Wednesday, July 22, 2009

GMA just declared the 2010 HOLIDAYS. WTF?!?

The subtext being?

It seems that
GMA and her Line of Succession
(Enrile #2 and Kabayan #1)
aren't going anywhere anytime
in the next 18 months or so...

By TJ Burgonio
Philippine Daily Inquirer
19:55:00 07/22/2009

President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo
issued Proclamation 1841 declaring

10 regular holidays,
4 special non-working holidays
1 special holiday for 2010.

To be observed as regular holidays in 2010:

New Year's Day
(January 1),

Maundy Thursday
(April 1),

Good Friday
(April 2),

Araw ng Kagitingan
(April 9),

Labor Day
(May 1),

Independence Day
(June 14, Monday nearest June 12),

National Heroes Day
(August 30, last Monday of August),

Bonifacio Day
(November 29, Monday nearest November 30),

Christmas Day
(December 25, Saturday),

Rizal Day
(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
August 23,
(Monday nearest Aug August 23),

All Saints Day
(Nov. 1, Monday),

December 24

December 31,
the last day of the year.

The 1986 People Power Revolution anniversary,
February 22,
(Monday nearest February 25)
is declared as a special holiday for all schools.

(Just 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
Iglesia ni Cristo.


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