April 21 still a holiday, says DOLE-7

Wenilyn Sabalo 04/21/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines—April 21, 2023, Friday, remains a regular holiday in the country, in observance of Eid’l Fitr or the Feast of Ramadan. Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7) information officer Luchel Taniza told…

April 21 is a regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr – Palace

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 04/15/2023

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. has declared April 21 (Friday) a regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr or the Feast of Ramadan. In a Facebook post on Friday, the Official Gazette of the Philippines…

Palace clarifies April 5 half-day work applies to Executive branch

Daphne Galvez - Reporter / @DYGalvezINQ 03/31/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang on Friday clarified that the suspension of work on April 5 only applies to the Executive department. Presidential Communications Office (PCO) Secretary Cheloy Garafil is referring to Memorandum Circular No. 16, which suspended…

Working this Holy Week? Here’s how to compute your take-home pay

Wenilyn Sabalo 03/30/2023

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Private sector workers who are required to report to work this Holy Week, which falls on April 2 until April 8, 2023, will receive a higher take-home pay. The Department of Labor and…

March 23 is not a holiday despite start of Ramadan, says Palace

John Eric Mendoza 03/23/2023

MANILA, Philippines — Despite the start of Ramadan, March 23, 2023 (Thursday), will not be a holiday, the Presidential Communications Office said Wednesday, March 22. PCO Secretary  Cheloy Velicaria-Garafil told reporters that only April 20 – or…

For activists, moving Edsa holiday a bid to ‘dilute’ its significance

Dempsey Reyes, Nestor Corrales 02/25/2023

“Holiday economics” may be music to travel bugs’ ears, but not everyone welcomed President Marcos’ order rescheduling the commemoration of the 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution to Feb. 24, a day earlier than the historically accurate and state-recognized date.…

LOOK: Kim Chiu, Xian Lim travel to Paris for Christmas

Dana Cruz 12/26/2022

Celebrity couple Kim Chiu and Xian Lim rang in Christmas Day while on a flight to the City of Love, where they enjoyed the sights together for the holiday. The couple enjoyed gingerbread on their flight, saw…

Osmeña Day is Special Non Working Day in entire Cebu, employers reminded

Morexette Marie B. Erram 09/07/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – Employees in Cebu, who will be called to work this Friday, September 9, are entitled to receive an additional 30 percent of their basic pay, the labor bureau said. The Regional Tripartite Wages…

Americans celebrate Thanksgiving under pall of pandemic

11/27/2020

Washington, United States—Millions of Americans defied public health guidelines on Thursday, November 26, 2020, to spend a subdued Thanksgiving holiday with family and friends as coronavirus deaths surged worldwide. More than a million people were screened at US…

Duterte declares May 25 holiday for Eid’l Fitr

Darryl John Esguerra - INQUIRER.net 05/20/2020

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has declared Monday, May 25, as a regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr or the culmination of the Fasting of Ramadan. Duterte made the declaration through Proclamation 944 signed by…

Those trapped in China virus lockdown expect lonely holiday

01/24/2020

BEIJING (AP) — Bai Xue had planned a road trip through China’s lush eastern coast to ring in the Lunar New Year, usually a time of lively family reunions and abundant feasts. Then came a new virus,…

Enjoy a Holiday Feast at Waterfront

PR 12/16/2019

Christmas day is definitely the most awaited day of the year as it traditionally brings people together and provides opportunities for them to express their love and gratitude to one another through simple gifts, greetings, and the…

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