Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Indonesian 2017 Public Holidays Amended

Sources: Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (ANTARA) and Indonesian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The government of Indonesia has amended its previously-released annual decree ("Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2017") designating the list of Indonesian public holidays and collective leave days ("cuti bersama") for the calendar year 2017, for both the private and public sectors, by adding the long-expected Pancasila Day annual public holiday of Indonesia and shuffling around the list of collective leave days public holidays in Indonesia in 2017. [full story]

Kuwait Prophet's Birthday Public Holiday December 8

Sources: الكويت جنة الخدمة المدنية (Kuwait City) and Kuwaiti bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission has confirmed that it would once again move the date of the upcoming annual non-working public holiday in Kuwait for the Prophet's Birthday, From Sunday, December 11, to Thursday, December 8, 2016, to adjoin a nearby weekend. [full story]

Monday, November 28, 2016

Paraguay 2017 Public Holidays Amended

Sources: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay (Asunción) and Paraguay bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Legal Department of the Presidency of the Republic of Paraguay has announced that, at the request of the Church, the President of Paraguay, Horacio Cartes, has issued Decree No. 6382, amending Article 1 of the earlier Decree No. 6292 of November 17, 2016, ("por el que se modifica el artículo 1° del Decreto N° 6292 del 17 de noviembre de 2016") so that August 15, 2017, would be a non-working public holiday in Paraguay in 2017, after all. [full story]

Macedonian Tree-Planting Public Holiday November 30

Sources: Министерство за труд и социјална политика (Skopje) and Macedonian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Macedonia's Ministry of Labour and Social Policy has announced the declaration of Wednesday, November 30, 2016, as another Tree-Planting national non-working public holiday for the citizens of the Republic of Macedonia. [full story]

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Saint Lucia 2017 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Office of the Prime Minister (Castries) and Saint Lucia bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The government of Saint Lucia has released its annual official list of Saint Lucia bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Saint Lucia for the upcoming calendar year 2017. [full story]

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Ghana December 7 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

Sources: Ghana News Agency (Accra) and Ghana bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Ghana's Minister of the Interior, Prosper Bani, has issued another statement indicating that Wednesday, December 7, 2016, had not been, and most likely would not be, declared a non-working public holiday in Ghana on account of that date's General Elections. [full story]

Kyrgyzstan January 2017 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Кабар - Кыргыз Улуттук Маалымат Агенттиги (Bishkek) and Kyrgyzstan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Ministry of Labor, Employment and Migration of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced the calendar of January 2017 non-working public holidays in Kyrgyzstan in January 2017, all the while ruling-out the declaration of a longer period of non-working public holidays in Kyrgyzstan to run from January 1 until January 8, 2017. [full story]

Friday, November 25, 2016

Australian Victoria 2016 Public Holidays Amended

Sources: State Government of Victoria (Melbourne) and Australian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Small Business Minister of the State Government of Australia's State of Victoria, Philip Dalidakis, has officially announced a revision to the list of official non-working public holidays in Australia's State of Victoria for the calendar year 2016, with the re-inclusion of Christmas Day as a non-working public holiday in Australia's State of Victoria for the calendar year 2016. [full story]

Bangladesh 2017 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha (BSS) and Bangladesh bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Bangladesh's Cabinet Secretary, Mohammad Shafiul Alam, has announced that, at Monday's Cabinet meeting, chaired by Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, after consulting the Bangla Academy, the Religious Affairs Ministry and the Weather Department, the annual list of official non-working public holidays in Bangladesh for the upcoming calendar year 2017, was approved. [full story]

Thursday, November 24, 2016

Madagascar Cancels November 25 Public Holiday

Sources: Filankevitry ny Governemanta (Mahazoarivo) and Madagascar bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Madagascar's "Service conseils de la Primature", has issued a terse communiqué indicating that, contrary to what had been announced last week, Friday, November 25, 2016, would not be declared as a one-off non-working public holiday in Madagascar on account of the upcoming "Sommet de la Francophonie" ("La journée du 25 novembre n’a pas été décrétée fériée par le gouvernement"). [full story]

Montenegro 2017 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: The Ministry of Health, Labour and Social Welfare of Montenegro (Podgorica) and Montenegro bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Montenegro's Ministry of Labor has its annual list of official Montenegro bank holidays and non-working public holidays in Montenegro for the upcoming calendar year 2017. [full story]

Ghana Public Holiday December 2

Sources: Ghana News Agency (Accra) and Ghana bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Ghana's Minister of the Interior, Prosper Bani, has issued a statement indicating that Friday, December 2, 2016, had been declared a non-working public holiday in Ghana on account of Farmers’ Day, and that that day was a statutory holiday in Ghana to be observed as such. [full story]

Romanian Public Holiday December 2

Sources: Senatului României (Bucureşti) and Romanian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Romanian Government has published the "Government Decision no. 871/2016 on the establishment day of December 2, 2016 as a day off" (Official Gazette, Part I, no. 950) which declares Friday, December 2, 2016, as a one-off bridge public holiday in Romania, to link the annual Romanian public holidays of Saint Andrew's on November 30 and the National Day on December 1st, with the subsequent weekend. [full story]

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Costa Rican Otto Public Holidays November 24-25

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 President, Luis Guillermo Solís, has issued a decree declaring Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25, 2016, as one-off non-working public holidays in Costa Rica, on account of the impending arrival of tropical storm Otto. [full story]

Bolivian 2016-2017 Year-End Public Holidays

Sources: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social (La Paz) and Bolivian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The head of Bolivia's Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social, Elizabeth Molina, has announced the declaration of 2015-2016 year-end non-working public holidays in Bolivia, taking into account the fact that both December 25 and January 1, fall on a Sunday. [full story]

India Telangana 2017 Public Holidays Released

Sources: Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) and Indian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Government of India's State of Telangana has released the "Telangana GO List of General Holidays, Optional Holidays for the year 2017" which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the upcoming calendar year 2017. [full story]