Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Taiwan 2015 Public Holidays Extended

Sources: 行政院人事行政局 (Taipei) and Taiwan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Cabinet of the Government of Taiwan (the Executive Yuan) has approved an extension to the previously-announced annual calendar of non-working public holidays in Taiwan for the calendar year 2015, by adding bridge public holidays to the recently-passed change of public holidays law in Taiwan which added the concept of substitute public holidays when one of Taiwan's official annual non-working public holidays falls on a weekend. [full story]

Indonesian Deepavali Public Holiday Tomorrow

Sources: Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (ANTARA) and Indonesian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Jakarta branch of Indonesia's Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, announced that, Wednesday, October 22, 2014, the day of the upcoming Southern Indian Deepavali, had been declared as a one-off non-working public holiday for "all Indian nationals and Indonesians of Indian descent on Wednesday so they can celebrate Deepavali, or the Hindu New Year" [sic]. [full story]

Monday, October 20, 2014

Bahrain 2015 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: مصرف البحرين المركزى (Manama) Bahrain bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Bahrain's Central Bank has published its annual list of expected bank and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2015. [full story]

UAE Hijri New Year 1436 Public Holiday Move Ruled-Out

Sources: وكالة أنباء الإمارات (WAM) and UAE bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Chairman of the UAE's Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAGHR), Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, has announced that the probable dates for the upcoming annual Al Hijri New Year non-working public holidays for the private and public sectors of the UAE are on the UAE weekend and that no substitute public holiday will be granted to compensate that fact. [full story]

Jordanian Hijri 1436 Public Holiday Announced

Sources: وكالة الأنباء الأردنية بترا (Amman) and Jordan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Jordanian Prime Minister, Abdullah Ensour, has issued a circular decreeing a public holiday in Jordan on Saturday, October 25, 2014, to commemorate the upcoming annual Jordanian non-working public holiday for the Hijri New Year 1436. [full story]

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Kuwaiti Hijri 1436 Public Holiday Announced

Sources: الكويت جنة الخدمة المدنية (Kuwait City) and Kuwaiti bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission has announced that it had declared Saturday, October 25, 2014, as the date of the annual non-working public holiday for the upcoming New Hijri Year 1436 annual public holiday in Kuwait. [full story]

Omani Hijri 1436 Public Holiday Announced

Sources: وكالة الأنباء العمانية (Muscat) and Omani bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Oman's minister of the Diwan of Royal Court, Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal bin Saud Al Busaidi, has announced a non-working public holiday for the employees of the ministries, public authorities and other departments of the State’s administrative apparatus, on the occasion of the upcoming annual Hijri New Year 1436 non-working public holiday in Oman. [full story]

Friday, October 17, 2014

Namibia Election Day Public Holiday November 28

Sources: The Namibian (Windhoek) and Namibia bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Electoral Commission of Namibia has announced that, this time, Friday, November 28, 2014, the date of the upcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections had been declared and gazetted as a one off non-working public holiday in Namibia. [full story]

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Botswana October 24 Public Holiday Gazetted

Sources: Botswana Press Agency (Gaborone) and Botswana bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Governement of Botswana has published the Statutory Instrument No. 117 & 118 of 2014 in the Government Gazette of October 13, 2014, thus officially making the previously announced Friday, October 24, 2014, one-off non-working public holiday in Botswana, official. [full story]

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Romanian 2015 Religious Holidays Announced

Sources: Mediafax (Bucureşti) and Romanian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Romanian Patriarchate has released its annual official list of religious holidays and observances in Romania for the upcoming calendar year 2015. [full story]

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

Cape Verde CAN 2015 Public Holiday Tomorrow

Sources: Ministro da Administração Interna (República de Cabo Verde) and Cape Verde bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Government of Cape Verde has once again declared a one-off non-working public holiday (tolerância de ponto) to allow citizens to watch the game with Mozambique, the fourth round of the CAN 2015 qualifications. [full story]