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December 27 a holiday

by on Dec.18, 2010, under Breaking News, General

Malacañang declared December 27 as a regular non-working holiday in observance of the Rizal Day, which originally falls on December 30. Under the Proclamation 1841 of former president, Rizal Day shall be on a nearest Monday, which happens to be December 27. The president of the Philippines also declared now a special non-working holiday on December 24 and December 31.

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November 29 a regular holiday

by on Nov.12, 2010, under Breaking News, Culture, General

The Malacañang has declared November 29 is a regular non-working holiday in commemoration of Bonifacio Day. According to the act, the celebration of the movable holidays will be moved to the nearest Monday. The Bonifacio Day originally falls on November 30. The Palace also declared November 16 a national holiday in celebration of the Eid’I Adha or the Islam feast of sacrifice. The Palace clarified the Tuesday’s holiday was not moved to Monday as religious holiday should not be moved to another day based on the Republic Act 9492.

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Nov.2 not a holiday

by on Oct.27, 2010, under General

A Malacañang official announced that in November 2, All Soul’s Day, is not a holiday. The Executive Secretary said the government only declared November 1 as the holiday to give Filipino’s the chance to visit their dead relatives. With this, there will be classes and office works on November 2, which falls on Tuesday. To recall, November 2 during the previous year was declared a holiday.

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Nurses march to Mendiola, seek for gang-rape justice

by on Oct.24, 2010, under General

Nurses marched to Mendiola, near Malacañang Place to demand justice for the victim. It reported that the nurses was led by the Philippine Nurses Association (PNA) started the Walk for Justice from its office in Malate. More that 100 nurses wearing white uniforms and blacks armbands showed up at the PNA office to take part in the march. Placards and streamers brought by the marchers condemned the gang rape of their colleague. The PNA has also set up a bank account for the victim and her family. The nurses in several hospitals started wearing black armbands and ribbons to demand justice for the volunteer nurse who was gang-rape.

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