Aquino declares December 8 holiday in Batangas province, 3 cities | Inquirer News

Aquino declares December 8 holiday in Batangas province, 3 cities

/ 04:19 PM December 07, 2015

President Benigno Aquino III has declared December 8, Tuesday as a special non-working holiday in five areas in order to celebrate their respective foundation anniversaries.

In a series of proclamations (Proclamation No. 1171 to 1175) issued by Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa, December 8 was declared a holiday in the whole Batangas province for its 434th foundation day; Batac City in Ilocos Norte for its 438th foundation day; Antipolo City in Rizal for its 424th foundation day; Taguig City for its 10th foundation day; and Agoo town in La Union for its 437th foundation day.

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Aquino said that the holiday was declared in the said areas to “give the people full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies.”

Being a special non-working holiday, workers who report to their jobs will get 1.3 times of their daily rate while those who will not report to work will not get any pay.

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