#WalangPasok: Class, work suspensions on Monday, October 30, 2017


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MANILA, Philippines - Some local government units announced class and work suspensions for Monday, October 30, 2017, ahead of the nationwide holidays on October 31 and November 1.

#WalangPasok: Class, work suspensions on Monday, October 30, 2017

The local declaration gives more time for the families to prepare for the observance of All Saints Day and All Souls' Day (Undas 2017).

On Sunday night, Manila Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada announced that classes in all levels, public and private, as well as work in government offices in the City Hall have been suspended on October 30 (Monday).

The announcement excludes the departments of the City of Manila which are in charge of health, engineering, traffic, disaster management and public services. In addition, Estrada added that suspension of work in private offices will be at the discretion of their management.

walang pasok in Manila October 30
Photo Credit: Facebook/Mayor Joseph Ejercito Estrada
Note: The suspension of work does not cover other government offices outside Manila City Hall such as PRC, SSS, Supreme Court, LTO and GSIS unless they have their own announcement for the suspension on office work.

The Metro Manila police are also preparing for heavy traffic and large volume of people going to cemeteries in observance of the holidays. According to the Manila Police District (MPD), around 1,300 will be deployed in four of the biggest cemeteries: Manila North Cemetery in Sta. Cruz, La Loma Catholic Cemetery, Manila Chinese Cemetery, and Manila South Cemetery.

Check out list of areas and schools where classes and work have been suspended for Monday, October 30, 2017:
  • City of Manila – all levels, public and private (includes government work in the City Hall only, see details above)

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