Malacañang, through Presidential Proclamation 117, declares December 26 and January 2, 2017 as special non-working days.
In Presidential Proclamation 117, the Office of the President stated that the non-working holidays “will give the people full opportunity to celebrate the holidays with their families and loved ones.”
December 25 and January 1 fall on a Sunday. Christmas Day and New Year’s Day are regular holidays.
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