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
29 Oct 2018 Tamil Nadu, India Tamil Nadu Public holidays for 2019 announced
27 Oct 2018 Gibraltar Gibraltar Public holidays for 2019 announced
24 Oct 2018 Cambodia Cambodian Public holidays for 2019 announced
20 Oct 2018 Jordan Jordan announces Bank Holidays for 2019
12 Oct 2018 Cayman Islands Cayman Islands public holidays for 2019 announced
27 Sep 2018 Nigeria FG declare Monday 1 October as public holiday
20 Sep 2018 Trinidad and Tobago Divali holiday to be held on 6 November 2018
14 Sep 2018 Pakistan Pakistan Government announces public holidays on 9th, 10th Muharram
17 Aug 2018 Philippines Philippines public holidays for 2019 announced
02 Jul 2018 Taiwan Taiwan public holidays for 2019 announced

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
15 Nov 2018 Jordan Public holiday announced for Prophet Mohammad's birthday
14 Nov 2018 Japan Japanese Cabinet OKs bill to make 10-day Golden Week holiday around 2019 Imperial succession
12 Nov 2018 Uttarakhand, India Uttarakhand govt announces public holiday on Chhath
11 Nov 2018 Nepal Local governments announce public holiday on Phalgunanda Jayanti
07 Nov 2018 Pakistan Iqbal Day: No public holiday on November 9
06 Nov 2018 United Arab Emirates Private sector holiday in UAE for Prophet Muhammad's (PBUH) birthday
05 Nov 2018 Malaysia Hindu civil servants given an additional day off
05 Nov 2018 United Arab Emirates Holiday for birthday of Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) announced in UAE
05 Nov 2018 Sindh, Pakistan Sindh Govt Announces Public Holiday For Hindu Community On Diwali
04 Nov 2018 Samoa P.M. declares Wednesday a public holiday

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