Saturday, April 1, 2017

Worldwide Public Holidays News: March 2017


St. Kitts and Nevis 2017 Public Holiday April 10
(Posted on Friday, March 31, 2017)
Source: Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis (Basseterre) - Summary: The Office of the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis has announced that Monday, April 10, 2017, would be a one-off half-day non-working public holiday in St. Kitts and Nevis to coincide with the state funeral of Sir Cuthbert Montraville Sebastian, the former Governor-General of the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis from 1996 to 2013. - Links: full story, other Saint Kitts and Nevis news and updates, Saint Kitts and Nevis public holidays, back to the top.



Macau 2018 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Thursday, March 30, 2017)
Source: Portal do Governo da RAEM da República Popular da China (Macau) - Summary: The government of the Macau SAR has announced its annual full list of official Macau non-working annual public holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2018, thus completing the recently-released list of one-off public holidays in Macau for 2018. - Links: full story, other Macau news and updates, Macau public holidays, back to the top.



Kyrgyzstan May 2017 Public Holidays Amended
(Posted on Wednesday, March 29, 2017)
Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency (Bishkek) - Summary: The Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced that Monday, May 8, 2017, would be an additional one-off official non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan on account of the upcoming Day of the Constitution of the Kyrgyz Republic and Victory Day annual non-working public holidays of Kyrgyzstan, thus creating a 5-day period of public holidays in Kyrgyzstan from Friday, May 5, until Tuesday, May 9, 2017. - Links: full story, other Kyrgyzstan news and updates, Kyrgyzstan public holidays, back to the top.



Ukraine Mulls Mulls May 2 Public Holiday Cancelation
(Posted on Tuesday, March 28, 2017)
Source: Cabinet of Ministers of the Ukraine (Kiev) - Summary: The parliamentary Committee on Social Policy, Employment and Pension Protection of Ukraine's Verkhovna Rada (unicameral parliament), has forwarded the draft law on the revision of the Labor Code to the full floor with the recommendation that the annual, May 2, non-working public holiday in the Ukraine be canceled, a position supported my lawmakers of the Narodny Front. - Links: full story, other Ukraine news and updates, Ukraine public holidays, back to the top.



Germany Bremen Public Holidays Extension Update
(Posted on Monday, March 27, 2017)
Source: Radio Bremen (Bremen) - Summary: At its recent regional party convention, the majority of the SPD voted for the addition of one annual non-working public holiday to the list of annual non-working public holidays in Germany's State of Bremen, a position supported by their Green coalition partner, and independently in the past by the opposition CDU. - Links: full story, other Germany news and updates, Germany public holidays, back to the top.



Iranian 2017-2018 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Sunday, March 26, 2017)
Source: Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis) - Summary: The Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis), has officially announced the annual official list of non-working public holidays in Iran for the upcoming Persian year 1395, running from March 20, 2017, to March 20, 2018. - Links: full story, other Iran news and updates, Iran public holidays, back to the top.



Nepalese 2017-2018 Public Holidays Gazetted
(Posted on Saturday, March 25, 2017)
Source: Nepalese Ministry of Home Affairs (Kathmandu) - Summary: The Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA) of the government of Nepal has gazetted its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Nepal for the Nepalese year B.S. 2074 (April 2017-April 2018), a list which contains 44 public holidays, in addition to Saturdays. - Links: full story, other Nepal news and updates, Nepal public holidays, back to the top.



Paraguay Senate Votes Public Holidays Legislation Amendments
(Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017)
Source: Presidencia de la República del Paraguay (Asunción) - Summary: Paraguay's Senate has approved a bill which would repeal the Ley No.1723/2001, "Que autoriza al Poder Ejecutivo a trasladar los feriados nacionales al día lunes" which gives Paraguay's President the power to move some of Paraguay's annual non-working public holidays to a nearby Monday. - Links: full story, other Paraguay news and updates, Paraguay public holidays, back to the top.



Puerto Rico 2018 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017)
Source: Oficina de Recursos Humanos del Estado Libre Asociado (ORHELO) - Summary: The public sector's human resources department of the government of Puerto Rico (ORHELA) has released its annual "Memorando Especial", which lists Puerto Rico's public sector holidays for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Puerto Rico news and updates, Puerto Rico public holidays, back to the top.



Bangladesh 2017 Bank Holidays Announced
(Posted on Thursday, March 23, 2017)
Source: The Central Bank of the People's Republic of Bangladesh (Dhaka) - Summary: Bangladesh's Central Bank (Bangladesh Bank) has released its annual list of official bank holidays in Bangladesh for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Bangladesh news and updates, Bangladesh public holidays, back to the top.



Laos 2017 Public Holidays Extended
(Posted on Wednesday, March 22, 2017)
Source: The Government of the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Ventiane) - Summary: The Prime Minister’s Office of the government of Laos has released an amended and extended version of its previously-announced annual official list of non-working public holidays in Laos for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Laos news and updates, Laos public holidays, back to the top.



Honduras Announces Holy Week 2017 Public Holidays
(Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017)
Source: La Prensa Libre (Tegucigalpa) - Summary: The Honduran association of private enterprises (Cohep) has announced the dates of work and public holidays in Honduras on account of the upcoming Semana Santa (Holy Week). - Links: full story, other Honduras news and updates, Honduras public holidays, back to the top.



Indian Andhra Pradesh Also Mulls Ugadi Public Holiday Change
(Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017)
Source: Government of Andhra Pradesh (Hyderabad) - Summary: A group of "noted pundits and astrologers" led by astrologer Ponnaluri Srinivasa Gargeya, have petitioned the Chief Minister of the Government of India's State of Andhra Pradesh, N Chandrababu Naidu, to amend the terms of the extra-ordinary Gazette (G.O.RT.No. 2412) the announcement of the days which shall be non-working public holidays for the calendar year 2017, by moving Ugadi from Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to Tuesday, March 28, 2017. - Links: full story, other India news and updates, India public holidays, back to the top.



Guernsey 2018 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Sunday, March 19, 2017)
Source: States of Guernsey (St. Peter Port) - Summary: The States of Guernsey (the Guernsey Government) has published its official list of annual non-working public holidays in Guernsey, for the calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Guernsey and Alderney news and updates, Guernsey and Alderney public holidays, back to the top.



Spain 2018 Murcia Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Saturday, March 18, 2017)
Source: Dirección General de Trabajode la Comunidad Autónoma de la Región de Murcia (Murcia) - Summary: The executive of Spain's autonomous region of La Murcia has released its annual calendar of official non-working public holidays (calendario laboral) for the upcoming calendar year 2018 in the Spanish region of Murcia. - Links: full story, other Spain news and updates, Spain public holidays, back to the top.



Russian 2018 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Friday, March 17, 2017)
Source: ITAR-TASS (Moscow) - Summary: The Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Russian Federation has released its annual "Government Resolution On The Transfer Of Public Holidays in 2018", which, as usual, proposes a draft list of official public holidays and bridge holidays in Russia for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Russia news and updates, Russia public holidays, back to the top.



St. Kitts and Nevis 2017 Public Holiday March 23
(Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017)
Source: Office of the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis (Basseterre) - Summary: The Office of the Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis has announced that Thursday, March 23, 2017, would be a one-off half-day non-working public holiday in St. Kitts and Nevis to coincide with the state funeral of Sir Probyn Inniss, the former Governor of the Associated State of St. Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla. - Links: full story, other Saint Kitts and Nevis news and updates, Saint Kitts and Nevis public holidays, back to the top.



Uzbekistan Public Holiday March 20
(Posted on Thursday, March 16, 2017)
Source: Uzbek National News Agency (Tashkent) - Summary: The President of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, has signed the resolution "On shifting day-off from Saturday, 18 March, to Monday, 20 March 2017" which declares Monday, March 20, 2017, as a one-off non-working public holiday in Uzbekistan, in connection with the celebration of the 2017 Navruz non-working public holiday of Uzbekistan. - Links: full story, other Uzbekistan news and updates, Uzbekistan public holidays, back to the top.



Indonesia Prepares 2018 Public Holidays
(Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017)
Source: Situs Resmi Kementerian Koordinator Bidang Kesejahteraan Rakyat (Jakarta) - Summary: The government of Indonesia, under the leadership of the Deputy Coordinating Ministry for Education and Religion PMK, Agus Sartono, accompanied by the Deputy Assistant Coaching for Religious, Religion and Religious Education, Sahlan, has begun discussions on a draft of the annual list of official non-working 2018 public holidays in Indonesia. - Links: full story, other Indonesia news and updates, Indonesia public holidays, back to the top.



Costa Rican Public Sector Holidays April 8-16
(Posted on Wednesday, March 15, 2017)
Source: Ministerio de Trabajo y Seguridad Social de Costa Rica (San José) - Summary: Costa Rica's Ministry of Labour has announced that the Costa Rican public sector and government agencies would benefit from public holidays during the entire upcoming Holy Week, that is to say, from Saturday, April 8, until Sunday, April 16, 2017, inclusively. - Links: full story, other Costa Rica news and updates, Costa Rica public holidays, back to the top.



Myanmar 2017 Public Holidays Changes Confirmed
(Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2017)
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Yangoon) - Summary: The spokesperson for the Office of the President’s of Myanmar, Zaw Htay, has confirmed and fleshed-out, his announcement of last week that the upcoming 10-days of Myanmar public holidays for Thingyan and Burmese New Year, would be reduced to 5 days. - Links: full story, other Myanmar (formerly Burma) news and updates, Myanmar (formerly Burma) public holidays, back to the top.



Timor Leste Public Holiday March 20-21
(Posted on Tuesday, March 14, 2017)
Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili) - Summary: The government of Timor Leste announced that it had once again decided to grant additional day-off public sector holidays in Timor Leste ("Toleránsia pontu iha loron 20 no 21 fulan-marsu tinan 2017") on March 20-12, 2017, due to the upcoming first round of the Presidential Election. - Links: full story, other East Timor news and updates, East Timor public holidays, back to the top.



Kyrgyzstan March 2017 Public Holidays Amended
(Posted on Monday, March 13, 2017)
Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency (Bishkek) - Summary: The Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced that Monday, March 20, 2017, would be an additional one-off official non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan on account of the upcoming Nooruz annual non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan on Tuesday, March 21, 2017, thus creating a 4-day period of public holidays in Kyrgyzstan from Saturday, March 18, until Tuesday, March 21, 2017. - Links: full story, other Kyrgyzstan news and updates, Kyrgyzstan public holidays, back to the top.



South Australia Adelaide Cup Public Holiday Update
(Posted on Sunday, March 12, 2017)
Source: The Australian (Adelaide) - Summary: The Racing Minister of Australia's State of South Australia, Leon Bignell, has reacted to renewed attempts to move the Adelaide Cup Race from March back to May with a flat statement that "If they want to move the Adelaide Cup to May they know they can do that [but] the holiday will stay where it is". - Links: full story, other Australia news and updates, Australia public holidays, back to the top.



Bhutanese Public Holiday March 11
(Posted on Saturday, March 11, 2017)
Source: Royal Civil Service Commission of Bhutan (Thimphu) - Summary: Bhutan's Ministry of Home and Cultural Affairs have declared today, Saturday, March 11, 2017, a government non-working public holiday in Bhutan, due to the "first" snowfall of the winter. - Links: full story, other Bhutan news and updates, Bhutan public holidays, back to the top.



Myanmar Mulls 2017 Public Holidays Changes
(Posted on Friday, March 10, 2017)
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs Republic of the Union of Myanmar (Yangoon) - Summary: The spokesperson for the Office of the President’s of Myanmar, U Zaw Htay, has announced that the upcoming 10-days of Myanmar public holidays for Thingyan and Burmese New Year, would be reduced to 5 days, as "the 10-day public holiday had hindered office work and banking services, with delays in transportation and commodity flows due to the long break". - Links: full story, other Myanmar (formerly Burma) news and updates, Myanmar (formerly Burma) public holidays, back to the top.



Macau Declares Additional 2018 Public Holidays
(Posted on Friday, March 10, 2017)
Source: Portal do Governo da RAEM da República Popular da China (Macau) - Summary: Macau's Chief Executive has once again announced additional, one-off, non-working public holidays (Special Grant for exempt from work for staff in Public Administration by the Chief Executive on 9 March 2017) for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Macau news and updates, Macau public holidays, back to the top.



South Sudan Public Holiday March 10
(Posted on Thursday, March 9, 2017)
Source: Government of South Sudan Ministry of Labour, Public Service and Human Resource Development (Juba) - Summary: The Government of South Sudan, through its Vice-President, James Wani Igga, has announced that tomorrow, Friday, March 10, 2017, would be a one-off official non-working public holiday in South Sudan on account of the "National Prayer Day which was declared by the President". - Links: full story, other South Sudan news and updates, South Sudan public holidays, back to the top.



UK Mulls Queen Sapphire Jubilee Public Holiday In 2017
(Posted on Wednesday, March 8, 2017)
Source: The House of Commons (London) - Summary: The "Queen's Sapphire Jubilee Bill" has been introduced to UK's Parliament by Conservative MP for Romford, Andrew Rosindell, under the Ten Minute Rule as a Private Member’s Bill "to make provision for a national public holiday marking the Queen’s Sapphire Jubilee in 2017". - Links: full story, other UK (United Kingdom) news and updates, UK (United Kingdom) public holidays, back to the top.



Hungary Votes 2017 Public Holidays Amendments
(Posted on Tuesday, March 7, 2017)
Source: Kormányzat Nemzetgazdasági Minisztérium (Budapest) - Summary: Hungary's Parliament approved, by a margin of 163 to 34, with 2 abstentions, the ruling Fidesz Alliance bill to make Good Friday a new annual non-working public holiday in Hungary, beginning on April 14, 2017. - Links: full story, other Hungary news and updates, Hungary public holidays, back to the top.



Seychelles Public Holidays Amendments Official
(Posted on Monday, March 6, 2017)
Source: State House Office of the President of the Seychelles (Victoria) - Summary: At an extraordinary cabinet meeting earlier today, chaired by Seychelles President, Danny Faure, Cabinet approved an amendment to the Public Holidays Act to make Easter Monday a non-working public holiday in the Seychelles, and remove June 5 as an annual non-working public holiday in the Seychelles. - Links: full story, other Seychelles news and updates, Seychelles public holidays, back to the top.



Nauru Public Holiday March 8
(Posted on Sunday, March 5, 2017)
Source: The Government of the Republic of Nauru (Yaren) - Summary: The president of Nauru has once again declared Wednesday, March 8, 2017, as a non-working public holiday in Nauru on the occasion of this year's International Women's Day public holiday of Nauru. - Links: full story, other Nauru news and updates, Nauru public holidays, back to the top.



Indian Telangana Mulls Ugadi Public Holiday Change
(Posted on Saturday, March 4, 2017)
Source: Government of Telangana (Hyderabad) - Summary: A group of astrologers, which follows the Drugganitha Panchangam, have petitioned the Government of India's State of Telangana to amend the terms of the "Telangana GO List of General Holidays, Optional Holidays for the year 2017" (G.O.RT.No. 2529) which officially lists the annual non-working public holidays to be observed in the Indian State of Telangana for the upcoming calendar year 2017, by moving Ugadi from Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to Tuesday, March 28, 2017. - Links: full story, other India news and updates, India public holidays, back to the top.



Curacao 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Friday, March 3, 2017)
Source: Eilandgebied Curaçao (Willemstad) - Summary: The government of Curaçao has released its annual list of official non-working public holidays in Curaçao for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Curaçao news and updates, Curaçao public holidays, back to the top.



Suriname Public Holiday March 13
(Posted on Thursday, March 2, 2017)
Source: Kabinet van de President van de Republiek Suriname (Paramarimbo) - Summary: Suriname's Ministry of the Interior has announced that the upcoming Holi (Holi Phagwa) annual non-working public holiday in Suriname would be observed on Monday, March 13, 2017. - Links: full story, other Suriname news and updates, Suriname public holidays, back to the top.



South Korean 2018 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017)
Source: Yonhap News Agency (Seoul) - Summary: The South Korean Ministry of Public Administration and Security, basing itself on data from the Korea Astronomy and Space Science Institute announced the official dates of 2017 South Korean annual non-working public holidays, including those that are based on the Korean lunar calendar, and those 2018 South Korean public holidays which fall on a Sunday. - Links: full story, other South Korea news and updates, South Korea public holidays, back to the top.


Monday, February 27, 2017

Week 8: February 20-26, 2017


Latvian 2018 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Sunday, February 26, 2017)
Source: The Welfare Ministry of the Government of Latvia (Riga) - Summary: The government of Latvia has released the annual official list of official non-working national public holidays in Latvia, and bridge non-working public holidays in Latvia, for the upcoming calendar year 2018. - Links: full story, other Latvia news and updates, Latvia public holidays, back to the top.



Tongan Public Holiday March 1st
(Posted on Saturday, February 25, 2017)
Source: Tonga Ministry of Information and Communications (Nuku'alofa) - Summary: Tonga's Prime Minister's Office has issued a communiqué announcing that Wednesday, March 1st, 2017, would be marked as an official non-working public holiday in Tonga in honour of the Queen Mother, Halaevalu Mata’aho, who died last Sunday. - Links: full story, other Tonga news and updates, Tonga public holidays, back to the top.



Bolivian Public Holidays February 27-28
(Posted on Friday, February 24, 2017)
Source: Agencia Boliviana de Información (La Paz) - Summary: Bolivia's Minister of Labour has issued a communiqué announcing that Monday and Tuesday, February 27-28, 2017, would be observed as official non-working public holidays throughout Bolivia to on account of the upcoming Carnival. - Links: full story, other Bolivia news and updates, Bolivia public holidays, back to the top.



Timor Leste Public Holiday March 1st
(Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017)
Source: Press Release Government Of Timor-Leste (Dili) - Summary: The government of Timor Leste announced that it had once again decided to grant an additional day-off public sector holiday in Timor Leste ("Governu deside ona hodi fó toleránsia pontu iha loron 1 fulan-marsu ­- Kuarta-Feira Sinzas, iha kalendáriu katóliku") for Ash Wednesday, on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, to to all employees and agents of the ministries or their dependent services, as well as the institutes and integrated indirect State administration bodies. - Links: full story, other East Timor news and updates, East Timor public holidays, back to the top.



Haiti 2017 Carnival Public Holidays Extended
(Posted on Thursday, February 23, 2017)
Source: Communiqués de presse de la Présidence de la République d'Haïti (Port-au-Prince) - Summary: The Office of Communication of the Presidency of Haiti announced that Haiti's President had issued an Executive Order (arrêté présidentiel) declaring Wednesday, March 1, 2017, had been declared as another non-working public holidays in Haiti to coincide with the 2017 Carnival public holidays in Haiti, and most particularly Ash Wednesday. - Links: full story, other Haiti news and updates, Haiti public holidays, back to the top.



Kyrgyzstan Public Holidays February 23
(Posted on Wednesday, February 22, 2017)
Source: Kabar Kyrgyz National News Agency (Bishkek) - Summary: The Ministry of Labor and Social Development of the Kyrgyz Republic has announced that Wednesday, February 22, 2017, would be official non-working public holidays in Kyrgyzstan on account of the upcoming Defender of the Fatherland Day annual non-working public holiday in Kyrgyzstan. - Links: full story, other Kyrgyzstan news and updates, Kyrgyzstan public holidays, back to the top.



Kuwait Public Holidays February 25-26
(Posted on Tuesday, February 21, 2017)
Source: Kuwait Civil Service Commission (Kuwait City) - Summary: The Kuwaiti Civil Service Commission has announced that it had declared Saturday and Sunday , February 25-26, 2017, as non-working public holidays for the upcoming National Day and Liberation Day annual public holidays, without, this time, a day in lieu public holiday due to the upcoming Liberation Day annual public holiday falling on a weekend day in Kuwait. - Links: full story, other Kuwait news and updates, Kuwait public holidays, back to the top.



Slovenian Constitutional Court Public Holidays Ruling
(Posted on Monday, February 20, 2017)
Source: Slovenska tiskovna agencija (Ljubljana) - Summary: The Constitutional Court of Slovenia has rejected a petition to review the constitutionality of the list of official annual public holidays in Slovenia, based on the fact that it does not contain any Muslim public holidays. - Links: full story, other Slovenia news and updates, Slovenia public holidays, back to the top.

Monday, February 20, 2017

Week 7: February 13-19, 2017


Indian 2017 West Bengal Public Holidays Expanded
(Posted on Thursday, February 16, 2017)
Source: Government of West Bengal (Kolkata) - Summary: The Chief Minister of the Government of India's state of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, has announced that Buddha Purnima would be a non-working public holidays in India's state of West Bengal. - Links: full story, other India news and updates, India public holidays, back to the top.



Malaysian KTN Public Holiday February 19
(Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017)
Source: Bernama News Agency (Pengkalan Kubor) - Summary: The Deputy Chief Minister of the government of Malaysia's State of Kelantan, Deputy Menteri Besar Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah, has declared Sunday, February 19, 2017, as another one-off state public holiday in Malaysia's State of Kelantan to allow Kelantanese to participate in the Act 355 rally, which will take place on February 18, 2017, in Kuala Lumpur. - Links: full story, other Malaysia news and updates, Malaysia public holidays, back to the top.



Canada BC Family Day Public Holidays Update
(Posted on Tuesday, February 14, 2017)
Source: The Government of the Province of British Columbia (Victoria) - Summary: The petition launched in 2015 to request that the Government of Canada's Province of British Columbia change the date of the annual Family Day non-working public holiday has now reached 20000 signatures. - Links: full story, other Canada news and updates, Canada public holidays, back to the top.



Afghanistan Public Holiday February 14
(Posted on Monday, February 13, 2017)
Source: Pajhwok Afghan News (Kabul) - Summary: The government of Afghanistan has declared Tuesday, February 14, 2017 (Dalwa 26 in the Afghan calendar), as a non-working public holiday in Afghanistan on account of the upcoming "Soviet defeat and withdrawal from Afghanistan". - Links: full story, other Afghanistan news and updates, Afghanistan public holidays, back to the top.


Monday, February 13, 2017

Week 6: February 6-12, 2017


Sudan 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Sunday, February 12, 2017)

Source: The Secretariat General of the Sudanese Council of Ministers of the Republic of Sudan (Khartoum) - Summary: The Secretariat General of the Sudanese Council of Ministers of the Republic of Sudan has released its annual list of the official non-working national public holidays in the Republic of Sudan for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Sudan news and updates, Sudan public holidays, back to the top.

 

Bénin 2017 Public Holidays Announced
(Posted on Saturday, February 11, 2017)

Source: Site Officiel du président Béninois Boni Yayi (Cotonou) - Summary: The government of Bénin has announced its annual list of non-working public holidays in Bénin for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Bénin news and updates, Bénin public holidays, back to the top.

 

Malta 2017 Bank Holidays Announced
(Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017)

Source: Malta Bankers Association (Valetta) - Summary: The Malta Bankers' Association has released its annual list of bank holidays in Malta for the calendar year 2017; dates when banks in Malta will be closed in addition to the previously-announced 2017 general non-working public holidays in Malta for the calendar year 2017. - Links: full story, other Malta news and updates, Malta public holidays, back to the top.

 

India 2017 Maharashtra Public Holidays February 16 and 21
(Posted on Friday, February 10, 2017)

Source: Government of Maharashtra (Mumbai) - Summary: The Government of India's state of Maharashtra has declared 2 one-off non-working public holidays for its employees on Thursday, February 16, and Tuesday, February 21, 2017, on account of the upcoming Maharashtra state polling days. - Links: full story, other India news and updates, India public holidays, back to the top.

 

Liberian Armed Forces Public Holiday February 11
(Posted on Thursday, February 9, 2017)

Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Monrovia) - Summary: The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has issued a proclamation declaring Saturday, February 11th, 2017, as the date of the upcoming Armed Forces Day, a non-working public holiday of Liberia to be observed throughout the country as a national holiday. - Links: full story, other Liberia news and updates, Liberia public holidays, back to the top.

 

Indonesian Public Holiday February 15
(Posted on Wednesday, February 8, 2017)

Source: The Jakarta Post (ANTARA) - Summary: Jakarta's Acting Governor Sumarsono has announced a regional non-working public holiday in Jakarta, Indonesia's political and economic capital, on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, on the date of the upcoming Jakarta gubernatorial election (Pemilukada). - Links: full story, other Indonesia news and updates, Indonesia public holidays, back to the top.

 

St Vincent and the Grenadines Public Holiday February 14
(Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017)

Source: Government of St Vincent and the Grenadines (Saint Vincent) - Summary: The Governor General of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Fredrick Ballantyne, at the recommendation of Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves, has declared Tuesday, February 14, 2017, as a one-off non-working public holiday in St Vincent and the Grenadines for the official opening and commencement of operations at the Argyle International Airport. - Links: full story, other Saint Vincent and Grenadines news and updates, Saint Vincent and Grenadines public holidays, back to the top.

 

Thailand Public Holidays Overhaul Update
(Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2017)

Source: Thai News Agency (Bangkok) - Summary: Assistant government spokesman, Athisit Chainuwat, has announced that Thailand's Prime Minister, Prayut Chan-o-cha, at the request of King Maha Vajiralongkorn Bodindradebayavarangkun, had signed a resolution to keep December 5th as an annual non-working public holiday in Thailand in honour of his Majesty the late King Bhumibol Adulyadej. - Links: full story, other Thailand news and updates, Thailand public holidays, back to the top.

 

Haiti Public Holiday February 7
(Posted on Monday, February 6, 2017)

Source: Communiqués de presse de la Présidence de la République d'Haïti (Port-au-Prince) - Summary: In a communiqué released earlier today, the Office of Communication of the Presidency of Haiti (Bureau de la communication de la Primature) has announced that Tuesday February 7, 2017, had been declared as a non-working public holiday throughout Haiti to coincide with the inauguration of President Jovenel Moïse. - Links: full story, other Haiti news and updates, Haiti public holidays, back to the top.