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february 16 2018 holiday philippines

#WalangPasok – February 16 2018 declared holiday nationwide

The Chinese community in the Philippines will celebrate their annual Spring Festival, which is usually referred to as the Chinese New Year, this coming February 16. Chinese New Year is a special non-working holiday nationwide as mandated by President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 269, which he signed last July 2017. It is the first nationwide special-non working

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#WalangPasok – February 13 2018 declared holiday in Parañaque City

Parañaque City will be celebrating its 20th cityhood anniversary this February 13, Thursday. The day has been declared a special non-working holiday there courtesy of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 409. Read the full text of Proclamation 409 in this link. The former municipality of Parañaque was converted

january 8 2018 class suspensions

#WalangPasok – Class suspensions for January 8 2018

Several schools in the city of Manila have announced the suspension of classes in their respective institutions for January 8, Monday, because of the preparations in connection to the Feast of the Black Nazarene to be held the following day. It must be recalled that

december 8 2017 taguig holiday

#WalangPasok – December 8 2017 declared holiday in Taguig City

Taguig City will be celebrating its 13th cityhood anniversary this December 8, Friday. The day has been declared as a special non-working holiday throughout the city by virtue of President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 358. This means that most of those working and studying in Taguig

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#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

september 11 2017 bulacan holiday

September 11 2017 NOT declared a holiday in Bulacan

(UPDATED, SEPTEMBER 5) The province of Bulacan will celebrate its annual Araw ng mga Barangay this September 11. Contrary to what was first reported in The Filipino Scribe last August 31, this will NOT be a special non-working holiday anywhere in the province. Although section 27 of Bulacan’s 2007 New Provincial

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