2012 philippine holidays

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2012 Philippine Holidays, travel, holidays

It is best to be updated with the latest holiday proclamations especially when planning for your travels + holidays next year. It will help you plot your itineraries more efficiently + book those flights + accommodations without the glitch.

Regular holidays for 2012

  1. New Year’s Day              January 1 (Sunday)
  2. Maundy Thursday         April 5
  3. Good Friday                    April 6
  4. Araw ng Kagitingan       April 9 (Monday)3
  5. Labor Day                        May 1 (Tuesday)
  6. Independence Day         June 12 (Tuesday)
  7. National Heroes Day     August 27 (Last Monday of August)
  8. Bonifacio Day                 November 30 (Friday)
  9. Christmas Day                December 25 (Tuesday
  10. Rizal Day                          December 30 (Sunday)

Special (Non-Working) Days

  1. Chinese New Year          January 23 (Monday)
  2. Ninoy Aquino Day         August 21 (Tuesday)
  3. All Saints Day                 November 1 (Thursday)
  4. All Souls Day                  November 2 (Friday)
  5. Last Day of the Year      December 31 (Monday)
Note: Proclamation No. 295 also states that Malacañang shall declare holidays for the observance of Eid’l Fitr and Eidul Adha {which is expected to be around August 19 + October 26, respectively} after the approximate dates of the Islamic holidays have been determined in accordance with the Islamic calendar or the lunar calendar.
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source: http://www.abs-cbnnews.com

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