Friday, October 24, 2014

Spain 2015 National Public Holidays Gazetted

Sources: Boletín Oficial del Estado (BOE) and Spain bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Following the recent gazetting of the 2015 public holidays in the last of Spain's autonomous regions, the national government of Spain has gazetted its annual list of official national non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) in Spain for the upcoming calendar year 2015. [full story]

Indonesian 2015 Public Holidays Amended

Sources: Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (ANTARA) and Indonesian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Government of Indonesia's Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, announced that it had agreed to update the previously-gazetted annual list of 2015 non-working public holidays in Indonesia, due to the late realization that the birthday of the Prophet Muhammad would occur twice in 2015, thus making one off the 2015 days of joint leave (Cuti Bersama) unnecessary. [full story]

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Bahrain Hijri 1436 Bank Holidays

Sources: مصرف البحرين المركزى (Manama) Bahrain bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Central Bank of Bahrain has announced that it would declare a bank holiday on Saturday, October 25, 2014, in line with the recently-announced non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual public holiday for the Islamic New Year 1436, as well as add a compensatory bank holiday on Sunday, October 26, 2014. [full story]

Bahrain Hijri 1436 Public Holidays

Sources: وكالة أنباء البحرين (BNA) Bahrain bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Bahrain's First Deputy Prime Minister, Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, has issued a circular declaring Saturday, October 25, 2014, as a non-working public holiday in Bahrain to mark the upcoming annual Islamic New Year 1436 public holiday. [full story]

Egyptian Hijri 1436 Public Holiday Announced

Sources: Egypt State Information Service (Cairo) and Egyptian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). A cabinet spokesman for the Ministry of Manpower and Immigration has announced that Saturday, October 25, 2014, would be a non-working official public holiday for both the public sector and the private sector on account of the upcoming Hijri 1436 Islamic New Year. [full story]

Lebanon Hijri 1436 Bank Holiday October 25

Sources: جمعيّة مصارف لبنان (Beirut) and Lebanon bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Association of Banks in Lebanon has announced that the upcoming Hegire (Islamic New Year) bank holiday for all banks and financial institutions of Lebanon, including the Beirut Stock Exchange and the Central Bank of Lebanon, would be observed on Saturday, October 25, 2014. [full story]

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Algerian Hijri 1436 Public Holiday

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 Saturday, October 25, 2014, had been declared as a non-working public holiday in Algeria on account of the Hijri 1436 Islamic New Year. [full story]

Palau Public Holiday October 24

Sources: Palau Government (Koror) and Palau bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The government of Palau has announced that Friday, October 24, 2014, would be the date of the annual non-working public holiday in Palau on account of the upcoming United Nations' Day. [full story]

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Libyan Public Holiday October 23

Sources: المجلس الوطنى الإنتقالى (Tripoli) and Libyan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Libya's ruling National Transitional Council has announced that Thursday, October 23, 2014, would once again be a non-working public holiday throughout Libya to be observed as The Third Anniversary of the Declaration of Liberation. [full story]

Taiwan 2015 Public Holidays Extended

Sources: 行政院人事行政局 (Taipei) and Taiwan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Cabinet of the Government of Taiwan (the Executive Yuan) has approved an extension to the previously-announced annual calendar of non-working public holidays in Taiwan for the calendar year 2015, by adding bridge public holidays to the recently-passed change of public holidays law in Taiwan which added the concept of substitute public holidays when one of Taiwan's official annual non-working public holidays falls on a weekend. [full story]

Indonesian Deepavali Public Holiday Tomorrow

Sources: Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (ANTARA) and Indonesian bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Jakarta branch of Indonesia's Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration, announced that, Wednesday, October 22, 2014, the day of the upcoming Southern Indian Deepavali, had been declared as a one-off non-working public holiday for "all Indian nationals and Indonesians of Indian descent on Wednesday so they can celebrate Deepavali, or the Hindu New Year" [sic]. [full story]

Monday, October 20, 2014

Bahrain 2015 Public Holidays Announced

Sources: مصرف البحرين المركزى (Manama) Bahrain bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Bahrain's Central Bank has published its annual list of expected bank and public holidays in Bahrain for the calendar year 2015. [full story]

UAE Hijri New Year 1436 Public Holiday Move Ruled-Out

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), Hussain bin Ibrahim Al Hammadi, has announced that the probable dates for the upcoming annual Al Hijri New Year non-working public holidays for the private and public sectors of the UAE are on the UAE weekend and that no substitute public holiday will be granted to compensate that fact. [full story]

Jordanian Hijri 1436 Public Holiday Announced

Sources: وكالة الأنباء الأردنية بترا (Amman) and Jordan bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). Jordanian Prime Minister, Abdullah Ensour, has issued a circular decreeing a public holiday in Jordan on Saturday, October 25, 2014, to commemorate the upcoming annual Jordanian non-working public holiday for the Hijri New Year 1436. [full story]

Suriname Public Holiday October 23

Sources: Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) and Suriname bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The government of Suriname has confirmed that the upcoming "Divali" (aka. Diwali or Deepavali) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Thursday, October 23, 2014, a date which has been declared a non-working public holiday in Suriname. [full story]

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Kuwaiti Hijri 1436 Public Holiday Announced

Sources: الكويت جنة الخدمة المدنية (Kuwait City) and Kuwaiti bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission has announced that it had declared Saturday, October 25, 2014, as the date of the annual non-working public holiday for the upcoming New Hijri Year 1436 annual public holiday in Kuwait. [full story]

Omani Hijri 1436 Public Holiday Announced

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 bin Saud Al Busaidi, has announced a non-working public holiday 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 1436 non-working public holiday in Oman. [full story]

Friday, October 17, 2014

Namibia Election Day Public Holiday November 28

Sources: The Namibian (Windhoek) and Namibia bank holidays and public holidays (qppstudio.net). The Electoral Commission of Namibia has announced that, this time, Friday, November 28, 2014, the date of the upcoming Presidential and National Assembly elections had been declared and gazetted as a one off non-working public holiday in Namibia. [full story]