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Duterte signs 15 laws on local holidays

/ 11:23 AM December 06, 2018

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte at work in Malacanang. ARCEL VALDERRAMA/PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has signed 15 laws approving the declaration of various holidays around the Philippines.

Duterte signed the new laws on Nov. 9 declaring the holidays in different provinces across the country. Copies of the laws were released to the media on Thursday.

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The following Republic Acts on special non-working holiday declarations were:

-RA 11132: Declaring March 21 of every year a special non-working holiday in San Fabian, Pangasinan, in commemoration of its founding anniversary.

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-RA 11133: Declaring July 22 of every year a special non-working holiday in Claveria, Misamis Oriental, in commemoration of its founding anniversary.

-RA 11134: Declaring June 11 of every year a special non-working holiday in Sagay, Negros Occidental, in commemoration of its founding anniversary.

-RA 11135: Declaring October 28 of every year a special non-working holiday in the province of Davao Occidental in commemoration of its founding anniversary.

-RA 11136: Declaring September 2 of every year a special non-working holiday in Albay, including the cities therein,  in commemoration of its founding anniversary.

-RA 11137: Declaring August 2 of every year a special non-working holiday in Butuan, Agusan Del Norte, in commemoration of its charter day anniversary, to be known as “Adlaw Hong Butuan.”

-RA 11138: Declaring January 11 of every year a special non-working holiday in the province of Bataan in commemoration of its founding anniversary.

– RA 11139: Declaring October 26 of every year a special non-working holiday in the province of Catanduanes in commemoration of its founding anniversary.

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-RA 11140: Declaring December 2 of every year a special non-working holiday in the city of Pasay to be known as the “Foundation Day of Pasay City.”

-RA 11141: Declaring July 1 of every year a special non-working holiday in Alubijid, Misamis Oriental, in commemoration of its founding anniversary.

-RA 11142: Declaring September 1 of every year a special non-working holiday in Jasaan, Misamis Oriental, in commemoration of its founding anniversary.

-RA 11143: Declaring June 15 of every year a special non-working holiday in Opol, Misamis Oriental, in commemoration of its founding anniversary.

-RA 11144: Declaring June 19 of every year a special non-working holiday in the whole province of Laguna in honor of the birth anniversary of Dr. Jose Rizal.

-RA 11145: Declaring April 21 of every year a special non-working holiday in Orani, Bataan, in commemoration of its founding anniversary.

-RA 11146: Declaring June 18 of every year a special non-working holiday in Bacolod, Negros Occidental, to be known as the “Bacolod City Charter Day.” /cbb

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