Saturday, February 28, 2015

Maldives March 2 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

Sources: ރައީސުލްޖުމްހޫރިއްޔާގެ އޮފީސް (Male) and Maldives bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Office of the President of the Maldives, Abdulla Yameen Abdul Gayoom, has not yet issued a press communique indicating that, in line with past practice, though not last year's, Monday, March 2, 2015, would be declared a one-off public holiday in the Maldives to coincide with the year's first sitting of the People’s Majlis. [full story]

Friday, February 27, 2015

Timor Leste 2015 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Komunikadu Imprensa Sekretaria Estadu Konsellu Ministru Timor-Leste (Dili) and Timor Leste bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). 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 2015 (Feriadu sira iha tinan 2015). [full story]

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Bosnian Public Holiday March 2

Sources: Federalna novinska agencija (Sarajevo) and Bosnia and Herzegovina bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The governments of Bosnia and Herzegovina has announced that Monday, March 2, 2015, would be another additional day in lieu non-working public holiday in Bosnia and Herzegovina. [full story]

Tongan Public Holiday March 2

Sources: Tonga Ministry of Information and Communications (Nuku'alofa) and Tonga bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Tonga's Ministry of Information and Communications has issued a communiqué that the Tongan Cabinet has declared Monday, March 2, 2015, as a one-off official non-working public holiday in Tonga to mark the "appointment of His Eminence Cardinal Soane Patita Mafi to the College of Cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church". [full story]

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Kyrgyzstan Public Holidays March 7-9

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 that the Government of Kyrgyzstan had decided to declare another additional non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan on Monday, March 9, 2015, effectively transferring the upcoming Women's Day annual public holiday of Kyrgyzstan from Sunday March 8. [full story]

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Armenian 2015 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Հայերեն լրատվական գործակալությանը (ARMENPRESS) and Armenian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Government of Armenia has announced the annual list of official public holidays in Armenia for the calendar year 2015. [full story]

Monday, February 23, 2015

Philippines 2015 EDSA Public Holiday

Sources: Philippine Information Agency (Manila) and Philippines bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The government of the Philippines has once again confirmed that, despite many reports to the contrary, the upcoming EDSA Special Holiday was restricted to schools only, and that Wednesday, February 25, 2015, would therefore be a regular working day in the Philippines, and not one of the non-working public holidays in the Philippines. [full story]

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Indonesian 2015 Public Holidays Amended Again

Sources: Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (ANTARA) and Indonesian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Government of Indonesia's Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, announced that it had once again amended the previously-gazetted annual decree (Surat Keputusan Bersama (SKB) Hari Libur Nasional dan Cuti Bersama Tahun 2015) designating public holidays and collective leave days ("cuti bersama") for the calendar year 2015, for both the private and public sectors. [full story]