2 Long Weekends in a Row

Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Employees and students here in the Philippines are looking foward to two consecutive long weekends. Refer to the following list.
Official List of Philippine Holidays for 2008
(based on Republic Act 9492 or “An Act Rationalizing the Celebration of National Holidays”)(exact dates for holidays in 2008 as provided for in Proclamation No. 1463, “Declaring the Regular Holidays and Special (non-working) Days for the Year 2008″)


A. Regular HolidaysMaundy Thursday / Good Friday - March 20 / 21 (Thursday / Friday)
Araw ng Kagitingan - April 7 (Monday), in lieu of April 9
Labor Day - May 1 (Thursday), will not be moved
Independence Day - June 9 (Monday), in lieu of June 12
National Heroes Day - August 25 (Monday), last Monday of August
Bonifacio Day - December 1 (Monday), in lieu of November 30
Christmas Day - December 25 (Thursday)
Rizal Day - December 30 (Tuesday), will not be moved

B. Special (non-working) holidaysNinoy Aquino Day - August 18 (Monday), in lieu of August 21All Saints’ Day - November 1 (Saturday)
Additional Special Non-Working Holiday - December 26 (Friday)
Additional Special Non-Working Holiday - December 29 (Monday)
Last Day of the Year (Special Holiday) - December 31(Wednesday)
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I am planning to bring the little one to the mall and let her enjoy her favorite kiddie rides. In fact, last night she already mentioned that she want to go to (SM) Megamall. I also scheduled one-day off from work on the 20th. Since hubby is not around to celebrate our wedding anniversary with on that day, I decided to cancel my leave.
How about you, what are your plans for these long weekends?

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