Malacanang has declared special non-working holidays in some areas to give way to the celebration of local events on December 5, 8, 11, 19 this year.
Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea signed proclamations declaring special non-working days in the following areas for these dates and events:
Proclamation No. 327: Special non-working holiday in Muntinlupa City on Tuesday, December 19 for the celebration of the Centennial Year of Muntinlupa as an independent local government unit.
Proclamation No. 346: Special non-working holiday in the City of Palayan, Nueva Ecija on Tuesday, December 5 for the celebration of its 52nd Foundation Day.
Proclamation No. 357: Special non-working holiday in the City of Antipolo on Friday, December 8 for its 426th Founding Anniversary.
Proclamation No. 359: Special non-working holiday in the municipality of Agoo, Province of La Union on Friday, December 8, 2017 for the 439th Foundation Anniversary.
Proclamation No. 2226 s. 1982: By virtue of Proclamation of late President Ferdinand Marcos. This special non-working holiday on December 11 (Monday) known as “Araw ng Pampanga” applies to the province of Pampanga only, celebrating its 1571 founding as one of the nation’s oldest provinces.
Malacañang Palace said that it is proper that the people on the said areas be given full opportunity to celebrate and participate in the occasion with appropriate ceremonies.