Public Holiday News

This page lists news items related to public holidays around the world.

Keeping up to date with changes to holidays can be more difficult than you might think with events that essentially happen each year. To help keep everyone updated on public holidays news, we issue news releases in English that are not covered by other news agencies.

News Releases from

Date Country/Region News Item
02 Aug 2016 La Rioja, Spain La Rioja public holidays for 2017 approved
09 Jun 2016 Russia Russia announces proposals for public holidays for 2017
22 May 2016 Mauritius Mauritius announces public holidays for 2017
13 May 2016 Indonesia Indonesia announces public holidays for 2017
26 Nov 2015 Belarus Belarus announces public holidays for 2016
12 Nov 2015 Dominican republic Dominican Republic announces public holidays for 2016
31 Oct 2015 Argentina Argentina will have 17 public holidays and 9 long weekends in 2016
13 May 2015 China China announces 3 September as a public holiday for Victory Day
14 Feb 2015 Singapore Thaipusam as public holiday

We also monitor news agencies and government websites to track changes and news affecting any public holidays around the world. Below we list the latest news items from these sources.

Latest News

Date Country/Region News Item
25 Oct 2016 Monaco List of paid non-working days for the year 2017
20 Oct 2016 Thailand Delay 2017 calendars, says govt
18 Oct 2016 Edo, Nigeria Edo Declares Public Holiday For Oba’s Coronation
18 Oct 2016 Vietnam Vietnam weighs record-long Lunar New Year break
14 Oct 2016 Thailand Thailand declares government holiday but stock market to stay open
07 Oct 2016 Bhutan Thimphu Holidays and National Holiday
06 Oct 2016 Bahrain HRH Premier issues circular stating Ashoora holiday
06 Oct 2016 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Khyber Pakhtunkhwa govt declares two more public holidays
05 Oct 2016 Trinidad and Tobago Divali is Saturday Oct 29
05 Oct 2016 Egypt 6 October is public holiday for public, private sectors

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