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 May 2019 Taiwan Taiwan public holidays for 2020 announced
08 Apr 2019 Singapore Singapore public holidays for 2020 announced
05 Mar 2019 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates public holidays for 2019 and 2020 announced
28 Feb 2019 South Africa Election Day declared a public holiday
09 Jan 2019 Pakistan Pakistan public holidays for 2019
27 Dec 2018 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates New Year public holiday announced
27 Dec 2018 Ghana Constitution Day: Government declares 7th January as a public holiday
25 Dec 2018 Iraq Iraq officially makes Christmas Day a national holiday
20 Dec 2018 Nigeria FG declares Christmas and New Year public holidays
07 Dec 2018 China Chinese 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 May 2019 Sri Lanka May 20th declared a public holiday
27 Apr 2019 Sierra Leone Monday 29th April 2019 Is Not A Public Holiday
26 Apr 2019 Maine, USA Gov. Mills signs bill renaming Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoplesí Day
24 Apr 2019 Jordan Labor Day holiday announced next Thursday
24 Apr 2019 Borno, Nigeria Borno govt declares Thursday public holiday for Buhariís visit
12 Apr 2019 Goa, India Goa government declares holiday on April 23
04 Apr 2019 Maldives Sunday declared as a public holiday
02 Apr 2019 Sri Lanka April 15th declared a public holiday
01 Apr 2019 United Arab Emirates UAE ministry issues statement on Israa Wal Miraj holiday
29 Mar 2019 Samoa Ministry confirms three public holidays for Easter

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