• UAE public holidays: Monday, January 3, first working day of 2022 due to weekend change

    Monday, January 3, will be the first day back to work in 2022 after a bumper holiday weekend, the government has reminded the public. As announced earlier this month, the country will enjoy an extra public holiday on Sunday, January 2, as the new working week takes shape. The Federal Authority for Government Human Resources […]

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  • Clever Holiday Marketing Strategies

    As the holiday season approaches, businesses are starting to prepare their marketing strategies. There are many different ways to market your business during the holidays, but some methods are better than others. Here are a few examples of clever holiday marketing strategies: Giveaway contests A great way to get people excited about your business is […]

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  • Uzbeks will have 5 days off over Independence Day public holiday

    In February, the head of state signed the Measures for the further development of domestic and pilgrim tourism in the Republic of Uzbekistan Decree which set additional non-business days for the year 2021. According to the document, the following days are set as additional non-business days: – Thursday 2 September; – Friday 3 September. Thus, […]

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  • Holidays in Macau or Vegas and Popular Gambling Times

    Holidaymakers from all over the world flock to Macau and Vegas for the holiday of a lifetime. With lots to see and do, both locations are popular spots, with not a lot of free time to sit and do nothing! However, undoubtedly the main reason that people visit Macau and Vegas is for gambling. With […]

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  • US Senate Unanimously Passes Bill to Establish Juneteenth as a Federal Holiday

    The United States Senate, on Tuesday, Jun 15th unanimously approved and passed a bill establishing June 19 as Juneteenth National Independence Day, a US holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States. The legislation has gained momentum since the massive Black Lives Matter protests sparked by the police killing of George Floyd last […]

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  • Gov. Cuomo to Sign Order Making Juneteenth a Holiday for State Employees

    On Wednesday morning, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he was going to sign an executive order making Juneteenth a holiday for state employees. The holiday, which occurs on June 19, is a celebration of the end of slavery. The Governor says he will work to make Juneteenth an official state holiday next year. Cuomo’s executive order […]

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  • 5 Ways to Use Your Free Time during Holidays

    To live a happy and healthy life, you have to find the balance between working and relaxing. Many people are good at planning their careers, work but have a hard time deciding how to cut loose and relax. What do you do when you are not working to spend your free time? There is a […]

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  • Virginia Passes Bill to Eliminate Robert E. Lee Holiday Celebrating Confederate Generals

    On Thursday, February 6th, the Virginia House passed a bill with a vote of 55 to 42, according to the Virginia Legislative Information System.  The bill would eliminate a holiday celebrating two Confederate leaders and instead make Election Day a state holiday. Lee-Jackson Day honored Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson and was […]

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  • Kenya Government Announces Public Holiday on Feb. 11 to Mourn Former Daniel Arap Moi

    Tuesday, February 11th, 2020, has been declared a public holiday of general observance to enable Kenyans to pay their last respects to the late H.E. Daniel Toroitich Arap Moi, C.G.H., Second President of the Republic of Kenya. Joseph Kinyua, Head of Public Service, on Thursday, announced that Tuesday, February 11, 2020, has been declared a […]

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  • China Extends Lunar Holidays to Contain Deadly Coronavirus as Death Toll Rises

    The Chinese government has ordered the extension of a public holiday in an effort to contain an epidemic that has killed 56 people and infected nearly 2,000 worldwide, state-run media reported. A working group chaired by Premier Li Keqiang to tackle the outbreak decided on Sunday “to reduce population flows” by extending the Spring Festival […]

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