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LIST: Philippine holidays for 2016

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MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang released on Wednesday the list of official nationwide holidays for 2016.

Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. signed on August 20 Proclamation 1105 which listed 10 regular holidays and nine special non-working days.

The proclamations declaring national holidays for the observance of Eid'l Fitr and Eidul Adha shall be issued after their approximate dates have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar.

Regular holidays

New Year's Day January 1 Friday
Maundy Thursday March 24 Thursday
Good Friday March 25 Friday
Araw ng Kagitingan April 9 Saturday
Labor Day May 1 Sunday
Independence Day June 12 Sunday
National Heroes Day August 29 Monday
Bonifacio Day November 30 Wednesday
Christmas Day December 25 Sunday
Rizal Day December 30 Friday

Special (non-working) days

Chinese New Year February 8 Monday
EDSA People Power Revolution February 25 Thursday
Black Saturday March 26 Saturday
Ninoy Aquino Day August 21 Sunday
All Saints Day November 1 Tuesday
Additional special (non-working) day January 2 Saturday
Additional special (non-working) day
October 31 Monday
Additional special (non-working) day
December 24 Saturday
Additional special (non-working) day
December 31 Saturday

 

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