Duterte OKs holidays in Pasay, Laguna, other parts of PH

Dharel Placido, ABS-CBN News

Posted at Dec 06 2018 11:38 AM | Updated as of Dec 06 2018 11:50 AM

MANILA - President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a slew of laws approving the declaration of various holidays around the Philippines.

Duterte signed the following Republic Acts on Nov. 9 declaring various holidays around the country, copies of which were released by the Palace on Thursday:

RA 11132 - An act declaring March 21 of every year a special non-working holiday in San Fabian, Pangasinan in commemoration of its founding anniversary

RA 11133 - An act declaring July 22 of every year a special non-working holiday in Claveria, Misamis Oriental in commemoration of its founding anniversary

RA 11134 - An act declaring June 11 of every year a special non-working holiday in Sagay City, Negros Occidental in commemoration of its founding anniversary

RA 11135 - An act declaring October 28 of every year a special non-working holiday in Davao Occidental in commemoration of its founding anniversary

RA 11136 - An act declaring September 2 of every year a special non-working holiday in Albay, including the cities therein, in commemoration of the birth anniversary of Gen. Simeon A. Ola, the last Filipino army general who surrendered to the American forces during the Philippine-American War

RA 11137 - An act declaring August 2 of every year a special non-working holiday in Butuan, Agusan del Norte in commemoration of its charter day anniversary

RA 11138 - An act declaring January 11 of every year a special non-working holiday in Bataan in commemoration of its founding anniversary

RA 11139 - An act declaring October 26 of every year a special non-working holiday in Catanduanes in to be known as the “Foundation Day of Catanduanes”

RA 11140 - An act declaring December 2 of every year a special non-working holiday in Pasay City to be known as the “Foundation Day of Pasay City”

RA 11141 - An act declaring July 1 of every year a special non-working holiday in Alubijid, Misamis Oriental in commemoration of its founding anniversary

RA 11142 - An act declaring September 1 of every year a special non-working holiday in Jasaan, Misamis Oriental in commemoration of its founding anniversary

RA 11143 - An act declaring June 15 of every year a special non-working holiday in Opol, Misamis Oriental in commemoration of its founding anniversary

RA 11144 - An act declaring June 19 of every year a special non-working holiday in Laguna in honor of the birth anniversary of national hero Jose Rizal

RA 11145 - An act declaring April 21 of every year a special non-working holiday in Orani, Bataan in commemoration of its founding anniversary

RA 11146 - An act declaring June 18 of every year a special non-working holiday in Bacolod, Negros Occidental in commemoration of the day President Manuel L. Quezon signed and approved into effect Commonwealth Act. No. 326, creating the city of Bacolod