Saturday, March 21, 2015

Honduras Public Sector Holidays March 30 to April 1

Sources: La Prensa (Tegucigalpa) and Honduras bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The President of Honduras, Juan Orlando Hernández, has once again approved the declaration of the entire upcoming Holy Week (March 30 to April 3, 2012) as additional non-working public holidays for Honduras' public sector employees. [full story]

Friday, March 20, 2015

Paraguay Public Sector Holiday April 1

Sources: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay (Asunción) and Paraguay bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Paraguay's President, Horacio Cartes, has once again decreed a non-working public sector holiday for Wednesday, April 1, 2015, to let Paraguayan civil servants begin their Holy Week non-working public holidays earlier. [full story]

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Malaysian November 22 State Public Holiday Canceled

Sources: Bernama News Agency (Johor Baru) and Malaysian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Malaysian State of Johor has announced that it was in the process of removing the November 22, annual state non-working public holiday, commemorating the birthday of the Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim. [full story]

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Malaysian State Public Holiday March 22

Sources: Bernama News Agency (Pengkalan Kubor) and Malaysian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Chief Minister of the government of Malaysia's State of Kelantan, Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob, has declared Sunday, March 22, 2015, as another one-off state public holiday in conjunction with the upcoming Chempaka by-election. [full story]

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Australian 2016 Public Holidays Amended in Queensland

Sources: Department of Justice and Attorney-General (State of Queensland) and Australian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Industrial Relations Minister of the Australian State of Queensland, Curtis Pitt, has finally announced the details of the announced further amendments to the Holidays Act 1983, involving the change of date of the Labour Day annual non-working Queensland public holiday. [full story]

Monday, March 16, 2015

Kyrgyzstan March 23 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

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 ruled-out the declaration of another additional non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan on Monday, March 23, 2015, to compensate the fact that the upcoming Nowruz annual non-working public holiday of Kyrgyzstan falls on a Saturday in 2015. [full story]

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Malaysia Confirms March 23 State Public Holiday

Sources: Bernama News Agency (Johor Baru) and Malaysian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Head of the Malaysian State of Johor Royal Council, Datuk Abdul Rahim Ramli, has urged the Johor private sector to observe the previously-announced March 23 one-off non-working public holiday in the Malaysian State of Johor. [full story]