GMA just declared the 2010 HOLIDAYS. WTF?!?
By TJ Burgonio
Philippine Daily Inquirer
President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
issued Proclamation 1841 declaring
10 regular holidays,
4 special non-working holidays
To be observed as regular holidays in 2010:
New Year's Day
Araw ng Kagitingan
(June 14, Monday nearest June 12),
National Heroes Day
(August 30, last Monday of August),
(November 29, Monday nearest November 30),
(December 25, Saturday),
(December 27, Monday nearest December 30).
Under Republic Act 9492, holidays,
except those that are religious in nature,
are moved to the nearest Monday
unless otherwise modified by law,
order or proclamation.
The special non-working days:
Ninoy Aquino Day
All Saints Day
The 1986 People Power Revolution anniversary,
is declared as a special holiday for all schools.
The government will issue other proclamations
declaring a national holiday for the observance of the
Eid'l Fitr and Eid'l Adha,
whose dates are determined based on the lunar calendar.
Arroyo has signed Republic Act 9645
declaring July 27 of every year
as special national "working holiday"
in recognition of the founding anniversary of