The National Commission on Muslim Filipinos (NCMF) clarified today that May 26 (Friday) is not a special non-working holiday, contrary to what is being speculated by some users on social media because it is the first day of the holy month of Ramadan for Muslims.
Classes in several colleges and universities in the cities of Manila, Makati, and Pasay will be suspended this April 27, Thursday, to give way for the preparations that the national government and concerned local government units will put in place in connection to the country’s hosting
Malacanang has declared April 28, Friday, a holiday throughout Metro Manila in preparation for the different ativities to be held regarding the 2017 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit that the country is hosting. The international organization is celebrating its 50th foundation anniversary this year.
Filipinos nationwide will have a three-day weekend later this month as the country have its annual celebration of Labor Day on May 1. The occassion, which is also known as Araw ng Paggawa, this year falls on Monday. May 1 has been declared a regular holiday through President Rodrigo
Is April 12, Holy Wednesday, a holiday? With the country heading to the Holy Week, many are asking if April 12 2017 is also a holiday. If so, that will give Filipinos a rare five-day break which also includes Maundy Thursday (April 13), Good Friday
The people of San Juan City will be celebrating its 110th annual foundation day anniversary this March 27. “Araw ng San Juan” is a special non-working holiday in that part of Metro Manila as mandated in Republic Act (RA) 7669. The holiday will effectively give
The Philippines will be marking the 148th birth anniversary of General Emilio Aguinaldo, officially recognized as the country’s first president, this March 22, Wednesday. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday in Aguinaldo’s home province of Cavite according to President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation
(UPDATED, 7:40 PM) In light of the scheduled nationwide transport strike by jeepney drivers tomorrow, the Office of the President has announced that classes for elementary and high school levels throughout Metro Manila will be suspended for February 27. Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea made the
Mandaluyong City will be commemorating the 23rd anniversary of its cityhood this February 9, Thursday. The day has been declared as a holiday in schools by Mayor Carmelita “Menchie” Abalos according to a post on the city government’s official Twitter account (see below). February 9
Parañaque City will be celebrating the 19th anniversary of its cityhood this February 13, Monday. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday there courtesy of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 144. Read the full text of Proclamation 144 in this link. The holiday effectively gives