PNoy expresses hope for lasting peace in Mindanao

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III on Friday expressed hope for lasting peace in Mindanao as the country observes Eid’l Fitr, the culmination of the Holy Month of Ramadan. In his message, Aquino noted that the celebration of Eid’l Fitr this year “comes at a...

PNoy declares July 17 a holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr

MANILA (Mabuhay) — President Benigno Aquino III has declared July 17, Friday, a regular holiday in observance of Eid’l Fitr. The declaration was made through Proclamation 1070. Eid’l Fitr, the end of Ramadan fasting, was declared a holiday to “bring religious...

Aquino urges Muslim brothers to support gains of positive reform

MANILA, July 29 (Mabuhay) – President Benigno S. Aquino III on Tuesday called on the Muslim community to help sustain the gains of positive reforms under his administration as the country joins them in celebrating Eid’l Fitr, the end of the Holy Month of Ramadhan. In his message...

Plan your vacation: PNoy declares 18 holidays in 2015

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III has declared 18 holidays next year, including eight long weekends. Through Proclamation No. 831, signed last Thursday, Aquino declared the following days as regular holidays: New Year’s Day (Jan. 1, Thursday) Maundy Thursday (April...

Palace: No nationwide suspension of govt work on SONA day

MANILA (Mabuhay) – Malacañang on Saturday indicated it is not likely to declare a nationwide suspension of government on July 28, when President Benigno Aquino III delivers his State of the Nation Address. But deputy presidential spokesperson Abigail Valte said it is possible the...

President Aquino declares observance of Eid’l Fitr on July 29 a regular holiday

MANILA, July 14 (Mabuhay) – In observance of this year’s Eid’l Fitr or the Feast of Ramadhan, President Benigno S. Aquino III declared July 29 (Tuesday) a regular holiday throughout the country. President Aquino signed Proclamation 826 last July 10 to bring the religious and...