Marcos declares February 24 a holiday in celebration of Edsa People Power Revolution

MANILA, Philippines — President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. declared Friday, February 24, a special non-working day to commemorate the Edsa People Power Revolution, Malacañang announced Thursday evening.카지노사이트

The historic event is commemorated every February 25, but the 37th anniversary falls on a Saturday.

“[T]o enable our countrymen to avail of the benefits of a longer weekend pursuant to the principle of holiday economics, the celebration of EDSA People Power Revolution Anniversary may be moved from 25 February 2023 (Saturday) to 24 February 2023 (Friday), provided that the historical significance of the EDSA People Power Revolution is maintained,” states Marcos’ Proclamation No. 167, signed on February 23.바카라사이트

Marcos also ordered the Department of Labor and Employment to issue an appropriate circular to implement the proclamation for the private sector.

The world-renowned 1986 Edsa People Power Revolution is a bloodless uprising that gathered millions of Filipinos along the main arteries of Metro Manila which led to the ouster of former President Ferdinand Marcos Sr., the father of the present Chief Executive.

The assassination of former Senator Benigno S. Aquino Jr. at the Manila International Airport on August 21, 1983, sparked widespread demonstrations which served as among the catalysts for the revolution that clamored for a change in government.온라인카지노

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