BY PAUL MICHAEL CAMANIA JARAMILLO
Few more months before the year ends, President Benigno Aquino III has declared the national holidays to be observed in 2015.
Students and people planning to take vacations should note that the list includes 18 holidays and 10 long weekends.
Malacañang on Wednesday, July 23, released a copy of Proclamation No. 831, which declares holidays with determined dates.
The proclamation was approved on July 17.
|A. Regular Holidays|
|New Year’s Day||-||1||January (Thursday)|
|Araw ng Kagitingan||-||9||April (Thursday)|
|Labor Day||-||1||May (Friday)|
|Independence Day||-||12||June (Friday)|
|National Heroes Day||-||31||August (Last Monday of August)|
|Bonifacio Day||-||30||November (Monday)|
|Christmas Day||-||25||December (Friday)|
|Rizal Day||-||30||December (Wednesday)|
|B. Special (Non-Working) Days|
|Chinese New Year||-||19||February (Thursday)|
|Ninoy Aquino Day||-||21||August (Friday)|
|All Saints Day||-||1||November (Sunday)|
|Additional special (non-working) days||-||2||January (Friday)|
|Last Day of the Year||-||31||December (Thursday)|
|C. Special Holiday (for all schools)|
|EDSA Revolution Anniversary||-||25||February (Wednesday)|
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