October 31, 2014 Not A Holiday? It Is, But Only Half-Day

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.


October 31, 2014 Holiday
Office of the President
of the Philippines
Malacañang

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.
Executive Secretary