Who says October 31, 2014 is not a holiday? It is a holiday, but only half-day. Here, we got word from Malacañang about the announcement.
Office of the President
of the Philippines
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 73
To provide government employees full opportunity to properly observe 01 November 2014, a declared Special Non-Working Day, and to allow employees to travel to their respective provinces, work in government offices on 31 October 2014 is hereby suspended from 12:00 p.m. onwards.
However, those agencies whose functions involve the delivery of basic and health services, preparedness/response to disasters and calamities, and/or the performance of other vital public services shall continue with their operations and render the necessary services.
This Circular shall take effect immediately.
By authority of the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.