LIST: Regular, special holidays in PH for 2022

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Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, October 29) — President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday signed Proclamation No. 1236, declaring the regular and special working and non-working holidays for next year.

Nov. 2 (All Souls' Day), Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve), and Dec. 31 (New Year's Eve) will remain as special working days in 2022.

It was only this year when these were declared working holidays to boost "economic productivity" during the COVID-19 pandemic.

No other changes were made to the list provided under Proclamation No. 1107, signed on Feb. 26, 2021.

Below are the other holidays for 2022:

Regular holidays

Jan. 1 (Saturday) - New Year's Day

April 9 (Saturday) - Araw ng Kagitingan (Day of Valor)

April 14 - Maundy Thursday

April 15 - Good Friday

May 1 (Sunday) - Labor Day

June 12 (Sunday) - Independence Day

Aug. 29 (Monday) - National Heroes' Day

Nov. 30 (Wednesday) - Bonifacio Day

Dec. 25 (Sunday) - Christmas Day

Dec. 30 (Friday) - Rizal Day

Special non-working days

Feb. 1 (Tuesday) - Chinese New Year

Feb. 25 (Friday) - EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary

April 16 - Black Saturday

Aug. 21 (Sunday) - Ninoy Aquino Day

Nov. 1 (Tuesday) - All Saints' Day

Dec. 8 (Thursday) - Feast of the Immaculate Conception of Mary

The President will issue separate proclamations for the observance of the Eid'l Fitr, the end of the month-long Ramadan, and the Eid'l Adha, the Feast of Sacrifice, once the dates of these Islamic holidays have been determined through the Hijra or lunar calendar. It is the National Commission on Muslim Filipinos that would recommend the actual dates on which these holidays will fall.

The Labor Department shall enforce the implementing guidelines for the new proclamation.