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Nonworking holidays declared in 6 towns, cities

Malacañang has declared several special nonworking holidays in different provinces this month to allow the public to celebrate significant occasions in their communities.

“It is but fitting and proper that people be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies,” read the proclamations signed by Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea that Malacañang released on Friday.

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Proclamation No. 735 declared June 15 a special nonworking holiday in Angeles City, Pampanga province, to remember the destructive Mt. Pinatubo eruption in 1991.  It is also a special nonworking day in General Santos City in South Cotabato province on the occasion of its 51st charter anniversary.

June 17 has been declared a special nonworking holiday in Lapu-Lapu City, Cebu province, on account of its 58th charter anniversary; in Bindoy, Negros Oriental province, on its 70th charter anniversary; and in Maco, Compostela Valley province, to celebrate its 52nd founding anniversary.

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Santa Maria, Negros Occidental province, meanwhile, marks the town’s founding anniversary on June 18, also declared a special nonworking holiday.

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