Rappler's latest stories on Philippine holidays
President Rodrigo Duterte, whom critics describe as a dictator-in-the-making, calls on Filipinos to protect democratic freedoms and rule of law which Ninoy Aquino fought for
(3rd UPDATE) Eid'l Fitr marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan
Bookmark this page for the operating hours of banks during the national holiday on Tuesday, April 9
You can now start planning your most awaited staycation and getaways. Grab your planner and mark the dates you need to file your leaves!
The bill is now up for President Rodrigo Duterte's signature
President Rodrigo Duterte signs Proclamation No. 555 declaring the regular holidays and special non-working days for 2019
August 21 is also the death anniversary of Benigno Aquino Jr, a public holiday as well
April 27 is now a special working public holiday nationwide and a non-working holiday for the city of Lapu-Lapu in Cebu
Bookmark this page for the operating hours of banks on Independence Day, a holiday
June 15, 2018 – a Friday – is a regular holiday throughout the Philippines
(UPDATED) The Department of Education says there will be no classes nationwide in observance of Independence Day on June 12 and Eid'l Fitr on June 15
Other mentioned dates on June 6, 9, 11, 15, 16, 18, and 21 are special non-working holidays applicable only to certain municipalities, cities, or provinces.
May 14, the date of the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections, is declared a non-working holiday 'to enable the people to fully exercise their right to suffrage'
Bookmark this page for the operating hours of banks during the national holiday
There will be 20 declared holidays in 2018 – of which 13 fall near the weekend
'Even in death, he imparted upon us his aspirations for a nation that is free from the scourge of injustice, tyranny and suffering,' says President Rodrigo Duterte on the 121st death anniversary of national hero Dr Jose Rizal
President Duterte signs the new law declaring the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary a non-working holiday in the country
Hello! Here's a roundup of news you need to know this Tuesday.
The US embassy and its affiliated offices will be open on Monday, October 30, and will resume operations on Thursday, November 2
President Rodrigo Duterte signs Proclamation 297 declaring the holiday
While there are no laws that officially proclaim a Filipino a national hero there are criteria that determine how a historical figure qualifies as a national hero
Malacañang declares May 14, November 2, and December 24 as additional non-working holidays in 2018
4TH UPDATE Malacañang also suspends work in government offices in Manila Makati and Pasay City on April 27 which falls on a Thursday in view of activities related to the ASEAN Summit and Related Meetings from April 26 to 29
Araw ng Kagitingan Maundy Thursday and Good Friday are regular holidays while Black Saturday is a special working holiday
The Philippine government says it wants to give the people full opportunity to celebrate the holidays with their families
A 4 day weekend is ahead What are your plans?
President Benigno Aquino III orders the holiday declaration for the May 9 elections through Proclamation No 1254
Cotabato Archbishop Orlando Cardinal Quevedo says the appropriate day for remembering the dead is on November 2 not on November 1 or All Saints’ Day
There are however a number of other special non working holidays in November because of the upcoming APEC meetings
In issuing Proclamation No 1128 President Benigno Aquino III cites Republic Act No 9849 which provides that Eid’l Adha one of the two greatest feasts of Islam shall be celebrated as a regular holiday
Proclamation No 1103 recognizes Robredo’s utmost dedication and outstanding performance as mayor of Naga City
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
All cities in Metro Manila will observe the suspension of the number coding scheme on February 19 the celebration of Chinese New Year
Malacañang’s idea to declare a holiday when Pope Francis visits the Philippines has an unintended consequence to the business sector
A fourth of the 1 018 firework related injuries in New Year 2014 involved children playing with the banned Piccolo
I want to be able to do what really matters this Christmas: Be able to reflect on what the reason for the season really is
Plan your vacation: Filipinos can look forward to at least 8 long weekends in 2015 and possibly a 5 day weekend that spills into 2016
Malacañang Palace announces the official list of holidays for 2014
President Aquino said Black Saturday will be a special nonworking day nationwide
The country is said to have the most number of holidays in the Asia Pacific region