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Republic Act declaring March 21 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Municipality of San Fabian

This Republic Act seeks to declare March 21 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Municipality of San Fabian, in commemoration of its founding anniversary. Republic Act No. 11132
Date: 09 November 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11132; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring July 22 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Municipality of Claveria

This Republic Act seeks to declare July 22 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Municipality of Claveria, in commemoration of its founding anniversary, to be known as “Araw ng Claveria”. Republic Act No. 11133
Date: 09 November 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11133; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring October 28 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Province of Davao Occidental

This Republic Act seeks to declare October 28 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Province of Davao Occidental in commemoration of its founding anniversary. Republic Act No. 11135
Date: 09 November 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11135; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring September 2 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Province of Albay

This Republic Act seeks to declare September 2 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Province of Albay, including the cities therein, in commemoration of the birth anniversary of General Simeon A. Ola. The special holiday shall be known as the “Simeon Ola Day”. Republic Act No. 11136
Date: 09 November 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11136; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring August 2 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Province of Butuan

This Republic Act seeks to declare November 15 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the City of Butuan, in commemoration of its charter day anniversary, to be known as “Adlaw Hong Butuan”. Republic Act No. 11137
Date: 09 November 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11137; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring January 11 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Province of Bataan

This Republic Act seeks to declare January 11 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Province of Bataan in commemoration of its founding anniversary to be known as “Bataan Foundation Day”. Republic Act No. 11138  
Date: 09 November 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11138; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring October 26 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Province of Catanduanes

This Republic Act seeks to declare October 26 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Province of Catanduanes to be known as the “Foundation Day of Catanduanes”. Republic Act No. 11139
Date: 09 November 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11139; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring December 2 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the City of Pasay

This Republic Act seeks to declare December 2 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the City of Pasay to be known as the “Foundation Day of Pasay City”. Republic Act No. 11140
Date: 09 November 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11140; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring July 1 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Municipality of Alubijid

This Republic Act seeks to declare July 1 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Municipality of Alubijid, in commemoration of its founding anniversary, to be known as “Araw ng Alubijid”. Republic Act No. 11141
Date: 09 November 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11141; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring September 1 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Municipality of Jasaan

This Republic Act seeks to declare September 1 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Municipality of Jasaan, in commemoration of its founding anniversary, to be known as “Araw ng Jasaan”. Republic Act No. 11142
Date: 09 November 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11142; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring June 15 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Municipality of Opol

This Republic Act seeks to declare June 15 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Municipality of Opol, in commemoration of its founding anniversary, to be known as “Araw ng Opol”. Republic Act No. 11143
Date: 09 November 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11143; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring December 8 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Municipality of Agoo

This Republic Act seeks to declare December 8 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Municipality of Agoo, to be known as “Agoo Day”. Republic Act No. 11114
Date: 30 October 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11114; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring June 16 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Municipality of Villanueva

This Republic Act seeks to declare June 16 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Municipality of Villanueva, Province of Misamis Oriental, in Commemoration of its Founding Anniversary, to be known as “Araw Ng Villanueva”. Republic Act No. 11115
Date: 30 October 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11115; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring April 3 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Province of Albay

This Republic Act seeks to declare April 3 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Province of Albay, including the cities therein, in commemoration of its founding anniversary, to be known as “Albay Day”. Republic Act No. 11119
Date: 30 October 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11119; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring November 2 of Every Year as a Special Nonworking Holiday in the Province of Misamis Occidental

This Republic Act seeks to declare November 2 of every year as a special nonworking holiday in the Province of Misamis Occidental, in commemoration of its founding anniversary, to be known as “Araw ng Misamis Occidental”. Republic Act No. 11121
Date: 30 October 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11121; Source: Official Gazette

Republic Act declaring September 21 of Every Year as a Special Working Holiday in the City of Cebu

This Republic Act seeks to declare September 21 of every year as a special working holiday in the City of Cebu and the entire Province of Cebu, including its highly urbanized and component cities, to be known as “Cebu Press Freedom Day”. Republic Act No. 11122
Date: 30 October 2018; Type: Republic Act; Citation: Republic Act No. 11122; Source: Official Gazette

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

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JBC asks Applicant to comment on Gadon Opposition

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Two Indonesians fined RM100,000 for Possessing Illicit Cigarettes

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"Go to the Mosque, get Closer to God," Judge advises Robber

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Fake News Bill: Law Society refutes Online Flak over Alleged Silence

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SC suspends Work in Courts for Holy Week

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Fourth 'Justice Zone' opens in Pampanga

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Indonesia Industrial Summit to be held on April 15-16

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200 Lawyers gather in Kuala Lumpur for TerraLex

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Chief Justice pens Touching Farewell to Colleagues

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 13 (Bernama) - "All I ask from you is to protect the judiciary no matter what others may say," said Tan Sri Richard Malanjum in his farewell message to the judges, officers and employees of the judiciary upon his retirement yesterday.

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Chief Justice Richard Malanjum retires

PUTRAJAYA, Apr 12 (Bernama) - Chief Justice Tan Sri Richard Malanjum retires today after serving 27 years in the judiciary.

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SC launches New Public-Friendly Website

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Appointment of Suhakam Commissioner for Children to be announced this Month

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Hearing of Najib's Appeal to disqualify Gopal Sri Ram as Prosecutor Rescheduled to April 23

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