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september 11 2017 holiday ilocos norte

#WalangPasok – September 11 2017 declared holiday in Ilocos Norte

The country will be celebrating the 100th birth anniversary of the late former President and dictator Ferdinand Marcos this September 11. It will be a special non-working holiday in Ilocos Norte, Marcos’ home province, according to President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 310 (see below). The said


#WalangPasok – September 15 2017 declared holiday in Bulacan

The country will be marking the 119th anniversary of the inauguration of the Malolos Congress or the Anibersaryo ng Kongreso ng Malolos this September 15. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday in the province of Bulacan by President Rodrigo Duterte through Proclamation

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September 9 2017 declared holiday in Cebu – Sergio Osmeña Day

 Filipinos nationwide will mark the 139th birth anniversary of the late former President Sergio Osmeña Sr. this September 9. Osmeña Day falls on a Saturday this year. It is a special non-working holiday in the province of Cebu and its component cities as mandated by Republic Act (RA) 6953, which was signed into law

august 31 2017 holiday zambales

August 31 2017 declared holiday in Zambales – Magsaysay Day

The country will be commemorating the 110th birth anniversary of the late former President Ramon Magsaysay this August 31, 2017. The day, which this year falls on Thursday, is a special non-working holiday in his home province of Zambales. This is mandated in Republic Act

august 30 2017 holiday bulacan

August 30 2017 declared holiday in Bulacan – Marcelo Del Pilar Day

The province of Bulacan will lead the rest of the nation in commemorating the 167th birth anniversary of hero Marcelo del Pilar this coming August 30, 2017. The day, which this year falls on Wednesday, is a special non-working holiday in Bulacan as declared by Republic

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#WalangPasok – August 28 2017 Philippine National Heroes Day holiday

Filipinos all over the country will be enjoying a three-day weekend later this August as the nation celebrates the annual National Heroes Day (Pambansang Araw ng mga Bayani). This year, the day falls on August 28, Monday. It is a regular holiday as listed in


LONG WEEKEND | August 21 2017 Philippine holiday – Ninoy Aquino day

The country will commemorate the 34th death anniversary of democracy icon and former Senator Benigno “Ninoy” Aquino Jr. this August 21. Ninoy Aquino Day is a national non-working holiday nationwide as stipulated in Republic Act (RA) 9256, which then-President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo signed in 2004. Access RA 9256 in this

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#WalangPasok – August 19 2017 declared holiday in Quezon City

The nation will be making the 139th birth anniversary of President Manuel L. Quezon this August 19, Saturday. The day has been designated as a special non-working holiday in Quezon City as well as the provinces of Aurora and Quezon by Republic Act 6741. It is a working

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National History Month theme 2017: “Kasaysayan: Susi sa Nasyonalismo’t Pambansang Kamalayan”

Education institutions of all levels across the Philippines will be celebrating the National History Month this coming August. According to the National Historical Commission of the Philippines or NHCP, the theme for this year’s celebration is “Kasaysayan: Susi sa Nasyonalismo’t Pambansang Kamalayan” (History: The Key

june 24 2017 holiday manila

#WalangPasok – June 24 2017 holiday in Manila

The City of Manila will be celebrating its 446th Foundation Day this June 24, Saturday. The day, more popularly known as Araw ng Maynila, is expected to be declared a special non-working holiday just like in previous years. The proclamation can come either from Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito