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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

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#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

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#WalangPasok – January 9 2018 holiday in Manila?

Millions are expected to flock to Manila this Tuesday, January 9, as the nation celebrates the annual Feast of the Black Nazarene. The theme for this year’s “traslacion” is “Poong Nazareno: Ang Daan, Ang Katotohanan, At Ang Buhay” (The Black Nazarene: The Way, The Truth, and

December 8 2018 holiday philippines

December 8 declared a special non-working holiday nationwide

Beginning this 2018, December 8 of every year will already be a special non-working holiday all over the Philippines. This comes after President Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act 10966, which declares December 8 as a special non-working holiday in observance of the Feast of Immaculate

PAGASA typhoon names for 2018

LIST: PAGASA’s typhoon names for 2018

According to the Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical, and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), an average of 20 tropical cyclones enter the Philippine area of responsibility every year. This 2017, the last one being tropical storm “Vinta” which caused the death of almost 300 people across Mindanao. Below

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 8 2017 holiday batangas

#WalangPasok – December 8 2017 declared holiday in Batangas

The province of Batangas will be celebrating its 436th foundation anniversary this coming Friday, December 8. It will be a special non-working holiday throughout Batangas as stipulated in President Rodrigo Duterte’s Proclamation 367. This holiday will give Batangueños a three-day weekend. The foundation anniversary is dubbed

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

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