Friday, August 22, 2014

Liberian Public Holidays August 24-25

Sources: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Monrovia) and Liberian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, has issued a proclamation declaring Sunday, August 24, 2014, as a national non-working public holiday in Liberia to be observed across the country on account of Liberia's National Flag Day. [full story]

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Cocos (Keeling) Islands 2015 Public Holidays

Sources: Office of the Administrator (Indian Ocean Territories) and Cocos (Keeling) Islands bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Jon Stanhope, has signed "Community Bulletin A50-2014 and Gazette 04-2014 for Cocos (Keeling) Islands" which officially gazettes the annual bank holidays and public holidays in the Cocos (Keeling) Islands for the upcoming calendar year 2015. [full story]

Christmas Island 2015 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Office of the Administrator (Indian Ocean Territories) and Christmas Island bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Administrator of Australia's Indian Ocean Territories, Jon Stanhope, has signed the "Community Bulletin A49-2014 and Gazette 03-2014 for Christmas Island" which officially gazettes the annual bank holidays and public holidays on Christmas Island for the upcoming calendar year 2015. [full story]

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

New Zealand Mulls Land Wars Public Holiday

Sources: New Zealand Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (Wellington) and New Zealand bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). New Zealand Prime Minister, John Key, has announced that he would also consider declaring a new annual non-working public holiday in New Zealand, to mark the historic Maori land wars, if his party was still in government after the upcoming September elections. [full story]

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Philippines August 22 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

Sources: Philippine Information Agency (Manila) and Philippines bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Philippines Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary, Sonny Coloma, has issued an official statement denying new rumours that Friday, August 22, 2014, had been, or would be, declared as an additional non-working public holiday in the Philippines, as it falls between the upcoming annual Ninoy Aquino Day non-working public holiday of the Philippines, and the weekend. [full story]

Monday, August 18, 2014

Cayman Islands 2015 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Cayman Islands Government Information and Services (Grand Cayman) and Cayman Islands bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Deputy Governor's Office of the Cayman Islands has released its listing of the 2015 annual non-working public holidays in the Cayman Islands, including a date to be confirmed for the public holiday for Her Majesty the Queen's birthday. [full story]

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Germany 2015 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Deutsche Bundesbank (Frankfurt) and Germany bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The German Central Bank (Deutsche Bundesbank) has published its annual list of the 2015 federal and regional non-working public holidays in Germany. [full story]

Singapore 2015 Islamic Calendar Released

Sources: Majlis Ugama Islam Singapura (MUIS) and Singapore bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Islamic Religious Council of Singapore has released its annual official Islamic Calendar to be used in Singapore for the calendar year 2015, in particular for the determination of the dates of Singapore's 2 annual public holidays based on the Hijra calendar. [full story]

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Hungary Adds 11 New National Holidays

Sources: Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) and Hungary bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Hungarian Defense Minister, Csaba Hende, has announced that the Government of Hungary had decided to declared 11 new annual national holidays, commemorating a variety of historical events, and administered by a newly created National Event Management Office, itself a new department of the Prime Minister’s Office. [full story]