Aquino declares Dec. 24 a special holiday
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MANILA, Philippines—President Benigno Aquino has declared December 24, 2012 a special non-working holiday throughout the country.
December 24, a Monday, falls between a Sunday and a regular holiday Christmas Day.
“The declaration of 24 December 2012 as a special (non-working) day will give the people full opportunity to celebrate Christmas with their family and loved ones,” President Aquino said in Proclamation No. 361.
“The Department of Labor and Employment is hereby directed to issue appropriate circular to implement this Proclamation for the private sector,” he added.
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