malacañang, thru an advisory, released the list of the official holidays for december 2010, beginning december 24 and ending january 03, 2011 with the exception of three working days, december 28-30 (tuesday - thursday). please note that rizal day (december 30) was moved to the nearest monday so that makes december 27 a regular holiday.
here's the list for your easy-reading:
Friday, December 24 – Additional Special (Non-Working) Day*
Saturday, December 25 – Christmas day; Regular Holiday; NWD*
Sunday, December 26 – NWD
Monday, December 27 – Monday nearest Rizal Day, December 30; Regular Holiday ; NWD*
Tuesday, December 28 – WD
Wednesday, December 29 – WD
Thursday, December 30 – WD
Friday, December 31 – Last Day of the Year; Special NWD*
Saturday, January 1 – NWD
Sunday, January 2 – NWD
Monday, January 3 – WD
so to those who will be given extra day's off from work, plan your next christmas adventure with the family, for those who won't even be affected (e.g. the call-center-working citizens), you have my sympathy, a working holiday passed by unnoticed in this simply stay-at-home mum's corner of the world....