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Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Declared Holidays for 2008

President Arroyo signed a proclamation (R.A. 9492) last February 18, the day she declared Feb. 25, 2008 (Monday) as a Special (Non-Working) Day nationwide, that holidays, except those which are religious in nature, are moved to the nearest Monday unless otherwise modified by law, order or proclamation. Just like what was practiced last year.

Regular holidays for this year:
• Maundy Thursday (March 20, Thursday)
• Good Friday (March 21, Friday)
• Araw ng Kagitingan (April 7, Monday nearest April 9)
• Labor Day (May 1, Thursday)
• Independence Day (June 9, Monday nearest June 12)
• National Heroes’ Day (Aug. 25, last Monday of August)
• Bonifacio Day (Dec. 1, Monday nearest Nov. 30)
• Christmas Day (Dec. 25, Thursday)
• Rizal Day (Dec. 30, Tuesday)

Special (Non-Working) holidays shall fall on the following dates:
• Ninoy Aquino Day (Aug.18, Monday nearest Aug. 21)
• All Saints’ Day (Nov. 1, Saturday)
• Additional Special (Non-Working) Day (Dec. 26, Friday)
• Additional Special (Non-Working) Day (Dec. 29, Monday)
• Last day of the year (Dec. 31, Wednesday).

Let us all plan now our long vacation leaves!

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Anonymous said...

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pehpot said...

oo nga last year was the longest holidays ever.. ang sya di ba!

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Denis said...

I like holidays, it makes me feel like im a bum who can just sit lazy all day. =)