Saturday, January 31, 2015

Guernsey Rejects Extra Liberation Day Public Holiday

Sources: States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) and Guernsey bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Guernsey's parliamentarians have voted a definite rejection of the possibility of Guernsey declaring another one-off day in lieu non-working public holiday in Guernsey, to compensate the 70th anniversary of Liberation Day falling on a Saturday. [full story]

Friday, January 30, 2015

Guinea Conakry 2015 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: guineeconakry.info (Conakry) and Guinea Conakry bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The government of Guinea Conakry has announced its annual list of 2015 non-working public holidays (jours chômés et payés) in the Republic of Guinea Conakry. [full story]

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Turks and Caicos February 5 Public Holiday Amended

Sources: The TCI Journal (Grand Turk) and Turks and Caicos bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Deputy Governor’s office and the TCIG Press Office of the Turks and Caicos Islands has issued a communique announcing that the recently-declared, February 5, 2015, one-off non-working public holiday by the Government Cabinet of the Turks and Caicos Islands, to coincide with the date of the state funeral of Dr. Rosita Butterfield, would be limited to the public sector. [full story]

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Thailand Public Holidays May 1-5

Sources: รัฐบาลไทย (Bangkok) and Thailand bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Thailand's Government Cabinet, once again at the request of the Ministry of Tourism and Sports, Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, has declared Monday, May 4, 2015, as an additional, one-off non-working public holiday in Thailand, to create a five-day period of public holidays from the annual Thai public holiday of National Labour Day to the annual, May 5, Coronation Day non-working public holiday of Thailand. [full story]

St. Kitts and Nevis February 17 Public Holiday Likely

Sources: Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis (Basseterre) and St. Kitts and Nevis bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Office of the Prime Minister of in Saint Kitts and Nevis has announced that the date of the upcoming Election Day in Saint Kitts and Nevis will be on Monday, February 16, 2015. [full story]

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Bonaire 2015 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: Openbaar Lichaam Bonaire (Kralendijk) and Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Bonaire government has in turn released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Bonaire, St. Eustatius and Saba, for the calendar year 2015. [full story]

Monday, January 26, 2015

Suriname Annual Public Holidays Amended

Sources: Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) and Suriname bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). After declaring Chinese Lunar New Year as a one-off non-working public holiday in Suriname in 2011, 2014 and 2015, the government of Suriname has amended its annual list of non-working public holidays in Suriname beginning with the calendar year 2015, by making Chinese Lunar New Year a new annual non-working public holiday in Suriname. [full story]

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Jersey May 11 Public Holiday Ruled-Out

Sources: States of Jersey (Saint Helier) and Jersey bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Jersey Council of Ministers has confirmed that it would also not ask the States of Jersey for an additional non-working public holiday in Jersey on May 11, 2015, to compensate the fact that the 70th anniversary of the end of Jersey's WW2 occupation falls on a Saturday this year. [full story]