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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

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

june 19 2017 holiday laguna

#WalangPasok – June 19 2017 declared a holiday in Laguna

The country will be marking the 156th birth anniversary of national hero Jose Rizal this June 19, Monday. The day is a special non-working holiday in Rizal’s home province Laguna, including his birthpace Calamba City. President Rodrigo Duterte made the declarations through Proclamation 222, which covers

Araw ng Kalayaan 2017

LONG WEEKEND – June 12 2017 declared a holiday

Filipinos will be marking the country’s 119th Independence Day (“Araw ng Kalayaan“) this coming June 12. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Kalayaan 2017: .” The day is a regular holiday as stipulated in President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 50, which he signed August of

march 27 2017 holiday san juan

March 27 2017 declared holiday in San Juan City

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

march 22 2017 holiday in cavite

#WalangPasok – March 22 2017 declared holiday in Cavite

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