Monday, February 27, 2017

Week 8: February 20-26, 2017


Latvian 2018 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Sunday, February 26, 2017)
Source: The Welfare Ministry of the Government of Latvia (Riga) - Summary: The government of Latvia has released the annual official list of official non-working national public holidays in Latvia, and bridge non-working public holidays in Latvia, for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Latvia news and updates, Latvia public holidays, back to the top.



Tongan Public Holiday March 1st
(Posted on Saturday, February 25, 2017)
Source: Tonga Ministry of Information and Communications (Nuku'alofa) - Summary: Tonga's Prime Minister's Office has issued a communiqué announcing that Wednesday, March 1st, 2017, would be marked as an official non-working public holiday in Tonga in honour of the Queen Mother, Halaevalu Mata’aho, who died last Sunday. - Links: full story, other Tonga news and updates, Tonga public holidays, back to the top.



Bolivian Public Holidays February 27-28
(Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017)
Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz) - Summary: Bolivia's Minister of Labour has issued a communiqué announcing that Monday and Tuesday, February 27-28, 2017, would be observed as official non-working public holidays throughout Bolivia to on account of the upcoming Carnival. - Links: full story, other Bolivia news and updates, Bolivia public holidays, back to the top.



Timor Leste Public Holiday March 1st
(Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017)
Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili) - Summary: The government of Timor Leste announced that it had once again decided to grant an additional day-off public sector holiday in Timor Leste ("Governu deside ona hodi fó toleránsia pontu iha loron 1 fulan-marsu ­- Kuarta-Feira Sinzas, iha kalendáriu katóliku") for Ash Wednesday, on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, to to all employees and agents of the ministries or their dependent services, as well as the institutes and integrated indirect State administration bodies. - Links: full story, other East Timor news and updates, East Timor public holidays, back to the top.



Haiti 2017 Carnival Public Holidays Extended
(Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017)
Source: Communiqués de presse de la Présidence de la République d'Haïti (Port-au-Prince) - Summary: The Office of Communication of the Presidency of Haiti announced that Haiti's President had issued an Executive Order (arrêté présidentiel) declaring Wednesday, March 1, 2017, had been declared as another non-working public holidays in Haiti to coincide with the 2017 Carnival public holidays in Haiti, and most particularly Ash Wednesday. - Links: full story, other Haiti news and updates, Haiti public holidays, back to the top.



Kyrgyzstan Public Holidays February 23
(Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017)
Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency (Bishkek) - Summary: The Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced that Wednesday, February 22, 2017, would be official non-working public holidays in Kyrgyzstan on account of the upcoming Defender of the Fatherland Day annual non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan. - Links: full story, other Kyrgyzstan news and updates, Kyrgyzstan public holidays, back to the top.



Kuwait Public Holidays February 25-26
(Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2017)
Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission (Kuwait City) - Summary: The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission has announced that it had declared Saturday and Sunday , February 25-26, 2017, as non-working public holidays for the upcoming National Day and Liberation Day annual public holidays, without, this time, a day in lieu public holiday due to the upcoming Liberation Day annual public holiday falling on a weekend day in Kuwait. - Links: full story, other Kuwait news and updates, Kuwait public holidays, back to the top.



Slovenian Constitutional Court Public Holidays Ruling
(Posted on Monday, February 20, 2017)
Source: Slovenska tiskovna agencija (Ljubljana) - Summary: The Constitutional Court of Slovenia has rejected a petition to review the constitutionality of the list of official annual public holidays in Slovenia, based on the fact that it does not contain any Muslim public holidays. - Links: full story, other Slovenia news and updates, Slovenia public holidays, back to the top.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Week 7: February 13-19, 2017


Indian 2017 West Bengal Public Holidays Expanded
(Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2017)
Source: Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - Summary: The Chief Minister of the Government of India's state of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, has announced that Buddha Purnima would be a non-working public holidays in India's state of West Bengal. - Links: full story, other India news and updates, India public holidays, back to the top.



Malaysian KTN Public Holiday February 19
(Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017)
Source: Bernama News Agency (Pengkalan Kubor) - Summary: The Deputy Chief Minister of the government of Malaysia's State of Kelantan, Deputy Menteri Besar Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah, has declared Sunday, February 19, 2017, as another one-off state public holiday in Malaysia's State of Kelantan to allow Kelantanese to participate in the Act 355 rally, which will take place on February 18, 2017, in Kuala Lumpur. - Links: full story, other Malaysia news and updates, Malaysia public holidays, back to the top.



Canada BC Family Day Public Holidays Update
(Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017)
Source: The Government of the Province of British Columbia (Victoria) - Summary: The petition launched in 2015 to request that the Government of Canada's Province of British Columbia change the date of the annual Family Day non-working public holiday has now reached 20000 signatures. - Links: full story, other Canada news and updates, Canada public holidays, back to the top.



Afghanistan Public Holiday February 14
(Posted on Monday, February 13, 2017)
Source: Pajhwok Afghan News (Kabul) - Summary: The government of Afghanistan has declared Tuesday, February 14, 2017 (Dalwa 26 in the Afghan calendar), as a non-working public holiday in Afghanistan on account of the upcoming "Soviet defeat and withdrawal from Afghanistan". - Links: full story, other Afghanistan news and updates, Afghanistan public holidays, back to the top.


Monday, February 13, 2017

Week 6: February 6-12, 2017


Sudan 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Sunday, February 12, 2017)

Source: The Secretariat General of the Sudanese Council of Ministers of the Republic of Sudan (Khartoum) - Summary: The Secretariat General of the Sudanese Council of Ministers of the Republic of Sudan has released its annual list of the official non-working national public holidays in the Republic of Sudan for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Sudan news and updates, Sudan public holidays, back to the top.

 

Bénin 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2017)

Source: Site Officiel du président Béninois Boni Yayi (Cotonou) - Summary: The government of Bénin has announced its annual list of non-working public holidays in Bénin for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Bénin news and updates, Bénin public holidays, back to the top.

 

Malta 2017 Bank Holidays Announced
(Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017)

Source: Malta Bankers Association (Valetta) - Summary: The Malta Bankers' Association has released its annual list of bank holidays in Malta for the calendar year 2017; dates when banks in Malta will be closed in addition to the previously-announced 2017 general non-working public holidays in Malta for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Malta news and updates, Malta public holidays, back to the top.

 

India 2017 Maharashtra Public Holidays February 16 and 21
(Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017)

Source: Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai) - Summary: The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has declared 2 one-off non-working public holidays for its employees on Thursday, February 16, and Tuesday, February 21, 2017, on account of the upcoming Maharashtra state polling days. - Links: full story, other India news and updates, India public holidays, back to the top.

 

Liberian Armed Forces Public Holiday February 11
(Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2017)

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Monrovia) - Summary: The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has issued a proclamation declaring Saturday, February 11th, 2017, as the date of the upcoming Armed Forces Day, a non-working public holiday of Liberia to be observed throughout the country as a national holiday. - Links: full story, other Liberia news and updates, Liberia public holidays, back to the top.

 

Indonesian Public Holiday February 15
(Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2017)

Source: The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Summary: Jakarta's Acting Governor Sumarsono has announced a regional non-working public holiday in Jakarta, Indonesia's political and economic capital, on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, on the date of the upcoming Jakarta gubernatorial election (Pemilukada). - Links: full story, other Indonesia news and updates, Indonesia public holidays, back to the top.

 

St Vincent and the Grenadines Public Holiday February 14
(Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017)

Source: Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines (Saint Vincent) - Summary: The Governor General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Fredrick Ballantyne, at the recommendation of Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves, has declared Tuesday, February 14, 2017, as a one-off non-working public holiday in St Vincent and the Grenadines for the official opening and commencement of operations at the Argyle International Airport. - Links: full story, other Saint Vincent and Grenadines news and updates, Saint Vincent and Grenadines public holidays, back to the top.

 

Thailand Public Holidays Overhaul Update
(Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017)

Source: Thai News Agency (Bangkok) - Summary: Assistant government spokesman, Athisit Chainuwat, has announced that Thailand's Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha, at the request of King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, had signed a resolution to keep December 5th as an annual non-working public holiday in Thailand in honour of his Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. - Links: full story, other Thailand news and updates, Thailand public holidays, back to the top.

 

Haiti Public Holiday February 7
(Posted on Monday, February 6, 2017)

Source: Communiqués de presse de la Présidence de la République d'Haïti (Port-au-Prince) - Summary: In a communiqué released earlier today, the Office of Communication of the Presidency of Haiti (Bureau de la communication de la Primature) has announced that Tuesday February 7, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Haiti to coincide with the inauguration of President Jovenel Moïse. - Links: full story, other Haiti news and updates, Haiti public holidays, back to the top.

 

Monday, February 6, 2017

Week 5: January 30 to February 5, 2017


Australia 2018-2019 ACT Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Sunday, February 5, 2017)
Source: ACT Government Chief Minister and Treasury Directorate (Canberra) - Summary: The Chief Minister's Office of Australia's Capital Territory (ACT) has released the list of the official non-working public holidays to be observed in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) of Australia, during the calendar years 2018 and 2019. - Links: full story, other Australia news and updates, Australia public holidays, back to the top.



Afghanistan Public Holiday February 5
(Posted on Saturday, February 4, 2017)
Source: Pajhwok Afghan News (Kabul) - Summary: Faced with a second day of record snowfall tomorrow, the government of Afghanistan has declared Sunday, February 5, 2017, as an official non-working public holiday in Afghanistan. - Links: full story, other Afghanistan news and updates, Afghanistan public holidays, back to the top.



Panama 2017 Bank Holidays Announced
(Posted on Friday, February 3, 2017)
Source: Banco Nacional de Panamá (Panama City) - Summary: The Banco Nacional de Panamá has released its annual list of bank holidays and public holidays in Panama for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Panama news and updates, Panama public holidays, back to the top.



Mexico Bank Holiday February 6
(Posted on Friday, February 3, 2017)
Source: Diario Oficial de la Federación (Ciudad de México) - Summary: Mexico's Asociación de Bancos de México (ABM) and Comisión Nacional Bancaria y de Valores (CNVB) have jointly issued a communiqué announcing that Monday, February 6, 2017, would be a bank holiday throughout Mexico, on account of the upcoming Constitution Day annual non-working public holiday in Mexico. - Links: full story, other Mexico news and updates, Mexico public holidays, back to the top.



Honduras Suyapa Public Holiday February 3
(Posted on Thursday, February 2, 2017)
Source: El Heraldo (Tegucigalpa) - Summary: Honduras' Presidency has once again issued an executive decree declaring Friday, February 3, 2017, a one-off public sector holiday, on the occasion of the "Day of the Virgin of Suyapa", the patron saint of Honduras. - Links: full story, other Honduras news and updates, Honduras public holidays, back to the top.



Argentina Public Holidays Legislation Additional Changes Gazetted
(Posted on Thursday, February 2, 2017)
Source: Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Summary: The Decreto de Necesidad y Urgencia (Decreto 80/2017), announced earlier this week by Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, as a follow-up to last week's Decreto 52/2017, has been published in the Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina, thus further amending the legislation governing non-working public holidays in Argentina, effective immediately. - Links: full story, other Argentina news and updates, Argentina public holidays, back to the top.



Lebanon Hariri Bank Holiday February 14
(Posted on Thursday, February 2, 2017)
Source: Association des Banques du Liban (ABL) - Summary: The Association of Banks in Lebanon has announced that Tuesday, February 14, 2017, had once again been declared a bank holiday for all banks and financial institutions of Lebanon, including the Beirut Stock Exchange and the Central Bank of Lebanon, to commemorate the anniversary of the assassination of Prime Minister Rafik Hariri (Commémoration de l'assasinat du PM Rafic Hariri). - Links: full story, other Lebanon news and updates, Lebanon public holidays, back to the top.



Madagascar 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Wednesday, February 1, 2017)
Source: Filankevitry ny Governemanta (Mahazoarivo) - Summary: Madagascar's Conseil de Gouvernement has taken into advisement the "Projet de décret fixant la liste des jours fériés, chômés et payés au titre de l’année 2017", which declares the list of non-working public holidays in Madagascar for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Madagascar news and updates, Madagascar public holidays, back to the top.



Ethiopian 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017)
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa) - Summary: The Ethiopian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has announced its annual list of the expected dates of the non-working public holidays in Ethiopia for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Ethiopia news and updates, Ethiopia public holidays, back to the top.



Ukraine Mulls Soviet-Era Public Holidays Shake-Up
(Posted on Tuesday, January 31, 2017)
Source: Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Summary: The Institute of National Remembrance of the Ukraine (IPN) has released a draft law "On public holidays in Ukraine", which would cancel the March 8 and May 9 annual non-working public holidays of the Ukraine as part of the on-going purging of Soviet-era legacy. - Links: full story, other Ukraine news and updates, Ukraine public holidays, back to the top.



Argentina Public Holidays Legislation Changes Again
(Posted on Monday, January 30, 2017)
Source: Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Summary: The Decreto de Necesidad y Urgencia (Decreto 52/2017), signed last week by Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, and revising the rules governing non-working public holidays in Argentina, is to be amended by a new decree to be published later today in the Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina. - Links: full story, other Argentina news and updates, Argentina public holidays, back to the top.


Monday, January 30, 2017

Week 4: January 23-29, 2017


Venezuela Public Holiday February 1st
(Posted on Sunday, January 29, 2017)
Source: Ministerio del Poder Popular para la Comunicación e Información (Caracas) - Summary: Venezuela's president, Nicolás Maduro, has issued a decree declaring Wednesday, February 1, 2017, as one-off non-working public holiday to commemorate the bicentennial of the birth of general Ezequiel Zamora. - Links: full story, other Venezuela news and updates, Venezuela public holidays, back to the top.



North Cyprus 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Saturday, January 28, 2017)
Source: Turkish Republic Of Northern Cyprus Ministry Of Foreign Affairs (Lefkosa) - Summary: The deputy director of the Office of Personnel of the Republic of Northern Cyprus has released the annual list of non-working public holidays in the Republic of Northern Cyprus for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other North Cyprus news and updates, North Cyprus public holidays, back to the top.



Australia Rules-Out Tasmania Aboriginal Public Holiday
(Posted on Friday, January 27, 2017)
Source: Tasmanian Government Media Releases (Hobart) - Summary: The Premier of Australia's State of Tasmania, Will Hodgman, has stated that the government of the Australian State of Tasmania had no intentions of including, in his government?s reconciliation agenda, a new non-working public holiday Tasmania in honour of the state?s First People. - Links: full story, other Australia news and updates, Australia public holidays, back to the top.



Dominican Republic Public Holiday January 30
(Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2017)
Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana (Santo Domingo) - Summary: The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued an official communiqué confirming that, as per the current legislation on public holidays in the Dominican Republic, the upcoming "Día del Patricio Juan Pablo Duarte" annual non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic, would be moved, in 2017, from its traditional date of January 26, to Monday, January 30, 2017. - Links: full story, other Dominican Republic news and updates, Dominican Republic public holidays, back to the top.



Belize 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Thursday, January 26, 2017)
Source: Belize Ministry of National Security (Belmopan) - Summary: The press office of the Government of Belize has sent out a press release announcing its official list of annual non-working public holidays in Belize for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Belize news and updates, Belize public holidays, back to the top.



Germany Mulls Schleswig-Holstein Public Holiday Extension
(Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2017)
Source: Lübecker Nachrichten (Lübeck) - Summary: The Minister of Economics (Ministerpräsident) of Germany's state of Schleswig-Holstein, Reinhard Meyer, has announced that he was in favour of adding Reformation Day as a new annual non-working public holiday in the German state of Schleswig-Holstein, after the 2017 exception whereby October 31, 2017, was declared a one-off national non-working public holiday in Germany. - Links: full story, other Germany news and updates, Germany public holidays, back to the top.



New Caledonia 2017 Bank Holidays Announced
(Posted on Wednesday, January 25, 2017)
Source: Medef Nouvelle-Calédonie (Nouméa) - Summary: The government of New Caledonia, following its earlier release of the list of non-working public holidays in New Caledonia in 2017, has released its annual expanded list of bank holidays for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other New Caledonia news and updates, New Caledonia public holidays, back to the top.



Guinea Conakry 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Tuesday, January 24, 2017)
Source: guineeconakry.info (Conakry) - Summary: The government of Guinea Conakry has announced its annual list of 2017 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry. - Links: full story, other Guinea news and updates, Guinea public holidays, back to the top.



Argentina Public Holidays Legislation Changes Gazetted
(Posted on Monday, January 23, 2017)
Source: Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Summary: The Decreto de Necesidad y Urgencia (Decreto 52/2017), announced last week by Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, to set forth his proposed revisions to the rules governing non-working public holidays in Argentina, has been published in the Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina to take effect tomorrow, Tuesday, January 24, 2017. - Links: full story, other Argentina news and updates, Argentina public holidays, back to the top.


Monday, January 23, 2017

Week 3: January 16-22, 2017




Armenian 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Friday, January 20, 2017)
Source: Armenian News Agency (ARMENPRESS) - Summary: The Government of Armenia has announced the annual list of official public holidays in Armenia for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Armenia news and updates, Armenia public holidays, back to the top.



Togo 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Friday, January 20, 2017)
Source: Primature du Togo (Lome) - Summary: The government of Togo has issued released the list of non-working public holidays in Togo for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Togo news and updates, Togo public holidays, back to the top.



Anguilla 2017 Public Holidays Released
(Posted on Friday, January 20, 2017)
Source: Government of Anguilla (The Valley) - Summary: The government of Anguilla has released its annual list of the official Anguilla bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Anguilla for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Anguilla news and updates, Anguilla public holidays, back to the top.



Argentina 2017 Public Holidays Emergency Decree
(Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2017)
Source: Boletín Oficial de la República Argentina (Buenos Aires) - Summary: Argentine President, Mauricio Macri, has announced that he would soon ("en las próximas horas") issue a Decreto de Necesidad y Urgencia (DNU) setting forth his proposed revisions to the 2017, and beyond, non-working public holidays in Argentina. - Links: full story, other Argentina news and updates, Argentina public holidays, back to the top.



Portugal Carnival Public Holiday Rejected
(Posted on Thursday, January 19, 2017)
Source: Assembleia da República (Lisboa) - Summary: Portugal's leading coalition partner Socialists have formally announced that they were against their coalition partner's, the Greens' proposal to declare Carnival as a new annual non-working public holiday in Portugal, thus killing the initiative. - Links: full story, other Portugal news and updates, Portugal public holidays, back to the top.



Timor Leste 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2017)
Source: Komunikadu Imprensa Sekretaria Estadu Konsellu Ministru Timor-Leste (Dili) - Summary: The government of Timor Leste has issued a press communiqué containing its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Timor Leste for the calendar year 2017 (Feriadu sira iha tinan 2017). - Links: full story, other East Timor news and updates, East Timor public holidays, back to the top.



Costa Rica December 1st Public Holiday Rejected
(Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2017)
Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José) - Summary: The Committee on Social Affairs of Costa Rica's Legislative Assembly has finally rejected last year's bill introduced by MPs from the Partido Liberación Nacional (PLN) and the Frente Amplio (FA) which would have declared December 1st, the anniversary of the the abolition of the army, as a new annual non-working public holiday in Costa Rica, to replace the October 12, celebration meeting of cultures annual public holiday of Costa Rica. - Links: full story, other Costa Rica news and updates, Costa Rica public holidays, back to the top.



Kazakhstan 2017 Public Holidays Officialized
(Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2017)
Source: Electronic government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (Astana) - Summary: The Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Bakhytzhan Sagintayev, has finally signed a decree officializing the list of non-working public holidays in the Republic of Kazakhstan, including bridge holidays and compensatory working Saturdays, for the upcoming calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Kazakhstan news and updates, Kazakhstan public holidays, back to the top.



Malaysian 2017 Public Holidays Amended
(Posted on Wednesday, January 18, 2017)
Source: Laman Web Rasmi Bahagian Kabinet Jabatan Perdana Menteri (Kuala Lumpur) - Summary: Malaysia's Cabinet's and the Constitution and Government Relations Department of the Prime Minister's Office has announced that, in response to a change to the upcoming Islamic New Year 1439, decided by the Islamic Development Department, it had decided to also change the date of the upcoming Islamic New Year 1439 official non-working public holiday in Malaysia ("the 2017 federal holiday calendar has been amended accordingly"). - Links: full story, other Malaysia news and updates, Malaysia public holidays, back to the top.



Chile 2017 Census Public Holiday Approved
(Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017)
Source: Instituto Nacional de Estadísticas (INE) - Summary: Chile's Senate has approved the declaration of the date of the upcoming National Census, on Wednesday, April 19, 2017, as a one-off compulsory public holiday in Chile (feriado irrenunciable), thus making Wednesday, April 19, 2017, an official one-off compulsory public holiday in Chile. - Links: full story, other Chile news and updates, Chile public holidays, back to the top.



Romanian Public Holiday January 23
(Posted on Tuesday, January 17, 2017)
Source: Mediafax (Bucharest) - Summary: Romanian Prime Minister, Sorin Grindeanu, has announced that the Romanian government Cabinet had decided to declare Monday, January 23, 2017, as a one-off bridge public holiday in Romania, to link the new annual Romanian public holiday of January 24, commemorating the Day of Unification of the Romanian Principalities, with the preceding weekend. - Links: full story, other Romania news and updates, Romania public holidays, back to the top.



Afghanistan 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017)
Source: Pajhwok Afghan News (Kabul) - Summary: The government of Afghanistan has announced its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Afghanistan for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Afghanistan news and updates, Afghanistan public holidays, back to the top.



Malaysian 2017 Islamic Calendar Amended
(Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017)
Source: Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia (Jakim) - Summary: Malaysia's governmental Department of Islamic Development (Jabatan Kemajuan Islam Malaysia, aka. JAKIM) has announced that it has revised its previously-announced Islamic calendar for the western year 2017 (corresponding to 1438-1439 AH). - Links: full story, other Malaysia news and updates, Malaysia public holidays, back to the top.



Dominican Republic Public Holiday January 21
(Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017)
Source: Ministerio de Trabajo República Dominicana (Santo Domingo) - Summary: The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued an official communiqué confirming that the upcoming "Día de La Altagracia" annual non-working public holiday would be observed, as usual, on its traditional date of Saturday, January 21, 2017. - Links: full story, other Dominican Republic news and updates, Dominican Republic public holidays, back to the top.