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march 22 2018 cavite holiday

#WalangPasok – March 22 2018 declared holiday in Cavite

The Philippines will be marking the 149th birth anniversary of General Emilio Aguinaldo, officially recognized as the country’s first president, this March 22, Thursday. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday in Aguinaldo’s home province of Cavite according to President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation

december 18 2017 holiday iloilo

#WalangPasok – December 18 2017 declared a holiday in Iloilo

The nation will be marking the 161st birth anniversary of legendary writer and revolutionary propagandist Graciano Lopez-Jaena this December 18 2017. The day is a special non-working holiday in Iloilo province, including its capital Iloilo City. This is stipulated in Republic Act (RA) 6155, which was signed

december 11 2017 holiday pampanga

#WalangPasok – December 11 2017 declared a holiday in Pampanga

The province of Pampanga will be celebrating its 446th foundation anniversary this December 11. Also known as Aldo Ning Kapampangan or Pampanga Day, the day is a special non-working holiday in the said province as stipulated in President Ferdinand Marcos’ Proclamation 2226. Marcos signed the proclamation

A short history of the electric fan

Ever since electricity became a regular feature in homes across the world, the development of home appliances also followed suit. These appliances help make household chores much more efficient to do. These home appliances include the washing machine, kitchen stove, refrigerator, dishwasher, television, and the microwave.

november 30 2017 holiday philippines

#WalangPasok – November 30 2017 declared a national holiday

The Philippines will be marking the 154th birth anniversary of Spanish-era revolutionary leader and national hero Andres Bonifacio this November 30, Thursday. The day, commonly referred to as Bonifacio Day, is a national holiday as mandated by President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 50, which he signed August of last year. This is

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

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#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

september 9 2017 holiday cebu

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