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
07 Dec 2016 Malaysia No Federal Public Holiday On Dec 13
07 Dec 2016 United Arab Emirates UAE declares public, private sector holiday on Sunday for Prophet's birthday
07 Dec 2016 Selangor, Malaysia Dec 13 Public Holiday In Selangor
06 Dec 2016 Tamil Nadu, India As mark of respect to Jayalalithaa, Tamil Nadu government declares December 6 as public holiday
06 Dec 2016 Kerala, India Kerala declares holiday today to mourn Jayalalithaa’s demise
06 Dec 2016 Oman Holiday declared in Oman on Prophet’s (PBUH) birthday
06 Dec 2016 Jamaica Christmas Day to be celebrated on Monday, Dec 26
04 Dec 2016 Jordan Prophet's birth anniversary, a national holiday
03 Dec 2016 Taiwan Chaos at protest over Taiwan holiday cuts
01 Dec 2016 Bangladesh Bangladesh to observe Eid-e-Miladunnabi on Dec 13

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