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Last year, the Malacañang revealed there will be at least 20 National holidays to look forward to in 2018. 13 of these holidays fall near the weekend. That means, students and employees around the Philippines can enjoy at least 3 days of rest from school and work.

So plan out your vacations and early and check out the long weekends that await us this year:

January 1: New Year’s Day (Monday)

February 16: Chinese New Year (Friday)

March 29 to 31: Holy Week (Thursday to Saturday)

April 9: Araw ng Kagitingan (Monday)

May 1: Labor Day (Tuesday)

June 12: Independence Day (Tuesday)

June 16: Eid-al-Fitr (Saturday)

August 21: Ninoy Aquino Day (Tuesday)

August 27: National Heroes’ Day (Monday)

November 1: All Saints’ Day (Thursday)

November 2: All Souls’ Day (Friday)

November 30: Bonifacio Day (Friday)

December 8: Feast of Immaculate Conception of Mary (Saturday)

December 24: Special non-working day (Monday)

December 25: Christmas Day (Tuesday)

December 30: Rizal Day (Sunday)

December 31: Special non-working day (Monday)