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Philippines – Malacañang has released the list of holidays for 2015 as provided under Proclamation No. 831, dated July 17. Based on the list, Filipinos can look forward to 3 four-day weekends and 5 three-day weekends. Here are the holidays to be noted on your calendar for possible vacations.

Regular holidays

January 1, Thursday – New Year’s Day
April 2 – Maundy Thursday
April 3 – Good Friday
April 9, Thursday – Araw ng Kagitingan
May 1, Friday – Labor Day
June 12, Friday – Independence Day
August 31, Monday – National Heroes Day
November 30, Monday – Bonifacio Day
December 25, Friday – Christmas Day
December 30, Wednesday – Rizal Day

Special non-working holidays

February 19, Thursday – Chinese New Year
April 4 – Black Saturday
August 21, Friday – Ninoy Aquino Day
November 1, Sunday – All Saints Day
January 2, Friday – Special non-working day
December 24, Thursday – Special non-working day
December 31, Thursday – Last day of the year

Special holiday for all schools

February 25, Wednesday – EDSA Revolution anniversary

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