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2023 National Holidays in the Philippines

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We've now entered the month of November, and aside from Christmas and New Year, the one thing that Filipinos look forward to are national holidays and vacations!

We counted 6 sure long weekend holidays and potentially 2 more if the government declares the sandwich-ed days as holidays!

Regular Holidays
January 1 (Sunday) – New Year’s Day
April 9 (Sunday) – Araw ng Kagitingan
April 6 – Maundy Thursday
April 7 – Good Friday
May 1 (Monday) – Labor Day
June 12 (Monday) – Independence Day
August 28 (last Monday of August) – National Heroes Day
November 30 (Thursday) – Bonifacio Day
December 25 (Monday) – Christmas Day
December 30 (Saturday) – Rizal Day

 Special Non-Working Days
February 25 (Saturday) – EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary
April 8 – Black Saturday
August 21 (Monday) – Ninoy Aquino Day
November 1 (Wednesday) – All Saints' Day
December 8 (Friday) – Feast of the Immaculate Concepcion of Mary
December 31 (Sunday) - Last Day of the Year

Additional Special Non-Working Day
November 2 (Thursday) – All Souls' Day

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2015 Official Philippine National Holidays

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Less than 2 months to go and we're gonna be welcoming 2015 already. We counted eight (8) long weekends!

  • January 1, 2015, Thursday – New Year’s Day (Regular holiday) 
  • January 2, 2015, Friday – Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day) 
  • February 19, 2015, Thursday – Chinese New Year (Special non-working day) 
  • February 25, 2015, Wednesday – EDSA Revolution anniversary (Special holiday) 
  • April 2, 2015, Thursday – Maundy Thursday (Regular holiday) 
  • April 3, 2015, Friday – Good Friday (Regular holiday) 
  • April 4, 2015, Saturday – Black Saturday (Special non-working day) 
  • April 9, 2015, Thursday – Araw ng Kagitingan (Regular holiday) 
  • May 1, 2015, Friday – Labor Day (Regular holiday) 
  • June 12, 2015, Friday – Independence Day (Regular holiday) 
  • August 21, 2015, Friday – Ninoy Aquino Day (Special non-working day)
  • August 31, 2015, last Monday of August – National Heroes Day (Regular holiday) 
  • November 1, 2015, Sunday – All Saints Day (Special non-working day) 
  •  November 30, 2015, Monday – Bonifacio Day (Regular holiday) 
  • December 24, 2015, Thursday – Additional special non-working day (Special non-working day) 
  • December 25, 2015, Friday – Christmas Day (Regular holiday) 
  • December 30, 2015, Wednesday – Rizal Day (Regular holiday) 
  •  December 31, 2015, Thursday – Last day of the year (Special non-working day) 

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Cool But Creepy: Google Tracks (and Saves) Your Location History

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Do you know that Google Location History tracks your every move via your smartphone? You have to be logged into your Google account and click here to access your history; and this tracking seems to be automatic on every Android phone.

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