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Aquino to uphold GMA’s ‘holiday economics’ 12/12/2010

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Aquino to uphold GMA’s ‘holiday economics’

12/12/2010
Filipinos won’t be denied their time to unwind this coming Christmas and New Year as President Aquino yesterday indicated that he will uphold his predecessor’s holiday economics principle for the approaching festive seasons.

By virtue of former President Arroyo’s Proclamation 1841, both December 25 (Christmas Day) which falls on a Saturday and December 27 (Monday) in lieu of the Rizal Day which falls on a Friday, December 30, are declared as regular holidays.

The last two Fridays of December, 24 (Christmas Eve) and 31 (last day of the
year), on the other hand, are considered special non-working holidays.

“Those (dates) were included in the law that has been executed,” Aquino said in a chance interview.

These holiday declarations may be exploited by the public to go on vacation and spend time with their families while celebrating two of the world’s most anticipated occasions of the year.... MORE

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URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/headlines/20101212hed6.html

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