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Proclamation declaring 04 September 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Municipality of Monkayo

Proclamation declaring 04 September 2018, as a special (non-working) day in the Municipality of Monkayo, in order for the people of the Monkayo to celebrate the 64th founding anniversary and the 23rd Kariyawan Festival and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 560
Date: 23 August 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 560; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 11 September 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Municipality of Tupi

Proclamation declaring 11 September 2018, as a special (non-working) day in the Municipality of Tupi, in order for the people of the Tupi to celebrate the 65th Founding Anniversary and the 9th Agten Tufi Festival, and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 567
Date: 30 August 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 567; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 20 August 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Lucena

Proclamation declaring 20 August 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the City of Lucena, in order for the people of the Lucena to celebrate their Charter Day and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 554
Date: 15 August 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 554; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 03 August 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Tacurong

Proclamation declaring 03 August 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the City of Tacurong, in order for the people of the Tacurong to celebrate their 67th Founding Anniversary and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 546
Date: 31 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 546; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 03 August 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Municipality of Bayombong

Proclamation declaring 03 August 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the Municipality of Bayombong, in order for the people of the Bayombong to celebrate their 2nd Bayongyong Festival and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 547
Date: 31 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 547; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 14 August 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Municipality of Sto Tomas

Proclamation declaring 14 August 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the Municipality of Sto. Tomas, in order for the people of the Sto. Tomas to celebrate their Araw ng Sto and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 548
Date: 31 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 548; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 15 August 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Province of Bulacan

Proclamation declaring 15 August 2018, as a special (non-working) day in the Province of Bulacan, in order for the people of the Province to celebrate the Founding Anniversary and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 549
Date: 31 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 549; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 17 and 20 August 2018 as Special (Non-Working) Days in the City of Davao

Proclamation declaring 17 August 2018 and 20 August 2018, as special (non-working) days in the City of Davao, in order for the people of the Davao to celebrate the Indigenous People’s Day and the Araw ng Pasasalamat, in relation to the Kadayawan Festival and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 551
Date: 31 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 551; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 16 August 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Tuguegarao

Proclamation declaring 16 August 2018, as a special (non-working) day in the City of Tuguegarao, in order for the people of the Tuguegarao to celebrate the Pavvurulun “Afi” Festival and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 550
Date: 31 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 550; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 04 August 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Cabuyao

Proclamation declaring 04 August 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the City of Cabuyao, in order for the people of the Cabuyao to celebrate their 6th Cityhood Anniversary and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 544
Date: 30 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 544; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 10 August 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Municipality of Gumaca

Proclamation declaring 10 August 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the Municipality of Gumaca, in order for the people of the Gumaca to celebrate the Lorenzo Tanada, Sr. Day and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 545
Date: 30 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 545; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 01 August 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Municipality of Kapalong

Proclamation declaring 01 August 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the Municipality of Kapalong, in order for the people of the Kapalong to celebrate the 70th Founding Anniversary and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 543
Date: 27 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 543; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 01 August 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Municipality of Compostela

Proclamation declaring 01 August 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the Municipality of Compostela, in order for the people of Compostela to mark their 70th Founding Anniversary along with the 12th Buganihan Festival and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 542
Date: 27 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 542; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 08 September 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Digos

Proclamation declaring 08 September 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the City of Digos, in order for the people of the Digos to celebrate the 18th Founding Anniversary and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 529
Date: 05 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 529; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 25 July 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Dapitan

Proclamation declaring 25 July 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the City of Dapitan, in order for the people of the Dapitan to celebrate the Kinabayo Festival and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 530
Date: 06 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 530; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 25 July 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the City of Tanjay

Proclamation declaring 25 July 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the City of Tanjay, in order for the people of the Tanjay to celebrate the Sinulog sa Tanjay Festival and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 531
Date: 06 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 531; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 26 July 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Municipality of Ipil

Proclamation declaring 26 July 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the Municipality of Ipil, in order for the people of the Ipil to celebrate the 69th Araw ng Ipil and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 532
Date: 06 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 532; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 01 August 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Municipality of Kawit

Proclamation declaring 01 August 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the Municipality of Kawit, in order for the people of the Kawit to celebrate the Kawit Day and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 535
Date: 12 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 535; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 16 July 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Cordillera Administrative Region

Proclamation declaring 16 July 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR), in order for the people of the CAR to celebrate the 31st Founding Anniversary and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 536
Date: 12 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 536; Source: Official Gazette

Proclamation declaring 23 July 2018 as a Special (Non-Working) Day in the Municipality of Nabunturan

Proclamation declaring 23 July 2018, as a Special (non-working) day in the Municipality of Nabunturan, in order for the people of the Nabunturan to celebrate the 61st Founding Anniversary and to participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies. Proclamation No. 537
Date: 13 July 2018; Type: Proclamation; Citation: Proclamation No. 537; Source: Official Gazette

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