Rappler's latest stories on 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
'Yakapin natin sila at patuloy na ipanalangin sa kanilang pagharap sa mga hamon ng buhay,' says Vice President Leni Robredo on residents displaced by the Marawi siege
The National Day Parade is the biggest party by Singaporeans for Singaporeans, and the organizers make sure we know it. But where is the sense of belonging and acceptance the rest of the year?
'Passenger booking requests were served well through efforts by TNVS drivers all over Metro Manila,' says Grab Philippines
Some ride-hailing drivers will go offline on July 8, in protest of the franchise requirements of the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board
More than just a medium, language is an annal of history
Maranaos living in a tent city in Marawi are still unsure of what lies in the future for them
As they break their fast, Muslims reflect on how Ramadan taught them patience and devotion to their faith
'Even though the elections were conducted in the month of Ramadan, people still engaged in vote buying,' says Islamic Studies expert Jamel Cayamodin
In observance of Eid'l Fitr, Muslim women leaders solemnly pray for the restoration of peace and identity in Marawi City
Watch Dr Jamel Cayamodin, an Islamic Studies professor, as he explains the feast that ends the fasting month of Ramadan
Muslims celebrate the Eid'l Fitr while challenged to put the lessons of Ramadan into everyday practice
Filipino Muslims celebrate Eid’l Fitr at the conclusion of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan
In a message to mark the end of Ramadan, the Philippine leader also hopes Filipinos can help promote peace and understanding
If moonsighting committees spotted the new moon in the evening of June 3, the feast of Eid'l Fitr would have been celebrated as early as June 4
(3rd UPDATE) Eid'l Fitr marks the end of the Islamic holy month of Ramadan
President Rodrigo Duterte declares May 13 a 'special (non-working) holiday to enable the people to properly exercise their right to vote'
Bookmark this page for the operating hours of banks during the national holiday on Tuesday, April 9
(UPDATED) The government declares Tuesday, March 26, a work-free and school-free day to take a load off the grid
Thousands share a man from Houston's detailed cheaper plan to retire in a Holiday Inn hotel than in a nursing home
The Memphis Grizzlies hope to pump life into their campaign by getting Justin Holiday from the Chicago Bulls for Brooks, Selden, and two draft picks
The 7 police personnel among them will face stiff administrative charges, says PNP chief Oscar Albayalde
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 one thing that smartphones have taken away from us is the Stop Sign. This holiday season is the perfect time to press pause on social media and pay attention to our real lives.
Here are 5 conversational themes that could mend or fill in some gaps in your family and friend connections
‘Tis season of giving is also for gatherings and eating
Have yourself a merry, moody, crazy – whatever mood it is you have – little Christmas with these songs
Employees of the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines will observe a 'no leave and day-off' policy during the holidays
British Simon Holliday sets up 'Splash Foundation,' which offers free swimming lessons for domestic helpers in Hong Kong, including OFWs
If you're not feeling the holidays yet, perhaps these dishes and drinks will do the trick
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'After 80 years, we will now have our history in proper order,' says Bacolod Mayor Evelio Leonardia
The bill is now up for President Rodrigo Duterte's signature
'We need to work together, with the best interest of its people in mind, to help Marawi rise back on its feet in the soonest time possible,' says Vice President Leni Robredo
Check out our photos – and videos – of the Eid'l Adha celebration at the Quezon Memorial Circle and the Blue Mosque in Taguig
'Alisin natin sa ating isipan na kapag hindi Muslim ay kalaban,' says Ustadh Fahad Tambara on the Muslim feast of Eid'l Adha
President Rodrigo Duterte says the Islam feast is also a reminder of the fulfillment found in sacrifice
Eid al-Adha, or the festival of sacrifice, is marked by Muslims sacrificing animals according to religious traditions at the end of the hajj annual pilgrimage
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
The lawmakers believe the proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law, which is pending at the bicameral conference committee level in Congress, will bring peace in Mindanao
Vice President Leni Robredo, meanwhile, hopes for the passage of the Bangsamoro Basic Law. ARMM governor Mujiv Hataman prays to Allah for help in overcoming challenges.
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.
The 7-foot-1 center gets the nod after playing a vital role in the Utah Jazz's campaign where he posted a double-double average
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'