Two Long Weekends for August

This August, we will be enjoying two long weekends as there will be two consecutive Mondays in the official holidays list.

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President Rodrigo Duterte had signed the Proclamation No. 50.

The regular holidays are:

January 1, 2017, Sunday – New Year’s Day
April 9, 2017, Sunday – Araw ng Kagitingan
April 13, 2017 – Maundy Thursday
April 14, 2017 – Good Friday
May 1, 2017, Monday – Labor Day
June 12, 2017, Monday – Independence Day
June 26, 2017, Monday – Eid’l Fitr
August 28, 2017, last Monday of August – National Heroes’ Day
November 30, 2017, Thursday – Bonifacio Day
December 25, 2017, Monday – Christmas Day

December 30, 2017, Saturday – Rizal Day

Special (non-working) days:

January 2, 2017, Monday – based on Proclamation No. 117
January 28, 2017, Saturday – Chinese New Year
February 25, 2017, Saturday – EDSA Revolution Anniversary
April 15, 2017 – Black Saturday
August 21, 2017, Monday – Ninoy Aquino Day
October 31, 2017, Tuesday – additional special (non-working) day
November 1, 2017, Wednesday – All Saints’ Day
December 31, 2017, Sunday – last day of the year

Filipinos will also have another special holiday for the observance of Eid’l Adha, but the date has yet to be announced.