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Mark your calendars and plan your trips ahead as the Philippine government announces the public holidays in the country this year:

DAY DATE HOLIDAY COMMENTS
Sunday January 1 New Year’s Day Regular Holiday
Monday January 2 Public Holiday Special non-working day
Saturday January 28 Chinese New Year Special non-working day
Thursday March 16 Davao City Day Davao City only.  Marks the creation of the city.
Sunday April 9 Day of Valor Regular holiday.  Marks the  fall of Bataan in World War II.
Thursday April  13 Maundy Thursday Regular holiday
Friday April 14 Good Friday Regular holiday
Saturday April 15 Black Saturday Special non-working day
Monday May 1 Labor Day Regular holiday
Monday June 12 Independence Day Celebrates the Philippine Declaration of Independence on June 12, 1898
Saturday June 24 Manila Day Manila only; marks the foundation of the city.
Monday June 26 Eid-Ul-Fitr Date to be confirmed.
Saturday August 19 Birthday of Manuel L. Quezon Special non-working day in Quezon City and the provinces of Quezon and Aurora.
Monday August 21 Ninoy Aquino Day Special Non-working day. Commemorates the assassination of Benigno Ninoy Aquino, Jr. in 1983.
Monday August 28 National Heroes Day Regular holiday. Last Monday of August.
Friday September 1 Eid Al-Adha Date to be confirmed.
Tuesday October 31 Public Holiday Special non-working day.
Wednesday November 1 All Saints’ Day Special non-working day.
Thursday November 30 Bonifacio Day Commemorates the birth of Andres Bonifacio on November 30, 1863.
Monday December 25 Christmas Day Regular holiday
Saturday December 30 Rizal Day Commemorates the execution of Jose Rizal by the Spanish on December 30, 1896.
Sunday December 31 New Year’s Eve Special non-working day.

Source: http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/philippines/2017.php

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