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Why is August 30th a holiday in the Philippines?

Why is August 30th a holiday in the Philippines?

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law declaring August 30 of every year as “National Press Freedom Day.” Under Republic Act (RA) 11699 inked on April 13, August 30 of every year is declared National Press Freedom Day in honor of Marcelo H. del Pilar, the father of Philippine Journalism.

What is special working public holiday in Philippines?

Special Non-Working Holidays

February 1 Tuesday Chinese Lunar New Year
February 25 Friday EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary
April 16 Saturday Black Saturday (Holy Week)
May 9 Monday Election Day
August 21 Sunday Ninoy Aquino Day

Is August 27 a holiday in the Philippines?

Is National Heroes Day a Public Holiday? National Heroes Day is a public holiday. It is a day off for the general population, and schools and most businesses are closed.

Is Aug 25 a holiday?

2022 Daily Holidays that fall on August 25, include: Founders Day (National Park Service) Kiss and Make Up Day. National Banana Split Day – August 25, 2022. National Park Service Day.

Is August 2nd 2021 a stat holiday?

A new federal statutory holiday for 2021 is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation to be observed on September 30 by all federally regulated employees….List of Canadian holidays in 2021.

Holiday Date in 2021 Observance
Civic Holiday August 2, Monday AB, BC, SK, ON, NB, NU
Labour Day September 6, Monday National

Is Jan 2 A holiday?

2022 Daily Holidays that fall on January 2, include: National Cream Puff Day. National Motivation and Inspiration Day. National Personal Trainer Awareness Day. National Pet Travel Safety Day.

What holiday is August 26th?


Is Jan 3 a federal holiday?

There are two federal holidays in January: New Year’s Day (January 1st) Washington’s Birthday (Third Monday of January)

Is Jan 3 a public holiday?

11 when Australia Day (26 January) falls on a Saturday or a Sunday, there will be no public holiday on that day, as the following Monday will be declared a public holiday. From 31.12….NSW public holidays 2022 – 2023.

Holiday 2022 2023
3Additional Day Monday 3 January 2022 Monday 2 January 2023