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
10 May 2018 Malaysia 10 and 11 May 2018 announced as public holidays in Malaysia
24 Apr 2018 United Arab Emirates Resolution pertaining to public holidays in Dubai
11 Apr 2018 Malaysia Malaysia declares May 9 election day a national holiday
11 Apr 2018 United Arab Emirates UAE confirms Isra'a Wal Mi'raj holiday date for public and private sectors
04 Apr 2018 Singapore Singapore public holidays for 2019 announced
29 Dec 2017 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates public holidays for 2018 announced
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
16 May 2018 Pakistan SBP announces bank holiday on first Ramazan
15 May 2018 United Arab Emirates Ramadan 2018 to begin on Thursday, May 17, moon not sighted in Saudi Arabia
15 May 2018 Maldives Maldives celebrates Ramadan 2018 on Wednesday
12 May 2018 Gambia President Barrow Declares Saturday A Public Holiday
11 May 2018 Liberia Monday Is National Unification Day
10 May 2018 Sarawak, Malaysia Normal working days in Sarawak today, tomorrow
09 May 2018 Kano, Nigeria Kano declares Friday public holiday in honour Isyaku Rabiu
09 May 2018 Malaysia Malaysia GE: Chief Secretary to the Govt declares nationwide public holidays on May 10 and 11
07 May 2018 Indonesia Govt to go ahead with 10-day Idul Fitri holiday
07 May 2018 Indonesia Financial services to resume on final day of Idul Fitri break

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