The Philippine 2010 Holidays was recently announced by the government through Proclamation 1841 acknowledging the list of declared holidays.
Government officials said that the early release was intentionally made to enable businessmen manage the implication of holiday economics on production and businesses.
Identified Holidays are
Jan 01 – New Year’s Day
Feb 22 – People Power Revolution Anniv (Mon nearest Feb 25) **
Apr 01 – Maundy Thursday (Holy Week)
Apr 02 – Good Friday
Apr 03 – Special Non-Working Holiday for the Holy Week
Apr 09 – Araw ng Kagitingan
May 01 – Labor Day
May 03 – Regular Holiday
May 10 – National Elections Day
Jun 14 – Independence Day(Monday nearest June 12)
Jun 30 – Special Non-Working Holiday * (for Inauguration of New Philippine President Benigno Aguino III)
Jul 27 – Iglesia ni Cristo Founding anniversary ***
Aug 23 21 – Ninoy Aquino Day *
Aug 30 – National Heroes Day (last Monday of August)
Oct 25 – Barangay Elections *
Nov 01 – All Saints Day (Monday) *
Nov 29 – Bonifacio Day (Monday nearest November 30)
Dec 24 – Special Non-Working Day *
Dec 25 – Christmas Day (Saturday)
Dec 27 – Rizal Day (Monday nearest December 30).
Dec 31 – Special Non-Working Day *
All are regular holidays; marked appropriately otherwise
* special non-working days
** a special holiday for all schools.
***special national “working holiday”
Holidays for Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha are yet to be declared
As of press time, allusions however were raised as to the plausibility of the current administration of Arroyo to actually declare a whole year’s worth of 2010 Philippine Holidays even if its term ends mid of next year. 🙂
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