Monday, July 25, 2016

Nicaraguan August 2016 Public Holidays

Sources: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) and Nicaragua bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Nicaragua's Ministry of Labour (MITRAB), through its coordinator for the council of communications, Rosario Murillo, has issued a communiqué announcing Monday, August 1, and Wednesday, August 10, 2016, as the dates of the upcoming annual fully-paid non-working public holidays in Managua, the capital city of Nicaragua ("decretando como días de asueto el 1 y 10 agosto en el municipio de Managua, en ocasión de las fiestas patronales en honor a Santo Domingo de Guzmán") for the upcoming annual Managua non-working public holidays of Nicaragua. [full story]

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Japanese Heisei Era End Could Mean New Public Holiday

Sources: 日本銀行 (Tokyo) and Japan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The announcement, earlier this month, that Japanese Emperor Akihito intended to abdicate his throne while alive, might mean that, based on past precedent, a new annual non-working public holiday could be added to the list of annual non-working public holidays in Japan in the coming years. [full story]

Saturday, July 23, 2016

Singapore 2017 Islamic Calendar Released

Sources: Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS) and Singapore bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore (Majilis Ugama Islam Singapura) has released its annual official Singapore Islamic Calendar to be used for the calendar year 2017, in particular for the determination of the dates of the 2 annual non-working public holidays of Singapore based on the Hijra calendar. [full story]

Friday, July 22, 2016

Malaysian 2017 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Bernama News Agency (Kuala Lumpur) and Malaysian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Malaysia's Cabinet's and the Constitution and Government Relations Department of the Prime Minister's Office have jointly issued the annual official Federal Public Holidays Schedule 2017 and State Public Holiday Schedule 2017 containing the list of official national non-working public holidays in Malaysia for the calendar year 2017 as well as the state-specific regional non-working public holidays in Malaysia for the calendar year 2017. [full story]

Costa Rica Public Holiday On July 25

Sources: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José) and Costa Rican bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Costa Rica's Minister of Labour has once again confirmed that the upcoming día de la Anexión del Partido de Nicoya non-working public holiday would be observed on Monday, July 25, 2016, as per the amended public holidays legislation of Costa Rica. [full story]

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Moldova Adds Europe Day Public Holiday

Sources: Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) and Moldovan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Moldavian government executive, at yesterday's Cabinet meeting, has approved the declaration of Europe Day as another new annual non-working public holiday in Moldova. [full story]

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Jordan Public Holiday September 20

Sources: وكالة الأنباء الأردنية بترا (Amman) and Jordan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Jordanian Independent Election Commission (IEC) and the government of Jordan have announced that Tuesday, September 20, 2016, had been declared another non-working public holiday in Jordan on account of that day's parliamentary elections. [full story]

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Iraqi Public Holidays July 20-21

Sources: الوكالة الوطنية العراقية للأنباء - نينا (Baghdad) and Iraqi bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Iraqi Government, via the Iraqi Cabinet, has once again declared a 2-day mandatory period of non-working public holidays in Iraq, on Wednesday and Thursday, July 20-21, 2016, due to forecasted high temperatures. [full story]