Palace announces 2014 PH holidays
MANILA, Philippines - About 4 months before the start of 2014, Malacañang Palace announced the holidays and special non-working days for the coming year.
The regular holidays are as follows:
January 1, Wednesday - New Year's Day
April 9, Wednesday - Araw ng Kagitingan
April 17, Thursday - Maundy Thursday
April 18, Friday - Good Friday
May 1, Thursday - Labor Day
June 12, Thursday - Independence Day
August 25, Monday - National Heroes Day
November 30, Sunday - Bonifacio Day
December 25, Thursday - Christmas Day
December 30, Tuesday - Rizal Day
The special non-working days for 2014 are the following:
January 31, Friday - Chinese New Year
April 19, Saturday - Black Saturday
August 21, Thursday - Ninoy Aquino Day
November 1, Saturday - All Saints’ Day
Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda also mentioned additional special days: Wednesday, December 24 or Christmas Eve; Friday, December 26; and the last day of the year, Wednesday, December 31.
The special holiday for schools is listed below:
February 25, Tuesday - EDSA Revolution Anniversary
Filipinos will also have special holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eid’l Adha.
On Monday, July 14 President Benigno Aquino III announced July 29 as a regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr. – Rappler.com