfare Ministry of the Government of Latvia (Riga). The President of Latvia, Egils Levits, has asked the Saeima (Latvia's parliament) to legislate the declaration of March 17 as National Resistance Movement Day and October 15 as the Official Language Day. (full story)    
  • Latvia Mulls New March 17 Public Holiday
    Source: The Welfare Ministry of the Government of Latvia (Riga). The President of Latvia, Egils Levits, has asked the Saeima (Latvia's parliament) to legislate the declaration of March 17 as National Resistance Movement Day and October 15 as the Official Language Day.    
  • Trinidad and Tobago
  • Trinidad and Tobago
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  • Trinidad and Tobago Divali Public Holiday October 27
    Source: Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain). The Ministry of Communications of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that President Paula-Mae Weekes had declared Sunday, October 27, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming 2019 Divali annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago. (full story)    
  • Trinidad and Tobago Divali Public Holiday October 27
    Source: Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain). The Ministry of Communications of the Government of Trinidad and Tobago has announced that President Paula-Mae Weekes had declared Sunday, October 27, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming 2019 Divali annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago.    

September 30, 2019

  • Chile
  • Chile
  • full story
  • Chile Votes 2020 Eclipse Public Holiday
    Source: Tramitación de proyectos (Congreso Nacional de Chile). The Chilean Chamber of Deputies has approved a draft resolution, declaring a regional holiday in La Araucanía on Monday, December 14, 2020, the date on which a solar eclipse will occur and will be best visible in the Chilean province of La Araucanía. (full story)    
  • Chile Votes 2020 Eclipse Public Holiday
    Source: Tramitación de proyectos (Congreso Nacional de Chile). The Chilean Chamber of Deputies has approved a draft resolution, declaring a regional holiday in La Araucanía on Monday, December 14, 2020, the date on which a solar eclipse will occur and will be best visible in the Chilean province of La Araucanía.    
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zimbabwe
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  • Zimbabwe 2020 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: The Herald (Harare). Zimbabwe's Home Affairs Ministers has gazetted the annual announcement of the dates for the 2020 non-working public holidays in Zimbabwe in terms of the Zimbabwe Public Holidays and Prohibition of Business Act (Chapter 10:21). (full story)    
  • Zimbabwe 2020 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: The Herald (Harare). Zimbabwe's Home Affairs Ministers has gazetted the annual announcement of the dates for the 2020 non-working public holidays in Zimbabwe in terms of the Zimbabwe Public Holidays and Prohibition of Business Act (Chapter 10:21).    

September 29, 2019

  • Sénégal
  • Sénégal
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  • Senegal 2019 Magal Public Holiday On October 17
    Source: Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal (Dakar). The Senegalese commission d’observation du croissant lunaire de Touba has announced that the first day of the month of Safar would be tomorrow and, therefore, that the 2019 Magal de Touba would take place on Thursday, October 17, 2019. (full story)    
  • Senegal 2019 Magal Public Holiday On October 17
    Source: Site Officiel du Gouvernement du Sénégal (Dakar). The Senegalese commission d’observation du croissant lunaire de Touba has announced that the first day of the month of Safar would be tomorrow and, therefore, that the 2019 Magal de Touba would take place on Thursday, October 17, 2019.    
  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • Spain Public Sector Holiday On October 1 In Cataluña
    Source: Diario Oficial de la Generalitat de Catalunya (DOGC). The Department of Digital Policies and Public Administration of Spain's Autonomous Region of Cataluña has declared a public sector holiday on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019, on the occasion of the second anniversary of the 2017 referendum on self-determination. (full story)    
  • Spain Public Sector Holiday On October 1 In Cataluña
    Source: Diario Oficial de la Generalitat de Catalunya (DOGC). The Department of Digital Policies and Public Administration of Spain's Autonomous Region of Cataluña has declared a public sector holiday on Tuesday, October 1st, 2019, on the occasion of the second anniversary of the 2017 referendum on self-determination.    

September 28, 2019

  • Bangladesh
  • Bangladesh
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  • Bangladesh Pressed For Durga Puja 2019 Public Holiday
    Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). The Bangladesh National Hindu Forum has demanded that the Government of Bangladesh declare a three-day government holiday during the upcoming Durja Puja Hindu holidays, an important Hindu festival, rather than the usual one-day non-working public sector holiday observed in Bangladesh. (full story)    
  • Bangladesh Pressed For Durga Puja 2019 Public Holiday
    Source: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS). The Bangladesh National Hindu Forum has demanded that the Government of Bangladesh declare a three-day government holiday during the upcoming Durja Puja Hindu holidays, an important Hindu festival, rather than the usual one-day non-working public sector holiday observed in Bangladesh.    
  • Jersey
  • Jersey
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  • Jersey 2020 Public Holidays Amended
    Source: States of Jersey (Saint Helier). The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) have released a revised list of official Jersey public holidays for the calendar year 2020, which amends the previously-announced list of official Jersey public holidays for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Jersey 2020 Public Holidays Amended
    Source: States of Jersey (Saint Helier). The States of Jersey (the government of Jersey) have released a revised list of official Jersey public holidays for the calendar year 2020, which amends the previously-announced list of official Jersey public holidays for the calendar year 2020.    

September 27, 2019

  • Chile
  • Chile
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  • Chile Mulls Additional 2020 Eclipse Public Holiday
    Source: Tramitación de proyectos (Congreso Nacional de Chile). Parliamentarians of La Araucanía have asked asked the Chilean Government to declare a one-off regional public holiday on Monday, December 14, 2020 , the day on which a total solar eclipse will be visible from the Chilean province of La Araucanía. (full story)    
  • Chile Mulls Additional 2020 Eclipse Public Holiday
    Source: Tramitación de proyectos (Congreso Nacional de Chile). Parliamentarians of La Araucanía have asked asked the Chilean Government to declare a one-off regional public holiday on Monday, December 14, 2020 , the day on which a total solar eclipse will be visible from the Chilean province of La Araucanía.    
  • Nepal
  • Nepal
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  • Nepalese Ghatasthapana Public Holiday September 29
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The spokesperson of Nepal's Gandaki State government, and Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Development, Ram Sharan Basnet, has announced that September 29, 2019, had been declared a non-working public holiday to celebrate Ghatasthapana, the first day of Dashain festival. (full story)    
  • Nepalese Ghatasthapana Public Holiday September 29
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). The spokesperson of Nepal's Gandaki State government, and Minister for Physical Infrastructure and Development, Ram Sharan Basnet, has announced that September 29, 2019, had been declared a non-working public holiday to celebrate Ghatasthapana, the first day of Dashain festival.    
  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • Spain 2020 Ceuta Public Holidays Approved
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Ciudad de Ceuta (BOCCE). The recently-announced draft of the annual official list of 2020 non-working Ceuta public holidays (calendario laboral) in the Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta has been approved in plenary session. (full story)    
  • Spain 2020 Ceuta Public Holidays Approved
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Ciudad de Ceuta (BOCCE). The recently-announced draft of the annual official list of 2020 non-working Ceuta public holidays (calendario laboral) in the Ciudad Autónoma de Ceuta has been approved in plenary session.    

September 26, 2019

  • Afghanistan
  • Afghanistan
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  • Afghanistan Public Holiday September 28
    Source: Pajhwok Afghan News (Kabul). The government of Afghanistan has declared Saturday, September 28, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in Afghanistan to coincide with the upcoming Afghan presidential election. (full story)    
  • Afghanistan Public Holiday September 28
    Source: Pajhwok Afghan News (Kabul). The government of Afghanistan has declared Saturday, September 28, 2019, as a non-working public holiday in Afghanistan to coincide with the upcoming Afghan presidential election.    
  • India
  • India
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  • India Himachal Pradesh Cancels Additional Navami Public Holiday
    Source: The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla). The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh has revised its published list of 2019 non-working public holidays by removing the previously-announced additional public holiday for Navami from its list of 2019 regional public holidays in Himachal Pradesh. (full story)    
  • India Himachal Pradesh Cancels Additional Navami Public Holiday
    Source: The official webportal of the Himachal Pradesh Government (Shimla). The government of the Indian State of Himachal Pradesh has revised its published list of 2019 non-working public holidays by removing the previously-announced additional public holiday for Navami from its list of 2019 regional public holidays in Himachal Pradesh.    
  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • Spain 2020 Madrid Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Consejo de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Madrid (Madrid). The Consejo de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Madrid has announced that the regional government of Spain's autonomous region of Madrid had approved the annual list of official 2020 non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain's Autonomous Comunidad de Madrid. (full story)    
  • Spain 2020 Madrid Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Consejo de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Madrid (Madrid). The Consejo de Gobierno de la Comunidad de Madrid has announced that the regional government of Spain's autonomous region of Madrid had approved the annual list of official 2020 non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain's Autonomous Comunidad de Madrid.    

September 25, 2019

  • Guyana
  • Guyana
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  • Guyana Could Declare March 2 Public Holiday
    Source: Guyana Government Information Agency (GINA). Guyana's President, David Granger, has announced that Monday, March 2, 2020, would be the date of the upcoming regional and general elections in Guyana. (full story)    
  • Guyana Could Declare March 2 Public Holiday
    Source: Guyana Government Information Agency (GINA). Guyana's President, David Granger, has announced that Monday, March 2, 2020, would be the date of the upcoming regional and general elections in Guyana.    
  • India
  • India
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  • India 2019 Maharashtra Public Holidays Amended Again
    Source: Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai). The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, October 21, 2019, for all establishments located in Maharashtra, on the occasion of state election day. (full story)    
  • India 2019 Maharashtra Public Holidays Amended Again
    Source: Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai). The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has declared a one-off non-working public holiday on Monday, October 21, 2019, for all establishments located in Maharashtra, on the occasion of state election day.    
  • Jersey
  • Jersey
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  • Jersey Announces May 8 Public Holiday
    Source: States of Jersey (Saint Helier). Jersey's States Assembly has voted 39-0 to approve the proposal to declare an additional one-off non-working public holiday on Friday, May 8, 2020, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE-Day. (full story)    
  • Jersey Announces May 8 Public Holiday
    Source: States of Jersey (Saint Helier). Jersey's States Assembly has voted 39-0 to approve the proposal to declare an additional one-off non-working public holiday on Friday, May 8, 2020, to commemorate the 75th anniversary of VE-Day.    
  • Nigeria
  • Nigeria
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  • Nigerian 59th Independence Anniversary Public Holiday
    Source: Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Abuja). The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, has announced that the Nigerian Government, had declared Tuesday, October 1, 2019, as a non-working public holiday throughout Nigeria on account of Nigeria's upcoming 59th Independence Anniversary. (full story)    
  • Nigerian 59th Independence Anniversary Public Holiday
    Source: Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Abuja). The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah, has announced that the Nigerian Government, had declared Tuesday, October 1, 2019, as a non-working public holiday throughout Nigeria on account of Nigeria's upcoming 59th Independence Anniversary.    

September 23, 2019

  • Palau
  • Palau
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  • Palau 25th Independence Day Public Holiday
    Source: Palau Government (Koror). The government of Palau has announced that Tuesday, October 1, 2019, would be the date of the non-working public holiday in Palau for upcoming 25th Independence Day annual non-working public holiday in Palau. (full story)    
  • Palau 25th Independence Day Public Holiday
    Source: Palau Government (Koror). The government of Palau has announced that Tuesday, October 1, 2019, would be the date of the non-working public holiday in Palau for upcoming 25th Independence Day annual non-working public holiday in Palau.    

September 22, 2019

  • Chile
  • Chile
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  • Chilean 2020 Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social (Valparaiso). Chile's Ministro Secretario General de Gobierno has announced a revised version of the annual list of bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Chile ("Feriados de carácter general" and "Irrenunciable") for the calendar year 2020, which it had released last summer. (full story)    
  • Chilean 2020 Public Holidays Amended
    Source: Ministerio del Trabajo y Previsión Social (Valparaiso). Chile's Ministro Secretario General de Gobierno has announced a revised version of the annual list of bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Chile ("Feriados de carácter general" and "Irrenunciable") for the calendar year 2020, which it had released last summer.    

September 21, 2019

  • Brazil
  • Brazil
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  • Brazil 2020 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Ministério do Planejamento Orçamento e Gestão (Brasilia). The Federal Government of Brazil, through its Ministério do Planejamento, Desenvolvimento e Gestão, has gazetted in the Diário Oficial da União its annual list of the official Brazilian non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Brazil 2020 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Ministério do Planejamento Orçamento e Gestão (Brasilia). The Federal Government of Brazil, through its Ministério do Planejamento, Desenvolvimento e Gestão, has gazetted in the Diário Oficial da União its annual list of the official Brazilian non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2020.    

September 20, 2019

  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
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  • Vietnam Mulls Annual Public Holidays Extension
    Source: Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hanoi). The Vietnam General Confederation of Labor calls on the government of Vietnam to add 3 annual non-working public holidays to the Vietnamese labour code and work calendar, either by increasing the annual Independence Day public holidays to run from September 2 to 5, or by declaring January 1-3 as public holidays annually. (full story)    
  • Vietnam Mulls Annual Public Holidays Extension
    Source: Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hanoi). The Vietnam General Confederation of Labor calls on the government of Vietnam to add 3 annual non-working public holidays to the Vietnamese labour code and work calendar, either by increasing the annual Independence Day public holidays to run from September 2 to 5, or by declaring January 1-3 as public holidays annually.    

September 19, 2019

  • Dominican Republic
  • Dominican Republic
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  • Dominican Republic Confirms September 24 Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana (Santo Domingo). The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued a communiqué confirming that the upcoming Día de Las Mercedes annual immovable non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic, would be observed on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, as per the current public holidays legislation, and that that date would be an official non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic ("la festividad religiosa Día de las Mercedes, que se celebra este martes 24 de septiembre, no se cambia"). (full story)    
  • Dominican Republic Confirms September 24 Public Holiday
    Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana (Santo Domingo). The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued a communiqué confirming that the upcoming Día de Las Mercedes annual immovable non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic, would be observed on Tuesday, September 24, 2019, as per the current public holidays legislation, and that that date would be an official non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic ("la festividad religiosa Día de las Mercedes, que se celebra este martes 24 de septiembre, no se cambia").    
  • Mali
  • Mali
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  • Mali Declares September 23 Public Holiday
    Source: Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako). Mali's Government has announced that Monday, September 23, 2019, would be the non-working public holiday in Mali, on account of the annual Independence Day public holiday in the Mali, falling on a Sunday in 2019. (full story)    
  • Mali Declares September 23 Public Holiday
    Source: Primature Portail Officiel du Gouvernement du Mali (Bamako). Mali's Government has announced that Monday, September 23, 2019, would be the non-working public holiday in Mali, on account of the annual Independence Day public holiday in the Mali, falling on a Sunday in 2019.    

September 18, 2019

  • Romania
  • Romania
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  • Romania Mulls New March 1st Public Holiday
    Source: Senatului României (Bucharest). A draft bill by 26 Romanian deputies aims to declare Martyrs Day, on March 1st, as a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania. (full story)    
  • Romania Mulls New March 1st Public Holiday
    Source: Senatului României (Bucharest). A draft bill by 26 Romanian deputies aims to declare Martyrs Day, on March 1st, as a new annual non-working public holiday in Romania.    
  • East Timor
  • East Timor
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  • Timor Leste INTERFET Arrival 20th Anniversary Public Holiday
    Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili). The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had decided to declare a one-off public sector holiday in Timor Leste on September 20, 2019, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the arrival of the INTERFET in Timor Leste. (full story)    
  • Timor Leste INTERFET Arrival 20th Anniversary Public Holiday
    Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili). The government of Timor Leste has announced that it had decided to declare a one-off public sector holiday in Timor Leste on September 20, 2019, to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the arrival of the INTERFET in Timor Leste.    

September 17, 2019

  • Honduras
  • Honduras
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  • Honduras Extends 2019 Morazánica Public Holidays
    Source: El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa). The government of Honduras has announced that the upcoming 2019 "Semana Morazánica", annual October public holidays of Honduras, would once again be extended by 2 days, this time Monday and Tuesday, September 30 and October 1, 2019, to run from Monday to Sunday, September 30 to October 6, 2019, inclusively. (full story)    
  • Honduras Extends 2019 Morazánica Public Holidays
    Source: El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa). The government of Honduras has announced that the upcoming 2019 "Semana Morazánica", annual October public holidays of Honduras, would once again be extended by 2 days, this time Monday and Tuesday, September 30 and October 1, 2019, to run from Monday to Sunday, September 30 to October 6, 2019, inclusively.    
  • Jordan
  • Jordan
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  • Jordanian 2020 Bank and Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Central Bank of Jordan (Amman). The Central Bank of Jordan has announced its annual list of religious and national non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Jordan for the upcoming calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Jordanian 2020 Bank and Public Holidays Announced
    Source: The Central Bank of Jordan (Amman). The Central Bank of Jordan has announced its annual list of religious and national non-working public holidays and bank holidays in Jordan for the upcoming calendar year 2020.    

September 16, 2019

  • Dominica
  • Dominica
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  • Dominica Public Holiday September 19
    Source: The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister). The Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, has declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday in Dominica, on Thursday, Septemeber, 19, 2019, to commemorate the second anniversary of the passage of Hurricane Maria. (full story)    
  • Dominica Public Holiday September 19
    Source: The Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica (Office of the Prime Minister). The Prime Minister of Dominica, Roosevelt Skerrit, has declared a one-off non-working public sector holiday in Dominica, on Thursday, Septemeber, 19, 2019, to commemorate the second anniversary of the passage of Hurricane Maria.    
  • Ghana
  • Ghana
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  • Ghana Declares September 21 and 23 Public Holidays
    Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra). Ghana's President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has declared Monday, September 23, 2019, as a non-working public holiday, as the annual, September 21, Kwame Nkrumah Day public holiday of Ghana, falls on a Saturday in 2019 ("The general public is hereby reminded that Saturday, September 21, 2019, which marks the day to observe the birthday of Ghana's first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, is a statutory public holiday"). (full story)    
  • Ghana Declares September 21 and 23 Public Holidays
    Source: Ghana News Agency (Accra). Ghana's President, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has declared Monday, September 23, 2019, as a non-working public holiday, as the annual, September 21, Kwame Nkrumah Day public holiday of Ghana, falls on a Saturday in 2019 ("The general public is hereby reminded that Saturday, September 21, 2019, which marks the day to observe the birthday of Ghana's first President, Dr. Kwame Nkrumah, is a statutory public holiday").    
  • Philippines
  • Philippines
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  • Philippines 2020 SK Public Holiday Postponed Until 2023
    Source: Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines (Manila). Three panels of the Philippines Senate panels have approved moving the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, and traditional one-off non-working public holidays, from May 2020 to May 2023. (full story)    
  • Philippines 2020 SK Public Holiday Postponed Until 2023
    Source: Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines (Manila). Three panels of the Philippines Senate panels have approved moving the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, and traditional one-off non-working public holidays, from May 2020 to May 2023.    
  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • Spain 2020 Castilla La-Mancha Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Diario Oficial de Castilla-La Mancha (DOCM). The annual list of regional non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Región of Castilla La-Mancha for the upcoming calendar year 2020 ("calendario laboral de las fiestas laborales de carácter retribuido y no recuperable en el año 2020, en Castilla-La Mancha") has been gazetted in the Diario Oficial de Castilla-La Mancha. (full story)    
  • Spain 2020 Castilla La-Mancha Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Diario Oficial de Castilla-La Mancha (DOCM). The annual list of regional non-working public holidays in Spain's Autonomous Región of Castilla La-Mancha for the upcoming calendar year 2020 ("calendario laboral de las fiestas laborales de carácter retribuido y no recuperable en el año 2020, en Castilla-La Mancha") has been gazetted in the Diario Oficial de Castilla-La Mancha.    
  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • Spain Castilla y León 2020 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Castilla y León (Valladolid). The Consejo de Gobierno de la Junta de Castilla y León has gazetted the previously-announced decree containing the list of official regional non-working public holidays in Spain's Comunidad Autónoma de Castilla y León (calendario de fiestas laborales en el ámbito de la Comunidad de Castilla y León) for the calendar year 2020 in the form of the "Decreto 36/2019, de 12 de septiembre, de la Comunidad Autónoma de Castilla y León , por el que se fija el calendario laboral para el año 2020 en la comunidad autónoma de Castilla y León " (BOCL de 16 de septiembre de 2019). (full story)    
  • Spain Castilla y León 2020 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Junta de Castilla y León (Valladolid). The Consejo de Gobierno de la Junta de Castilla y León has gazetted the previously-announced decree containing the list of official regional non-working public holidays in Spain's Comunidad Autónoma de Castilla y León (calendario de fiestas laborales en el ámbito de la Comunidad de Castilla y León) for the calendar year 2020 in the form of the "Decreto 36/2019, de 12 de septiembre, de la Comunidad Autónoma de Castilla y León , por el que se fija el calendario laboral para el año 2020 en la comunidad autónoma de Castilla y León " (BOCL de 16 de septiembre de 2019).    

September 15, 2019

  • Australia
  • Australia
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  • Australian 2020 Public Holidays In Tasmania Amended
    Source: Tasmanian Government Media Releases (Hobart). The Workplace Standards Tasmania of Australia's State of Tasmania, has issued an amended version of its previously-released list of official 2020 non-working public holidays in the Australian State of Tasmania and bank holidays in Tasmania for the calendar year 2020. (full story)    
  • Australian 2020 Public Holidays In Tasmania Amended
    Source: Tasmanian Government Media Releases (Hobart). The Workplace Standards Tasmania of Australia's State of Tasmania, has issued an amended version of its previously-released list of official 2020 non-working public holidays in the Australian State of Tasmania and bank holidays in Tasmania for the calendar year 2020.    
  • Tonga
  • Tonga
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  • Tongan Public Holiday September 19
    Source: Tonga Ministry of Information and Communications (Nuku'alofa). The government of Tonga has issued a communiqué declaring a non-working public holiday in Tonga, on Thursday, September 19, 2019, on the date of the funeral of the late Prime Minister of Tonga, Akilisi Pohiva. (full story)    
  • Tongan Public Holiday September 19
    Source: Tonga Ministry of Information and Communications (Nuku'alofa). The government of Tonga has issued a communiqué declaring a non-working public holiday in Tonga, on Thursday, September 19, 2019, on the date of the funeral of the late Prime Minister of Tonga, Akilisi Pohiva.    

September 14, 2019

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Antigua and Barbuda
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  • Antigua and Barbuda To Amend Sunday Public Holidays
    Source: Permanent Secretary Ministry of Legal Affairs (St. John's). The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has announced plans to submit a bill to parliament to remove Sundays from the definition of the list of public holidays in Antigua and Barbuda and, according to Antigua and Barbuda Information Minister, Melford Nicholas, "to make it clear that Sundays are not to be treated like a holiday, thereby removing any uncertainty among employees and employers". (full story)    
  • Antigua and Barbuda To Amend Sunday Public Holidays
    Source: Permanent Secretary Ministry of Legal Affairs (St. John's). The Government of Antigua and Barbuda has announced plans to submit a bill to parliament to remove Sundays from the definition of the list of public holidays in Antigua and Barbuda and, according to Antigua and Barbuda Information Minister, Melford Nicholas, "to make it clear that Sundays are not to be treated like a holiday, thereby removing any uncertainty among employees and employers".    
  • Nepal
  • Nepal
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  • Nepalese Constitution Day Public Holiday September 20
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). Nepal's government has announced that Friday, September 20, 2019, had been declared a non-working public holiday to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution of a Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal. (full story)    
  • Nepalese Constitution Day Public Holiday September 20
    Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu). Nepal's government has announced that Friday, September 20, 2019, had been declared a non-working public holiday to celebrate the fourth anniversary of the promulgation of the constitution of a Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal.    
  • Spain
  • Spain
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  • Spain Ceuta Additional Muslim Public Holiday Update
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Ciudad de Ceuta (BOCCE). The Government of the Autonomous City of Ceuta has indicated that the list of non-working public holidays for the Spanish autonomous region of Ceuta in 2020, would not include a second Muslim public holiday in Ceuta for the Eid al Fitr, or End of Ramadan. (full story)    
  • Spain Ceuta Additional Muslim Public Holiday Update
    Source: Boletín Oficial de la Ciudad de Ceuta (BOCCE). The Government of the Autonomous City of Ceuta has indicated that the list of non-working public holidays for the Spanish autonomous region of Ceuta in 2020, would not include a second Muslim public holiday in Ceuta for the Eid al Fitr, or End of Ramadan.    
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
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  • Vietnam 2020 Public Holidays Update
    Source: Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hanoi). Vietnam's Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has proposed that there be no swapping of public holidays in 2020 around the Tet Vietnamese New Year annual public holidays of Vietnam. MOLISA has also rejected the proposal by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor to add one more annual non-working public holiday in Vietnam, around the Westen New Year public holiday. (full story)    
  • Vietnam 2020 Public Holidays Update
    Source: Vietnam Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Hanoi). Vietnam's Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA) has proposed that there be no swapping of public holidays in 2020 around the Tet Vietnamese New Year annual public holidays of Vietnam. MOLISA has also rejected the proposal by the Vietnam General Confederation of Labor to add one more annual non-working public holiday in Vietnam, around the Westen New Year public holiday.    

September 13, 2019

  • Armenia
  • Armenia
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  • Armenian Parliament Adds December 7 Holiday
    Source: Armenian News Agency (ARMENPRESS). The Armenian Parliament has unanimously passed a bill in its first reading, amending to Article 15 of the law “On Holidays and Remembrance Days”, with the declaration of a new holiday, the Day of Remembrance for Earthquake Victims and Disaster Resistance on December 7. (full story)    
  • Armenian Parliament Adds December 7 Holiday
    Source: Armenian News Agency (ARMENPRESS). The Armenian Parliament has unanimously passed a bill in its first reading, amending to Article 15 of the law “On Holidays and Remembrance Days”, with the declaration of a new holiday, the Day of Remembrance for Earthquake Victims and Disaster Resistance on December 7.    
  • Botswana
  • Botswana
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  • Botswana October 23-24-25 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Botswana Press Agency (Gaborone). The Government of Botswana has published a tweet declaring Wednesday to Friday, October 23-25, 2019, as non-working public holidays in Botswana, on account of the upcoming presidential and legislative elections of Botswana ("President Dr. Mokgweetsi says October 23rd, 24th and 25th will be declared paid public holidays"). (full story)    
  • Botswana October 23-24-25 Public Holidays Gazetted
    Source: Botswana Press Agency (Gaborone). The Government of Botswana has published a tweet declaring Wednesday to Friday, October 23-25, 2019, as non-working public holidays in Botswana, on account of the upcoming presidential and legislative elections of Botswana ("President Dr. Mokgweetsi says October 23rd, 24th and 25th will be declared paid public holidays").    
  • Venezuela
  • Venezuela
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  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday September 16
    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 Monday, September 16, 2019, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de la Virgen de Coromoto, Patrona de Venezuela") annual bank holiday of Venezuela. (full story)    
  • Venezuelan Bank Holiday September 16
    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 Monday, September 16, 2019, would be a bank holiday in Venezuela, on account of the annual "Día de la Virgen de Coromoto, Patrona de Venezuela") annual bank holiday of Venezuela.