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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 officeholidays.com

Date Country/Region News Item
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
17 Nov 2018 United Arab emirates UAE Cabinet approves public holidays for 47th National Day
16 Nov 2018 Nigeria FG declare Tuesday 20 November 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
13 Mar 2019 Barbados National Heroes Day to be celebrated on Monday, April 29
12 Mar 2019 Venezuela Venezuela extends public holiday over power outage
12 Mar 2019 Cambodia Holidays trimmed for productivity
12 Mar 2019 Liberia J. Roberts Birthday On March 15 To Be Observed As National Holiday
05 Mar 2019 Ghana Public Holidays Bill passed; Minority walks out again
05 Mar 2019 Niger, Nigeria Election : Niger state declares Friday public holiday
01 Mar 2019 Ghana Wednesday, March 6 declared as a public holiday
28 Feb 2019 Indonesia Bali airport to suspend all flights on March 7 for Day of Silence
27 Feb 2019 Bangladesh Govt declares Feb 28 public holiday in DNCC area
27 Feb 2019 Japan Govt Sets Measures to Support Daily Lives during 10-Day Holiday

Please note: These news items mostly link to external sites. Office Holidays cannot be responsible for the continued existance of the links or the content contained on the external sites.

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