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
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
06 Jun 2018 Nigeria Democracy Day moved to 12th June from 2019
11 May 2018 Hong Kong Hong Kong public holidays for 2019 announced
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

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
17 Sep 2018 Punjab, India Rural polls: Punjab govt declares public holiday on Sept 19
16 Sep 2018 Maldives Maldives declares public holiday after SAFF Suzuki cup win
16 Sep 2018 Bahrain Two-day Ashura holiday announced in Bahrain
14 Sep 2018 Tonga Public holiday for Crown Prince's birthday
13 Sep 2018 Slovakia MPs approve one-off holiday to celebrate Czechoslovakia's centenary
13 Sep 2018 Fiji Government approves 2019 public holidays
11 Sep 2018 Oyo, Nigeria Oyo declares Tuesday work-free day to commemorate Islamic New Year
10 Sep 2018 Kano, Nigeria Kano marks Islamic New Year, declares Tuesday public holiday
10 Sep 2018 Assam, India Assam Govt declares 'Tithi of Srimanta Sankardeva' as Public Holiday

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