MANILA, Philippines — December 1, 26, and 29 are non-working holidays, Malacañang has declared.
December 1, a Monday, is nearest to November 30, Bonifacio Day, which falls on a Sunday this year.
The declaration is part of Arroyo’s “holiday of economics” that allows families to have long weekends.
Aside from these dates, the Palace released the list of upcoming holidays for the remainder of 2008, pursuant to Proclamation 1463, which President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo signed last February 18, 2008.
December 25 (Thursday) – Christmas Day
December 30 (Tuesday) – Rizal Day
Special Non-Working Holidays:
December 31 (Wednesday) – last day of the year