Enjoy 6 long weekends next year

Enjoy 6 long weekends next year

The Ministry of Manpower announced the public holidays for 2016 yesterday, and one can expect six long weekends next year.

New Year's Day falls on a Friday, while Chinese New Year falls on a Monday and Tuesday - Feb 8 and 9 - next year.

Labour Day and Christmas Day fall on Sundays, which means that the following Mondays will be public holidays.

Good Friday will fall on March 25, while Vesak Day will fall on May 21, a Saturday. Hari Raya Puasa will be on July 6, a Wednesday, and Hari Raya Haji, Sept 12, a Monday.

Deepavali falls on Oct 29 next year, a Saturday.

Singapore public holidays in 2016

New Year's Day: Jan 1, Friday

Chinese New Year: Feb 8 and 9, Monday and Tuesday

Good Friday: March 25, Friday

Labour Day: May 1, Sunday

Vesak Day: May 21, Saturday

Hari Raya Puasa: July 6, Wednesday

National Day: Aug 9, Tuesday

Hari Raya Haji: Sept 12, Monday

Deepavali: Oct 29, Saturday

Christmas Day: Dec 25, Sunday


This article was first published on May 13, 2015.
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