Malacañang Palace Releases List of Philippine Holidays for 2022

Philippine Holidays for 2022 Released by Malacañang Palace

The Malacañang Palace has released the list of Philippine holidays, non-working days and special working days for the year 2022.

President Rodrigo Duterte approved the Proclamation 1236 containing the list of holidays, non-working days and special working days for next year. The list contains 10 regular holidays and six special non-working days.

Out of six special non-regular holidays, two of them falls on weekends. It is the second straight year that President Duterte declared All Soul’s Day (November 2), Christmas Eve (December 24) and last day of 2022 in New Year’s Eve (December 31) as special working days.

Philippine Holidays

The Philippine president did not declare the dates as public holidays to help the Filipino workers cope up with their financial necessities after their jobs have been affected by the coronavirus pandemic.

The Department of Labor of Employment is encouraging the employers to observe the pay rules and guidelines during regular holidays and special non-working days. Violators could face corresponding sanctions and penalties.

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Philippine Holidays

Here is the list:

Regular Holidays

  • New Year’s Day – January 1
  • Araw ng Kagitingan – April 9
  • Maundy Thursday – April 14
  • Good Friday – April 15
  • Labor Day – May 1
  • Independence Day – June 12
  • National Heroes Day – August 30
  • Bonifacio Day -November 20
  • Christmas Day – December 25
  • Rizal Day – December 30

Special Non-Working Days

  • Chinese New Year – February 1
  • EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary – February 25
  • Black Saturday – April 16
  • Ninoy Aquino Day – August 21
  • All Saints’ Day – November 1
  • Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary – December 8

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