Holiday on Nov 18,19 in NCR; Feb 25, 2016 nationwide

Camille Elemia

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Malacañang has declared two non-working days in Metro Manila in November for the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders' Summit, and a national non-working holiday on the 30th anniversary of the EDSA Revolution in 2016

HOLIDAY ON 30TH EDSA ANNIVERSARY. President Benigno Aquino III has declared a non-working holiday on February 25, 2016, the 30th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution. File photo by Robert Viñas/Malacañang Photo Bureau

MANILA, Philippines – Malacañang on Tuesday, July 14, announced several special non-working days in Metro Manila and the whole country.

Malacañang issued Proclamation No. 1071 declaring February 25, 2016, as a special non-working holiday throughout the country.

President Benigno Aquino III made the holiday declaration upon the recommendation of the Edsa People Power Commission, as next year marks the 30th anniversary of the Edsa People Power Revolution.

“It is but fitting and proper that the entire Filipino nation be given the opportunity to observe this milestone in our country’s history,” Proclamation 1071 read.

Proclamation No. 1072 declared November 18, and 19, 2015, which fall on Wednesday and Thursday, as special non-working days in the National Capital Region.

Manila will host the 2015 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Economic Leaders’ Meeting on those dates. –

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Camille Elemia

Camille Elemia is a former multimedia reporter for Rappler. She covered media and disinformation, the Senate, the Office of the President, and politics.