Friday, July 3, 2015

Samoan Public Holiday July 8

Sources: Samoan Ministry Of Commerce, Industry And Labour (Matagaluega o Pisinisi, Alamanuia, Leipa) and Samoan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Samoan Prime Minister Tuila'epa Sa'ilele Malielegaoi, has announced that the government of Samoa will declare a half-day one-off non-working public holiday in Samoa on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, to allow Samoans the opportunity to watch that day's rugby test match between Manu Samoa and the New Zealand All Blacks in Apia. [full story]

Spain 2016 Galicia Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Diario Oficial de Galicia (Santiago de Compostela) and Spain bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The government of Spain's Autonomous Region of Galicia (Consejo de la Xunta de Galicia) has published its annual official list of regional public holidays (calendario laboral) in Galicia for the upcoming calendar year 2016. [full story]

Thursday, July 2, 2015

Bolivian Papal Public Holidays Extended To July 8-9

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, Gonzalo Trigoso, has announced the declaration of one additional non-working public holiday in Bolivia, on account of the upcoming visit of Pope Francis, was approved at yesterday's Cabinet meeting of July 1st, 2015. [full story]

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

Honduras Mulls October Public Holidays Changes

Sources: La Prensa (Tegucigalpa) and Honduras bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The president of Honduras' Chamber of Tourism (Cámara Nacional de Turismo de Honduras - Canaturh), Epaminondas Marinakys, has requested a move of the newly-declared end of October annual public holidays in Honduras, from the last week of October to earlier in the month, due to the rainy season coinciding with the end of October in Honduras. [full story]

Spain 2016 Basque Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Boletín Oficial del País Vasco (BOPV) and Spain bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The executive of Spain's autonomous region of the País Vasco has finally released its annual calendar of official regional public holidays (calendario laboral) for the upcoming calendar year 2016 in Spain's Basque region. [full story]

Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Hungary 2016 Public Holidays Finalized

Sources: Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) and Hungary bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Government of Hungary has released the final version of the previously-announced draft list of official non-working public holidays in Hungary for the calendar year 2016. [full story]

Monday, June 29, 2015

Egyptian Public Holiday June 30

Sources: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo) and Egyptian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Egyptian Prime Minister, Ibrahim Mahlab, has announced that Egyptian authorities have declared tomorrow, Tuesday, June 30, 2015, as another one-off non-working public holiday in Egypt on account of the second anniversary of the beginning of the mass protests which led to the ouster of former president Mohamed Morsi in 2013. [full story]

Pakistan Bank Holiday July 1st

Sources: The State Bank of Pakistan (Karachi) and Pakistani bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has announced that Wednesday, July 1st, 2015, would be a bank holiday throughout Pakistan on the occasion of the upcoming annual July 1st Bank Holiday of Pakistan. [full story]

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Greece Bank Holidays June 29 And Beyond

Sources: The Bank of Greece (Athens) and Greece bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Greek Prime Minister, Alexis Tsipras, has announced a one-off bank holiday in Greece on Monday, June 29, 2015, when banks and the stock exchange will remain closed. [full story]

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Trinidad and Tobago Eid Public Holiday July 18

Sources: Trinidad and Tobago Government Portal (Port of Spain) and Trinidad and Tobago bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Government of Trinidad and Tobago, through its Public Utilities Minister, Nizam Baksh, has announced that Saturday, July 18, 2015, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago, on account of the upcoming Eid-ul-Fitr (End of Ramadan) annual public holiday of Trinidad and Tobago in 2015. [full story]