#WalangPasok: Class, gov't office suspensions for Wednesday, November 2, 2016

MANILA, Philippines - While the Malacañang Palace did not declare November 2, 2016 (Wednesday) or All Souls' Day a special holiday, some local government units (LGUs) and schools announced class and work suspensions to give residents more time to visit cemeteries and have sufficient travel time returning home from their respective provinces.

Class, gov't office suspensions for Wednesday, November 2, 2016

As of 6:30 p.m. November 1, here are the schools and areas where classes and office work have been suspended (#WalangPasok) for Wednesday, November 2, 2016 in observance of All Souls' Day (refresh page for the updates).

  • Toledo City, Cebu - All work in city government offices
  • Ilagan City, Isabela - By virtue of an Executive Order No. 021 series of 2016, Mayor Mudz C. Diaz declared November 2, 2016 as additional non-working day
  • Ozamis City /Misamis Occidental - Celebration of its Foundation anniversary and for the observance of All Souls' Day

List of schools and private institutions:

Under Proclamation 1105, s. 2015, only October 31 and November 1 (Monday and Tuesday) were included as a special non-working holidays.

Filipinos, mostly Catholics, flock to cemeteries during All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day to pay respect to their departed loved ones.

The last time All Souls' Day was declared a special holiday was in 2013 when November 2 fell on a Saturday.

Note: We are crowdsourcing information of class and work suspensions for November 2. Leave a comment below for any tip and suggestions.

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