Thursday, September 29, 2016

Palau 22nd Independence Day Public Holiday October 1st

Sources: Palau Government (Koror) and Palau bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The government of Palau has announced that Saturday, October 1, 2016, would be the date of the non-working public holiday in Palau for upcoming 22nd Independence Day annual non-working public holiday in Palau. [full story]

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Jordanian Hijri 1438 Public Holiday Announced

Sources: وكالة الأنباء الأردنية بترا (Amman) and Jordan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Jordanian Prime Minister, Hani Al-Mulki, has issued a circular decreeing a non-working public holiday in Jordan on Sunday, October 2, 2016, to commemorate the upcoming annual Jordanian non-working public holiday for the Hijri New Year 1438. [full story]

Algerian Hijri 1438 Public Holidays

Sources: الموقع الرسمي للمديرية العامة للوظيفة العمومية (Alger) and Algeria banks holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Algerian public sector ministry (Direction Générale de la Fonction Publique) has announced that Monday, October 3, 2016, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the upcoming Hijri 1438 Islamic New Year annual non-working public holiday of Algeria. [full story]

Thailand October 10 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

Sources: ธนาคารแห่งประเทศไทย (Bangkok) and Thailand bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Thailand's Government Cabinet has rejected another proposal, this time by the Foreign Ministry, to declare Monday, October 10, 2016, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Thailand to coincide with the last day of the three-day Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) meeting being held in Bangkok from October 8 to October 10, 2016.. [full story]

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Vietnam Tet 2017 Public Holidays To Be Announced In November

Sources: Vụ Thông Tin Báo Chí - Bộ Ngoại Giao (Hanoi) and Vietnamese bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Director of Work Safety at the Vietnamese Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs, Ha Tat Thang, has denied social media rumours that the dates and extent of the 2017 Tet (Vietnamese New Year) non-working public holidays of Vietnam had already been decided and announced. [full story]

Papua New Guinea 2017 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea (Port Moresby) and Papua New Guinea bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Governor-General of Papua New Guinea, Michael Ogio, has released the annual gazetted official list of appointed non-working public holidays in Papua New Guinea for the upcoming calendar year 2017. [full story]

Monday, September 26, 2016

UAE Hijri New Year 1438 Public Holiday

Sources: وكالة أنباء الإمارات (WAM) and UAE bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Chairman of the UAE's Federal Authority for Government Human Resources (FAGHR) and Minister of Health and Prevention, Abdul Rahman bin Mohammad bin Nasser al Owais, has announced that the upcoming Hijri New Year 1438 public holiday in the UAE would be on Sunday, October 2, 2016, and that, as per current legislation, the upcoming annual Al Hijri New Year non-working public holiday for the public sector of the UAE would be not need to be moved to adjoin the following weekend, as was done last year. [full story]

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Omani Public Holidays For Hijri New Year 1438

Sources: وكالة الأنباء العمانية (Muscat) and Omani bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Oman's Minister of the Diwan of Royal Court, Sayyid Khalid bin Hilal Al Busaidi, has announced the decision to declare a non-working public holiday in Oman for the employees of the ministries, public authorities and other departments of the State's administrative apparatus, on the occasion of the upcoming annual Hijri New Year 1438 non-working public holiday in Oman, which we expect to occur on Sunday, October 2, 2016. [full story]

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Malaysian September 25 Johor State Public Holiday Ruled-Out

Sources: Bernama News Agency (Johor Baru) and Malaysian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The State Secretary of Malaysia's State of Johor, Datuk Ismail Karim, has announced that the government of Malaysia's State of Johor would not, this time, declare Sunday, September 25, 2016, as a one-off additional non-working public holiday in Malaysia's State of Johor, to celebrate today's earlier win by Johor Darul Ta’zim (JDT) of the Super League title for the third consecutive year. [full story]

Friday, September 23, 2016

Australian Victoria AFL Public Holiday Faces The Ax

Sources: State Government of Victoria (Melbourne) and Australian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Opposition Leader of Australia's State of Victoria, Matthew Guy, is reported as stating that, were he to lead the next Government of Australia's State of Victoria, the still controversial "Friday before the AFL Grand Final" recently-added annual non-working public holiday observed in Australia's State of Victoria, could be canceled ("not something his team was looking at keeping") and, were it to be replaced, it would be replaced by a new annual non-working public holiday "that encompasses all Victorians". [full story]