Monday, August 31, 2015

Zimbabwe 2016 Public Holidays Gazetted

Sources: Government of Zimbabwe (Harare) and Zimbabwe bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Zimbabwe's Home Affairs Ministers, Ignatius Chombo, has gazetted the annual announcement of the dates for the 2016 non-working public holidays in Zimbabwe in terms of the Zimbabwe Public Holidays and Prohibition of Business Act (Chapter 10:21). [full story]

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Cyprus 2016 Bank Holidays Released

Sources: Kεντρική Τράπεζα Κύπρου (Nicosia) and Cyprus bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Central Bank of Cyprus has released its annual official list of bank holidays to be observed in Cyprus for the calendar year 2016. [full story]

Spain 2016 La Rioja Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Boletin Oficial De La Rioja (La Rioja) and Spain bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Consejería de Industria, Innovación y Empleo of Spain's Autonomous Region of La Rioja, through its spokesperson, Begoña Martínez, has announced its annual list of regional public holidays (calendario laboral) for the upcoming calendar year 2016 in La Rioja ("días inhábiles a efectos laborales, de carácter retribuido y no recuperable, del calendario del próximo año"). [full story]

Saturday, August 29, 2015

Palau Public Holiday September 7

Sources: Palau Government (Koror) and Palau bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The government of Palau has announced that Monday, September 7, 2015, would be the date of the upcoming Labor Day annual non-working public holiday in Palau. [full story]

Niue Public Holidays October 19-20

Sources: Niue Government (Alofi) and Niue bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Government of Niue has announced non-working public holidays in Niue, on Monday and Tuesday, October 19-20, 2015, on account of the Niuean "41 years of Self Governing". [full story]

Friday, August 28, 2015

Saudi Arabia National Day Public Holiday Extension Ruled-Out

Sources: وكالة الأنباء السعودية - واس (Riyadh) and Saudi Arabian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). A spokesman for Saudi Arabia's Civil Service Ministry has announced that there would be no one-off day in lieu non-working public holiday in Saudi Arabia to compensate for the Kingdom's National Day annual non-working public holiday of September 23, as it falls within the Eid Al-Adha annual public holidays in 2015. [full story]

Thursday, August 27, 2015

Uzbekistan Public Holiday August 31

Sources: O‘zA – O‘zbekiston Milliy axborot agentligi (Tashkent) and Uzbekistan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The President of Uzbekistan Islam Karimov signed the resolution "On shifting day-off in connection with the celebrations of the 24th anniversary of Uzbekistan’s Independence" which declares Monday, August 31, 2015, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Uzbekistan, in connection with the annual, September 1st, Independence Day non-working public holiday in Uzbekistan. [full story]

Fiji Votes September 7 Public Holiday

Sources: Fiji Ministry of Information (Suva) and Fiji bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Fiji's Parliament has passed the "Bill For An Act To Amend The Employment Relations Promulgation 2007" which adds an annual, September 7, Constitution Day, non-working public holiday to the list of annual non-working public holidays in Fiji, beginning in 2016. [full story]

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

St. Kitts and Nevis Public Holiday August 27

Sources: Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis (Basseterre) and St. Kitts and Nevis bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis has announced a de facto public holiday as Government Offices will remain closed on Thursday, August 27, 2015, due to Tropical Storm Erika approaching the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis. [full story]

Philippines 2016 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Philippine Information Agency (Manila) and Philippines bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Earlier today, Philippines President, Benigno Aquino III, signed Proclamation No. 1105, s. 2015, which lists the annual special and regular non-working public holidays in the Philippines for the calendar year 2016.. [full story]

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

Singapore 2015 Public Holidays Amended

Sources: Singapore Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and Singapore bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Earlier today, Singapore's President, Tony Tan Keng Yam, on the advice of Singapore Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong, dissolved Singapore's 12th Parliament, and announced that Polling Day would be on Friday, September 11, 2015, and that the date would be another one-off non-working public holiday in Singapore. [full story]