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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

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

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

september 1 2017 philippine holiday

EID’L ADHA – September 1 2017 Philippine holiday

(UPDATED, AUGUST 29 2017) Later this week, Filipino Muslims will join the rest of the Islamic world in observing Eid’l Adha or their annual feast of sacrifice. Eid’l Adha will be a national holiday as mandated by Republic Act (RA) 9849, which was signed in 2009

august 18 2017 jesse robredo holiday naga city

#WalangPasok – August 18 2017 Jesse Robredo holiday in Naga City

Filipinos, especially the residents of Naga City, will be commemorating the fifth death anniversary of the late Interior Secretary Jesse Robredo this August 18. The day is a special non-working holiday in Naga City according to President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 274 (read the full text

august 18 2017 holiday davao city

KADAYAWAN 2017 – August 18 declared a holiday in Davao City

Davao City, the so-called Durian capital of the Philippines, will be celebrating the 32nd annual Kadayawan Festival this August 18. The day has been declared a holiday through President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 273 (read the full text here). Duterte served as mayor of Davao City