Friday, May 27, 2016

Moldova Votes June 1st Public Holiday

Sources: Agentia Informationala de Stat (Moldpres) and Moldovan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Moldova's Parliament has voted the recent bill, introduced by Liberal MP, Alina Zotea, that would make June 1st, International Children's Day, a new annual non-working public holiday in Moldova, beginning this year. [full story]

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Malaysian July 22 Sarawak Public Holiday Gazetted

Sources: Bernama News Agency (Johor Baru) and Malaysian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). A statement from the State Administrative Unit of the Chief Minister’s Department of the state Government of Malaysia's state of Sarawak, contains the declaration of July 22 as a new annual non-working public holiday in Malaysia's state of Sarawak, to be known as the "Sarawak Independence Day". [full story]

Indonesia Mulls June 1st Public Holiday

Sources: Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (ANTARA) and Indonesian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Secretary of the Cabinet of Indonesia's Government, Pramono Anung, has announced that a bill is currently being finalized, to be signed by the president, which would declare June 1, Pancasila Day, as a new annual non-working public holiday in Indonesia, to commemorate the birth of Pancasila, in a presidential decree drafted by President Joko Widodo and Vice President Jusuf Kalla. [full story]

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Nigerian 2016 Democracy Day Public Holidays

Sources: Official Gazette of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (Abuja) and Nigerian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Minister of Interior of the Federal Government of Nigeria, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has announced that the Nigerian Federal Government had declared Friday, May 29, 2015, as a non-working public holiday in Nigeria, on account of the 2016 Democracy Day non-working public holiday of Nigeria. [full story]

Sri Lankan Public Holiday December 12

Sources: அரசாங்க சேவை ஆணைக்குழு இலங்கை (Colombo) and Sri Lanka bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Sri Lankan Minister of Public Administration and Home Affairs, following yesterday's Cabinet of Ministers' meeting, has announced that the Sri Lankan Government had decided to declare December 12, 2016, as a national day, in addition to it having been declared as an annual non-working public holiday in Sri Lanka in 2016. [full story]

Haiti Public Holiday May 26

Sources: Communiqués de presse de la Présidence de la République d'Haïti (Port-au-Prince) and Haiti bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Office of Communication of the Presidency of Haiti and the Ministry of Communication of Haiti have announced that Haiti's President has once again issued an Executive Order declaring Thursday, May 26, 2016, as an additional one-off non-working public holiday throughout Haiti to coincide with this year's "Corpus Christi" holiday. [full story]

Bolivian Public Holidays June 26-27

Sources: Ministerio de Trabajo, Empleo y Previsión Social (La Paz) and Bolivian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Bolivia's Minister of Labour has confirmed the upcoming Corpus Christi annual non-working public holiday of Bolivia would be observed on Thursday, May 26, 2016, in all sectors of the Bolivian economy. [full story]

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Nicaraguan Public Holiday May 30

Sources: Ministerio del Trabajo de Nicaragua (MITRAB) and Nicaragua bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Nicaragua's Minister of Labour, "Compañera" Rosario Murillo, issued a communique declaring that Monday, May 30, 2016, would once again be a non-working public sector holiday in Nicaragua, in accordance with the Decreto Presidencial 22-2010, to mark Nicaragua's Mothers' Day. [full story]

Iraqi Mulls Public Holidays Overhaul Again

Sources: الوكالة الوطنية العراقية للأنباء - نينا (Baghdad) and Iraqi bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Committee Chairman of Iraq's Ministry of Awqaf and Religious Affairs, has announced that it was in the process of drafting yet another piece of legislation which would overhaul the public holidays law in Iraq. [full story]

Dominican Republic Public Holiday May 26

Sources: Ministerio de Trabajo, República Dominicana (Santo Domingo) and Dominican Republic bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Ministry of Labour of the Dominican Republic has issued a communiqué confirming that, as per the current public holidays legislation, Thursday, May 26, 2016, would be an official non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic on account of the upcoming Día Corpus Christi annual immovable non-working public holiday in the Dominican Republic. [full story]

Monday, May 23, 2016

Mongolian Public Holiday June 1

Sources: Үндэсний Мэдээллийн Монцамэ Агентлаг (Ulaanbaatar) and Mongolia bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Mongolian government has announced that Wednesday, June 1, 2016, would be a non-working public holiday in Mongolia, on account of International Children’s Day. [full story]

Taiwan June 10 Public Holiday Compensation

Sources: 行政院人事行政局 (Taipei) and Taiwan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Directorate General of Personnel Administration has reminded the population that, as per its previously-released annual calendar of official non-working public holidays in Taiwan for the calendar year 2016, Satuday, June 4, 2016, will be a regular working day in Taiwan, due to the one-off bridge public holiday in Taiwan on Friday, June 10, 2016. [full story]

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Luxemburg 2017 Bank Holidays Announced

Sources: Luxemburger Bankenvereinigung (Luxemburg) and Luxembourg bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Luxembourg Bankers' Association (Luxemburger Bankenvereinigung) has issued its annual list of official bank holidays in Luxembourg for the upcoming calendar year 2017. [full story]

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Mauritius 2017 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Government of Mauritius (Port-Louis) and Mauritius bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Cabinet of the Government of Mauritius has released its official annual list of the non-working public holidays in Mauritius for the upcoming calendar year 2017. [full story]